Food Stamps in the West (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 West
West
United States
$0k $20k $40k $60k Count All On Food Stamps Not On Food Stamps $57,198.000000 $53,046.000000 $57,198.000000 $57.2k 25,593,484 25.6M $22,372.000000 $18,958.000000 $22,372.000000 $22.4k 2,607,917 2.61M $62,360.000000 $59,223.000000 $62,360.000000 $62.4k 22,985,567 23.0M

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 West
West
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% % Children Single Mom Married Disability 1 Over 60 1 Poverty 2 62.704795% 55.480333% 62.704795% 62.7% 18.354% 18.4% 29.056485% 30.010886% 29.056485% 29.1% 36.655% 36.7% 25.544410% 19.123383% 25.544410% 25.5% 11.173% 11.2% 39.205235% 44.003465% 39.205235% 39.2% 17.185% 17.2% 22.533654% 25.964742% 22.533654% 22.5% 6.734% 6.73% 49.802965% 52.292527% 49.802965% 49.8% 36.909% 36.9%

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 West
West
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% % Children Single Mom Married Disability 1 Over 60 1 Poverty 2 31.647890% 29.746355% 31.647890% 31.6% 81.646% 81.6% 5.697297% 5.583296% 5.697297% 5.7% 63.345% 63.3% 23.041311% 21.673616% 23.041311% 23.0% 88.827% 88.8% 21.436587% 21.892097% 21.436587% 21.4% 82.815% 82.8% 35.408450% 36.112181% 35.408450% 35.4% 93.266% 93.3% 9.659035% 8.805676% 9.659035% 9.7% 63.091% 63.1%

On Food Stamps by Race#4

Percentage of given ethno-racial group on food stamps.
Scope: households in the United States and the West
West
United States
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% Count % Other 1 Black 1 Hispanic 2 Mixed 1 All Races White 3 Asian 1 19.461720% 23.171446% 19.461720% 19.5% 410,537 411k 190.992740% 191% 18.670673% 27.142950% 18.670673% 18.7% 229,538 230k 183.229593% 183% 17.067805% 20.135492% 17.067805% 17.1% 570,731 571k 167.499419% 167% 15.101440% 19.715431% 15.101440% 15.1% 107,462 107k 148.201983% 148% 10.189769% 12.403169% 10.189769% 10.2% 2,607,917 2.61M 100.000000% 100% 7.283614% 8.507383% 7.283614% 7.3% 1,167,410 1.17M 71.479670% 71% 5.629968% 6.995070% 5.629968% 5.6% 122,239 122k 55.251186% 55%

Map of Food Stamps by State in the West

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Food Stamps by Place in the West

There are 5,630 places in the West. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the West, and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 177,366.

