SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:  AVERAGE MONTHLY BENEFIT PER HOUSEHOLD
(Data as of April 4, 2014)
State/Territory FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
           
Alabama 288.33 296.32 307.35 281.33 279.88
Alaska 430.24 436.40 419.10 409.13 412.68
Arizona 299.21 301.14 295.25 293.29 288.14
Arkansas 275.19 289.44 285.67 277.68 271.71
California 325.19 340.90 334.92 332.08 330.49
Colorado 302.70 325.09 317.73 305.27 296.46
Connecticut 249.36 263.07 262.18 264.11 252.91
Delaware 267.36 282.40 276.50 271.42 271.11
District of Columbia 234.88 247.22 251.12 243.85 239.12
Florida 246.94 268.56 258.62 255.24 253.19
Georgia 302.81 313.54 305.11 295.57 292.69
Guam 685.23 694.93 678.77 661.43 652.23
Hawaii 394.20 430.04 431.82 427.08 428.88
Idaho 307.48 318.49 313.02 299.54 295.10
Illinois 285.85 299.40 290.33 285.17 276.75
Indiana 296.39 309.35 303.08 299.86 293.04
Iowa 258.11 280.10 272.70 259.30 246.24
Kansas 252.06 272.91 271.62 266.15 264.83
Kentucky 264.36 279.87 275.25 268.71 264.35
Louisiana 307.50 303.21 297.31 305.50 289.72
Maine 245.01 259.83 252.36 239.38 234.63
Maryland 262.53 275.27 262.74 255.26 250.45
Massachusetts 229.53 238.54 240.76 237.93 233.08
Michigan 252.86 270.43 271.43 268.60 266.70
Minnesota 237.96 248.19 236.99 235.94 234.40
Mississippi 268.98 284.52 281.14 275.44 271.33
Missouri 263.06 277.56 276.16 275.89 272.20
Montana 274.02 287.64 281.96 272.67 269.73
Nebraska 259.78 280.66 280.55 279.71 277.82
Nevada 256.39 267.87 264.88 258.81 255.40
New Hampshire 251.24 255.39 250.43 246.17 241.65
New Jersey 257.53 282.65 272.77 271.07 273.60
New Mexico 286.76 299.42 294.07 290.26 286.91
New York 267.54 283.92 278.56 274.94 273.87
North Carolina 267.69 282.46 269.70 257.95 264.10
North Dakota 276.40 290.76 286.57 277.11 271.32
Ohio 288.95 303.22 293.68 286.76 273.88
Oklahoma 278.22 298.40 290.04 282.26 277.98
Oregon 228.81 237.85 236.13 233.54 230.79
Pennsylvania 250.80 262.61 270.45 265.86 263.30
Rhode Island 275.54 271.85 265.08 252.97 251.01
South Carolina 275.99 291.21 285.56 278.39 276.32
South Dakota 300.09 318.48 310.00 305.71 303.53
Tennessee 272.23 285.58 279.18 271.50 267.75
Texas 309.84 322.62 310.50 300.39 295.36
Utah 297.64 309.45 299.09 297.67 311.72
Vermont 233.56 244.13 243.04 238.53 238.92
Virginia 260.05 277.19 273.48 265.90 263.32
Virgin Islands 447.73 439.79 426.30 416.58 397.18
Washington 232.26 243.41 245.70 241.96 236.66
West Virginia 246.53 261.99 257.90 254.22 251.72
Wisconsin 241.25 263.00 251.50 243.92 239.57
Wyoming 276.22 297.54 288.77 288.64 292.91
  TOTAL 275.51 289.60 283.99 278.48 274.98
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. Annual averages are total benefits divided by total annual  household participation.   
All data are subject to revision.