Socioeconomic Health: Food Stamps Statistics

Food Stamps Statistics table

In 2009, of the 20.6% of Benton County households living below the poverty level 52.4% of them received food stamps while in Oregon 51.6% of the 12.6% of households living below the poverty level receive food stamps. Of the 18.6% of Benton County households with one or more people with a disability 39.1% received food stamps. $16,927 is the median income of a family in Benton County receiving food stamps.

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”