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

$16,389

$20,493

$18,846

2

$22,221

$27,783

$25,555.50

3

$28,053

$35,073

$32,265

4

$33,885

$42,363

$38,974.50

5

$39,717

$49,653

$45,684

6

$45,549

$56,943

$52,393.50

7

$51,381

$64,233

$59,103

8

$57,213

$71,523

$65,812.50

For each additional person, add

$5,832

$7,290

$6,709.50

Note:

  • Source: Federal Register, Vol. 83, No. 12, January 18, 2018, pp. 2642-2644
  • The federal poverty guidelines are typically updated at the end of January.