Federal Poverty Guidelines

If your household's income is at 135% or less than of the federal poverty guidelines, you may be eligible for a Lifeline Program discount.

Household Size

48 Contiguous States, D.C., and Territories

Alaska

Hawaii

1

$16,862

$21,060

$19,413

2

$22,829

$28,526

$26,271

3

$28,796

$35,991

$33,129

4

$34,763

$43,457

$39,987

5

$40,730

$50,922

$46,845

6

$46,697

$58,388

$53,703

7

$52,664

$65,853

$60,561

8

$58,631

$73,319

$67,419

For each additional person, add

$5,967

$7,466

$6,858

Note:

  • Source: U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Programs, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, January 11, 2019.
  • The federal poverty guidelines are typically updated at the end of January.