Average monthly SNAP assistance amount

Average monthly food stamp “benefit” per person

http://www.fns.usda.gov

SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:  AVERAGE MONTHLY BENEFIT PER PERSON

(Data as of February 8, 2013)

State/Territory

 

FY 2009

FY 2010

FY 2011

FY 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alabama

119.14

126.90

135.18

127.26

Alaska

167.77

173.78

170.83

170.07

Arizona

125.29

129.95

128.70

126.53

Arkansas

115.53

122.59

123.72

121.72

California

136.75

146.46

147.06

149.05

Colorado

131.26

141.62

140.29

137.05

Connecticut

134.65

141.26

142.47

143.89

Delaware

118.31

126.77

126.80

127.36

District of Columbia

128.66

137.77

141.68

137.74

Florida

126.70

141.40

139.55

138.98

Georgia

125.95

134.35

135.37

135.90

Guam

208.47

218.22

216.25

216.14

Hawaii

199.02

216.01

215.38

213.65

Idaho

122.90

128.65

131.95

129.18

Illinois

132.36

141.00

139.15

139.45

Indiana

126.32

132.29

131.66

132.46

Iowa

118.56

128.84

126.33

121.20

Kansas

114.61

124.40

126.34

125.11

Kentucky

119.00

127.05

127.60

127.43

Louisiana

128.86

129.77

130.59

136.10

Maine

121.20

129.17

128.43

124.16

Maryland

122.69

130.45

129.19

128.46

Massachusetts

122.90

129.70

132.29

132.51

Michigan

121.06

131.77

136.18

135.84

Minnesota

114.18

121.00

115.04

115.91

Mississippi

113.83

122.54

123.29

123.76

Missouri

118.16

125.86

127.05

128.54

Montana

121.29

129.54

129.66

127.78

Nebraska

111.67

121.60

122.69

122.43

Nevada

119.04

124.23

124.36

123.35

New Hampshire

122.40

121.21

119.54

118.68

New Jersey

125.06

138.03

133.26

133.26

New Mexico

117.62

126.54

127.07

128.17

New York

141.90

150.63

148.63

147.45

North Carolina

119.11

128.24

124.58

121.37

North Dakota

124.94

132.21

131.25

128.52

Ohio

133.04

141.72

139.87

138.60

Oklahoma

117.44

128.71

128.43

128.36

Oregon

119.21

126.11

128.24

128.15

Pennsylvania

118.40

123.43

128.40

128.43

Rhode Island

138.85

142.49

142.91

139.45

South Carolina

121.42

131.34

132.21

131.38

South Dakota

125.34

133.80

132.70

132.80

Tennessee

124.66

133.86

133.82

132.20

Texas

122.07

127.82

125.57

123.95

Utah

118.40

123.58

117.75

121.75

Vermont

114.66

121.11

122.10

121.88

Virginia

118.00

128.63

129.55

128.00

Virgin Islands

172.21

176.22

176.11

177.18

Washington

114.59

120.87

126.62

126.69

West Virginia

111.25

118.94

119.81

120.23

Wisconsin

103.42

116.57

116.28

116.54

Wyoming

115.45

123.75

122.96

125.60

  TOTAL

 

125.31

133.79

133.85

133.41

The following outlying areas receive Nutrition Assistance Grants which provide benefits analogous to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Northern Marianas. Annual averages are total benefits divided by total annual  participation.
All data are subject to revision.
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