SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:  AVERAGE MONTHLY PARTICIPATION (PERSONS)
(Data as of April 4, 2014)
State/Territory FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
           
Alabama 679,138 805,095 920,365 910,244 915,322
Alaska 64,385 76,445 86,044 91,298 91,364
Arizona 813,987 1,018,171 1,067,617 1,123,974 1,111,105
Arkansas 411,153 466,598 486,451 502,125 504,621
California 2,670,341 3,238,548 3,672,980 3,964,221 4,159,031
Colorado 319,121 404,679 453,103 491,630 507,934
Connecticut 258,165 336,064 378,677 403,466 425,320
Delaware 90,933 112,513 134,927 148,257 153,137
District of Columbia 103,311 118,493 134,845 141,147 144,889
Florida 1,952,362 2,603,185 3,074,671 3,353,064 3,556,473
Georgia 1,286,078 1,591,078 1,780,039 1,912,839 1,948,189
Guam 31,511 36,926 40,631 43,727 45,554
Hawaii 114,599 138,166 159,644 176,823 189,350
Idaho 136,243 194,033 228,629 233,034 227,006
Illinois 1,462,421 1,645,722 1,793,886 1,869,713 2,040,053
Indiana 706,695 813,403 877,560 908,705 926,011
Iowa 295,106 340,304 373,856 408,050 420,344
Kansas 219,265 269,710 298,642 304,719 316,983
Kentucky 701,757 778,114 823,472 849,248 872,439
Louisiana 723,738 825,918 884,519 948,758 940,100
Maine 201,248 229,731 247,943 252,860 249,119
Maryland 454,196 560,848 667,738 716,379 771,021
Massachusetts 627,611 749,121 813,631 861,568 887,619
Michigan 1,450,272 1,776,368 1,928,478 1,828,384 1,775,646
Minnesota 344,993 430,346 505,919 538,869 552,928
Mississippi 505,920 575,674 622,596 659,872 668,624
Missouri 800,909 901,349 943,088 947,889 929,943
Montana 92,453 113,570 124,243 125,874 128,531
Nebraska 133,623 162,817 174,204 176,073 179,711
Nevada 200,056 278,105 332,959 354,900 360,953
New Hampshire 78,942 104,375 113,407 116,895 117,315
New Jersey 499,853 622,022 759,136 826,134 876,266
New Mexico 291,073 356,822 414,275 438,252 440,362
New York 2,322,742 2,757,836 2,999,991 3,076,911 3,170,465
North Carolina 1,137,294 1,346,495 1,590,069 1,668,588 1,703,700
North Dakota 53,070 59,888 60,902 58,796 56,523
Ohio 1,357,412 1,607,422 1,779,237 1,807,913 1,824,675
Oklahoma 472,908 582,492 614,704 614,947 621,831
Oregon 581,025 705,035 772,756 815,221 817,575
Pennsylvania 1,337,803 1,574,783 1,718,211 1,799,209 1,784,790
Rhode Island 102,303 138,966 160,201 172,846 179,925
South Carolina 687,508 797,110 844,405 869,801 875,866
South Dakota 73,981 95,336 101,817 103,846 104,052
Tennessee 1,072,055 1,224,023 1,275,790 1,316,810 1,342,089
Texas 3,003,156 3,551,581 3,977,273 4,038,440 4,041,891
Utah 185,282 247,405 283,971 276,890 251,626
Vermont 72,125 85,538 92,038 96,579 100,541
Virginia 651,725 786,157 858,782 913,878 940,932
Virgin Islands 16,307 20,328 22,655 24,827 27,436
Washington 761,220 956,004 1,054,693 1,108,090 1,113,441
West Virginia 305,960 341,156 345,955 346,833 350,695
Wisconsin 547,878 715,213 801,073 835,312 856,730
Wyoming 26,762 34,799 36,031 34,347 38,046
  TOTAL 33,489,975 40,301,878 44,708,726 46,609,072 47,636,090
The following outlying areas receive Nutrition Assistance Grants which provide benefits analogous to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Northern Marianas. The number of persons participating is reported monthly.  Annual averages are the sums divided by twelve.  
All data are subject to revision.