Food Stamps in Maine (State)

Income On and Off Food Stamps#1

Median income among households that do and do not receive food stamps.
Scope: households in the United States and Maine
Maine
United States
$0k $20k $40k Count All On Food Stamps Not On Food Stamps $48,453.000000 $53,046.000000 $48,453.000000 $48.5k 553,823 554k $18,259.000000 $18,958.000000 $18,259.000000 $18.3k 92,507 92.5k $55,981.000000 $59,223.000000 $55,981.000000 $56.0k 461,316 461k

Characteristics of Households Receiving Food Stamps#2

Households with given characteristics as a percentage of all households that receive food stamps.
Scope: households in the United States and Maine
Maine
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% % Children Single Mom Married Disability 1 Over 60 1 Poverty 2 44.325294% 55.480333% 44.325294% 44.3% 27.155% 27.2% 21.477294% 30.010886% 21.477294% 21.5% 53.721% 53.7% 16.332818% 19.123383% 16.332818% 16.3% 15.545% 15.5% 52.225237% 44.003465% 52.225237% 52.2% 29.836% 29.8% 25.813182% 25.964742% 25.813182% 25.8% 11.219% 11.2% 48.629833% 52.292527% 48.629833% 48.6% 59.847% 59.8%

Characteristics of Households Not Receiving Food Stamps#3

Households with given characteristics as a percentage of all households that do not receive food stamps.
Scope: households in the United States and Maine
Maine
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% % Children Single Mom Married Disability 1 Over 60 1 Poverty 2 23.844393% 29.746355% 23.844393% 23.8% 72.845% 72.8% 3.710255% 5.583296% 3.710255% 3.7% 46.279% 46.3% 17.794527% 21.673616% 17.794527% 17.8% 84.455% 84.5% 24.628237% 21.892097% 24.628237% 24.6% 70.164% 70.2% 40.963028% 36.112181% 40.963028% 41.0% 88.781% 88.8% 6.542587% 8.805676% 6.542587% 6.5% 40.153% 40.2%

On Food Stamps by Race#4

Percentage of given ethno-racial group on food stamps.
Scope: households in the United States and Maine
Maine
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Count % Black 1 Other 1 Mixed 1 Hispanic 2 Asian 1 All Races White 3 46.770833% 27.142950% 46.770833% 46.8% 1,796 280.008683% 280% 45.316839% 23.171446% 45.316839% 45.3% 1,795 271.303878% 271% 34.834200% 19.715431% 34.834200% 34.8% 2,143 208.546178% 209% 26.905041% 20.135492% 26.905041% 26.9% 918 161.075708% 161% 20.275252% 6.995070% 20.275252% 20.3% 825 121.384337% 121% 16.703351% 12.403169% 16.703351% 16.7% 92,507 92.5k 100.000000% 100% 15.971404% 8.507383% 15.971404% 16.0% 85,030 85.0k 95.617965% 96%

Map of Food Stamps by County in Maine

Food Stamps Food Stamps by County#5

Percentage of households (%):
10.0%12.9%15.7%18.5%21.4%24.2%
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Map of Food Stamps by County Subdivision in Maine

Food Stamps Food Stamps by County Subdivision#6

Percentage of households (%):
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Food Stamps by Place in Maine

There are 132 places in Maine. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Maine, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Maine. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 2,799.

