Wisconsin WIC Income Guidelines

This page provides the WIC Income Guidelines in Wisconsin. The WIC staff uses this to determine if you are income eligible for WI WIC benefits. In some situations, you may be automatically income eligible if you or a family member is currently receiving benefits from other state programs including SNAP (Food stamps), TANF or Medicaid. Review the Wisconsin Income Eligibility Guidelines below.

To view the full application process, how to apply for WIC in Wisconsin. If you still have questions or issues about the income guidelines or the states WIC application process, then contact the Wisconsin WIC program for further assistance.

Wisconsin WIC income eligibility is based on 185% of US Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines, which is the same criteria as free and reduced-price school lunch. For specific income levels by household size, consult the WIC income eligibility table below.

Household Size Weekly Bi-Weekly Monthly Annual
1 $432 $864 $1,872 $22,459
2 $586 $1,172 $2,538 $30,451
3 $740 $1,479 $3,204 $38,443
4 $893 $1,786 $3,870 $46,435
5 $1,047 $2,094 $4,536 $54,427
6 $1,201 $2,401 $5,202 $62,419
7 $1,355 $2,709 $5,868 $70,411
8 $1,508 $3,016 $6,534 $78,403
Each Add: +$154 +$308 +$666 +$7,992

A person or group of people, related or not, who usually (though not necessarily) live together and whose income and consumption of goods and services are related.

All sources of gross income, including overtime, in the household before any deductions are made. This also includes, but is not limited to, child support, unemployment, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments.

Income Statement for Employer, F-40076 (Multiple Languages) may be filled out and submitted to WIC as a proof of income for employees who do not receive a paycheck stub. For more information about income eligibility, contact a local WIC Office.

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