WIC PROGRAM:  TOTAL PARTICIPATION
      (Data as of April 04, 2014)
           Percent Change
State /             January December January January 2014 vs:
Territory           2013 2013 2014 Dec. 13 Jan. 13
    Preliminary Initial    
Alabama 140,508 128,704 135,111 5.0% -3.8%
Alaska 23,286 20,652 20,416 -1.1% -12.3%
American Samoa 6,542 6,322 6,429 1.7% -1.7%
Arizona 184,352 166,915 175,118 4.9% -5.0%
  Dept. of Health 162,883 148,428 155,171 4.5% -4.7%
  Navajo Nation 10,992 9,875 10,458 5.9% -4.9%
  Inter-Tribal Council 10,477 8,612 9,489 10.2% -9.4%
Arkansas 90,948 79,433 81,503 2.6% -10.4%
California 1,452,200 1,336,833 1,385,047 3.6% -4.6%
Colorado 98,528 89,078 90,422 1.5% -8.2%
  Dept. of Health 98,359 88,871 90,211 1.5% -8.3%
  Ute Mountain Ute Tribe 169 207 211 1.9% 24.9%
Connecticut 55,403 53,536 52,838 -1.3% -4.6%
Delaware 21,219 19,749 19,555 -1.0% -7.8%
District of Columbia 15,478 14,534 13,995 -3.7% -9.6%
Florida 484,681 455,175 445,249 -2.2% -8.1%
Georgia 292,418 268,591 267,367 -0.5% -8.6%
Guam 7,564 7,295 6,936 -4.9% -8.3%
Hawaii 36,725 33,935 34,286 1.0% -6.6%
Idaho 43,941 40,752 41,392 1.6% -5.8%
Illinois 284,499 260,311 261,092 0.3% -8.2%
Indiana 161,702 152,481 149,793 -1.8% -7.4%
Iowa 66,376 62,848 63,704 1.4% -4.0%
Kansas 74,738 64,150 66,415 3.5% -11.1%
Kentucky 130,106 121,517 118,265 -2.7% -9.1%
Louisiana 138,723 125,707 127,249 1.2% -8.3%
Maine 24,742 23,078 23,159 0.4% -6.4%
  Dept. of Human Services 24,589 22,945 23,029 0.4% -6.3%
  Pleasant Point 79 65 63 -3.1% -20.3%
  Indian Township 74 68 67 -1.5% -9.5%
Maryland 145,225 137,553 137,509 0.0% -5.3%
Massachusetts 121,081 110,836 114,237 3.1% -5.7%
Michigan 253,482 246,611 248,152 0.6% -2.1%
Minnesota 125,768 118,833 120,774 1.6% -4.0%
Mississippi 93,698 85,242 84,559 -0.8% -9.8%
  State Board of Health 92,917 84,501 83,769 -0.9% -9.8%
  Choctaw Indians 781 741 790 6.6% 1.2%
Missouri 144,689 136,466 137,773 1.0% -4.8%
Montana 19,989 18,325 19,238 5.0% -3.8%
Nebraska 40,653 38,508 39,686 3.1% -2.4%
  Dept. of Health 40,013 37,874 39,019 3.0% -2.5%
  Omaha Sioux 300 287 309 7.7% 3.0%
  Winnebago Tribe 222 220 230 4.5% 3.6%
  Santee Sioux 118 127 128 0.8% 8.5%
Nevada 75,346 72,605 73,959 1.9% -1.8%
  Division of Health 74,129 71,286 72,606 1.9% -2.1%
  Inter-Tribal Council 1,217 1,319 1,353 2.6% 11.2%
New Hampshire 16,037 14,659 14,757 0.7% -8.0%
New Jersey 169,954 160,245 161,733 0.9% -4.8%
New Mexico 62,946 57,052 58,390 2.3% -7.2%
  Dept. of Health 59,732 53,898 55,123 2.3% -7.7%
  Eight Northern Pueblos 276 284 292 2.8% 5.8%
