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Poverty Thresholds 1997

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Poverty Thresholds for 1997 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)...... 8,183                  
    Under 65 years...... 8,350 8,350                
    65 years and over...... 7,698 7,698                
 
Two persons...... 10,473                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 10,805 10,748 11,063              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 9,712 9,701 11,021              
 
Three persons...... 12,802 12,554 12,919 12,931            
Four persons...... 16,400 16,555 16,825 16,276 16,333          
Five persons...... 19,380 19,964 20,255 19,634 19,154 18,861        
Six persons...... 21,886 22,962 23,053 22,578 22,123 21,446 21,045      
Seven persons...... 24,802 26,421 26,586 26,017 25,621 24,882 24,021 23,076    
Eight persons...... 27,593 29,550 29,811 29,274 28,804 28,137 27,290 26,409 26,185  
Nine persons or more...... 32,566 35,546 35,719 35,244 34,845 34,190 33,289 32,474 32,272 31,029
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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