Table 1
Low income cut-offs (1992 base) after tax

Size of family unit Community size
Rural areas Urban areas
Less than 30,0001 30,000 to 99,999 100,000 to 499,999 500,000 and over
Current dollars
1992
1 person 8,848 10,126 11,296 11,439 13,526
2 persons 10,769 12,325 13,749 13,922 16,462
3 persons 13,410 15,346 17,120 17,336 20,499
4 persons 16,729 19,146 21,359 21,628 25,574
5 persons 19,050 21,802 24,322 24,628 29,121
6 persons 21,127 24,179 26,974 27,313 32,296
7 or more persons 23,204 26,556 29,625 29,998 35,471
1993
1 person 9,017 10,319 11,511 11,657 13,784
2 persons 10,974 12,560 14,011 14,187 16,776
3 persons 13,665 15,638 17,446 17,666 20,889
4 persons 17,048 19,511 21,766 22,040 26,061
5 persons 19,413 22,217 24,785 25,097 29,676
6 persons 21,529 24,640 27,488 27,833 32,911
7 or more persons 23,646 27,062 30,189 30,569 36,147
1994
1 person 9,027 10,331 11,525 11,671 13,800
2 persons 10,987 12,574 14,027 14,204 16,795
3 persons 13,681 15,657 17,466 17,687 20,914
4 persons 17,068 19,533 21,791 22,066 26,092
5 persons 19,436 22,243 24,814 25,126 29,710
6 persons 21,555 24,668 27,520 27,866 32,950
7 or more persons 23,674 27,093 30,225 30,605 36,189
1995
1 person 9,227 10,560 11,780 11,929 14,106
2 persons 11,231 12,853 14,338 14,519 17,168
3 persons 13,985 16,004 17,854 18,079 21,378
4 persons 17,446 19,967 22,274 22,555 26,670
5 persons 19,866 22,736 25,364 25,683 30,369
6 persons 22,032 25,215 28,130 28,484 33,680
7 or more persons 24,198 27,694 30,895 31,284 36,991
1996
1 person 9,364 10,717 11,955 12,106 14,315
2 persons 11,397 13,044 14,551 14,734 17,422
3 persons 14,192 16,241 18,119 18,347 21,695
4 persons 17,705 20,263 22,605 22,890 27,066
5 persons 20,161 23,074 25,741 26,065 30,820
6 persons 22,359 25,589 28,547 28,906 34,180
7 or more persons 24,558 28,105 31,353 31,748 37,540
1997
1 person 9,522 10,898 12,157 12,311 14,557
2 persons 11,589 13,264 14,797 14,983 17,716
3 persons 14,432 16,515 18,424 18,657 22,061
4 persons 18,004 20,605 22,986 23,276 27,522
5 persons 20,501 23,463 26,175 26,504 31,340
6 persons 22,737 26,021 29,029 29,394 34,757
7 or more persons 24,972 28,579 31,882 32,284 38,174
1998
1 person 9,617 11,006 12,278 12,433 14,701
2 persons 11,705 13,396 14,944 15,132 17,893
3 persons 14,575 16,680 18,608 18,843 22,280
4 persons 18,183 20,810 23,215 23,508 27,797
5 persons 20,706 23,697 26,436 26,768 31,652
6 persons 22,963 26,280 29,318 29,687 35,103
7 or more persons 25,221 28,864 32,200 32,605 38,554
1999
1 person 9,785 11,199 12,493 12,651 14,959
2 persons 11,910 13,631 15,206 15,397 18,206
3 persons 14,831 16,972 18,934 19,173 22,671
4 persons 18,501 21,175 23,622 23,920 28,284
5 persons 21,068 24,112 26,899 27,237 32,206
6 persons 23,365 26,741 29,832 30,207 35,718
7 or more persons 25,663 29,370 32,764 33,176 39,229
2000
1 person 10,049 11,500 12,829 12,991 15,362
2 persons 12,231 13,998 15,615 15,811 18,696
3 persons 15,230 17,429 19,443 19,689 23,281
4 persons 18,999 21,744 24,258 24,563 29,045
5 persons 21,635 24,761 27,623 27,970 33,073
6 persons 23,994 27,460 30,635 31,020 36,679
7 or more persons 26,353 30,160 33,646 34,069 40,285