Most Food Stamps by Place#7

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of Maine, selected places in Maine, and entities that contain Maine
0% 10% 20% 30% Count # Lincoln Sanford Skowhegan South Paris Houlton Farmington Rumford Waterville Lewiston Augusta Rockland Bangor Presque Isle Winthrop Caribou Calais Gardiner Auburn Bath Westbrook Springvale Biddeford Portland Old Town Belfast Pittsfield North Windham Madawaska Lisbon Falls Lake Arrowhead Lk Arrowhead Brewer Ellsworth Millinocket Maine South Sanford Old Orchard Beach Old Orch Bch Brunswick Winslow United States of America United States Scarborough South Portland S Portland Northeast New England Saco Topsham York Harbor Orono Yarmouth Gorham Hampden Kennebunk Camden South Eliot Kittery 38.729667% 38.729667% 38.7% 500 1 34.908201% 34.908201% 34.9% 1,426 2 34.864376% 34.864376% 34.9% 964 3 31.726908% 31.726908% 31.7% 395 4 31.670588% 31.670588% 31.7% 673 5 31.369954% 31.369954% 31.4% 474 6 30.911063% 30.911063% 30.9% 570 7 29.592145% 29.592145% 29.6% 1,959 8 28.245129% 28.245129% 28.2% 4,291 9 26.786946% 26.786946% 26.8% 2,331 10 25.442217% 25.442217% 25.4% 863 11 25.253086% 25.253086% 25.3% 3,642 12 25.114596% 25.114596% 25.1% 1,041 13 23.138511% 23.138511% 23.1% 289 14 22.892938% 22.892938% 22.9% 804 15 22.012987% 22.012987% 22.0% 339 16 21.739130% 21.739130% 21.7% 550 17 21.537060% 21.537060% 21.5% 2,127 18 21.464268% 21.464268% 21.5% 859 19 21.381194% 21.381194% 21.4% 1,644 20 20.954357% 20.954357% 21.0% 303 21 20.258381% 20.258381% 20.3% 1,819 22 20.045954% 20.045954% 20.0% 6,107 23 19.860017% 19.860017% 19.9% 681 24 19.725434% 19.725434% 19.7% 546 25 19.508197% 19.508197% 19.5% 238 26 19.166667% 19.166667% 19.2% 345 27 18.817204% 18.817204% 18.8% 280 28 18.623025% 18.623025% 18.6% 330 29 18.143460% 18.143460% 18.1% 172 30 17.928786% 17.928786% 17.9% 715 31 17.681499% 17.681499% 17.7% 604 32 16.849452% 16.849452% 16.8% 338 33 16.703351% 16.703351% 16.7% 92,507 92.5k 16.412214% 16.412214% 16.4% 301 34 14.887436% 14.887436% 14.9% 615 35 14.537083% 14.537083% 14.5% 884 36 12.758931% 12.758931% 12.8% 425 37 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.378779% 12.378779% 12.4% 217 38 12.183308% 12.183308% 12.2% 1,308 39 12.145407% 12.145407% 12.1% 2,551,108 2.55M 11.833210% 11.833210% 11.8% 665,633 666k 10.881682% 10.881682% 10.9% 859 40 10.064321% 10.064321% 10.1% 266 41 10.020590% 10.020590% 10.0% 146 42 8.350305% 8.350305% 8.4% 205 43 6.967572% 6.967572% 7.0% 159 44 6.493506% 6.493506% 6.5% 140 45 5.839416% 5.839416% 5.8% 96 46 5.610431% 5.610431% 5.6% 142 47 4.792519% 4.792519% 4.8% 82 48 3.986254% 3.986254% 4.0% 58 49 3.964038% 3.964038% 4.0% 97 50

Food Stamps by Metro Area in Maine

There are 4 metro areas in Maine. This section compares all 4 of those to each other, Maine, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Maine.

Most Food Stamps by Metro Area#8

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of Maine, selected metro areas in Maine, and entities that contain Maine
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count # Lewiston and Auburn Metro Area Lewiston Area Bangor Metro Area Bangor Area Augusta and Waterville Metro Area Augusta Area Maine Portland and South Portland Metro Area Portland Area United States of America United States Northeast New England 20.881243% 20.881243% 20.9% 9,189 1 19.388896% 19.388896% 19.4% 12,139 12.1k 2 19.325586% 19.325586% 19.3% 9,995 3 16.703351% 16.703351% 16.7% 92,507 92.5k 12.641220% 12.641220% 12.6% 27,011 27.0k 4 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.145407% 12.145407% 12.1% 2,551,108 2.55M 11.833210% 11.833210% 11.8% 665,633 666k

Food Stamps by County in Maine

There are 16 counties in Maine. This section compares all 16 of those to each other, Maine, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Maine.

