Reaching Those in Need: Estimates of State Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Rates in 2014 (Brief)
- An estimated 83 percent of the people eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in 2014 participated in the program.
- About 70 percent of "working poor" people received benefits.
- Participation rates varied widely from state to state.
Measuring Program Access, Trends, and Impacts for Nutrition Assistance Programs
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service