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Poverty Thresholds 1984

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Poverty Thresholds for 1984 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)...... $5,278                  
    Under 65 years...... 5,400 5,400                
    65 years and over...... 4,979 4,979                
 
Two persons...... 6,762                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 6,983 6,951 7,155              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 6,282 6,275 7,128              
 
Three persons...... 8,277 8,120 8,355 8,363            
Four persons...... 10,609 10,707 10,882 10,527 10,564          
Five persons...... 12,566 12,912 13,100 12,699 12,388 12,199        
Six persons...... 14,207 14,851 14,910 14,603 14,308 13,871 13,611      
Seven persons...... 16,096 17,088 17,195 16,827 16,571 16,093 15,536 14,925    
Eight persons...... 17,961 19,112 19,281 18,933 18,629 18,198 17,650 17,080 16,935  
Nine persons or more...... 21,247 22,990 23,102 22,794 22,536 22,113 21,530 21,003 20,873 20,069
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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