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Poverty Thresholds 1990

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Poverty Thresholds for 1990 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)...... $6,652                  
    Under 65 years...... 6,800 6,800                
    65 years and over...... 6,268 6,268                
 
Two persons...... 8,509                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 8,794 8,752 9,009              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 7,905 7,900 8,975              
 
Three persons...... 10,419 10,223 10,520 10,530            
Four persons...... 13,359 13,481 13,701 13,254 13,301          
Five persons...... 15,792 16,257 16,494 15,989 15,598 15,359        
Six persons...... 17,839 18,693 18,773 18,386 18,015 17,464 17,137      
Seven persons...... 20,241 21,515 21,650 21,187 20,864 20,262 19,561 18,791    
Eight persons...... 22,582 24,063 24,276 23,839 23,456 22,913 22,223 21,505 21,323  
Nine persons or more...... 26,848 28,946 29,087 28,700 28,375 27,842 27,108 26,445 26,280 25,268
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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