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Table 1: Lower Living Standard Income Level (for a family of four persons) by Region1
Region2 2006 Adjusted LLSIL 70 percent LLSIL
Northeast
  Metro$35,010$24,510
  Non-Metro3$33,680$23,580
Midwest
  Metro$31,570$22,100
  Non-Metro$ 30,000$21,000
South
  Metro$30,060$21,040
  Non-Metro$ 28,750$20,130
West
  Metro$34,160$23,910
  Non-Metro4$ 32,890$23,020
1 For ease of use, these figures have been rounded to the next highest ten dollars.
2 Metropolitan area measures were calculated from the weighted average CPI-Us for city size classes A and B/C. Non-metropolitan area measures were calculated from the CPI-Us for city size class D.
3 Non-metropolitan area percent changes for the Northeast region are no longer available. The Non-metropolitan percent change was calculated using the U.S. average CPI-U for city size Class D.
4 Non-metropolitan area percent changes for the West region are unpublished data.


Table 2: Lower Living Standard Income Level (for a family of four persons) -- Alaska, Hawaii and Guam1
Region 2006 Adjusted LLSIL 70 percent LLSIL
Alaska
  Metro$42,400$29,680
  Non-Metro2$41,270$28,890
Hawaii, Guam
  Metro$43,780$30,650
  Non-Metro2$ 44,060$30,850
1 Rounded to next highest ten dollars.
2 Non-Metropolitan percent changes for Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam were calculated from the CPI-Us for city size Class D in the West Region.