Sunday , 19 November 2017


Food Stamps Mania – State By State

In 1975, 8% of all Americans were on the federal Supplemental Nutrition AssistanceUS Flag Program (SNAP), i.e. food stamps. That percentage is 15% today. Enrollment soared to 47.8 million participants in recent months, an increase of 70%. Below is an interactive graphic showing the number of SNAP recipients in each of the 50 U.S. states.

So says an introduction by Phil Izzo (http://blogs.wsj.com) to the interactive graphics* post entitled Some 15% of U.S. Receives Food Stamps.

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Highest: Mississippi – 22%
Lowest: Wyoming – 7%

Click for full interactive graphic.

Editor’s Note: The author’s views and conclusions in the above article are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original post. Furthermore, the views, conclusions and any recommendations offered in this article are not to be construed as an endorsement of such by the editor.

*http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2013/04/05/some-15-of-u-s-receives-food-stamps/tab/interactive/ (Copyright ©2013 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved.)

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