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Low-Income Persons who are SNAP Participants

The number of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, previously called Food Stamp Program) participants as a share of low-income persons, where low-income persons are defined as members of households in which household income is at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. Population data is taken from U.S. Census Bureau. SNAP participant data are from Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau.

Measurement Period: 2007
Value: 36.56





HP 2020

  • 21.2
  • 36.2
  • 50.374

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2007 36.564
    2006 33

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Lake, CA; Tehama, CA; Highlands, FL; Floyd, GA; McCracken, KY; Allegany, MD; Brunswick, NC; Steuben, NY; Sullivan, NY; Belmont, OH; Jefferson, OH; Coos, OR; Carter, TN; Henderson, TX;

  • 36.56
    • 22.6
    • 32.6
    • 43.2
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 34 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 24 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Allegany

    DeKalb, AL; Walker, AL; Garland, AR; Lake, CA; Tehama, CA; Highlands, FL; Floyd, GA; Vermilion, IL; Williamson, IL; Wayne, IN; McCracken, KY; Allegany, MD; Buchanan, MO; Jasper, MO; St. Francois, MO; Brunswick, NC; Steuben, NY; Sullivan, NY; Belmont, OH; Jefferson, OH; Garfield, OK; Coos, OR; Crawford, PA; Lawrence, PA; Venango, PA; Greenwood, SC; Carter, TN; Henderson, TX; Lynchburg, VA; Roanoke, VA; Chelan, WA; Grays Harbor, WA; Walla Walla, WA; Marion, WV; Wood, WV;



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