Food Stamps in the Midwest (Region)

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 the Midwest
Midwest
United States
$0k $20k $40k Count All On Food Stamps Not On Food Stamps $51,367.000000 $53,046.000000 $51,367.000000 $51.4k 26,064,326 26.1M $17,851.000000 $18,958.000000 $17,851.000000 $17.9k 3,288,261 3.29M $57,162.000000 $59,223.000000 $57,162.000000 $57.2k 22,776,065 22.8M

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 the Midwest
Midwest
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% % Children Single Mom Married Disability 1 Over 60 1 Poverty 2 53.339683% 55.480333% 53.339683% 53.3% 21.288% 21.3% 29.795019% 30.010886% 29.795019% 29.8% 47.023% 47.0% 17.027146% 19.123383% 17.027146% 17.0% 10.378% 10.4% 44.811680% 44.003465% 44.811680% 44.8% 23.277% 23.3% 22.946323% 25.964742% 22.946323% 22.9% 8.445% 8.45% 53.553900% 52.292527% 53.553900% 53.6% 49.548% 49.5%

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 the Midwest
Midwest
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% % Children Single Mom Married Disability 1 Over 60 1 Poverty 2 28.474014% 29.746355% 28.474014% 28.5% 78.712% 78.7% 4.846219% 5.583296% 4.846219% 4.8% 52.977% 53.0% 21.230037% 21.673616% 21.230037% 21.2% 89.622% 89.6% 21.324149% 21.892097% 21.324149% 21.3% 76.723% 76.7% 35.913767% 36.112181% 35.913767% 35.9% 91.555% 91.6% 7.872879% 8.805676% 7.872879% 7.9% 50.452% 50.5%

On Food Stamps by Race#4

Percentage of given ethno-racial group on food stamps.
Scope: households in the United States and the Midwest
Midwest
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% Count % Black 1 Mixed 1 Other 1 Hispanic 2 All Races White 3 Asian 1 34.085943% 27.142950% 34.085943% 34.1% 865,664 866k 270.181454% 270% 26.072913% 19.715431% 26.072913% 26.1% 82,660 82.7k 206.666354% 207% 24.584668% 23.171446% 24.584668% 24.6% 131,038 131k 194.869810% 195% 20.383219% 20.135492% 20.383219% 20.4% 155,526 156k 161.567122% 162% 12.615945% 12.403169% 12.615945% 12.6% 3,288,261 3.29M 100.000000% 100% 9.386971% 8.507383% 9.386971% 9.4% 2,004,492 2.00M 74.405615% 74% 8.765628% 6.995070% 8.765628% 8.8% 48,881 48.9k 69.480553% 69%

Map of Food Stamps by State in the Midwest

Food Stamps Food Stamps by State#5

Percentage of households (%):
7.8%9.6%11.4%13.2%14.9%16.8%
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Map of Food Stamps by County in the Midwest

Food Stamps Food Stamps by County#6

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

There are 9,703 places in the Midwest. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Midwest, and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 97,140.

