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Current-Year Low-Income Levels


(Effective January 28, 2014 until further notice)

Size of Family Unit

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

Alaska

Hawaii

1

$17,505

$21,870

$20,130

2

$23,595

$29,490

$27,135

3

$29,685

$37,110

$34,140

4

$35,775

$44,730

$41,145

5

$41,865

$52,350

$48,150

6

$47,955

$59,970

$55,155

7

$54,045

$67,590

$62,160

8

$60,135

$75,210

$69,165

For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $6,090 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions; $7,620 for Alaska; and $7,005 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 on January 22, 2014.

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