Federal Poverty Line (FPL) and Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL)


Persons in the
family/household
including applicant
Federal Poverty
Line (FPL) for Annual Incomes
Applicable Date
01/15/2020 1
Lower Living Standard Income Level (LLSIL) for Annual Incomes
Applicable Date 05/29/2019 2
70% of LLSIL 100% of LLSIL
A-Metro B-Non-Metro A-Metro B-Non-Metro
1$12,760 $9,831 $9,427 $14,045 $13,467
2$17,240 $16,116 $15,435 $23,022 $22,050
3$21,720 $22,119 $21,192 $31,599 $30,275
4$26,200 $27,307 $26,161 $39,010 $37,372
5$30,680 $32,223 $30,879 $46,033 $44,112
6$35,160 $37,691 $36,111 $53,845 $51,587
7$39,640 $43,160 $41,343 $61,657 $59,061
8$44,120 $48,628 $46,575 $69,469 $66,535
For each additional person$4,480$5,468$5,232$7,812$7,474

Note: DOL issued new LLSIL numbers on May 29, 2019, but DWD-DET did not update the LLSIL numbers used by the ESS Calculation until December 12, 2019.

The following counties are considered "Metro" for the purposes of LLSIL:

  • Brown County
  • Calumet County
  • Chippewa County
  • Columbia County
  • Dane County
  • Douglas County
  • Eau Claire County
  • Fond du Lac County
  • Green County
  • Iowa County
  • Kenosha County
  • Kewaunee County
  • La Crosse County
  • Marathon County
  • Milwaukee County
  • Oconto County
  • Outagamie County
  • Ozaukee County
  • Pierce County
  • Racine County
  • Rock County
  • Sheboygan County
  • St. Croix County
  • Washington County
  • Waukesha County
  • Winnebago County

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