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Percent of Low-Income Persons Receiving SNAP Benefits (County)

Source: USDA ERS Food Environment Atlas, Economic Research Service (Department of Agriculture)
Topic: Social WelfareSubtopic: Food AssistanceCategory: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Product: Local StatsDate Updated: June 2014Update Tips
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    Years Available: 2006–2007

    Permanent Link: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/7198

    General Notes: *Median value gives the value for the "average" county for this metric, the 50th percentile of all counties reporting data. **The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as the Food Stamp Program, is a Food and Nutrition Service funded program that offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. Low-income persons are defined as members of households in which household income is at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level.

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