Socioeconomic Health: Food Stamps

Food Stamps table

Based on 2009 U.S. Census data 11.3% of Benton County households receive food stamps which is lower than Oregon (14.5%) and higher than the United States (10.7%).

Sources:

  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: Benton County, Oregon. People: Poverty: Food Stamps/SNAP. Data Set: 2009 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Survey: American Community Survey. 
    http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml 
    Type in “Food Stamps” and “Benton County, Oregon” into the search bar, click “GO”, then click “Topics” and then “Dataset” and select “2009 ACS 1-year estimates”. Then click on “Food Stamps/SNAP”
  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: Oregon. People: Poverty: Food Stamps/SNAP. Data Set: 2009 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Survey: American Community Survey. 
    http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml 
    Type in “Food Stamps” and “Oregon” into the search bar, click “GO”, then click “Topics” and then “Dataset” and select “2009 ACS 1-year estimates”. Then click on “Food Stamps/SNAP”
  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: United States. People: Poverty: Food Stamps/SNAP. Data Set: 2009 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Survey: American Community Survey.
    http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml 
    Type in “Food Stamps” and “United States” into the search bar, click “GO”, then click “Topics” and then “Dataset” and select “2009 ACS 1-year estimates”. Then click on “Food Stamps/SNAP”