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Poverty Thresholds 1980

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Poverty Thresholds for 1980 by Size of Family and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years (Dollars)

Size of family unit Weighted
Average
Thresholds
Related children under 18 years
None One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight
or
more
One person (unrelated individual)...... $4,190                  
    Under 65 years...... 4,290 4,284                
    65 years and over...... 3,949 3,950                
 
Two persons...... 5,363                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 5,537 5,514 5,676              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 4,983 4,978 5,655              
 
Three persons...... 6,565 6,442 6,628 6,635            
Four persons...... 8,414 8,494 8,633 8,351 8,380          
Five persons...... 9,966 10,243 10,392 10,074 9,828 9,677        
Six persons...... 11,269 11,782 11,828 11,585 11,351 11,004 10,798      
Seven persons...... 12,761 13,556 13,641 13,349 13,146 12,767 12,325 11,840    
Eight persons...... 14,199 15,162 15,296 15,020 14,779 14,437 14,002 13,550 13,435  
Nine persons or more...... 16,896 18,238 18,327 18,083 17,878 17,543 17,080 16,662 16,559 15,921
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: February 06, 2014