Households receiving public assistance

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Definitions: Number and percentage of New Mexico households that, in the past 12 months, have received benefits from assistance programs administered on the state or federal level.  These may include Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF or low income) benefits.

Data Source: U.S. Census, American Community Survey, Table B19057.
New Mexico state-level data are 1-year estimates.

Footnotes: County-level data available by request.

Updated September 2017.