Federal Poverty Guidelines and state median incomes in Florida used to determine eligibility for many of our programs

Household income is used to determine eligibility for many programs. Depending on the program, the applicant is required to meet different percentages of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or the State Median Income. Please refer to the charts below for details.

2024 Federal Poverty Guidelines

The 2024 guidelines were released on Jan. 17, 2024. The following programs run by or administered by Hillsborough County use these guidelines (not a full list - check with the program you are applying for to get further information and eligibility requirements):

2024 Chart: Household size and percent of poverty level

Household size

100% of poverty level

125% of poverty level

138% of poverty level

150% of poverty level

175% of poverty level

200% of poverty level

1 person household

$15,060

$18,825

$20,782.80

$22,590

$26,355

$30,120

2 person household

$20,440

$25,550

$28,207.20

$30,660

$35,770

$40,880

3 person household

$25,820

$32,275

$35,631.60

$38,730

$45,185

$51,640

4 person household

$31,200

$39,000

$43,056.00

$46,800

$54,600

$62,400

5 person household

$36,580

$45,725

$50,480.40

$54,870

$64,015

$73,160

6 person household

$41,960

$52,450

$57,904.80

$62,940

$73,430

$83,920

7 person household

$47,340

$59,175

$65,329.20

$71,010

$82,845

$94,680

8 person household

$52,720

$65,900

$72,753.60

$79,080

$92,260

$105,440

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,380 for each additional person


2023 Federal Poverty Guidelines

The 2023 guidelines were released on Jan. 12, 2023. The following programs run by or administered by Hillsborough County use these guidelines (not a full list - check with the program you are applying for to get further information and eligibility requirements):

2023 Chart: Household size and percent of poverty level

Household size

100% of poverty level

125% of poverty level

138% of poverty level

150% of poverty level

175% of poverty level

200% of poverty level

1 person household

$14,580

$18,225

$20,120

$21,870

$25,515

$29,160

2 person household

$19,720

$24,650

$27,214

$29,580

$34,510

$39,440

3 person household

$24,860

$31,075

$34,307

$37,290

$43,505

$49,720

4 person household

$30,000

$37,500

$41,400

$45,000

$52,500

$60,000

5 person household

$35,140

$43,925

$48,493

$52,710

$61,495

$70,280

6 person household

$40,280

$50,350

$55,586

$60,420

$70,490

$80,560

For families/households with more than 6 persons, add $5,140 for each additional person

Income guidelines are subject to change. Review latest guidelines here.

State Median Income for Florida

Household size

60% of state median income

1 person household

$26,036

2 person household

$34,048

3 person household

$42,059

4 person household

$50,071

5 person household

$58,082

6 person household

$66,093

Income guidelines are subject to change.

Last Modified: 2/22/2024, 3:32:15 PM

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