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Characteristics of SNAP Households: FY 2013

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This annual report provides details on the demographic characteristics and economic circumstances of SNAP households at both the national and state level. In 2013, most participants were children or elderly - 44% of participants were under age 18 and 9% were age 60 or older. The average SNAP household benefit declined by $3 to $271. The most common form of income was from earnings; 31% of SNAP households had income from work. Annual quality control data used to produce this report can be found using the link below.

Annual SNAP Quality Control Data

Page updated: February 08, 2023