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Poverty Thresholds 1976

Income Thresholds at the Poverty Level in 1976 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
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NONFARM
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $3,069            
    65 years and over................ 2,758            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 3,838 $4,300          
    Head under 65 years........... 3,446 4,300          
3 persons.......................... 4,468 4,613 $4,876        
4 persons.......................... 5,890 5,977 5,771 $6,063      
5 persons.......................... 7,109 7,194 6,964 6,788 $6,934    
6 persons.......................... 8,154 8,180 8,008 7,833 7,602 $7,718  
7 or more persons.................. 10,268 10,357 10,153 9,979 9,749 9,399 $9,313
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $2,840            
    65 years and over................ 2,722            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 3,545 $3,871          
    Head under 65 years........... 3,403 3,871          
3 persons.......................... 4,324 4,119 $4,555        
4 persons.......................... 5,655 5,860 5,832 $5,771      
5 persons.......................... 6,788 6,993 6,964 6,906 $6,673    
6 persons.......................... 7,920 8,065 8,008 7,949 7,688 7,455  
7 or more persons.................. 9,950 10,096 10,066 9,979 9,719 9,516 $9,052
 
FARM
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $2,608            
    65 years and over................ 2,344            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 3,262 $3,653          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,929 3,653          
3 persons.......................... 3,798 3,921 $4,144        
4 persons.......................... 5,007 5,082 4,905 $5,153      
5 persons.......................... 6,043 6,116 5,918 5,770 $5,893    
6 persons.......................... 6,930 6,953 6,807 6,658 6,461 $6,560  
7 or more persons.................. 8,730 8,804 8,632 8,483 8,287 7,990 $7,917
 
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years................... $2,414            
    65 years and over................ 2,313            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years.............. 3,014 $3,290          
    Head under 65 years........... 2,893 3,290          
3 persons.......................... 3,673 3,501 $3,872        
4 persons.......................... 4,809 4,980 4,957 $4,905      
5 persons.......................... 5,770 5,944 5,918 5,869 $5,672    
6 persons.......................... 6,733 6,856 6,807 6,758 6,535 $6,337  
7 or more persons.................. 8,456 8,583 8,557 8,483 8,262 8,088 $7,694

Source:U.S. Census Bureau


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