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2020 Poverty Level Guidelines

When you’re applying for different types of assistance programs (food, cash, Medicaid, utilities, etc.), you may need to fall into a certain poverty level. These levels are based on your income and the number of people in your home.

To learn more about the different types of programs, visit Michigan’s Department of Human Services.

HHS POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR 2020

See also the Federal Register notice of the 2020 poverty guidelines, published January 15th, 2020

2016 POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR THE 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Persons in family/household Poverty guideline
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
1 $12,760
2 $17,240
3 $21,720
4 $26,200
5 $30,680
6 $35,160
7 $39,640
8 $44,120

To learn more about the poverty guidelines, check out the US Dept. of Health & Human Services.

 

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