Most Food Stamps by Place#6

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the West, selected places in the West, and entities that contain the West
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count # San Bernardino Spokane Fresno Sunrise Manor Glendale Tacoma Portland Tucson Phoenix Stockton Modesto Moreno Valley Santa Ana Albuquerque North Las Vegas N Las Vegas Fontana Sacramento Bakersfield Las Vegas United States of America United States Oxnard Salt Lake City Salt Lk City Paradise Aurora Mesa Long Beach Oakland Boise City Denver Reno West Riverside Colorado Springs Colorado Spgs Seattle Anaheim Urban Honolulu Anchorage Los Angeles Chula Vista Chandler Spring Valley Glendale San Jose Gilbert Henderson San Diego San Francisco Huntington Beach Huntington Bch Santa Clarita Scottsdale Fremont Irvine 23.215020% 23.215020% 23.2% 13,552 13.6k 1 21.688875% 21.688875% 21.7% 18,914 18.9k 2 20.438167% 20.438167% 20.4% 32,530 32.5k 3 19.230256% 19.230256% 19.2% 11,522 11.5k 4 18.755501% 18.755501% 18.8% 14,703 14.7k 5 18.718623% 18.718623% 18.7% 14,728 14.7k 6 18.550531% 18.550531% 18.6% 46,401 46.4k 7 18.527388% 18.527388% 18.5% 37,676 37.7k 8 16.290582% 16.290582% 16.3% 84,279 84.3k 9 15.912008% 15.912008% 15.9% 14,380 14.4k 10 15.050002% 15.050002% 15.1% 10,369 10.4k 11 14.007653% 14.007653% 14.0% 7,175 12 13.850400% 13.850400% 13.9% 10,086 10.1k 13 13.407733% 13.407733% 13.4% 29,831 29.8k 14 13.371236% 13.371236% 13.4% 8,890 15 12.950343% 12.950343% 13.0% 6,233 16 12.757151% 12.757151% 12.8% 22,622 22.6k 17 12.499545% 12.499545% 12.5% 13,741 13.7k 18 12.411216% 12.411216% 12.4% 26,403 26.4k 19 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.019814% 12.019814% 12.0% 6,139 20 11.592569% 11.592569% 11.6% 8,537 21 11.400707% 11.400707% 11.4% 9,960 22 11.305773% 11.305773% 11.3% 13,797 13.8k 23 11.259867% 11.259867% 11.3% 18,772 18.8k 24 10.840763% 10.840763% 10.8% 17,764 17.8k 25 10.670216% 10.670216% 10.7% 16,516 16.5k 26 10.642926% 10.642926% 10.6% 9,199 27 10.510056% 10.510056% 10.5% 27,964 28.0k 28 10.265235% 10.265235% 10.3% 9,246 29 10.189769% 10.189769% 10.2% 2,607,917 2.61M 10.162817% 10.162817% 10.2% 9,188 30 9.577379% 9.577379% 9.6% 16,099 16.1k 31 9.573255% 9.573255% 9.6% 27,613 27.6k 32 9.425981% 9.425981% 9.4% 9,337 33 8.989153% 8.989153% 9.0% 11,436 11.4k 34 8.653334% 8.653334% 8.7% 9,104 35 8.327656% 8.327656% 8.3% 110,005 110k 36 7.442051% 7.442051% 7.4% 5,641 37 7.236429% 7.236429% 7.2% 6,220 38 7.114115% 7.114115% 7.1% 5,021 39 6.566413% 6.566413% 6.6% 4,646 40 6.466158% 6.466158% 6.5% 19,848 19.8k 41 5.773718% 5.773718% 5.8% 4,058 42 5.600710% 5.600710% 5.6% 5,678 43 5.315276% 5.315276% 5.3% 25,330 25.3k 44 4.644355% 4.644355% 4.6% 16,039 16.0k 45 3.663898% 3.663898% 3.7% 2,717 46 3.661708% 3.661708% 3.7% 2,154 47 3.415427% 3.415427% 3.4% 3,424 48 3.301668% 3.301668% 3.3% 2,346 49 2.008438% 2.008438% 2.0% 1,628 50

Food Stamps by Metro Area in the West

There are 176 metro areas in the West. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the West, and the United States. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 201,680.

