Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Characteristics of SNAP Households: FY 2012

Resource type
Research type
Participation Characteristics
Resource Materials
PDF Icon Summary (23.95 KB)
PDF Icon Final Report (1.47 MB)

This annual report provides details on the demographic characteristics and economic circumstances of SNAP households at both the national and the state level. In 2012, one-person households comprised more than half the caseload (50.3 percent) and the average SNAP household benefit declined by $7 to $274. Annual quality control data used to produce this report can be found using the link below.

Page updated: March 09, 2023