Most Food Stamps by County#9

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of Maine, selected counties in Maine, and entities that contain Maine
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count # Washington County Washington Somerset County Somerset Aroostook County Aroostook Piscataquis County Piscataquis Androscoggin County Androscoggin Oxford County Oxford Penobscot County Penobscot Kennebec County Kennebec Franklin County Franklin Waldo County Waldo Maine Knox County Knox Hancock County Hancock Sagadahoc County Sagadahoc York County York Cumberland County Cumberland United States of America United States Northeast New England Lincoln County Lincoln 24.195932% 24.195932% 24.2% 3,438 1 23.077632% 23.077632% 23.1% 5,006 2 22.701572% 22.701572% 22.7% 6,946 3 22.396705% 22.396705% 22.4% 1,740 4 20.881243% 20.881243% 20.9% 9,189 5 20.650939% 20.650939% 20.7% 4,727 6 19.388896% 19.388896% 19.4% 12,139 12.1k 7 19.325586% 19.325586% 19.3% 9,995 8 18.804761% 18.804761% 18.8% 2,275 9 18.233220% 18.233220% 18.2% 2,999 10 16.703351% 16.703351% 16.7% 92,507 92.5k 13.617850% 13.617850% 13.6% 2,307 11 13.336071% 13.336071% 13.3% 3,248 12 12.867794% 12.867794% 12.9% 1,933 13 12.707121% 12.707121% 12.7% 10,330 10.3k 14 12.566569% 12.566569% 12.6% 14,748 14.7k 15 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.145407% 12.145407% 12.1% 2,551,108 2.55M 11.833210% 11.833210% 11.8% 665,633 666k 10.035770% 10.035770% 10.0% 1,487 16

Food Stamps by County Subdivision in Maine

There are 533 county subdivisions in Maine. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Maine, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Maine. The least populous of the compared county subdivisions has a population of 6,097.

