Louisiana Food Stamps

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

Louisiana ranks 18th out of 50 states for lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps at 1.4%. The study is based on a total of 1,737,645 Louisianian households who reported whether or not food stamps were received.

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

24,947 households in Louisiana received food stamps within the last year.

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Louisiana County Food Stamps Comparison

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Food Stamps Received By County

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

Applying For Louisiana Food Stamp Programs

How do I apply for food stamps in Louisiana?

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

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

Louisiana Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Louisiana Summer Food Service
Louisiana Special Milk Program
Louisiana School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Louisiana Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Louisiana Percentage of Households Receiving Food Stamps by City Statistics

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

City Food Stamps Details

Alexandria

1.9%

Alexandria ranks 219th of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 17,983 Louisianian households in Alexandria.

Baton Rouge

1.5%

Baton Rouge ranks 181st of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 86,241 Louisianian households in Baton Rouge.

Bossier City

1.6%

Bossier City ranks 195th of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 25,885 Louisianian households in Bossier City.

Kenner

1.9%

Kenner ranks 217th of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 24,781 Louisianian households in Kenner.

Lafayette

1.8%

Lafayette ranks 213th of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 49,679 Louisianian households in Lafayette.

Lake Charles

1.1%

Lake Charles ranks 145th of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 31,144 Louisianian households in Lake Charles.

Metairie

1.5%

Metairie ranks 183rd of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 60,458 Louisianian households in Metairie.

Monroe

1.0%

Monroe ranks 130th of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 17,410 Louisianian households in Monroe.

New Orleans

1.5%

New Orleans ranks 180th of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 154,895 Louisianian households in New Orleans.

Shreveport

1.5%

Shreveport ranks 187th of 281 among cities in Louisiana based on a sample of 76,283 Louisianian households in Shreveport.

Research & Reports

Louisiana Poverty Rate Statistics

Poverty Rate

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Louisiana Poverty Statistics

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

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Louisiana Social Security Statistics

Louisiana Social Security

Louisiana Social Security Statistics

Louisiana Social Security

Social Security Payments in Louisiana

How are the Social Security Payments distributed throughout Louisiana? 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 Louisiana

2018 Louisiana 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 Louisiana 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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