Mississippi Food Stamps

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

Mississippi ranks 23rd out of 50 states for lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps at 1.5%. The study is based on a total of 1,103,514 Mississippian households who reported whether or not food stamps were received.

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

16,559 households in Mississippi received food stamps within the last year.

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Mississippi County Food Stamps Comparison

Mississippi Food Stamps Received Map

Food Stamps Received By County

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

Applying For Mississippi Food Stamp Programs

How do I apply for food stamps in Mississippi?

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

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

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

Mississippi Percentage of Households Receiving Food Stamps by City Statistics

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

City Food Stamps Details

Biloxi

1.5%

Biloxi ranks 125th of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 17,641 Mississippian households in Biloxi.

Greenville

1.8%

Greenville ranks 146th of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 12,147 Mississippian households in Greenville.

Gulfport

1.9%

Gulfport ranks 151st of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 28,377 Mississippian households in Gulfport.

Hattiesburg

1.0%

Hattiesburg ranks 91st of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 17,690 Mississippian households in Hattiesburg.

Horn Lake

1.0%

Horn Lake ranks 92nd of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 9,426 Mississippian households in Horn Lake.

Jackson

1.7%

Jackson ranks 140th of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 62,895 Mississippian households in Jackson.

Meridian

1.6%

Meridian ranks 135th of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 16,027 Mississippian households in Meridian.

Olive Branch

1.2%

Olive Branch ranks 107th of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 13,117 Mississippian households in Olive Branch.

Southaven

0.9%

Southaven ranks 83rd of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 18,737 Mississippian households in Southaven.

Tupelo

1.1%

Tupelo ranks 103rd of 199 among cities in Mississippi based on a sample of 14,783 Mississippian households in Tupelo.

Research & Reports

Mississippi Poverty Rate Statistics

Poverty Rate

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Mississippi Poverty Statistics

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

Mississippi Poverty Statistics
Mississippi Social Security Statistics

Mississippi Social Security

Mississippi Social Security Statistics

Mississippi Social Security

Social Security Payments in Mississippi

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

Mississippi Social Security

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 Mississippi

2018 Mississippi 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 Mississippi 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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