2016 HHS Federal Poverty Guidelines

Executive Summary

Updated HHS poverty guidelines to account for last calendar year?s increase in prices as measured by the Consumer Price Index.

2016 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia
Persons in family/household Poverty guideline
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,160 for each additional person.
1 $11,880
2 16,020
3 20,160
4 24,300
5 28,440
6 32,580
7 36,730
8 40,890
2016 Poverty Guidelines for Alaska
Persons in family/household Poverty guideline
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,200 for each additional person.
1 $14,840
2 20,020
3 25,200
4 30,380
5 35,560
6 40,740
7 45,920
8 51,120
2016 Poverty Guidelines for Hawaii
Persons in family/household Poverty guideline
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,780 for each additional person.
1 $13,670
2 18,430
3 23,190
4 27,950
5 32,710
6 37,470
7 42,230
8 47,010

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