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Poverty Thresholds 1977

Income Thresholds at the Poverty Level in 1977 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...... $3,267            
    65 years and over...... 2,936            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years...... 4,085 $4,576          
    Head 65 years and over...... 3,668 4,576          
Three persons...... 4,756 4,910 $5,190        
Four persons...... 6,270 6,363 6,143 $6,454      
Five persons...... 7,567 7,658 7,413 7,226 $7,381    
Six persons...... 8,680 8,708 8,524 8,339 8,092 $8,216  
Seven or more persons...... 10,931 11,025 10,808 10,623 10,377 10,005 $9,914
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years...... $3,023            
    65 years and over...... 2,898            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years...... 3,775 $4,121          
    Head 65 years and over...... 3,622 $4,121          
Three persons...... 4,602 4,384 $4,849        
Four persons...... 6,020 6,237 6,209 $6,143      
Five persons...... 7,226 7,444 7,413 7,351 $7,103    
Six persons...... 8,431 8,585 8,524 8,461 8,185 7,935  
Seven or more persons...... 10,591 10,747 10,715 10,623 10,346 10,130 $9,635
 
FARM
Male Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years...... $2,776            
    65 years and over...... 2,495            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years...... 3,472 $3,889          
    Head 65 years and over...... 3,117 3,889          
Three persons...... 4,043 4,174 $4,411        
Four persons...... 5,330 5,410 5,221 $5,486      
Five persons...... 6,432 6,510 6,300 6,142 $6,274    
Six persons...... 7,377 7,402 7,246 7,088 6,878 $6,983  
Seven or more persons...... 9,293 9,372 9,188 9,030 8,821 8,505 $8,427
Female Head
One person (unrelated individual)......
    Under 65 years...... $2,569            
    65 years and over...... 2,463            
Two persons......
    Head under 65 years...... 3,209 $3,503          
    Head 65 years and over...... 3,079 3,503          
Three persons...... 3,911 3,727 $4,122        
Four persons...... 5,119 5,300 5,277 $5,221      
Five persons...... 6,142 6,327 6,300 6,248 $6,038    
Six persons...... 7,167 7,298 7,246 7,193 6,957 $6,746  
Seven or more persons...... 9,001 9,136 9,109 9,030 8,794 8,610 $8,190

Source:U.S. Census Bureau


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