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Poverty Thresholds 1998

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Poverty Thresholds for 1998 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)...... 8,316                  
    Under 65 years...... 8,480 8,480                
    65 years and over...... 7,818 7,818                
 
Two persons...... 10,634                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 10,972 10,915 11,235              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 9,862 9,853 11,193              
 
Three persons...... 13,003 12,750 13,120 13,133            
Four persons...... 16,660 16,813 17,088 16,530 16,588          
Five persons...... 19,680 20,275 20,570 19,940 19,453 19,155        
Six persons...... 22,228 23,320 23,413 22,930 22,468 21,780 21,373      
Seven persons...... 25,257 26,833 27,000 26,423 26,020 25,270 24,395 23,435    
Eight persons...... 28,166 30,010 30,275 29,730 29,253 28,575 27,715 26,820 26,593  
Nine persons or more...... 33,339 36,100 36,275 35,793 35,388 34,723 33,808 32,980 32,775 31,513
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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