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Poverty Thresholds 1985

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Poverty Thresholds for 1985 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)...... $5,469                  
    Under 65 years...... 5,593 5,593                
    65 years and over...... 5,156 5,156                
 
Two persons...... 6,998                  
    Householder under 65 years...... 7,231 7,199 7,410              
    Householder 65 years and over...... 6,503 6,498 7,382              
 
Three persons...... 8,573 8,410 8,654 8,662            
Four persons...... 10,989 11,089 11,270 10,903 10,941          
Five persons...... 13,007 13,373 13,567 13,152 12,830 12,634        
Six persons...... 14,696 15,381 15,442 15,124 14,819 14,365 14,097      
Seven persons...... 16,656 17,698 17,808 17,428 17,162 16,667 16,090 15,457    
Eight persons...... 18,512 19,794 19,969 19,609 19,294 18,847 18,280 17,690 17,540  
Nine persons or more...... 22,083 23,811 23,926 23,608 23,341 22,902 22,298 21,753 21,617 20,785
Source:U.S. Census Bureau

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