  Isleta Pueblo 900 972 1,012 4.1% 12.4%
  Zuni Pueblo 714 743 720 -3.1% 0.8%
  Five Sandoval Pueblos 304 261 263 0.8% -13.5%
  Santo Domingo Tribe 200 175 178 1.7% -11.0%
  San Felipe Pueblo 315 221 273 23.5% -13.3%
  Acoma, Canoncito & Laguna 505 498 529 6.2% 4.8%
New York 514,940 486,526 482,946 -0.7% -6.2%
  Dept. of Health 514,810 486,411 482,821 -0.7% -6.2%
  Seneca Nation 130 115 125 8.7% -3.8%
North Carolina 266,871 253,794 252,045 -0.7% -5.6%
  Dept. of Health 266,224 253,248 251,525 -0.7% -5.5%
  Eastern Cherokee 647 546 520 -4.8% -19.6%
North Dakota 13,569 12,532 12,958 3.4% -4.5%
  Dept. of Health 12,410 11,482 11,863 3.3% -4.4%
  Standing Rock Sioux Tribe 852 796 818 2.8% -4.0%
  Three Affiliated Tribes 307 254 277 9.1% -9.8%
Ohio 266,769 248,474 246,652 -0.7% -7.5%
Oklahoma 121,864 110,298 114,943 4.2% -5.7%
  Dept. of Health 93,349 84,295 88,280 4.7% -5.4%
  Choctaw Nation 4,205 4,067 3,903 -4.0% -7.2%
  Chickasaw Nation 3,943 3,870 3,946 2.0% 0.1%
  Muscogee Creek Nation 2,920 2,603 2,740 5.3% -6.2%
  Cherokee Nation 7,510 6,747 7,067 4.7% -5.9%
  Citizen Potawatomi Nation 1,179 1,064 1,231 15.7% 4.4%
  Osage Tribal Council 3,141 2,487 2,498 0.4% -20.5%
  Otoe-Missouria Tribe 571 485 487 0.4% -14.7%
  Inter-Tribal Council 843 836 853 2.0% 1.2%
  Wichita, Caddo & Delaware (WCD) 4,203 3,844 3,938 2.4% -6.3%
Oregon 108,806 102,407 103,774 1.3% -4.6%
Pennsylvania 251,847 247,893 245,843 -0.8% -2.4%
Puerto Rico 188,429 172,523 169,833 -1.6% -9.9%
Rhode Island 23,778 21,858 22,317 2.1% -6.1%
South Carolina 126,784 111,581 110,977 -0.5% -12.5%
South Dakota 21,096 19,014 19,636 3.3% -6.9%
  Dept. of Health 19,033 17,076 17,655 3.4% -7.2%
  Cheyenne River Sioux 715 738 741 0.4% 3.6%
  Rosebud Sioux 1,348 1,200 1,240 3.3% -8.0%
Tennessee 160,282 151,360 152,148 0.5% -5.1%
Texas 967,214 909,840 916,295 0.7% -5.3%
Utah 67,739 59,795 60,780 1.6% -10.3%
Vermont 14,956 14,412 14,352 -0.4% -4.0%
Virginia 156,235 147,051 145,999 -0.7% -6.6%
Virgin Islands 4,846 4,580 4,619 0.9% -4.7%
Washington 193,695 181,554 186,701 2.8% -3.6%
West Virginia 46,866 43,586 43,380 -0.5% -7.4%
Wisconsin 115,413 107,781 107,532 -0.2% -6.8%
Wyoming 12,136 11,679 12,002 2.8% -1.1%
  Dept. of Health 11,361 11,049 11,361 2.8% 0.0%
  Northern Arapahoe 574 469 476 1.5% -17.1%
  Shoshone Tribe 201 161 165 2.5% -17.9%
Northern Marianas 4,224 3,814 3,800 -0.4% -10.0%
    TOTAL 8,751,906 8,150,883 8,225,640 0.9% -6.0%
WIC is the common abbreviation for Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.
Data are subject to revision.