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Poverty Thresholds 1981

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Poverty Thresholds for 1981 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)...... $4,620                  
    Under 65 years...... 4,729 4,729                
    65 years and over...... 4,359 4,359                
 
Two persons...... 5,917                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 6,111 6,086 6,265              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 5,498 5,494 6,241              
 
Three persons...... 7,250 7,110 7,316 7,323            
Four persons...... 9,287 9,375 9,528 9,218 9,250          
Five persons...... 11,007 11,306 11,407 11,119 10,847 10,681        
Six persons...... 12,449 13,004 13,055 12,786 12,528 12,145 11,918      
Seven persons...... 14,110 14,962 15,056 14,734 14,509 14,091 13,603 13,068    
Eight persons...... 15,655 16,734 16,882 16,578 16,312 15,934 15,455 14,955 14,829  
Nine persons or more...... 18,572 20,130 20,228 19,959 19,733 19,362 18,852 18,390 18,276 17,572
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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