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Poverty Thresholds: 1997

Poverty Thresholds in 1997, by Size of Family and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years
 (DOLLARS)
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                           |           |                           Related children under 18 years     
                           | Weighted  |________________________________________________________________________________
    Size of family unit    |  average  |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |  Eight
                           |thresholds |  None  |   One  |   Two  |  Three |  Four  |  Five  |  Six   |  Seven | or more
___________________________|___________|________|________|________|________|________|________|________|________|________
                           |           |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
One person (unrelated indiv|     8,183 |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
  Under 65 years ..........|     8,350 |  8,350 |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
  65 years and over .......|     7,698 |  7,698 |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
                           |           |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |                        1
Two people ................|    10,473 |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
  Householder under 65 year|    10,805 | 10,748 | 11,063 |        |        |        |        |        |        |
  Householder 65 years and |     9,712 |  9,701 | 11,021 |        |        |        |        |        |        |
                           |           |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |
Three people ..............|    12,802 | 12,554 | 12,919 | 12,931 |        |        |        |        |        |
Four people ...............|    16,400 | 16,555 | 16,825 | 16,276 | 16,333 |        |        |        |        |
Five people ...............|    19,380 | 19,964 | 20,255 | 19,634 | 19,154 | 18,861 |        |        |        |
Six people ................|    21,886 | 22,962 | 23,053 | 22,578 | 22,123 | 21,446 | 21,045 |        |        |
Seven people ..............|    24,802 | 26,421 | 26,586 | 26,017 | 25,621 | 24,882 | 24,021 | 23,076 |        |
Eight people ..............|    27,593 | 29,550 | 29,811 | 29,274 | 28,804 | 28,137 | 27,290 | 26,409 | 26,185 |
Nine people 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, Current Population Survey
 


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