Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2009-2013. Table SNAP 7. SNAP Child Recipients by State: Selected Fiscal Years 1989–2009 [In thousands]

04/01/2013

  1989 1992 1995 1998 2000 2003 2006 2009 Percent Change
1995-00 2000-09
Alabama 204 271 281 213 201 225 271 335 -28 67
Alaska 14 20 24 21 21 25 26 29 -13 38
Arizona 142 256 284 173 153 251 291 414 -46 171
Arkansas 103 133 133 123 120 156 175 190 -10 58
California 1,130 1,699 2,035 1,633 1,255 1,151 1,277 1,586 -38 26
Colorado 108 150 126 91 75 103 129 164 -40 119
Connecticut 63 110 128 99 82 84 82 98 -36 20
Delaware 16 27 28 23 16 24 33 46 -43 188
Dist. of Columbia 30 48 52 43 44 34 38 39 -15 -11
Florida 319 743 720 488 405 472 528 841 -44 108
Georgia 247 395 421 359 292 378 474 624 -31 114
Hawaii 40 43 61 62 52 40 36 46 -15 -12
Idaho 30 37 41 33 29 39 47 71 -29 145
Illinois 481 536 581 483 379 470 589 676 -35 78
Indiana 139 247 219 156 154 231 270 327 -30 112
Iowa 81 100 93 65 59 71 103 133 -37 125
Kansas 61 90 99 53 53 72 86 100 -46 89
Kentucky 190 251 224 177 177 216 240 298 -21 68
Louisiana 357 444 384 287 268 319 305 342 -30 28
Maine 38 61 53 43 34 45 59 74 -36 118
Maryland 128 188 206 170 104 124 143 204 -50 96
Massachusetts 153 239 232 166 129 150 179 247 -44 91
Michigan 445 506 490 404 314 413 502 575 -36 83
Minnesota 121 159 163 108 103 112 131 161 -37 56
Mississippi 225 256 250 174 143 176 204 238 -43 66
Missouri 192 287 292 209 200 267 398 359 -32 80
Montana 26 31 35 29 28 32 35 40 -20 43
Nebraska 45 55 54 48 38 46 59 66 -30 74
Nevada 19 46 56 38 33 54 56 96 -41 191
New Hampshire 9 26 28 21 18 21 24 32 -36 78
New Jersey 192 263 284 218 160 169 203 230 -44 44
New Mexico 76 119 126 95 90 103 128 151 -29 68
New York 722 915 950 816 627 639 724 895 -34 43
North Carolina 178 300 301 264 233 312 419 547 -23 135
North Dakota 19 22 19 17 14 19 19 23 -26 64
Ohio 492 642 575 336 303 414 487 623 -47 106
Oklahoma 124 168 186 141 128 189 205 219 -31 71
Oregon 91 126 140 101 103 170 180 228 -26 121
Pennsylvania 442 556 536 421 355 362 469 551 -34 55
Rhode Island 29 46 50 42 42 37 35 44 -16 5
South Carolina 138 186 199 176 147 226 244 312 -26 112
South Dakota 25 28 28 25 24 24 29 36 -14 50
Tennessee 230 322 315 261 231 315 384 458 -27 98
Texas 846 1,302 1,406 924 754 1,124 1,418 1,685 -46 123
Utah 52 70 65 53 41 59 69 97 -37 137
Vermont 14 29 29 19 19 16 18 27 -34 42
Virginia 149 231 277 207 149 181 233 288 -46 93
Washington 154 219 249 179 135 171 224 328 -46 143
West Virginia 111 142 123 110 92 100 105 120 -25 30
Wisconsin 176 189 186 110 103 161 186 263 -45 155
Wyoming 15 18 19 13 12 13 11 13 -37 8
United States 9,429 13,349 13,856 10,520 8,741 10,605 12,580 15,589 -37 78

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service Characteristics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Households, Fiscal Year Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Quality Control sample, various year. Data for the 2009 numbers come from Table B-11., www.fns.usda.gov/ora/MENU/Published/snap/SNAPPartHH.htm.

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