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National and State-Level Estimates of WIC Eligibility and WIC Program Reach in 2016

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This report, the latest in a series of annual reports on WIC eligibility, presents 2016 national and state estimates of the number of people eligible for WIC benefits and the percents of the eligible population and the US population covered by the program, including estimates by participant category.

The report also provides estimates by region, state, U.S. territory, and race and ethnicity.

WIC Eligibles Interactive Graphics
National WIC eligibility and coverage rates by year and participant category
National WIC Eligibility, 2016
Coverage rates by state in 2015
2016 WIC Coverage Rates
by State, All Categories
WIC demographics for eligible infants and children in 2015
Demographics of WIC-Eligible
Infants and Children, 2016
National WIC eligibility and participation over time
National WIC Eligibility and
Participation, 2005-2016
National WIC eligibility and participation over time
National WIC Eligibility by
Race and Ethnicity, 2016
 
Page updated: September 27, 2023