Most Food Stamps by Place#7

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the Midwest, selected places in the Midwest, and entities that contain the Midwest
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Count # Flint Detroit Cleveland Dayton Lansing Milwaukee Toledo St. Louis Grand Rapids Akron Cincinnati Rockford South Bend Dearborn Des Moines Kenosha Chicago Warren Kansas City Columbus St. Paul Green Bay Springfield Indianapolis Evansville Topeka Peoria Minneapolis Kansas City Springfield Davenport Wichita Fort Wayne Cedar Rapids Aurora Joliet Independence Sterling Heights Sterling Hts Omaha Midwest United States of America United States Elgin Columbia Sioux Falls Madison Lincoln Fargo Ann Arbor Rochester Olathe Overland Park Naperville 40.992759% 40.992759% 41.0% 16,814 16.8k 1 40.271786% 40.271786% 40.3% 103,337 103k 2 32.839667% 32.839667% 32.8% 54,792 54.8k 3 28.841896% 28.841896% 28.8% 16,544 16.5k 4 28.234050% 28.234050% 28.2% 13,617 13.6k 5 26.942582% 26.942582% 26.9% 61,681 61.7k 6 25.744702% 25.744702% 25.7% 30,422 30.4k 7 25.617837% 25.617837% 25.6% 36,032 36.0k 8 24.840572% 24.840572% 24.8% 18,074 18.1k 9 24.681372% 24.681372% 24.7% 20,566 20.6k 10 23.375495% 23.375495% 23.4% 30,401 30.4k 11 22.021765% 22.021765% 22.0% 13,012 13.0k 12 21.830578% 21.830578% 21.8% 8,677 13 21.063108% 21.063108% 21.1% 6,772 14 20.591252% 20.591252% 20.6% 16,863 16.9k 15 19.207715% 19.207715% 19.2% 7,210 16 18.410084% 18.410084% 18.4% 189,393 189k 17 18.376631% 18.376631% 18.4% 9,776 18 18.246150% 18.246150% 18.2% 9,669 19 17.604415% 17.604415% 17.6% 57,383 57.4k 20 16.987320% 16.987320% 17.0% 19,010 19.0k 21 16.946693% 16.946693% 16.9% 7,242 22 16.533262% 16.533262% 16.5% 11,691 11.7k 23 16.456777% 16.456777% 16.5% 53,774 53.8k 24 16.157691% 16.157691% 16.2% 8,275 25 15.516505% 15.516505% 15.5% 8,353 26 15.058684% 15.058684% 15.1% 7,108 27 15.015293% 15.015293% 15.0% 24,841 24.8k 28 14.964599% 14.964599% 15.0% 28,829 28.8k 29 14.721958% 14.721958% 14.7% 7,434 30 14.396524% 14.396524% 14.4% 5,865 31 14.385041% 14.385041% 14.4% 21,641 21.6k 32 14.356362% 14.356362% 14.4% 14,486 14.5k 33 14.094112% 14.094112% 14.1% 7,440 34 13.926878% 13.926878% 13.9% 8,605 35 13.586667% 13.586667% 13.6% 6,375 36 13.189075% 13.189075% 13.2% 6,345 37 12.845351% 12.845351% 12.8% 6,365 38 12.652585% 12.652585% 12.7% 21,145 21.1k 39 12.615945% 12.615945% 12.6% 3,288,261 3.29M 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 11.914881% 11.914881% 11.9% 4,149 40 10.866102% 10.866102% 10.9% 4,775 41 10.086336% 10.086336% 10.1% 6,332 42 9.923664% 9.923664% 9.9% 10,244 10.2k 43 9.560269% 9.560269% 9.6% 10,064 10.1k 44 8.600450% 8.600450% 8.6% 4,132 45 7.568049% 7.568049% 7.6% 3,481 46 6.877805% 6.877805% 6.9% 2,973 47 4.641978% 4.641978% 4.6% 2,092 48 3.596789% 3.596789% 3.6% 2,639 49 3.245559% 3.245559% 3.2% 1,606 50

Food Stamps by Metro Area in the Midwest

There are 289 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within the Midwest (279 fully and 10 partially). This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Midwest, and the United States. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 189,809.

