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Characteristics of SNAP Households: FY 2015

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Participation Characteristics
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This report is the most recent in a series of annual reports providing information about the demographic and economic circumstances of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program households. In fiscal year 2015, as in prior years, nearly two-thirds of SNAP participants were children (44 percent), elderly (11 percent) or disabled nonelderly adults (10 percent). The average monthly benefit received by SNAP households was $254. Annual quality control data used to produce this report can be found using the link below.

Annual SNAP Quality Control Data

Updated: 11/14/2016