Most Food Stamps by County Subdivision#10

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of Maine, selected county subdivisions in Maine, and entities that contain Maine
0% 10% 20% 30% Count # Town of Houlton Houlton Town of Skowhegan Skowhegan Waterville Lewiston Augusta Rockland Bangor Presque Isle Town of Sanford Sanford Caribou Town of Farmington Farmington Auburn Bath Westbrook Biddeford Portland Old Town Belfast Town of Fairfield Fairfield Town of Lisbon Lisbon Brewer Ellsworth Town of Oakland Oakland Maine Town of Old Orchard Beach Old Orch Bch Town of Waterboro Waterboro Town of Brunswick Brunswick Town of Berwick Berwick Town of Winslow Winslow United States of America United States South Portland S Portland Northeast New England Town of Windham Windham Town of Buxton Buxton Saco Town of Orono Town of Gray Town of Freeport Freeport Town of Standish Standish Town of South Berwick S Berwick Town of Hampden Hampden Town of Topsham Topsham Town of Scarborough Scarborough Town of Gorham Gorham Town of Yarmouth Yarmouth Town of Wells Town of York Town of Kennebunk Kennebunk Town of Eliot Town of Kittery Kittery Town of Cape Elizabeth Cape Elizabeth Town of Falmouth Falmouth Town of Cumberland Cumberland 31.858750% 31.858750% 31.9% 821 1 30.932319% 30.932319% 30.9% 1,138 2 29.592145% 29.592145% 29.6% 1,959 3 28.245129% 28.245129% 28.2% 4,291 4 26.786946% 26.786946% 26.8% 2,331 5 25.442217% 25.442217% 25.4% 863 6 25.253086% 25.253086% 25.3% 3,642 7 25.114596% 25.114596% 25.1% 1,041 8 24.420510% 24.420510% 24.4% 2,086 9 22.892938% 22.892938% 22.9% 804 10 22.849277% 22.849277% 22.8% 664 11 21.537060% 21.537060% 21.5% 2,127 12 21.464268% 21.464268% 21.5% 859 13 21.381194% 21.381194% 21.4% 1,644 14 20.258381% 20.258381% 20.3% 1,819 15 20.045954% 20.045954% 20.0% 6,107 16 19.860017% 19.860017% 19.9% 681 17 19.725434% 19.725434% 19.7% 546 18 19.580656% 19.580656% 19.6% 579 19 18.640000% 18.640000% 18.6% 699 20 17.928786% 17.928786% 17.9% 715 21 17.681499% 17.681499% 17.7% 604 22 16.852636% 16.852636% 16.9% 438 23 16.703351% 16.703351% 16.7% 92,507 92.5k 14.887436% 14.887436% 14.9% 615 24 14.242424% 14.242424% 14.2% 376 25 13.199757% 13.199757% 13.2% 1,087 26 12.810559% 12.810559% 12.8% 330 27 12.758931% 12.758931% 12.8% 425 28 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.183308% 12.183308% 12.2% 1,308 29 12.145407% 12.145407% 12.1% 2,551,108 2.55M 11.833210% 11.833210% 11.8% 665,633 666k 11.693672% 11.693672% 11.7% 765 30 10.960554% 10.960554% 11.0% 364 31 10.881682% 10.881682% 10.9% 859 32 9.927361% 9.927361% 9.9% 287 33 9.589970% 9.589970% 9.6% 283 34 9.263158% 9.263158% 9.3% 308 35 8.790609% 8.790609% 8.8% 322 36 8.317722% 8.317722% 8.3% 222 37 8.176101% 8.176101% 8.2% 221 38 8.149959% 8.149959% 8.1% 300 39 7.319628% 7.319628% 7.3% 559 40 6.396552% 6.396552% 6.4% 371 41 5.475763% 5.475763% 5.5% 183 42 5.318899% 5.318899% 5.3% 226 43 5.256571% 5.256571% 5.3% 294 44 5.179887% 5.179887% 5.2% 239 45 4.688763% 4.688763% 4.7% 116 46 4.336165% 4.336165% 4.3% 194 47 2.461800% 2.461800% 2.5% 87 48 2.224160% 2.224160% 2.2% 102 49 0.335821% 0.335821% 0.3% 9 50

Food Stamps by State in the United States

There are 50 states in the United States. This section compares Maine to all of the states in the United States and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with Maine.

