Table 2
Low income cut-offs (1992 base) before 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 11,236 12,783 13,970 14,057 16,322
2 persons 13,988 15,913 17,391 17,499 20,320
3 persons 17,196 19,563 21,380 21,513 24,981
4 persons 20,879 23,753 25,959 26,120 30,330
5 persons 23,680 26,940 29,442 29,624 34,400
6 persons 26,708 30,384 33,206 33,412 38,797
7 or more persons 29,735 33,828 36,970 37,199 43,195
1993
1 person 11,450 13,026 14,236 14,325 16,633
2 persons 14,254 16,216 17,722 17,832 20,707
3 persons 17,524 19,936 21,787 21,923 25,457
4 persons 21,277 24,205 26,453 26,618 30,908
5 persons 24,131 27,453 30,003 30,188 35,055
6 persons 27,217 30,963 33,838 34,048 39,536
7 or more persons 30,301 34,472 37,674 37,908 44,018
1994
1 person 11,463 13,042 14,253 14,341 16,652
2 persons 14,271 16,235 17,743 17,853 20,731
3 persons 17,544 19,959 21,813 21,948 25,487
4 persons 21,302 24,234 26,484 26,649 30,944
5 persons 24,159 27,485 30,038 30,224 35,096
6 persons 27,249 30,999 33,878 34,088 39,582
7 or more persons 30,337 34,513 37,718 37,952 44,069
1995
1 person 11,718 13,331 14,569 14,659 17,022
2 persons 14,587 16,595 18,136 18,249 21,191
3 persons 17,933 20,401 22,296 22,435 26,052
4 persons 21,774 24,771 27,072 27,239 31,630
5 persons 24,695 28,095 30,704 30,894 35,874
6 persons 27,853 31,686 34,629 34,844 40,460
7 or more persons 31,009 35,278 38,554 38,793 45,046
1996
1 person 11,891 13,529 14,785 14,877 17,274
2 persons 14,804 16,841 18,405 18,520 21,505
3 persons 18,199 20,704 22,627 22,768 26,438
4 persons 22,097 25,139 27,473 27,644 32,099
5 persons 25,061 28,512 31,159 31,352 36,407
6 persons 28,266 32,156 35,143 35,361 41,060
7 or more persons 31,470 35,801 39,127 39,369 45,715
1997
1 person 12,092 13,757 15,034 15,128 17,566
2 persons 15,054 17,125 18,716 18,832 21,868
3 persons 18,506 21,054 23,009 23,152 26,884
4 persons 22,470 25,563 27,937 28,110 32,641
5 persons 25,484 28,993 31,685 31,881 37,021
6 persons 28,743 32,699 35,736 35,958 41,753
7 or more persons 32,001 36,405 39,787 40,033 46,486
1998
1 person 12,212 13,894 15,184 15,279 17,740
2 persons 15,204 17,296 18,902 19,020 22,086
3 persons 18,690 21,263 23,238 23,383 27,152
4 persons 22,693 25,817 28,215 28,390 32,966
5 persons 25,738 29,281 32,001 32,198 37,390
6 persons 29,029 33,025 36,092 36,316 42,169
7 or more persons 32,319 36,768 40,183 40,432 46,949
1999
1 person 12,426 14,137 15,450 15,546 18,051
2 persons 15,470 17,599 19,234 19,353 22,473
3 persons 19,018 21,636 23,645 23,792 27,628
4 persons 23,091 26,270 28,709 28,887 33,544
5 persons 26,189 29,794 32,561 32,763 38,045
6 persons 29,538 33,603 36,724 36,952 42,908
7 or more persons 32,885 37,412 40,887 41,140 47,772
2000
1 person 12,761 14,518 15,866 15,965 18,537
2 persons 15,886 18,073 19,751 19,874 23,078
3 persons 19,530 22,218 24,282 24,433 28,371
4 persons 23,713 26,977 29,482 29,665 34,446
5 persons 26,894 30,596 33,438 33,644 39,069
6 persons 30,333 34,508 37,713 37,946 44,062
7 or more persons 33,770 38,419 41,987 42,247 49,057
2001
1 person 13,082 14,883 16,265 16,366 19,003
