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Poverty Thresholds 1975

Income Thresholds at the Poverty Level in 1975 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................... $2,902            
    65 years and over................ 2,608            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 3,629 $4,065          
    Head under 65 years........... 3,258 4,065          
3 persons.......................... 4,224 4,361 $4,610        
4 persons.......................... 5,569 5,651 5,456 $5,732      
5 persons.......................... 6,721 6,802 6,584 6,418 $6,556    
6 persons.......................... 7,709 7,734 7,571 7,406 7,187 $7,297  
7 or more persons.................. 9,708 9,792 9,599 9,435 9,217 8,886 $8,805
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $2,685            
    65 years and over................ 2,574            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 3,352 $3,660          
    Head under 65 years........... 3,217 3,660          
3 persons.......................... 4,088 3,894 $4,307        
4 persons.......................... 5,347 5,540 5,514 $5,456      
5 persons.......................... 6,418 6,612 6,584 6,529 $6,309    
6 persons.......................... 7,488 7,625 7,571 7,515 7,269 7,048  
7 or more persons.................. 9,407 9,545 9,517 9,435 9,189 8,997 $8,558
 
FARM
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $2,466            
    65 years and over................ 2,216            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 3,084 $3,454          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,769 3,454          
3 persons.......................... 3,591 3,707 $3,918        
4 persons.......................... 4,734 4,805 4,637 $4,872      
5 persons.......................... 5,713 5,782 5,595 5,455 $5,572    
6 persons.......................... 6,552 6,574 6,436 6,295 6,109 $6,202  
7 or more persons.................. 8,254 8,324 8,161 8,020 7,835 7,554 $7,485
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $2,282            
    65 years and over................ 2,187            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 2,850 $3,111          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,735 3,111          
3 persons.......................... 3,473 3,310 $3,661        
4 persons.......................... 4,547 4,708 4,687 $4,637      
5 persons.......................... 5,455 5,620 5,595 5,549 $5,363    
6 persons.......................... 6,366 6,482 6,436 6,389 6,179 $5,991  
7 or more persons.................. 7,995 8,115 8,090 8,020 7,811 7,647 $7,274

Source:U.S. Census Bureau


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: September 16, 2014