Family Budget Minus Federal Poverty Threshold

The difference between the federal poverty line and the actual cost of living for a two-parent, two-child family

Note: Data for all 10 family budget types and all 618 family budget areas, including those in Alaska and Hawaii, are available via EPI’s Family Budget Calculator.
Source: EPI analysis of US Census Bureau Historic Poverty Tables “Poverty Thresholds for 2014 by Size of Family and Number of Related Children Under 18 Years and EPI Family Budget Calculator (Gould et al. 2015a)

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