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Active SNAP Participants (County)

Source: USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Data System, Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (Department of Agriculture)
Topic: Social WelfareSubtopic: Food AssistanceCategory: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Product: Local StatsDate Updated: June 2014Update Tips
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    * Updates for this data series are no longer available from the USDA because the SNAP Data System program was discontinued. Data suppressed for values of less than 50.

    Years Available: 1989, 1993, 1995, 1997–2010

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    General Notes: *Median value gives the value for the "average" county for this metric, the 50th percentile of all counties reporting data. ** National total rounded to the nearest thousand. *** County-level data for most years are provided by the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) section of the U.S. Census Bureau using data from the Food and Nutrition Service of the USDA. When the original data cover an area larger than a single county, the Census Bureau uses a measure of poverty in the multiple areas to divide the SNAP/FSP caseload numbers across the multiple areas. Data for the following counties for the following years were not available: Years prior to 2000, 2003, 2005-2006, 2009-2010: Kalawao County, HI. 2001: Kalawao County, HI; Steuben County, IN 2004: Mineral County, CO; Kalawao County, HI. 2007: Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, AK; Kalawao County, HI. 2008: Buffalo County, SD; Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, AK; Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area, AK; Kalawao County, HI.


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