New Jersey WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines

(Effective: July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019)

Participation in the WIC Program is limited to those persons whose gross income (i.e., income before deductions for income taxes, Social Security taxes, insurance premiums, bonds, etc.) is equal to or less than the income poverty guidelines increased by 185%.  No allowance is made for the use of a standard deduction or hardship when calculating a family’s income.

Family Size and Income Table
Family Size  Annual Monthly Twice-Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly

1

$22,459 $1,872 $936 $864 $432
2 $30,451 $2,538 $1,269 $1,172 $586
3 $38,443 $3,204 $1,602 $1,479 $740
4 $46,435 $3,870 $1,935 $1,786 $893
5 $54,427 $4,536 $2,268 $2,094 $1,047
6 $62,419 $5,202 $2,601 $2,401 $1,201
7 $70,411 $5,868 $2,934 $2,709 $1,355
8 $78,403 $6,534 $3,267 $3,016 $1,508
For Each Additional Family Member, Add: $7,992 $666 $333 $308 $154

 

Last Reviewed: 6/29/2018