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Trends in the Use of School Choice: 1993 to 2007
NCES 2010-004
April 2010

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Table A-1.

Poverty and 200 percent poverty thresholds used in this report, by survey year and household size


Household Poverty threshold
(Year)
  200 percent poverty threshold
(Year)
1993 1996 1999 2003 2007   1993 1996 1999 2003 2007
1 person $5,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000   $15,000 $15,000 $15,000 $20,000 $20,000
2 people 10,000 10,000 10,000 10,000 15,000   20,000 20,000 20,000 25,000 25,000
3 people 10,000 15,000 15,000 15,000 15,000   25,000 25,000 25,000 30,000 30,000
4 people 15,000 15,000 15,000 20,000 20,000   30,000 30,000 35,000 40,000 40,000
5 people 15,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 25,000   35,000 40,000 40,000 45,000 50,000
6 people 20,000 20,000 25,000 25,000 30,000   40,000 40,000 50,000 50,000 60,000
7 people 20,000 25,000 25,000 30,000 30,000   40,000 50,000 50,000 60,000 60,000
8 people 25,000 25,000 30,000 30,000 35,000   50,000 50,000 50,000 60,000 75,000
9 people or more 30,000 30,000 35,000 35,000 40,000   50,000 75,000 75,000 75,000 75,000
NOTE: The poverty thresholds were determined by rounding Census poverty thresholds to the nearest upper bound of an NHES income category. The 200 percent poverty thresholds were determined by multiplying Census poverty thresholds by 2 and then rounding to the nearest upper bound of an NHES income category.
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