UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Households with SNAP Benefits

2016 SNAP 3

  • Washington County has the smallest percentage of households receiving SNAP benefits. Burnett County had the largest percentage of SNAP recipients. 
  • The percentage of SNAP recipients was below the state averages in all St. Croix Valley counties except Burnett County.

Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year average, 2011-2015

2016 SNAP 1

2016 SNAP 2

  • The percentage of households receiving SNAP benefits in all counties increased between 2009 and 2015 despite the economic recovery from the Great Recession.
  • The largest increase was in Polk County.

Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year averages

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