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2006 Annual Low Income Levels


(Effective February 2006 Until Further Notice)

Size of Family Unit

48 Contiguous States,
D.C., and Outlying Jurisdictions

Alaska

Hawaii

1

$14,700

$18,375

$16,905

2

$19,800

$24,750

$22,770

3

$24,900

$31,125

$28,635

4

$30,000

$37,500

$34,500

5

$35,100

$43,875

$40,365

6

$40,200

$50,250

$46,230

7

$45,300

$56,625

$52,095

8

$50,400

$63,000

$57,960

For family units with more than 8 members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $5,100 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $6,375 for Alaska; and $5,865 for Hawaii.

The term "low-income individual" means an individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount.

The figures shown under family income represent amounts equal to 150 percent of the family income levels established by the Census Bureau for determining poverty status. The poverty guidelines were published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Federal Register, Vol. 71, No. 15, January 24, 2006, pp. 3848-3849.

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