2013 Federal Poverty Levels


January 25, 2013

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Annual

Group Size 100% 115% 138% 150% 185% 200% 300%
One $11,490 $13,214 $15,856 $17,235 $21,257 $22,980 $34,470
Two 15,510 17,837 21,404 23,265 28,694 31,020 46,530
Three 19,530 22,460 26,951 29,295 36,131 39,060 58,590
Four 23,550 27,083 32,499 35,325 43,568 47,100 70,650
Five 27,570 31,706 38,047 41,355 51,005 55,140 82,710
Six 31,590 36,329 43,594 47,385 58,442 63,180 94,770

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For each additional person, add $4,020/yr. ($335/mo. or $1.93/hr) for families at 100% of poverty.

 

Monthly

Group Size 100% 115% 138% 150% 185% 200% 300%
One $958 $1,101 $1,321 $1,436 $1,771 $1,915 $2,873
Two 1,293 1,486 1,784 1,939 2,391 2,585 3,878
Three 1,628 1,872 2,246 2,441 3,011 3,255 4,883
Four 1,963 2,257 2,708 2,944 3,631 3,925 5,888
Five 2,298 2,642 3,171 3,446 4,250 4,595 6,893
Six 2,633 3,027 3,633 3,949 4,870 5,265 7,898

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hourly*

Group Size 100% 115% 138% 150% 185% 200% 300%
One $5.52 $6.35 $7.62 $8.29 $10.22 $11.05 $16.57
Two 7.46 8.58 10.29 11.19 13.79 14.91 22.37
Three 9.39 10.80 12.96 14.08 17.37 18.78 28.17
Four 11.32 13.02 15.62 16.98 20.95 22.64 33.97
Five 13.25 15.24 18.29 19.88 24.52 26.51 39.76
Six 15.19 17.47 20.96 22.78 28.10 30.38 45.56

 

 

 

 

 

 

 * Assumes 2080 hours per year.

 

Significance of Various Poverty Levels

  • 100% is the point where small co-pays begin to apply to children in BadgerCare Plus.
  • 115% is the maximum income level for participation in W-2.
  • 138% is the income ceiling for the Medicaid provision in the health care reform law that provides full federal funding for newly eligible adults.
  • 185% is the top income for the WIC supplemental nutrition program and for getting into the child care subsidy program.
  • 200% is the top income for parents in BadgerCare Plus (BC+), as well as for child care eligibility for families qualifying initially at or below 185%, and it’s where premiums begin for kids in BC+.
  • 300% is the maximum income level for family planning services and for pregnant women in BadgerCare Plus, and the point at which premiums for kids in BadgerCare Plus are based on the full cost of coverage.