Most Food Stamps by State#11

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of Maine, selected other states in the United States, and entities that contain Maine
0% 5% 10% 15% Count # Oregon Mississippi Tennessee Kentucky Michigan Maine Louisiana West Virginia Alabama South Carolina S Carolina Arkansas New York Ohio Georgia New Mexico Rhode Island North Carolina N Carolina Oklahoma Washington Missouri Vermont Florida Texas Arizona United States of America United States Idaho Northeast Indiana Delaware New England Illinois Pennsylvania Wisconsin Massachusetts Iowa South Dakota Connecticut Alaska Nevada Montana Hawaii Maryland Kansas Virginia Utah Nebraska Minnesota California Colorado New Hampshire North Dakota New Jersey Wyoming 18.179097% 18.179097% 18.2% 275,678 276k 1 17.385322% 17.385322% 17.4% 189,165 189k 2 16.901779% 16.901779% 16.9% 418,352 418k 3 16.753550% 16.753550% 16.8% 283,972 284k 4 16.712169% 16.712169% 16.7% 638,953 639k 5 16.703351% 16.703351% 16.7% 92,507 92.5k 6 16.633643% 16.633643% 16.6% 284,078 284k 7 15.328909% 15.328909% 15.3% 113,647 114k 8 15.237754% 15.237754% 15.2% 280,174 280k 9 14.775894% 14.775894% 14.8% 263,048 263k 10 14.642793% 14.642793% 14.6% 165,423 165k 11 14.522548% 14.522548% 14.5% 1,050,669 1.05M 12 14.453924% 14.453924% 14.5% 658,760 659k 13 14.357791% 14.357791% 14.4% 505,121 505k 14 14.299851% 14.299851% 14.3% 108,956 109k 15 14.092641% 14.092641% 14.1% 57,788 57.8k 16 13.771876% 13.771876% 13.8% 511,703 512k 17 13.666616% 13.666616% 13.7% 197,357 197k 18 13.644382% 13.644382% 13.6% 358,728 359k 19 13.608863% 13.608863% 13.6% 321,187 321k 20 13.399402% 13.399402% 13.4% 34,437 34.4k 21 13.270899% 13.270899% 13.3% 950,061 950k 22 13.203374% 13.203374% 13.2% 1,173,314 1.17M 23 13.176874% 13.176874% 13.2% 312,330 312k 24 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.228590% 12.228590% 12.2% 70,901 70.9k 25 12.145407% 12.145407% 12.1% 2,551,108 2.55M 12.099035% 12.099035% 12.1% 300,273 300k 26 12.090901% 12.090901% 12.1% 40,590 40.6k 27 11.833210% 11.833210% 11.8% 665,633 666k 11.821030% 11.821030% 11.8% 564,185 564k 28 11.816086% 11.816086% 11.8% 585,892 586k 29 11.743008% 11.743008% 11.7% 268,719 269k 30 11.667188% 11.667188% 11.7% 295,197 295k 31 11.195413% 11.195413% 11.2% 137,317 137k 32 10.765127% 10.765127% 10.8% 34,786 34.8k 33 10.681573% 10.681573% 10.7% 144,826 145k 34 10.417270% 10.417270% 10.4% 26,241 26.2k 35 10.360695% 10.360695% 10.4% 103,505 104k 36 10.222058% 10.222058% 10.2% 41,453 41.5k 37 10.188073% 10.188073% 10.2% 45,823 45.8k 38 9.464039% 9.464039% 9.5% 203,121 203k 39 9.368989% 9.368989% 9.4% 104,037 104k 40 9.141180% 9.141180% 9.1% 276,314 276k 41 8.970308% 8.970308% 9.0% 79,546 79.5k 42 8.901923% 8.901923% 8.9% 64,609 64.6k 43 8.202656% 8.202656% 8.2% 172,849 173k 44 8.073456% 8.073456% 8.1% 1,012,610 1.01M 45 8.031539% 8.031539% 8.0% 158,831 159k 46 7.887775% 7.887775% 7.9% 40,878 40.9k 47 7.862290% 7.862290% 7.9% 22,586 22.6k 48 7.811718% 7.811718% 7.8% 248,914 249k 49 5.974978% 5.974978% 6.0% 13,315 13.3k 50

Food Stamps by State in the Northeast

There are 9 states in the Northeast. This section compares Maine to all of the states in the Northeast and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with Maine.

Most Food Stamps by State#12

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of Maine, selected other states in the Northeast, and entities that contain Maine
0% 5% 10% 15% Count # Maine New York Rhode Island Vermont United States of America United States Northeast New England Pennsylvania Massachusetts Connecticut New Hampshire New Jersey 16.703351% 16.703351% 16.7% 92,507 92.5k 1 14.522548% 14.522548% 14.5% 1,050,669 1.05M 2 14.092641% 14.092641% 14.1% 57,788 57.8k 3 13.399402% 13.399402% 13.4% 34,437 34.4k 4 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.145407% 12.145407% 12.1% 2,551,108 2.55M 11.833210% 11.833210% 11.8% 665,633 666k 11.816086% 11.816086% 11.8% 585,892 586k 5 11.667188% 11.667188% 11.7% 295,197 295k 6 10.681573% 10.681573% 10.7% 144,826 145k 7 7.887775% 7.887775% 7.9% 40,878 40.9k 8 7.811718% 7.811718% 7.8% 248,914 249k 9

Definitions

  • Food Stamps: formally called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a program to provide monetary assistance to low income households for the purpose of purchasing food

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