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Poverty Thresholds 1987

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Poverty Thresholds for 1987 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)...... $5,779                  
    Under 65 years...... 5,909 5,909                
    65 years and over...... 5,447 5,447                
 
Two persons...... 7,398                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 7,641 7,606 7,829              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 6,873 6,865 7,799              
 
Three persons...... 9,057 8,885 9,142 9,151            
Four persons...... 11,611 11,715 11,907 11,519 11,559          
Five persons...... 13,733 14,128 14,334 13,895 13,555 13,348        
Six persons...... 15,507 16,250 16,314 15,978 15,656 15,177 14,893      
Seven persons...... 17,631 18,698 18,814 18,412 18,131 17,609 16,999 16,330    
Eight persons...... 19,472 20,912 21,096 20,717 20,384 19,912 19,313 18,689 18,530  
Nine persons or more...... 23,106 25,155 25,277 24,941 24,659 24,196 23,558 22,981 22,839 21,959
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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