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SNAP Monthly Benefits Per Capita (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

    Years Available: 2000, 2006, 2008, 2010

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    General Notes: * National median represents the value for the county at the 50th percentile of those counties with data in terms of average monthly benefits. ** National total based on national total amount of benefits divided by Census national population estimate and by the number of months. *** The ratio of total average monthly program benefits issued to all participants in an area to that area's total population count. For the years 2006, 2008, and 2010 The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), which originally published these data, included some counties according to definitions other than the Census definitions of counties. Those records have been omitted. Data for the following data for the following years were unavailable: 2000: Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area, AK; Ouray County, CO; Pitkin County, CO; Kalawao County, HI; Maui County, HI; Decatur County, KS; Sanborn County, SD. 2006: Kalawao County, HI; Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area; Jeff Davis County, TX. 2008: Buffalo County, SD; Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, AK; Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area, AK; Kalawao County, HI. 2010: Kalawao County, HI; Billings County, ND; Slope County, ND; Buffalo County, SD.


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