FoodBudget20080 - Poverty Threshold 2008 Poverty Threshold...

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Unformatted text preview: Poverty Threshold 2008 Poverty Threshold 2008 Family of Four With Two Children ­ $21,834 One third is the food budget for one year : $7,278 This would be $1819.50 per year per family member. This is $151.62 per person per month. Divided by 30 days, the food budget is $5.05 per day per person in the family. $5.05 divided by three is $1.68 Food Stamps: The maximum benefit per person per month is about $176 divided by 30. This is about $5.87 a day for food. ...
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