Supplemental nutrition assistance program (participation)

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Definitions: Percentage of Mississippi population by county receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Persons are eligible for participation in SNAP (formerly known as the food stamp program) if they meet certain resource and income tests. More detailed information about eligibility can be found at the United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/applicant_recipients/eligibility.htm

Data Source: Mississippi Department of Human Services, Annual Report [Year]

Available at: http://www.mdhs.ms.gov/annual-reports/

Footnotes: Updated January 2017.