Income Guidelines

STATE MEDIAN INCOME (SMI)

INCOME GUIDELINES BY FAMILY SIZE

Selected Annual and Monthly State Median Income Guidelines October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020

Income Guidelines for New Applications and Redeterminations received on or after October 1, 2019
The income limit for families applying for Care 4 Kids must be less than 50% of the State Median Income (SMI)
50% SMI 2019 – 2020
Family Size Monthly Annual
1 2,511.86 30,142.32
2 3,284.74 39,416.88
3 4,057.62 48,691.44
4 4,830.50 57,966.00
5 5,603.38 67,240.56
6 6,376.26 76,515.12
7 6,521.18 78,254.10
8 6,666.09 79,993.08
9 6,811.01 81,732.06
10 6,955.92 83,471.04
11 7,100.84 85,210.02
12 7,245.75 86,949.00
Income Guidelines for New Applications and Redeterminations received on or after October 1, 2018
The income limit for families applying for Care 4 Kids must be less than 50% of the State Median Income (SMI)
50% SMI 2018 – 2019
Family Size Monthly Annual
1 2,438.58 29,263.00
2 3,188.92 38,267.00
3 3,939.25 47,271.00
4 4,689.58 56,275.00
5 5,439.92 65,279.00
6 6,190.25 74,283.00
7 6,330.94 75,971.25
8 6,471.63 77,659.50
9 6,612.31 79,347.75
10 6,753.00 81,036.00
11 6,893.69 82,724.25
12 7,034.38 84,412.50
 
Income Guidelines For Active Recipients
The income limit for active families on the Care 4 Kids program is 85% of the State Median Income.
85% SMI 2019 – 2020
Family Size Monthly Annual
1 4,270.16 51,241.94
2 5,584.06 67,008.70
3 6,897.95 82,775.45
4 8,211.85 98,542.20
5 9,525.75 114,308.95
6 10,839.64 130,075.70
7 11,086.00 133,031.97
8 11,332.35 135,988.24
9 11,578.71 138,944.50
10 11,825.06 141,900.77
11 12,071.42 144,857.03
12 12,317.78 147,813.30
 
Income Guidelines For Active Recipients
The income limit for active families on the Care 4 Kids program is 85% of the State Median Income.
85% SMI 2018 – 2019
Family Size Monthly Annual
1 4,145.59 49,747.10
2 5,421.16 65,053.90
3 6,696.73 80,360.70
4 7,972.29 95,667.50
5 9,247.86 110,974.30
6 10,523.43 126,281.10
7 10,762.59 129,151.13
8 11,001.76 132,021.15
9 11,240.93 134,891.18
10 11,480.10 137,761.20
11  11,719.27 140,631.23
12 11,958.44 143,501.25

The family share of the approved cost is a percentage of the Assistance Unit’s (AU) gross income:

Family Share AU Income Range
2% 0% to less than 20% SMI
4% 20% to less than 30% SMI
6% 30% to less than 40% SMI
8% 40% to less than 50% SMI
10% 50% to less than 86% SMI

For more information about the current income guidelines, contact the Care 4 Kids program at 1-888-214-5437.