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2012 Poverty Income Guidelines

This table is calculated from a chart of annual income thresholds for the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Calculated values are rounded to the nearest dollar.


Note: The Food Pantry gives food out for free to Rockwood recipients, regardless of income and based on the number of people in the household. There are no income limits for the Food Pantry.


Key to Abbreviations:

  • LIHEAP = Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
  • USDA = United States Department of Agriculture
  • WAP = Weatherization Assistance Program
  • CSBG = Community Services Block Grant

Table of Monthly Incomes as % of Poverty Level, 2012
# in Household 50% 75% 100% LIHEAP
125%
USDA
150%
175% WAP & CSBG
200%
1$465 $698 $931 $1,164 $1,396 $1,629 $1,862
2$630 $946 $1,261 $1,576 $1,891 $2,206 $2,522
3$795 $1,193 $1,591 $1,989 $2,386 $2,784 $3,182
4$960 $1,441 $1,921 $2,401 $2,881 $3,361 $3,842
5$1,125 $1,688 $2,251 $2,814 $3,376 $3,939 $4,502
6$1,290 $1,936 $2,581 $3,226 $3,871 $4,516 $5,162
7$1,455 $2,183 $2,911 $3,639 $4,366 $5,094 $5,822
8$1,620 $2,431 $3,241 $4,051 $4,861 $5,671 $6,482
increment for
each additional
person
$165 $248 $330 $413 $495 $578 $660


Note: Do not count Medicare as part of income. Medicare is not currently counted as income.



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