The 2018 U.S. Poverty Guidelines

Adoptive families must meet 125% of the U.S. poverty guidelines.  Here are the numbers from the US Department of Health.

Please see their website for more information.

https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines

 

2018 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 $4,320 for each additional person.
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
7 $38,060
8 $42,380
2018 POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR ALASKA
PERSONS IN FAMILY/HOUSEHOLD POVERTY GUIDELINE
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,400 for each additional person.
1 $15,180
2 $20,580
3 $25,980
4 $31,380
5 $36,780
6 $42,180
7 $47,580
8 $52,980
2018 POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR HAWAII
PERSONS IN FAMILY/HOUSEHOLD POVERTY GUIDELINE
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,970 for each additional person.
1 $13,960
2 $18,930
3 $23,900
4 $28,870
5 $33,840
6 $38,810
7 $43,780
8 $48,750