Kentucky Food Stamps

How does Kentucky rank for percentage of homes receiving food stamps?

Kentucky ranks 32nd out of 50 states for lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps at 1.6%. The study is based on a total of 1,724,514 Kentuckian households who reported whether or not food stamps were received.

How many Kentucky households received food stamps in the past year?

27,411 households in Kentucky received food stamps within the last year.

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Kentucky County Food Stamps Comparison

Kentucky Food Stamps Received Map

Food Stamps Received By County

The percentage of households receiving food stamps in Kentucky varies by county.

Applying For Kentucky Food Stamp Programs

How do I apply for food stamps in Kentucky?

There are 5 government food-related benefits that you may apply for as a resident of Kentucky.

Want to explore more government assistance programs? Browse all government benefits available to Kentucky residents.

Kentucky Food Benefits/EBT
Kentucky Summer Food Service
Kentucky Special Milk Program
Kentucky School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Kentucky Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Kentucky Percentage of Households Receiving Food Stamps by City Statistics

How does the percentage of homes receiving food stamps compare across the largest cities in Kentucky?

City Food Stamps Details

Bowling Green

1.3%

Bowling Green ranks 129th of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 23,810 Kentuckian households in Bowling Green.

Covington

1.5%

Covington ranks 149th of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 16,949 Kentuckian households in Covington.

Elizabethtown

0.9%

Elizabethtown ranks 94th of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 12,411 Kentuckian households in Elizabethtown.

Florence

1.4%

Florence ranks 139th of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 12,765 Kentuckian households in Florence.

Georgetown

0.8%

Georgetown ranks 86th of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 12,150 Kentuckian households in Georgetown.

Hopkinsville

1.6%

Hopkinsville ranks 154th of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 12,685 Kentuckian households in Hopkinsville.

Lexington-Fayette

1.0%

Lexington-Fayette ranks 103rd of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 127,336 Kentuckian households in Lexington-Fayette.

Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance)

2.1%

Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance) ranks 187th of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 246,271 Kentuckian households in Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance).

Owensboro

2.1%

Owensboro ranks 188th of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 24,760 Kentuckian households in Owensboro.

Richmond

1.7%

Richmond ranks 158th of 241 among cities in Kentucky based on a sample of 12,954 Kentuckian households in Richmond.

Research & Reports

Kentucky Poverty Rate Statistics

Poverty Rate

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Kentucky Poverty Statistics

Which areas have the highest rate of poverty in Kentucky? We breakdown the poverty rate by city and county across Kentucky and rank communities with the highest and lowest concentrations of residents living below the poverty line.

Kentucky Poverty Statistics
Kentucky Social Security Statistics

Kentucky Social Security

Kentucky Social Security Statistics

Kentucky Social Security

Social Security Payments in Kentucky

How are the Social Security Payments distributed throughout Kentucky? We breakdown social security benefits by city and county statewide and rank communities with the most and least social security income per capita.

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Food Stamps

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Food Stamps in America

Which areas receive the most food stamp public assistance in your state? We breakdown over 3,000 counties nationwide and rank communities with the most and least food and nutrional supplements given to residents.

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Benefits in Kentucky

2018 Kentucky Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Kentucky in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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