Most Food Stamps by Metro Area#7

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the West, selected metro areas in the West, and entities that contain the West
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count # Yakima Metro Area Yakima Area Eugene Metro Area Eugene Area Visalia and Porterville Metro Area Visalia Area Salem Metro Area Salem Area Medford Metro Area Medford Area Fresno Metro Area Fresno Area Merced Metro Area Merced Area Las Cruces Metro Area Las Cruces Spokane and Spokane Valley Metro Area Spokane Area Kennewick and Richland Metro Area Kennewick Lake Havasu City and Kingman Metro Area Lake Havasu City Portland, Vancouver, and Hillsboro Metro Area Portland Area Bellingham Metro Area Bellingham Bakersfield Metro Area Bakersfield Tucson Metro Area Tucson Area Modesto Metro Area Modesto Area Albuquerque Metro Area Albuquerque Prescott Metro Area Prescott Area Boise City Metro Area Boise City United States of America United States Stockton and Lodi Metro Area Stockton Area Olympia and Tumwater Metro Area Olympia Area Bremerton and Silverdale Metro Area Bremerton Phoenix, Mesa, and Scottsdale Metro Area Phoenix Area Seattle, Tacoma, and Bellevue Metro Area Seattle Area Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ontario Metro Area Riverside Las Vegas, Henderson, and Paradise Metro Area Las Vegas Chico Metro Area Chico Area West Greeley Metro Area Greeley Area Anchorage Metro Area Anchorage Sacramento, Roseville, Arden, and Arcade Metro Area Sacramento Salt Lake City Metro Area Salt Lake City Ogden and Clearfield Metro Area Ogden Area Reno Metro Area Reno Area Urban Honolulu Metro Area Urban Honolulu Provo and Orem Metro Area Provo Area Colorado Springs Metro Area Colorado Springs Vallejo and Fairfield Metro Area Vallejo Area Denver, Aurora, and Lakewood Metro Area Denver Area Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Anaheim Metro Area Los Angeles Salinas Metro Area Salinas Area Santa Cruz and Watsonville Metro Area Santa Cruz Santa Maria and Santa Barbara Metro Area Santa Maria Fort Collins Metro Area Fort Collins Oxnard, Thousand Oaks, and Ventura Metro Area Oxnard Area Santa Rosa Metro Area Santa Rosa San Diego and Carlsbad Metro Area San Diego San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and Arroyo Grande Metro Area San Luis Obispo San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward Metro Area San Francisco San Jose, Sunnyvale, and Santa Clara Metro Area San Jose Area Boulder Metro Area Boulder Area 24.594937% 24.594937% 24.6% 19,597 19.6k 1 21.547560% 21.547560% 21.5% 31,225 31.2k 2 21.419456% 21.419456% 21.4% 28,197 28.2k 3 21.069218% 21.069218% 21.1% 29,818 29.8k 4 20.872023% 20.872023% 20.9% 17,353 17.4k 5 18.150450% 18.150450% 18.2% 52,602 52.6k 6 18.038961% 18.038961% 18.0% 13,603 13.6k 7 17.424828% 17.424828% 17.4% 12,859 12.9k 8 17.305685% 17.305685% 17.3% 36,470 36.5k 9 16.575404% 16.575404% 16.6% 14,772 14.8k 10 16.394117% 16.394117% 16.4% 13,153 13.2k 11 15.617898% 15.617898% 15.6% 135,993 136k 12 14.988527% 14.988527% 15.0% 11,888 11.9k 13 14.733362% 14.733362% 14.7% 37,610 37.6k 14 14.314878% 14.314878% 14.3% 54,975 55.0k 15 13.993636% 13.993636% 14.0% 23,353 23.4k 16 13.592120% 13.592120% 13.6% 46,598 46.6k 17 12.781749% 12.781749% 12.8% 11,676 11.7k 18 12.497919% 12.497919% 12.5% 28,529 28.5k 19 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 11.947319% 11.947319% 11.9% 25,754 25.8k 20 11.922501% 11.922501% 11.9% 12,018 12.0k 21 11.898957% 11.898957% 11.9% 11,616 11.6k 22 11.711539% 11.711539% 11.7% 179,826 180k 23 11.366878% 11.366878% 11.4% 155,948 156k 24 11.064371% 11.064371% 11.1% 142,401 142k 25 10.816440% 10.816440% 10.8% 76,803 76.8k 26 10.335314% 10.335314% 10.3% 8,766 27 10.189769% 10.189769% 10.2% 2,607,917 2.61M 9.354999% 9.354999% 9.4% 8,463 28 9.107246% 9.107246% 9.1% 12,416 12.4k 29 9.070090% 9.070090% 9.1% 71,489 71.5k 30 9.028341% 9.028341% 9.0% 32,716 32.7k 31 9.009441% 9.009441% 9.0% 17,463 17.5k 32 8.674814% 8.674814% 8.7% 14,317 14.3k 33 8.604177% 8.604177% 8.6% 26,656 26.7k 34 8.536443% 8.536443% 8.5% 12,465 12.5k 35 8.477196% 8.477196% 8.5% 20,894 20.9k 36 8.161087% 8.161087% 8.2% 11,545 11.5k 37 7.484865% 7.484865% 7.5% 75,716 75.7k 38 7.155100% 7.155100% 7.2% 302,367 302k 39 6.701853% 6.701853% 6.7% 8,406 40 6.560147% 6.560147% 6.6% 6,134 41 6.263760% 6.263760% 6.3% 8,877 42 6.150400% 6.150400% 6.2% 7,468 43 6.123351% 6.123351% 6.1% 16,354 16.4k 44 5.733599% 5.733599% 5.7% 10,645 10.6k 45 5.455358% 5.455358% 5.5% 58,726 58.7k 46 5.135384% 5.135384% 5.1% 5,246 47 5.040430% 5.040430% 5.0% 82,014 82.0k 48 4.837700% 4.837700% 4.8% 30,302 30.3k 49 4.744401% 4.744401% 4.7% 5,718 50