Most Food Stamps by Metro Area#8

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the Midwest, selected metro areas in the Midwest, and entities that contain the Midwest
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count # Flint Metro Area Flint Area Saginaw Metro Area Saginaw Area Kalamazoo and Portage Metro Area Kalamazoo Huntington and Ashland Metro Area Huntington Detroit, Warren, and Dearborn Metro Area Detroit Area Toledo Metro Area Toledo Area Youngstown, Warren, and Boardman Metro Area Youngstown Lansing and East Lansing Metro Area Lansing Area Rockford Metro Area Rockford Area Elkhart and Goshen Metro Area Elkhart Area Canton and Massillon Metro Area Canton Area Cleveland and Elyria Metro Area Cleveland Grand Rapids and Wyoming Metro Area Grand Rapids Milwaukee, Waukesha, and West Allis Metro Area Milwaukee South Bend and Mishawaka Metro Area South Bend Racine Metro Area Racine Area Columbus Metro Area Columbus Area Akron Metro Area Akron Area Dayton Metro Area Dayton Area Springfield Metro Area Springfield Louisville and Jefferson County Metro Area Louisville Midwest St. Louis Metro Area St. Louis United States of America United States Wichita Metro Area Wichita Area Cincinnati Metro Area Cincinnati Chicago, Naperville, and Elgin Metro Area Chicago Area Indianapolis, Carmel, and Anderson Metro Area Indianapolis Springfield Metro Area Springfield Topeka Metro Area Topeka Area Des Moines and West Des Moines Metro Area Des Moines Fort Wayne Metro Area Fort Wayne Evansville Metro Area Evansville Ann Arbor Metro Area Ann Arbor Cedar Rapids Metro Area Cedar Rapids Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island Metro Area Davenport Green Bay Metro Area Green Bay Duluth Metro Area Duluth Area Fayetteville, Springdale, and Rogers Metro Area Fayetteville Lafayette and West Lafayette Metro Area Lafayette Kansas City Metro Area Kansas City Peoria Metro Area Peoria Area Omaha and Council Bluffs Metro Area Omaha Area Champaign and Urbana Metro Area Champaign Lincoln Metro Area Lincoln Area Madison Metro Area Madison Area Sioux Falls Metro Area Sioux Falls St. Cloud Metro Area St. Cloud Fargo Metro Area Fargo Area Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington Metro Area Minneapolis Appleton Metro Area Appleton Area Rochester Metro Area Rochester 22.188219% 22.188219% 22.2% 36,759 36.8k 1 20.056322% 20.056322% 20.1% 15,526 15.5k 2 17.811376% 17.811376% 17.8% 22,878 22.9k 3 17.319909% 17.319909% 17.3% 25,029 25.0k 4 16.871685% 16.871685% 16.9% 279,208 279k 5 16.846701% 16.846701% 16.8% 41,017 41.0k 6 16.051840% 16.051840% 16.1% 37,021 37.0k 7 15.196521% 15.196521% 15.2% 27,463 27.5k 8 14.870573% 14.870573% 14.9% 19,538 19.5k 9 14.862398% 14.862398% 14.9% 10,423 10.4k 10 14.665756% 14.665756% 14.7% 23,628 23.6k 11 14.532104% 14.532104% 14.5% 122,847 123k 12 14.358639% 14.358639% 14.4% 53,134 53.1k 13 14.227092% 14.227092% 14.2% 88,097 88.1k 14 13.781761% 13.781761% 13.8% 16,760 16.8k 15 13.769361% 13.769361% 13.8% 10,339 10.3k 16 13.760111% 13.760111% 13.8% 101,966 102k 17 13.622777% 13.622777% 13.6% 38,330 38.3k 18 13.591793% 13.591793% 13.6% 44,398 44.4k 19 13.531774% 13.531774% 13.5% 23,853 23.9k 20 13.075966% 13.075966% 13.1% 64,084 64.1k 21 12.615945% 12.615945% 12.6% 3,288,261 3.29M 12.442231% 12.442231% 12.4% 137,412 137k 22 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.035491% 12.035491% 12.0% 29,191 29.2k 23 11.889998% 11.889998% 11.9% 96,701 96.7k 24 11.772678% 11.772678% 11.8% 403,772 404k 25 11.719138% 11.719138% 11.7% 85,339 85.3k 26 11.637725% 11.637725% 11.6% 10,227 10.2k 27 11.522390% 11.522390% 11.5% 10,892 10.9k 28 11.504503% 11.504503% 11.5% 26,177 26.2k 29 11.488811% 11.488811% 11.5% 18,636 18.6k 30 11.321794% 11.321794% 11.3% 14,181 14.2k 31 11.158321% 11.158321% 11.2% 15,153 15.2k 32 11.144596% 11.144596% 11.1% 11,612 11.6k 33 10.746116% 10.746116% 10.7% 16,615 16.6k 34 10.735457% 10.735457% 10.7% 13,184 13.2k 35 10.718040% 10.718040% 10.7% 12,643 12.6k 36 10.100038% 10.100038% 10.1% 17,739 17.7k 37 10.010755% 10.010755% 10.0% 7,819 38 9.988678% 9.988678% 10.0% 78,871 78.9k 39 9.834406% 9.834406% 9.8% 14,960 15.0k 40 9.740978% 9.740978% 9.7% 32,842 32.8k 41 9.086430% 9.086430% 9.1% 8,299 42 8.779921% 8.779921% 8.8% 10,659 10.7k 43 8.711762% 8.711762% 8.7% 22,125 22.1k 44 8.359479% 8.359479% 8.4% 7,567 45 8.094763% 8.094763% 8.1% 5,836 46 7.945264% 7.945264% 7.9% 7,014 47 7.831804% 7.831804% 7.8% 102,954 103k 48 6.611486% 6.611486% 6.6% 5,815 49 6.159951% 6.159951% 6.2% 5,045 50

