New Jersey Food Stamps

How does New Jersey rank for percentage of homes receiving food stamps?

New Jersey ranks 17th out of 50 states for lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps at 1.4%. The study is based on a total of 3,199,111 New Jerseyan households who reported whether or not food stamps were received.

How many New Jersey households received food stamps in the past year?

45,529 households in New Jersey received food stamps within the last year.

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New Jersey County Food Stamps Comparison

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Food Stamps Received By County

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

Applying For New Jersey Food Stamp Programs

How do I apply for food stamps in New Jersey?

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

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

New Jersey Food Stamp Program
New Jersey Summer Food Service
New Jersey Special Milk Program
New Jersey School Breakfast and Lunch Program
New Jersey Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

New Jersey Percentage of Households Receiving Food Stamps by City Statistics

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

City Food Stamps Details

Camden

1.8%

Camden ranks 348th of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 25,195 New Jerseyan households in Camden.

Clifton

1.0%

Clifton ranks 187th of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 29,078 New Jerseyan households in Clifton.

Elizabeth

1.6%

Elizabeth ranks 304th of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 40,219 New Jerseyan households in Elizabeth.

Jersey City

1.9%

Jersey City ranks 359th of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 100,049 New Jerseyan households in Jersey City.

Newark

1.9%

Newark ranks 362nd of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 95,316 New Jerseyan households in Newark.

Passaic

1.8%

Passaic ranks 339th of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 19,530 New Jerseyan households in Passaic.

Paterson

1.4%

Paterson ranks 268th of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 43,786 New Jerseyan households in Paterson.

Toms River

1.3%

Toms River ranks 239th of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 33,330 New Jerseyan households in Toms River.

Trenton

5.0%

Trenton ranks 451st of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 27,145 New Jerseyan households in Trenton.

Union City

1.5%

Union City ranks 288th of 461 among cities in New Jersey based on a sample of 23,515 New Jerseyan households in Union City.

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New Jersey Poverty Rate Statistics

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New Jersey Poverty Statistics

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

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Social Security Payments in New Jersey

How are the Social Security Payments distributed throughout New Jersey? 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 New Jersey

2018 New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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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