Households receiving SNAP benefits in New Mexico

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Households receiving SNAP benefits

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Definitions: The number and percentage of New Mexico households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) benefits.

Data Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Table DP03.
New Mexico state-level data are 1-year estimates; county-level data are 5-year estimates.

Footnotes: New Mexico state-level data typically are from the American Community Survey 1-year estimates. As a result of COVID-19 data collection challenges, the 2020 New Mexico state-level data are 5-year estimates and not comparable to other years. 2020 data for NM counties are still comparable to other years.

Updated October 2022.