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 04/30/2020 2
70% of LLSIL 100% of LLSIL
A-Metro B-Non-Metro A-Metro B-Non-Metro
1$12,760 $9,979 $9,568 $14,256 $13,669
2$17,240 $16,357 $15,667 $23,368 $22,381
3$21,720 $22,451 $21,510 $32,073 $30,275
4$26,200 $27,716 $26,553 $39,595 $37,372
5$30,680 $32,706 $31,342 $46,723 $44,112
6$35,160 $38,257 $36,652 $54,652 $51,587
7$39,640 $43,808 $41,962 $62,581 $59,061
8$44,120 $49,359 $47,272 $70,510 $66,535
For each additional person$4,480$5,551$5,310$7,929$7,586

Note: DOL issued new LLSIL numbers on April 30, 2020, but DWD-DET did not update the LLSIL numbers used by the ESS Calculation until June 4, 2020.

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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