Determine Eligibility

Household income is used to determine eligibility for many Human Services 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 chart below for details.

Federal Poverty Guidelines

  1. 1 Person Household

    Household incomes

    • 100% of poverty level: $12,880
    • 125% of poverty level: $16,100
    • 138% of poverty level: $17,774
    • 150% of poverty level: $19,320
    • 175% of poverty level: $22,540
    • 200% of poverty level: $25,760
  2. 2 Person Household

    Household incomes

    • 100% of poverty level: $17,420
    • 125% of poverty level: $21,775
    • 138% of poverty level: $24,040
    • 150% of poverty level: $26,130
    • 175% of poverty level: $30,485
    • 200% of poverty level: $34,840
  3. 3 Person Household

    Household incomes

    • 100% of poverty level: $21,960
    • 125% of poverty level: $27,450
    • 138% of poverty level: $30,305
    • 150% of poverty level: $32,940
    • 175% of poverty level: $38,430
    • 200% of poverty level: $43,920
  4. 4 Person Household

    Household incomes

    • 100% of poverty level: $26,500
    • 125% of poverty level: $33,125
    • 138% of poverty level: $36,570
    • 150% of poverty level: $39,750
    • 175% of poverty level: $46,375
    • 200% of poverty level: $53,000
  5. 5 Person Household

    Household incomes

    • 100% of poverty level: $31,040
    • 125% of poverty level: $38,800
    • 138% of poverty level: $42,835
    • 150% of poverty level: $46,560
    • 175% of poverty level: $54,320
    • 200% of poverty level: $62,080
  6. 6 Person Household

    Household incomes

    • 100% of poverty level: $35,580
    • 125% of poverty level: $44,475
    • 138% of poverty level: $49,100
    • 150% of poverty level: $53,370
    • 175% of poverty level: $62,265
    • 200% of poverty level: $71,160

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

State Median Income for Florida

  1. 1 Person Household

    60% of state median income: $26,036

  2. 2 Person Household

    60% of state median income: $34,048

  3. 3 Person Household

    60% of state median income: $42,059

  4. 4 Person Household

    60% of state median income: $50,071

  5. 5 Person Household

    60% of state median income: $58,082

  6. 6 Person Household

    60% of state median income: $66,093

Income guidelines are subject to change.