Poverty and Lower Living
Income Level Guidelines

Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino & Ventura Counties, 2015 & 2005

Income eligibility for some Workforce Investment Act (WIA) programs and the Work Opportunity Tax Credit can be determined by either U.S. Department of Labor 70% Lower Living Standard Income Levels (LLSIL) or U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Poverty Levels.

2015:

Family Size
(Persons in Family/Household)
Annual Family Income
70% Lower Living Standard Income Levels Poverty Levels
1 $10,740 $11,770*
2 $17,600 $15,930
3 $24,164 $20,090
4 $29,830 $24,250
5 $35,201 $28,410
6 $41,172 $32,570
7 --- $36,730
8 --- $40,890
Each Additional Member Add --- $4,160

* Exceeds the 70% Lower Standard Income Level.

2005:

Family Size
(Persons in Family/Household)
Annual Family Income
70% Lower Living Standard Income Levels Poverty Levels
1 $8,640 $9,570*
2 $14,160 $12,830
3 $19,440 $16,0900
4 $23,990 $19,350
5 $28,310 $22,610
6 $33,110 $25,870
7 --- $29,130
8 --- $32,390
Each Additional Member Add --- $3,260

* Exceeds the 70% Lower Standard Income Level.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services