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SNAP Community Characteristics - Minnesota

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $0.63 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 496,023 people in Minnesota. The program served 88.3 percent of those eligible for benefits in Minnesota in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.

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SNAP Community Characteristics - Michigan

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $2.37 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 1,571,344 people in Michigan. The program served 100 percent of those eligible for benefits in Michigan in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.

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SNAP Community Characteristics - Massachusetts

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $1.2 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 785,778 people in Massachusetts. The program served 85.4 percent of those eligible for benefits in Massachusetts in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.

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SNAP Community Characteristics - Maryland

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $1.15 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 781,035 people in Maryland. The program served 96.6 percent of those eligible for benefits in Maryland in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.

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SNAP Community Characteristics - Louisiana

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $1.3 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 859,738 people in Louisiana. The program served 75.9 percent of those eligible for benefits in Louisiana in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.

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SNAP Community Characteristics - Kentucky

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $1.11 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 768,882 people in Kentucky. The program served 83.9 percent of those eligible for benefits in Kentucky in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.

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SNAP Community Characteristics - Kansas

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $0.37 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 273,974 people in Kansas. The program served 74 percent of those eligible for benefits in Kansas in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.

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SNAP Community Characteristics - Iowa

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $0.52 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 391,224 people in Iowa. The program served 97.5 percent of those eligible for benefits in Iowa in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.

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SNAP Community Characteristics - Indiana

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $1.24 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 831,740 people in Indiana. The program served 87.6 percent of those eligible for benefits in Indiana in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.

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SNAP Community Characteristics - Illinois

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of the Nation’s nutrition assistance safety net. Benefits are available to most people who meet the financial and nonfinancial requirements, and the program serves a broad spectrum of low income people. In Fiscal Year 2015, SNAP provided about $3.3 billion dollars in food benefits to a monthly average of 2,042,306 people in Illinois. The program served 99.8 percent of those eligible for benefits in Illinois in 2014. SNAP also has an economic multiplier effect; every dollar in new SNAP benefits results in $1.80 in total economic activity.