2 persons 16,286 18,527 20,248 20,374 23,658
3 persons 20,021 22,777 24,892 25,047 29,085
4 persons 24,309 27,655 30,224 30,411 35,313
5 persons 27,570 31,366 34,279 34,491 40,051
6 persons 31,096 35,376 38,661 38,901 45,171
7 or more persons 34,620 39,385 43,044 43,310 50,291
2002
1 person 13,376 15,218 16,631 16,735 19,431
2 persons 16,652 18,944 20,704 20,832 24,190
3 persons 20,471 23,289 25,452 25,611 29,739
4 persons 24,856 28,277 30,904 31,095 36,107
5 persons 28,190 32,071 35,050 35,267 40,952
6 persons 31,795 36,171 39,531 39,776 46,187
7 or more persons 35,399 40,271 44,012 44,285 51,423
2003
1 person 13,751 15,644 17,097 17,203 19,975
2 persons 17,119 19,474 21,283 21,415 24,868
3 persons 21,045 23,941 26,165 26,328 30,572
4 persons 25,552 29,069 31,769 31,966 37,118
5 persons 28,980 32,969 36,031 36,254 42,099
6 persons 32,686 37,184 40,638 40,890 47,480
7 or more persons 36,390 41,399 45,244 45,524 52,862
2004
1 person 14,005 15,933 17,413 17,521 20,344
2 persons 17,435 19,834 21,677 21,811 25,327
3 persons 21,434 24,384 26,649 26,814 31,137
4 persons 26,024 29,606 32,356 32,557 37,804
5 persons 29,515 33,579 36,697 36,924 42,877
6 persons 33,290 37,871 41,389 41,646 48,358
7 or more persons 37,063 42,164 46,080 46,366 53,839
2005
1 person 14,313 16,283 17,795 17,906 20,791
2 persons 17,818 20,270 22,153 22,290 25,884
3 persons 21,904 24,920 27,234 27,403 31,821
4 persons 26,596 30,257 33,067 33,272 38,635
5 persons 30,164 34,316 37,504 37,735 43,819
6 persons 34,021 38,703 42,298 42,561 49,420
7 or more persons 37,877 43,090 47,093 47,384 55,022
2006
1 person 14,593 16,603 18,144 18,257 21,199
2 persons 18,168 20,668 22,588 22,728 26,392
3 persons 22,334 25,409 27,769 27,941 32,446
4 persons 27,118 30,851 33,716 33,925 39,393
5 persons 30,756 34,990 38,240 38,476 44,679
6 persons 34,689 39,463 43,128 43,396 50,390
7 or more persons 38,620 43,936 48,017 48,314 56,102
2007
1 person 14,914 16,968 18,544 18,659 21,666
2 persons 18,567 21,123 23,084 23,228 26,972
3 persons 22,826 25,968 28,379 28,556 33,159
4 persons 27,714 31,529 34,457 34,671 40,259
5 persons 31,432 35,760 39,081 39,322 45,662
6 persons 35,452 40,331 44,077 44,350 51,498
7 or more persons 39,470 44,903 49,073 49,377 57,336
2008
1 person 15,262 17,364 18,976 19,094 22,171
2 persons 19,000 21,615 23,623 23,769 27,601
3 persons 23,358 26,573 29,041 29,222 33,933
4 persons 28,361 32,264 35,261 35,480 41,198
5 persons 32,165 36,594 39,992 40,239 46,727
6 persons 36,278 41,272 45,105 45,385 52,699
7 or more persons 40,390 45,950 50,218 50,529 58,673
2009
1 person 15,302 17,409 19,026 19,144 22,229
2 persons 19,050 21,672 23,685 23,832 27,674
3 persons 23,419 26,643 29,118 29,299 34,022
4 persons 28,435 32,349 35,354 35,573 41,307
5 persons 32,250 36,690 40,097 40,345 46,850
6 persons 36,374 41,380 45,223 45,504 52,838
7 or more persons 40,496 46,071 50,350 50,661 58,827
1. Includes cities with a population between 15,000 and 30,000 and small urban areas (under 15,000).
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