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Poverty Thresholds 1988

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Poverty Thresholds for 1988 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)...... $6,022                  
    Under 65 years...... 6,155 6,155                
    65 years and over...... 5,674 5,674                
 
Two persons...... 7,704                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 7,958 7,922 8,154              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 7,157 7,151 8,123              
 
Three persons...... 9,435 9,254 9,522 9,531            
Four persons...... 12,092 12,202 12,402 11,997 12,039          
Five persons...... 14,304 14,715 14,929 14,472 14,118 13,902        
Six persons...... 16,146 16,925 16,992 16,642 16,306 15,807 15,511      
Seven persons...... 18,232 19,474 19,596 19,177 18,844 18,340 17,705 17,008    
Eight persons...... 20,253 21,780 21,973 21,577 21,231 20,739 20,115 19,465 19,300  
Nine persons or more...... 24,129 26,200 26,327 25,977 25,683 25,200 24,536 23,936 23,787 22,871
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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