2006 Poverty Guidelines

The 2006 Poverty Guidelines, as published in the Federal Register, provide the basis for determining eligibility for most civil legal aid in Pennsylvania. Attached is a worksheet listing the published poverty income amounts the 125 percent threshold amounts that most programs adhere to and the 187.5 percent threshold amount that is used by certain programs as a measure of who qualifies for reduced fee service.

2006 Federal Poverty Guidelines (X 200%)

for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia

Family Size

Gross Yearly Income

Gross Monthly Income

1

$19,600

$1,633

2

$26,400

$2,200

3

$33,200

$2,767

4

$40,000

$3,333

5

$46,800

$3,900

6

$53,600

$4,467

7

$60,400

$5,033

8

$67,200

$5,600

Over 8 add per child

+$6,800

$566

2006 Federal Poverty Guidelines (X 250%)

for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia

Family Size

Gross Yearly Income

Gross Monthly  Income

1

$24,500

$2,041

2

$33,000

$2,750

3

$41,500

$3,458

4

$50,000

$4,167

5

$58,500

$4,875

6

$67,000

$5,583

7

$75,500

$6,292

8

$84,000

$7,000

Over 8 add per child

$8,500

+$708

Click here for worksheet.