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Poverty Thresholds 1986

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Poverty Thresholds for 1986 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)...... $5,572                  
    Under 65 years...... 5,701 5,701                
    65 years and over...... 5,255 5,255                
 
Two persons...... 7,138                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 7,372 7,338 7,553              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 6,630 6,623 7,524              
 
Three persons...... 8,737 8,571 8,820 8,829            
Four persons...... 11,203 11,302 11,487 11,113 11,151          
Five persons...... 13,259 13,630 13,828 13,405 13,077 12,877        
Six persons...... 14,986 15,677 15,739 15,415 15,104 14,642 14,368      
Seven persons...... 17,049 18,039 18,151 17,763 17,492 16,988 16,400 15,755    
Eight persons...... 18,791 20,175 20,353 19,986 19,665 19,210 18,632 18,030 17,877  
Nine persons or more...... 22,497 24,269 24,386 24,062 23,790 23,343 22,728 22,171 22,033 21,185
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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