New York Food Stamps

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

New York ranks 44th out of 50 states for lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps at 2.0%. The study is based on a total of 7,302,710 New Yorker households who reported whether or not food stamps were received.

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

147,964 households in New York received food stamps within the last year.

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New York County Food Stamps Comparison

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Food Stamps Received By County

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

Applying For New York Food Stamp Programs

How do I apply for food stamps in New York?

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

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

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

New York 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 York?

City Food Stamps Details

Albany

3.2%

Albany ranks 701st of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 41,245 New Yorker households in Albany.

Buffalo

1.7%

Buffalo ranks 463rd of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 110,636 New Yorker households in Buffalo.

Cheektowaga

1.7%

Cheektowaga ranks 477th of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 33,572 New Yorker households in Cheektowaga.

Mount Vernon

1.6%

Mount Vernon ranks 430th of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 25,101 New Yorker households in Mount Vernon.

New Rochelle

2.0%

New Rochelle ranks 528th of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 28,463 New Yorker households in New Rochelle.

New York

2.3%

New York ranks 606th of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 3,142,405 New Yorker households in New York.

Rochester

2.0%

Rochester ranks 527th of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 86,180 New Yorker households in Rochester.

Schenectady

2.2%

Schenectady ranks 577th of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 22,812 New Yorker households in Schenectady.

Syracuse

4.1%

Syracuse ranks 750th of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 55,633 New Yorker households in Syracuse.

Yonkers

1.6%

Yonkers ranks 443rd of 809 among cities in New York based on a sample of 74,413 New Yorker households in Yonkers.

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New York Poverty Statistics

Which areas have the highest rate of poverty in New York? We breakdown the poverty rate by city and county across New York 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 York

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

2018 New York 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 York 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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