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Poverty Thresholds 1989

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Poverty Thresholds for 1989 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)...... $6,310                  
    Under 65 years...... 6,451 6,451                
    65 years and over...... 5,947 5,947                
 
Two persons...... 8,076                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 8,343 8,303 8,547              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 7,501 7,495 8,515              
 
Three persons...... 9,885 9,699 9,981 9,990            
Four persons...... 12,674 12,790 12,999 12,575 12,619          
Five persons...... 14,990 15,424 15,648 15,169 14,798 14,572        
Six persons...... 16,921 17,740 17,811 17,444 17,092 16,569 16,259      
Seven persons...... 19,162 20,412 20,540 20,101 19,794 19,224 18,558 17,828    
Eight persons...... 21,328 22,830 23,031 22,617 22,253 21,738 21,084 20,403 20,230  
Nine persons or more...... 25,480 27,463 27,596 27,229 26,921 26,415 25,719 25,089 24,933 23,973
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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