Food Stamps by State in the Midwest

There are 12 states in the Midwest. This section compares all 12 of those to each other, the Midwest, and the United States.

Most Food Stamps by State#9

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the Midwest, selected states in the Midwest, and entities that contain the Midwest
0% 5% 10% 15% Count # Michigan Ohio Missouri Midwest United States of America United States Indiana Illinois Wisconsin Iowa South Dakota Kansas Nebraska Minnesota North Dakota 16.712169% 16.712169% 16.7% 638,953 639k 1 14.453924% 14.453924% 14.5% 658,760 659k 2 13.608863% 13.608863% 13.6% 321,187 321k 3 12.615945% 12.615945% 12.6% 3,288,261 3.29M 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.099035% 12.099035% 12.1% 300,273 300k 4 11.821030% 11.821030% 11.8% 564,185 564k 5 11.743008% 11.743008% 11.7% 268,719 269k 6 11.195413% 11.195413% 11.2% 137,317 137k 7 10.765127% 10.765127% 10.8% 34,786 34.8k 8 9.368989% 9.368989% 9.4% 104,037 104k 9 8.901923% 8.901923% 8.9% 64,609 64.6k 10 8.202656% 8.202656% 8.2% 172,849 173k 11 7.862290% 7.862290% 7.9% 22,586 22.6k 12

Food Stamps by County in the Midwest

There are 1,055 counties in the Midwest. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Midwest, and the United States. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 250,597.

