Poverty Guidelines

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released the new poverty guidelines for 2013, which increased from last year's levels. Publication of the new rates typically occurs every January or February.

2013 Federal Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia

Family Size     Gross Yearly Income     Gross Monthly Income     Approximate Hourly Income

1                         $11,490                                 $958                                       $5.52

2                         $15,510                                 $1,293                                    $7.46

3                         $19,530                                 $1,628                                    $9.39

4                         $23,550                                 $1,963                                    $11.32

5                         $27,570                                 $2,298                                    $13.25

6                         $31,590                                 $2,633                                    $15.19

7                         $35,610                                 $2,968                                    $17.12

8                         $39,630                                 $3,303                                    $19.05

Over 8                +$4,020 (add per child)         +$335 (add per child)             +$1.93 (add per child)

 

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