The $15,000 seemed to be a strange number to pick. That would be poverty for a married couple with no kids.

The $15,000 seemed to be a strange number to pick. That would be poverty for a married couple with no kids.

But if the average seems to be 2 parents, two kids, they should set the Republican voting lower limit to $24,000 and see how the voting pattern emerges. I think you’ll see a difference there.


U.S. Census Bureau Poverty Thresholds, 2015
Size of Family Unit Poverty Threshold
One person (unrelated individual) $12,082
Under age 65 12,331
Age 65 or older 11,367
Two people 15,391
Householder under age 65 15,952
Householder age 65 or older 14,342
Three people 18,871
Three people with two related children 19,096
Four people 24,257
Four people with two related children 24,036
Five people 28,741
Five people with two related children 28,995
Six people 32,542
Six people with two related children 33,342
Seven people 36,998
Seven people with two related children 38,421
Eight people 41,029
Eight people with two related children 43,230
Nine people or more 49,177

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