SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:  AVERAGE MONTHLY PARTICIPATION (HOUSEHOLDS)
(Data as of April 4, 2014)
State/Territory FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
           
Alabama 280,625 344,788 404,793 411,745 421,302
Alaska 25,107 30,441 35,072 37,952 38,279
Arizona 340,852 439,364 465,375 484,906 476,689
Arkansas 172,602 197,624 210,670 220,095 224,454
California 1,122,949 1,391,359 1,612,825 1,779,241 1,905,869
Colorado 138,382 176,289 200,064 220,707 231,488
Connecticut 139,408 180,463 205,772 219,817 233,171
Delaware 40,239 50,507 61,877 69,564 72,244
District of Columbia 56,592 66,032 76,075 79,729 81,904
Florida 1,001,711 1,370,563 1,659,063 1,825,813 1,943,902
Georgia 534,944 681,782 789,785 879,493 907,896
Guam 9,587 11,595 12,945 14,275 15,097
Hawaii 57,857 69,402 79,624 88,455 96,022
Idaho 54,459 78,378 96,372 100,495 97,927
Illinois 677,147 775,019 859,785 914,287 1,017,190
Indiana 301,195 347,835 381,217 401,415 415,518
Iowa 135,558 156,529 173,186 190,721 198,500
Kansas 99,698 122,943 138,910 143,242 149,233
Kentucky 315,885 353,227 381,740 402,734 420,211
Louisiana 303,287 353,495 388,516 422,680 425,648
Maine 99,557 114,211 126,184 131,153 130,374
Maryland 212,260 265,796 328,328 360,523 392,184
Massachusetts 336,050 407,304 447,066 479,830 498,580
Michigan 694,341 865,508 967,566 924,643 909,764
Minnesota 165,533 209,816 245,585 264,739 274,236
Mississippi 214,103 247,947 273,029 296,508 305,005
Missouri 359,746 408,717 433,899 441,626 437,443
Montana 40,923 51,148 57,133 58,988 59,398
Nebraska 57,442 70,542 76,183 77,066 79,379
Nevada 92,885 128,979 156,319 169,147 174,638
New Hampshire 38,459 49,537 54,134 56,354 56,201
New Jersey 242,743 303,765 370,887 406,143 432,270
New Mexico 119,395 150,796 179,007 193,522 197,359
New York 1,231,892 1,463,135 1,600,690 1,650,099 1,710,501
North Carolina 506,034 611,325 734,482 785,072 786,064
North Dakota 23,989 27,232 27,893 27,269 26,270
Ohio 624,989 751,299 847,377 873,828 889,427
Oklahoma 199,615 251,248 272,189 279,649 287,398
Oregon 302,714 373,819 419,693 447,338 451,420
Pennsylvania 631,566 740,186 815,765 869,157 869,836
Rhode Island 51,555 72,840 86,368 95,282 100,543
South Carolina 302,450 359,506 390,936 410,491 416,724
South Dakota 30,901 40,054 43,585 45,111 45,312
Tennessee 490,912 573,725 611,502 641,211 662,204
Texas 1,183,153 1,407,083 1,608,476 1,666,362 1,674,350
Utah 73,706 98,805 111,799 113,254 101,027
Vermont 35,408 42,434 46,239 49,350 52,337
Virginia 295,741 364,825 406,811 439,924 456,489
Virgin Islands 6,272 8,145 9,359 10,559 11,957
Washington 375,570 474,701 543,533 580,211 591,113
West Virginia 138,070 154,886 160,721 164,034 167,014
Wisconsin 234,874 317,015 370,372 398,966 416,826
Wyoming 11,185 14,473 15,341 14,947 16,211
  TOTAL 15,232,115 18,618,436 21,072,113 22,329,713 23,052,396
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 households participating is reported monthly.  Annual averages are the sums divided by twelve. 
All data are subject to revision.