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

$16,281

$20,331

$18,711

2

$21,924

$27,392

$25,205

3

$27,567

$34,452

$31,698

4

$33,210

$41,513

$38,192

5

$38,853

$48,573

$44,685

6

$44,496

$55,634

$51,179

7

$50,139

$62,694

$57,672

8

$55,782

$69,755

$64,166

For each additional person, add

$5,643

$7,061

$6,494

Note:

  • Source: Federal Register, Vol. 82, No. 19, January 31, 2017, pp. 8831-8832
  • The federal poverty guidelines are typically updated at the end of January.