Socioeconomic Health: Food Stamps

Food Stamps table

Disclaimer: The data represented on these pages was compiled and analyzed for Benton County's 2012 Health Status Report.
More recent demographic data is available at the census website.
Community Health Assessments are conducted every 3-5 years. The 2017 report is available here.

Based on 2009 U.S. Census data 11.3% of Benton County households receive food stamps which is lower than Oregon (14.5%) and higher than the United States (10.7%).

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”
     
  • U.S. Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. Geography: United States. 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 “United States” 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”