2001
1 person 10,302 11,790 13,152 13,318 15,748
2 persons 12,538 14,350 16,008 16,209 19,166
3 persons 15,613 17,867 19,933 20,184 23,867
4 persons 19,477 22,291 24,868 25,181 29,775
5 persons 22,180 25,384 28,318 28,674 33,905
6 persons 24,598 28,151 31,405 31,800 37,602
7 or more persons 27,016 30,919 34,492 34,926 41,298
2002
1 person 10,533 12,055 13,448 13,618 16,102
2 persons 12,820 14,673 16,368 16,574 19,598
3 persons 15,964 18,269 20,381 20,638 24,404
4 persons 19,915 22,793 25,427 25,748 30,445
5 persons 22,679 25,955 28,955 29,319 34,668
6 persons 25,151 28,785 32,112 32,515 38,448
7 or more persons 27,624 31,614 35,268 35,712 42,227
2003
1 person 10,828 12,392 13,824 13,999 16,553
2 persons 13,179 15,083 16,826 17,038 20,146
3 persons 16,411 18,781 20,952 21,216 25,087
4 persons 20,473 23,431 26,139 26,469 31,298
5 persons 23,314 26,681 29,765 30,140 35,639
6 persons 25,855 29,590 33,011 33,426 39,524
7 or more persons 28,397 32,499 36,255 36,712 43,410
2004
1 person 11,028 12,621 14,080 14,258 16,859
2 persons 13,423 15,362 17,137 17,353 20,519
3 persons 16,715 19,128 21,339 21,608 25,551
4 persons 20,852 23,864 26,622 26,958 31,876
5 persons 23,744 27,175 30,316 30,697 36,297
6 persons 26,333 30,137 33,621 34,044 40,255
7 or more persons 28,922 33,100 36,925 37,390 44,212
2005
1 person 11,271 12,899 14,389 14,571 17,230
2 persons 13,718 15,700 17,514 17,734 20,969
3 persons 17,082 19,548 21,808 22,083 26,112
4 persons 21,310 24,388 27,207 27,550 32,576
5 persons 24,266 27,772 30,982 31,371 37,095
6 persons 26,912 30,799 34,360 34,792 41,139
7 or more persons 29,557 33,827 37,737 38,212 45,183
2006
1 person 11,492 13,152 14,671 14,857 17,568
2 persons 13,987 16,008 17,857 18,082 21,381
3 persons 17,417 19,932 22,236 22,516 26,624
4 persons 21,728 24,867 27,741 28,091 33,216
5 persons 24,742 28,317 31,590 31,987 37,823
6 persons 27,440 31,404 35,034 35,474 41,946
7 or more persons 30,138 34,491 38,477 38,962 46,070
2007
1 person 11,745 13,441 14,994 15,184 17,954
2 persons 14,295 16,360 18,250 18,480 21,851
3 persons 17,800 20,370 22,725 23,011 27,210
4 persons 22,206 25,414 28,352 28,709 33,946
5 persons 25,287 28,940 32,285 32,691 38,655
6 persons 28,044 32,095 35,805 36,255 42,869
7 or more persons 30,801 35,250 39,324 39,819 47,084
2008
1 person 12,019 13,754 15,344 15,538 18,373
2 persons 14,628 16,741 18,676 18,911 22,361
3 persons 18,215 20,845 23,255 23,548 27,844
4 persons 22,724 26,007 29,013 29,378 34,738
5 persons 25,876 29,614 33,037 33,453 39,556
6 persons 28,698 32,843 36,640 37,100 43,869
7 or more persons 31,519 36,072 40,241 40,747 48,181
2009
1 person 12,050 13,791 15,384 15,579 18,421
2 persons 14,666 16,785 18,725 18,960 22,420
3 persons 18,263 20,900 23,316 23,610 27,918
4 persons 22,783 26,075 29,089 29,455 34,829
5 persons 25,944 29,692 33,124 33,541 39,660
6 persons 28,773 32,929 36,736 37,198 43,984
7 or more persons 31,602 36,167 40,346 40,854 48,308
1. Includes cities with a population between 15,000 and 30,000 and small urban areas (under 15,000).
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