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Tip of the Week: 2007 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Thursday, February 15, 2007

  • Organization: Pro Bono Net
The Federal Register has published the 2007 Poverty Guidelines from the Department of Health and Human Services. Don't forget to update your income guidelines on your help pages!

We have included sample charts based on the 2007 guidelines for the 48 contiguous states and D.C, Alaska, and Hawaii. You may copy and paste the appropriate chart below into the ActivEdit box on the income guidelines section of your help page.

Percentages of the Federal Poverty Level
48 Contiguous states and D.C.

Family Size100%(1)125%(2)200%(3)1$10,210 $12,763$20,4202$13,690 $17,113$27,3803$17,170 $21,463$34,3404$20,650 $25,813$41,3005$24,130 $30,163$48,6206$27,610 $34,513$55,2207$31,090 $38,863$62,1808$34,570$43,213$69,1409$38,050$47,563$76,10010$41,530 $51,913$83,060
(1) For families of more than 10 people, add $3,480 for each additional family member.
(2) For families of more than 10 people, add $4,350 for each additional family member.
(3) For families of more than 10 people, add $6,960 for each additional family member.



Percentages of the Federal Poverty Level
Alaska

Family Size100%(1)125%(2)200%(3)1$12,770 $15,963$25,5402$17,120$21,400$34,240 3$21,470 $26,838$42,9404$25,820 $32,275$51,6405$30,170$37,713$60,3406$34,520 $43,150$69,0407$38,870$48,588$77,7408$43,220$54,025$86,4409$47,570$59,463$95,14010$51,920 $64,900$103,840
(1) For families of more than 10 people, add $4,350 for each additional family member.
(2) For families of more than 10 people, add $5,438 for each additional family member.
(3) For families of more than 10 people, add $8,700 for each additional family member.



Percentages of the Federal Poverty Level
Hawaii

Family Size100%(1)125%(2)200%(3)1$11,750$14,688$23,5002$15,750$19,688$31,5003$19,750 $24,688$39,5004$23,750 $29,688$47,5005$27,750 $34,688$55,5006$31,750$39,688$63,5007$35,750 $44,688$71,5008$39,750 $49,688$79,5009$43,750$54,688$87,50010$47,750 $59,688$95,500
(1) For families of more than 10 people, add $4,000 for each additional family member.
(2) For families of more than 10 people, add $5,000 for each additional family member.
(3) For families of more than 10 people, add $8,000 for each additional family member.



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