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SNAP household state averages for SNAP benefits (FY 2020)
National Average: $230
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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 $241 2.1 58.6% $820 16.2
Alaska $363 2.2 54.5% $1,017 7.6
Arizona $253 2.1 49.5% $755 14.9
Arkansas $233 2.1 53.0% $787 18.2
California $220 1.9 61.9% $871 18.7
Colorado $234 2.0 61.2% $842 12.1
Connecticut $213 1.7 70.9% $932 17.5
Delaware $226 2.0 65.6% $911 15.3
District of Columbia $207 1.7 50.5% $645 16.1
Florida $210 1.8 69.8% $919 9.1
Georgia $258 2.1 55.7% $795 8.3
Guam $501 2.9 63.1% $1 13.7
Hawaii $454 1.9 59.8% $950 11.7
Idaho $235 2.2 65.2% $961 12.4
Illinois $226 1.9 63.3% $883 12.1
Indiana $255 2.2 59.9% $859 11.9
Iowa $222 2.0 68.0% $948 8.0
Kansas $226 2.1 63.7% $916 17.1
Kentucky $247 2.2 50.2% $757 10.0
Louisiana $268 2.2 53.2% $763 16.7
Maine $184 1.8 83.9% $1 12.0
Maryland $207 1.8 65.6% $911 12.3
Massachusetts $196 1.6 81.4% $1,037 25.4
Michigan $216 1.9 69.2% $917 16.8
Minnesota $193 1.9 68.6% $953 14.9
Mississippi $231 2.1 56.9% $810 15.3
Missouri $254 2.1 59.1% $858 17.5
Montana $221 2.0 66.9% $948 15.7
Nebraska $243 2.2 63.4% $914 8.5
Nevada $208 1.8 61.1% $837 7.9
New Hampshire $190 1.9 80.2% $1 6.9
New Jersey $227 2.0 76.2% $1 17.2
New Mexico $233 2.0 54.2% $786 15.1
New York $233 1.7 78.4% $1,006 20.8
North Carolina $231 2.0 67.1% $924 9.4
North Dakota $237 2.1 71.3% $999 8.3
Ohio $236 2.0 63.6% $869 16.7
Oklahoma $245 2.1 53.8% $759 15.9
Oregon $195 1.7 69.3% $905 12.4
Pennsylvania $211 1.8 74.8% $1,003 22.2
Rhode Island $195 1.6 72.3% $921 17.5
South Carolina $251 2.2 58.0% $818 8.8
South Dakota $270 2.1 54.3% $806 14.0
Tennessee $249 2.1 53.7% $752 12.6
Texas $265 2.3 55.3% $842 12.9
Utah $264 2.3 52.0% $832 7.6
Vermont $201 1.7 88.1% $1 18.1
Virgin Islands $325 2.1 60.0% $855 12.0
Virginia $228 2.0 57.2% $791 16.3
Washington $193 1.7 61.9% $834 16.4
West Virginia $194 1.9 63.0% $828 17.9
Wisconsin $200 1.9 73.4% $982 11.8
Wyoming $258 2.2 62.5% $890 7.7