Food Stamps by State in the West

There are 13 states in the West. This section compares all 13 of those to each other, the West, and the United States.

Most Food Stamps by State#8

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the West, selected states in the West, and entities that contain the West
0% 5% 10% 15% Count # Oregon New Mexico Washington Arizona United States of America United States Idaho Alaska Nevada Montana West Hawaii Utah California Colorado Wyoming 18.179097% 18.179097% 18.2% 275,678 276k 1 14.299851% 14.299851% 14.3% 108,956 109k 2 13.644382% 13.644382% 13.6% 358,728 359k 3 13.176874% 13.176874% 13.2% 312,330 312k 4 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.228590% 12.228590% 12.2% 70,901 70.9k 5 10.417270% 10.417270% 10.4% 26,241 26.2k 6 10.360695% 10.360695% 10.4% 103,505 104k 7 10.222058% 10.222058% 10.2% 41,453 41.5k 8 10.189769% 10.189769% 10.2% 2,607,917 2.61M 10.188073% 10.188073% 10.2% 45,823 45.8k 9 8.970308% 8.970308% 9.0% 79,546 79.5k 10 8.073456% 8.073456% 8.1% 1,012,610 1.01M 11 8.031539% 8.031539% 8.0% 158,831 159k 12 5.974978% 5.974978% 6.0% 13,315 13.3k 13

Food Stamps by County in the West

There are 448 counties in the West. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the West, and the United States. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 301,072.

