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Poverty Thresholds 1983

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Poverty Thresholds for 1983 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)...... $5,061                  
    Under 65 years...... 5,180 5,180                
    65 years and over...... 4,775 4,775                
 
Two persons...... 6,483                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 6,697 6,667 6,863              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 6,023 6,019 6,837              
 
Three persons...... 7,938 7,789 8,015 8,022            
Four persons...... 10,178 10,270 10,437 10,098 10,133          
Five persons...... 12,049 12,385 12,565 12,181 11,882 11,701        
Six persons...... 13,630 14,245 14,301 14,007 13,724 13,305 13,056      
Seven persons...... 15,500 16,390 16,493 16,140 15,894 15,436 14,901 14,315    
Eight persons...... 17,170 18,331 18,493 18,160 17,869 17,445 16,931 16,383 16,244  
Nine persons or more...... 20,310 22,051 22,159 21,864 21,617 21,210 20,652 20,145 20,021 19,249
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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