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Poverty Thresholds 1973

Income Thresholds at the Poverty Level in 1973 by Sex of Head, Size of Family, and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years Old, by Farm-Nonfarm Residence


Size of family unit Related children under 18 years
None One Two Three Four Five Six
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NONFARM
 
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $2,396            
    65 years and over................ 2,153            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,996 $3,356          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,690 3,356          
3 persons.......................... 3,488 3,601 $3,806        
4 persons.......................... 4,598 4,666 4,505 $4,733      
5 persons.......................... 5,549 5,616 5,436 5,299 $5,413    
6 persons.......................... 6,365 6,386 6,251 6,115 5,934 $6,025  
7 or more persons.................. 8,016 8,085 7,926 7,790 7,610 7,337 $7,270
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $2,217            
    65 years and over................ 2,125            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,768 $3,022          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,656 3,022          
3 persons.......................... 3,375 3,215 $3,556        
4 persons.......................... 4,415 4,574 4,553 $4,505      
5 persons.......................... 5,299 5,459 5,436 5,391 $5,209    
6 persons.......................... 6,183 6,296 6,251 6,205 6,002 $5,819  
7 or more persons.................. 7,767 7,881 7,858 7,790 7,587 7,429 $7,066
 
FARM
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $2,036            
    65 years and over................ 1,830            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,546 $2,852          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,286 2,852          
3 persons.......................... 2,965 3,061 $3,235        
4 persons.......................... 3,909 3,967 3,829 $4,023      
5 persons.......................... 4,717 4,774 4,620 4,504 $4,601    
6 persons.......................... 5,410 5,428 5,314 5,198 5,044 $5,121  
7 or more persons.................. 6,815 6,873 6,738 6,622 6,469 6,237 $6,180
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $1,884            
    65 years and over................ 1,806            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,353 $2,569          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,258 2,569          
3 persons.......................... 2,868 2,733 $3,023        
4 persons.......................... 3,754 3,887 3,870 $3,829      
5 persons.......................... 4,504 4,640 4,620 4,582 $4,428    
6 persons.......................... 5,256 5,352 5,314 5,275 5,102 $4,947  
7 or more persons.................. 6,601 6,700 6,680 6,622 6,449 6,314 $6,006
               

Source:U.S. Census Bureau


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012