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SNAP household state averages for SNAP benefits (FY 2018)

National Average: $239
CO ID MD NV OK UT CT IL MA NH OR VT DE IN MI NJ PA AL DC IA MN NM RI VA AK FL KS MS NY SC WA AZ GA KY MO NC SD WV AR LA MT ND TN WI CA HI ME NE OH TX WY
SNAP
benefit
  • > $300
  • $280-$299
  • $260-$279
  • $240-$259
  • $220-$239
  • $200-$219
  • < $200
Household
size
  • 2.4-2.5
  • 2.2-2.3
  • 2.0-2.1
  • 1.8-1.9
  • 1.6-1.7
Poverty
level
  • > 75%
  • 70%-74%
  • 65%-69%
  • 60%-64%
  • 55%-59%
  • ≤ 54%
Gross
income
  • > $1000
  • $950-$999
  • $900-$949
  • $850-$899
  • $800-$849
  • $750-$799
  • < $750
Certification
period
  • 21
  • 19
  • 17
  • 15
  • 13
  • 11
  • 9
  • 7

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SNAP averages by state
State SNAP household benefit (dollars/month) Household size (people) Gross countable income as a percentage of poverty Gross countable household income (dollars/month) SNAP certification period (months)
Alabama $247 2.1 59.9% $808 16.4
Alaska $387 2.3 51.1% $947 8.9
Arizona $257 2.2 52.8% $773 10.9
Arkansas $239 2.3 57.3% $817 19.4
California $263 2.0 52.6% $750 14.4
Colorado $247 2.0 61.1% $827 12.5
Connecticut $223 1.7 71.1% $897 17.6
Delaware $219 2.0 70.5% $945 15.8
District of Columbia $211 1.6 46.9% $568 15.1
Florida $216 1.9 68.1% $890 9.4
Georgia $262 2.2 56.6% $773 8.1
Guam $533 2.9 61.6% $1,073 12.0
Hawaii $463 1.9 57.5% $901 11.6
Idaho $234 2.3 65.9% $940 11.0
Illinois $240 2.0 58.0% $786 12.1
Indiana $254 2.2 61.2% $864 11.8
Iowa $212 2.1 68.2% $942 7.7
Kansas $237 2.1 64.3% $888 16.9
Kentucky $240 2.1 50.9% $720 16.1
Louisiana $264 2.1 52.1% $715 16.7
Maine $198 1.8 81.1% $1,036 12.0
Maryland $211 1.9 67.0% $880 11.3
Massachusetts $210 1.7 74.8% $930 18.1
Michigan $220 1.9 68.3% $886 16.3
Minnesota $208 2.0 68.3% $925 13.8
Mississippi $241 2.2 56.5% $775 17.8
Missouri $249 2.1 61.0% $828 17.2
Montana $227 2.0 69.2% $938 15.7
Nebraska $247 2.2 62.8% $901 8.2
Nevada $216 1.9 59.7% $806 7.8
New Hampshire $193 2.0 79.2% $1,076 7.3
New Jersey $222 2.0 74.8% $1,002 16.4
New Mexico $234 2.1 57.4% $810 15.3
New York $233 1.8 76.4% $963 20.7
North Carolina $240 2.1 66.3% $893 9.1
North Dakota $251 2.1 68.3% $916 8.2
Ohio $237 2.0 64.4% $850 14.4
Oklahoma $254 2.2 53.1% $746 15.6
Oregon $201 1.7 65.9% $836 12.1
Pennsylvania $219 1.9 75.6% $980 21.2
Rhode Island $213 1.7 70.4% $847 17.0
South Carolina $250 2.1 57.4% $769 8.8
South Dakota $271 2.2 59.9% $842 13.7
Tennessee $248 2.1 52.4% $700 11.9
Texas $266 2.4 58.1% $862 12.9
Utah $271 2.4 58.2% $897 7.6
Vermont $211 1.8 88.5% $1,125 16.9
Virgin Islands $340 2.0 45.8% $630 15.3
Virginia $241 2.1 58.4% $781 16.4
Washington $203 1.7 66.0% $850 16.5
West Virginia $214 1.9 60.0% $784 17.1
Wisconsin $199 2.0 75.1% $998 11.7
Wyoming $259 2.3 61.8% $876 6.9