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Data Visualizations – SNAP Household Characteristics and Participation Rates

Resource type
Research, Analysis & Background
Resource Materials

These interactive graphics describe the economic and demographic characteristics of households participating in SNAP by state and over time, as well as SNAP participation rates by state and by household characteristic.

SNAP Visualization 1
Yearly Trends in SNAP Participation, Unemployment, and Poverty

This visualization compares changes in SNAP participation over time to changes in the number of individuals in poverty and the number of unemployed individuals.

SNAP Visualization 1
Yearly Trends in SNAP Household Characteristics

These visualizations show how the demographic and economic characteristics of SNAP households have changed over time.

SNAP Visualization 3
SNAP Households Characteristics by State

These visualizations show how the demographic and economic characteristics of SNAP households differ across states.

SNAP Visualization 4
SNAP Household Averages by State

These data visualizations show differences across states in average household benefit, household size, and income.

SNAP Visualization 5
SNAP Participation Rates by State

These data visualizations compare participation rates across states for all people eligible for SNAP, for eligible individuals in households with earnings, and for eligible elderly individuals.

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Census County-Level Estimates of SNAP Eligibility and Access

This visualization represents a joint effort of the U.S. Census Bureau, the Food and Nutrition Service, the Economic Research Service and our state partners to use state administrative records to estimate SNAP eligibility rates at the state and county levels.

Additional Resources

These are the reports the data comes from:

07/15/2019