UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Households with SNAP Benefits

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

Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 3-year estimate, 2010-2012  


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  • With the exception of Chisago County, the percentage of households receiving SNAP benefits increased between 2007 and 2011.
  • The largest increase was in Polk County.

Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 3-year estimates

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