Food Stamp Participants as a Percent of U.S. Population

Food Stamp Participants as a Percent of U.S. Population
1970 2012 Growth 1970-2012
2% 15% +13%

Food stamp usage data is from the United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, monthly national level data. National population data come from the U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Branch. “Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico.” Note: 2012 population data is preliminary and comes from “Table 1. Monthly Population Estimates for the United States: April 1, 2010 to August 1, 2012.” Population and food stamp participation data as of May 2012.

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