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Households with children under 18 years receiving food stamps

Description

These values represent the percentage of households with children under 18 years old who receive assistance from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. In Puerto Rico, the program is named Nutritional Assistance for Puerto Rico (NAP) and it's also know...Read more

Methodology

The Nutrition Assistance Program is the major national program that provides financial support for food purchases to low income households. In 2008 there was a change in the wording of this question. Adding the text “food stamps benefit card” to the questi...Read more

Households with children under 18 years receiving food stamps

Puerto Rico

This territory ranks 51 out of all the other territories.

  • Value35.8%

Alaska

This territory ranks 9 out of all the other territories.

  • Value54.7%