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 Federal Poverty Guidelines Table


Probably the most frequently used benchmark for measuring personal poverty is the guidelines annually published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Each agency will apply the HHS guidelines in their own way.  Legal Services eligibility is based on 125% of poverty.  Samaritan Center Legal Care uses 150% of poverty as a threshold for eligibility.

Click on the miniature chart below to see the full-sized chart based on the HHS guidelines showing poverty level by household size by year and month from 100% to 200% of poverty.