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Characteristics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Households: Fiscal Year 2012

Last Published: 07/01/2015
Thursday, February 20, 2014

This annual report provides details on the demographic characteristics and economic circumstances of SNAP households at both the national and the State level.  In 2012, one-person households comprised more than half the caseload (50.3 percent) and the average SNAP household benefit declined by $7 to $274.

Participation Characteristics