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Poverty Thresholds 1996

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Poverty Thresholds for 1996 by Size of Family and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years

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)...... 7,995                  
    Under 65 years...... 8,163 8,163                
    65 years and over...... 7,525 7,525                
 
Two persons...... 10,233                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 10,564 10,507 10,815              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 9,491 9,484 10,774              
 
Three persons...... 12,516 12,273 12,629 12,641            
Four persons...... 16,036 16,183 16,448 15,911 15,967          
Five persons...... 18,952 19,516 19,800 19,194 18,725 18,438        
Six persons...... 21,389 22,447 22,536 22,072 21,627 20,965 20,573      
Seven persons...... 24,268 25,828 25,990 25,434 25,046 24,324 23,482 22,558    
Eight persons...... 27,091 28,887 29,142 28,617 28,158 27,506 26,678 25,816 25,597  
Nine persons or more...... 31,971 34,749 34,917 34,453 34,063 33,423 32,542 31,746 31,548 30,333
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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