Participation in SNAP Varies Across States But Is Generally Decreasing

Alex Smith, Laura Teihen, Alex Smith, Laura Teihen
2018 unpublished
In 2017, the shares of State residents receiving SNAP benefits ranged from 22.1 percent in New Mexico to 5.7 percent in Wyoming. Among seven USDA-defined regions, the Southeast region had the highest average share of residents receiving SNAP benefits at 15.1 percent and the Mountain Plains region had the lowest at 9.6 percent.
doi:10.22004/ag.econ.302650 fatcat:ifmp5qv74ngy3ed7juc45xzdee