Food Stamps

Jun. 2013
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United States
Total enrollment: 47,760,285
or 15% of the population
In 1975, 8% of all Americans were on SNAP. That percentage is 15% today. Enrollment soared to 47.8 million participants in recent months, an increase of 70%. The Congressional Budget Office predicts unemployment will drop to 4.6% by 2017, but that SNAP enrollment will only drop to 43.3 million people.
Enrollment Over Time
Based on monthly enrollment and annual population, by state
1990199219941996199820002002200420062008201020125%10%15%20%25%30%35%United States 15%
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About Brian Fulmer

Brian is the owner of Crossroads Property Management Inc. (www.crossroadsproperty.com) He writes six blogs and has written two books. He also works with various missions around the world. His first love is Guatemala.
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