Most Food Stamps by County#9

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the West, selected counties in the West, and entities that contain the West
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count # Marion County Marion Lane County Lane Tulare County Tulare Multnomah County Multnomah Fresno County Fresno Spokane County Spokane Clark County Clark Kern County Kern Pima County Pima Pierce County Pierce Stanislaus County Stanislaus Bernalillo County Bernalillo San Bernardino County San Bernardino Clackamas County Clackamas United States of America United States Pinal County Pinal Snohomish County Snohomish Washington County Washington San Joaquin County San Joaquin Maricopa County Maricopa Sacramento County Sacramento Clark County Clark Denver County Denver West King County King Adams County Adams Ada County Ada Riverside County Riverside Salt Lake County Salt Lake Washoe County Washoe Honolulu County Honolulu El Paso County El Paso Utah County Utah Solano County Solano Los Angeles County Los Angeles Arapahoe County Arapahoe Davis County Davis Monterey County Monterey Alameda County Alameda Santa Barbara County Santa Barbara Larimer County Larimer Ventura County Ventura Sonoma County Sonoma San Diego County San Diego Jefferson County Jefferson Contra Costa County Contra Costa Orange County Orange Boulder County Boulder Santa Clara County Santa Clara San Francisco County San Francisco Placer County Placer San Mateo County San Mateo 22.021450% 22.021450% 22.0% 24,947 24.9k 1 21.547560% 21.547560% 21.5% 31,225 31.2k 2 21.419456% 21.419456% 21.4% 28,197 28.2k 3 19.057721% 19.057721% 19.1% 58,305 58.3k 4 18.150450% 18.150450% 18.2% 52,602 52.6k 5 17.126757% 17.126757% 17.1% 32,125 32.1k 6 15.420352% 15.420352% 15.4% 24,496 24.5k 7 14.733362% 14.733362% 14.7% 37,610 37.6k 8 14.314878% 14.314878% 14.3% 54,975 55.0k 9 14.182880% 14.182880% 14.2% 42,637 42.6k 10 13.993636% 13.993636% 14.0% 23,353 23.4k 11 13.391225% 13.391225% 13.4% 35,237 35.2k 12 13.173169% 13.173169% 13.2% 79,550 79.6k 13 12.712333% 12.712333% 12.7% 18,627 18.6k 14 12.403169% 12.403169% 12.4% 14,339,330 14.3M 12.353212% 12.353212% 12.4% 15,285 15.3k 15 12.008693% 12.008693% 12.0% 32,270 32.3k 16 11.976449% 11.976449% 12.0% 24,165 24.2k 17 11.947319% 11.947319% 11.9% 25,754 25.8k 18 11.655299% 11.655299% 11.7% 164,541 165k 19 11.125138% 11.125138% 11.1% 57,544 57.5k 20 10.816440% 10.816440% 10.8% 76,803 76.8k 21 10.510056% 10.510056% 10.5% 27,964 28.0k 22 10.189769% 10.189769% 10.2% 2,607,917 2.61M 10.097233% 10.097233% 10.1% 81,041 81.0k 23 9.738029% 9.738029% 9.7% 14,880 14.9k 24 9.715699% 9.715699% 9.7% 14,729 14.7k 25 9.200256% 9.200256% 9.2% 62,851 62.9k 26 8.985757% 8.985757% 9.0% 30,919 30.9k 27 8.710891% 8.710891% 8.7% 14,216 14.2k 28 8.604177% 8.604177% 8.6% 26,656 26.7k 29 8.540789% 8.540789% 8.5% 20,245 20.2k 30 8.449355% 8.449355% 8.4% 12,083 12.1k 31 8.161087% 8.161087% 8.2% 11,545 11.5k 32 7.799292% 7.799292% 7.8% 251,947 252k 33 7.345535% 7.345535% 7.3% 16,568 16.6k 34 7.124257% 7.124257% 7.1% 6,785 35 6.701853% 6.701853% 6.7% 8,406 36 6.642621% 6.642621% 6.6% 36,207 36.2k 37 6.263760% 6.263760% 6.3% 8,877 38 6.150400% 6.150400% 6.2% 7,468 39 6.123351% 6.123351% 6.1% 16,354 16.4k 40 5.733599% 5.733599% 5.7% 10,645 10.6k 41 5.455358% 5.455358% 5.5% 58,726 58.7k 42 5.429901% 5.429901% 5.4% 11,922 11.9k 43 5.368294% 5.368294% 5.4% 20,177 20.2k 44 5.064731% 5.064731% 5.1% 50,420 50.4k 45 4.744401% 4.744401% 4.7% 5,718 46 4.698077% 4.698077% 4.7% 28,629 28.6k 47 4.644355% 4.644355% 4.6% 16,039 16.0k 48 3.943214% 3.943214% 3.9% 5,233 49 2.495920% 2.495920% 2.5% 6,438 50

Food Stamps by Region in the United States

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

Most Food Stamps by Region#10

Food Stamp recipients as a percentage of all households.
Scope: population of the West, selected other regions in the United States, and entities that contain the West
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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