Most Food Stamps by County#10

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the Midwest, selected counties in the Midwest, and entities that contain the Midwest
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% Count # St. Louis City St. Louis Wayne County Wayne Genesee County Genesee Milwaukee County Milwaukee Lucas County Lucas Kalamazoo County Kalamazoo Ingham County Ingham Cuyahoga County Cuyahoga Marion County Marion Lake County Lake Kent County Kent Winnebago County Winnebago Montgomery County Montgomery St. Clair County St. Clair Stark County Stark Franklin County Franklin Hamilton County Hamilton Cook County Cook Jackson County Jackson Lorain County Lorain Summit County Summit St. Joseph County St. Joseph Macomb County Macomb Greene County Greene Polk County Polk Sedgwick County Sedgwick Midwest United States of America United States Madison County Madison Allen County Allen Butler County Butler Ramsey County Ramsey Brown County Brown Washtenaw County Washtenaw Douglas County Douglas Ottawa County Ottawa St. Louis County St. Louis Oakland County Oakland Kane County Kane Hennepin County Hennepin Lancaster County Lancaster Dane County Dane Lake County Lake Will County Will Anoka County Anoka St. Charles County St. Charles DuPage County DuPage McHenry County McHenry Dakota County Dakota Waukesha County Waukesha Johnson County Johnson Hamilton County Hamilton 25.617837% 25.617837% 25.6% 36,032 36.0k 1 24.662475% 24.662475% 24.7% 165,482 165k 2 22.188219% 22.188219% 22.2% 36,759 36.8k 3 20.013855% 20.013855% 20.0% 75,980 76.0k 4 19.687144% 19.687144% 19.7% 35,063 35.1k 5 17.709249% 17.709249% 17.7% 17,722 17.7k 6 17.697546% 17.697546% 17.7% 19,259 19.3k 7 17.160920% 17.160920% 17.2% 91,721 91.7k 8 16.082061% 16.082061% 16.1% 57,907 57.9k 9 15.738137% 15.738137% 15.7% 28,656 28.7k 10 15.522751% 15.522751% 15.5% 35,605 35.6k 11 15.398990% 15.398990% 15.4% 17,470 17.5k 12 15.346979% 15.346979% 15.3% 34,159 34.2k 13 15.055645% 15.055645% 15.1% 15,490 15.5k 14 14.821704% 14.821704% 14.8% 22,233 22.2k 15 14.690313% 14.690313% 14.7% 68,794 68.8k 16 14.646523% 14.646523% 14.6% 48,028 48.0k 17 14.249988% 14.249988% 14.2% 275,500 276k 18 14.224898% 14.224898% 14.2% 38,627 38.6k 19 14.178484% 14.178484% 14.2% 16,547 16.5k 20 14.037436% 14.037436% 14.0% 30,935 30.9k 21 13.696332% 13.696332% 13.7% 13,963 14.0k 22 13.542837% 13.542837% 13.5% 45,073 45.1k 23 13.188087% 13.188087% 13.2% 15,242 15.2k 24 12.913192% 12.913192% 12.9% 22,361 22.4k 25 12.686153% 12.686153% 12.7% 24,440 24.4k 26 12.615945% 12.615945% 12.6% 3,288,261 3.29M 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.234469% 12.234469% 12.2% 13,120 13.1k 27 11.908517% 11.908517% 11.9% 16,459 16.5k 28 11.898642% 11.898642% 11.9% 16,017 16.0k 29 11.778281% 11.778281% 11.8% 24,192 24.2k 30 11.191164% 11.191164% 11.2% 11,075 11.1k 31 11.158321% 11.158321% 11.2% 15,153 15.2k 32 10.958448% 10.958448% 11.0% 22,380 22.4k 33 10.519088% 10.519088% 10.5% 9,958 34 10.109275% 10.109275% 10.1% 40,770 40.8k 35 9.953283% 9.953283% 10.0% 48,406 48.4k 36 9.932025% 9.932025% 9.9% 16,920 16.9k 37 9.078820% 9.078820% 9.1% 43,693 43.7k 38 8.956325% 8.956325% 9.0% 10,321 10.3k 39 8.526345% 8.526345% 8.5% 17,648 17.6k 40 7.602293% 7.602293% 7.6% 18,327 18.3k 41 7.597506% 7.597506% 7.6% 16,916 16.9k 42 6.985525% 6.985525% 7.0% 8,566 43 5.436333% 5.436333% 5.4% 7,392 44 5.397764% 5.397764% 5.4% 18,138 18.1k 45 5.234631% 5.234631% 5.2% 5,698 46 5.120078% 5.120078% 5.1% 7,899 47 4.436782% 4.436782% 4.4% 6,807 48 3.995303% 3.995303% 4.0% 8,642 49 3.465912% 3.465912% 3.5% 3,578 50

Food Stamps by Region in the United States

There are 4 regions in the United States. This section compares the Midwest to all of the regions in the United States and to the United States.

Most Food Stamps by Region#11

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the Midwest, selected other regions in the United States, and entities that contain the Midwest
0% 5% 10% Count # South Midwest United States of America United States Northeast West 13.719117% 13.719117% 13.7% 5,892,044 5.89M 1 12.615945% 12.615945% 12.6% 3,288,261 3.29M 2 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.145407% 12.145407% 12.1% 2,551,108 2.55M 3 10.189769% 10.189769% 10.2% 2,607,917 2.61M 4

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  • 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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