Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Calculator

Accurate Federal Poverty Level (FPL) calculator for all 50 states since 1983. Interactive chart & table for precise financial planning.

Result Percent of FPL 0% Annual FPL Amount $0

Source: Federal Poverty Guidelines, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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Special Considerations for Hawaii and Alaska

While the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) serves as a standardized measure of income thresholds across the United States, it's important to note that Hawaii and Alaska have their own unique FPL calculations due to differences in the cost of living and other factors.

  1. Hawaii: Because of its high cost of living, Hawaii's FPL thresholds are higher than those of the contiguous 48 states. This adjustment accounts for the increased expenses residents face, such as housing and groceries.
  2. Alaska: Similarly, Alaska also adjusts its FPL thresholds to reflect the higher cost of living in the state, particularly in rural and remote areas where expenses can be significantly higher than national averages.

For residents of Hawaii and Alaska, these adjusted FPL calculations are essential for accurately assessing eligibility for various assistance programs and understanding the economic landscape of their respective states.

It's important to be aware of these differences when using a Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Calculator, as they ensure that individuals and families in Hawaii and Alaska receive equitable consideration based on their unique circumstances.

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