Rhode Island Food Stamps

How does Rhode Island rank for percentage of homes receiving food stamps?

Rhode Island ranks 13th out of 50 states for lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps at 1.4%. The study is based on a total of 412,028 Rhode Islander households who reported whether or not food stamps were received.

How many Rhode Island households received food stamps in the past year?

5,726 households in Rhode Island received food stamps within the last year.

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Rhode Island County Food Stamps Comparison

Rhode Island Food Stamps Received Map

Food Stamps Received By County

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

Applying For Rhode Island Food Stamp Programs

How do I apply for food stamps in Rhode Island?

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

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

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

Rhode Island Percentage of Households Receiving Food Stamps by City Statistics

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

City Food Stamps Details

Central Falls

1.3%

Central Falls ranks 12th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 6,310 Rhode Islander households in Central Falls.

Cranston

1.5%

Cranston ranks 13th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 30,515 Rhode Islander households in Cranston.

East Providence

1.9%

East Providence ranks 19th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 19,913 Rhode Islander households in East Providence.

Newport

1.2%

Newport ranks 9th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 10,523 Rhode Islander households in Newport.

Pawtucket

2.1%

Pawtucket ranks 21st of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 27,635 Rhode Islander households in Pawtucket.

Providence

1.2%

Providence ranks 10th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 62,057 Rhode Islander households in Providence.

Valley Falls

0.6%

Valley Falls ranks 6th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 4,661 Rhode Islander households in Valley Falls.

Warwick

1.5%

Warwick ranks 15th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 34,904 Rhode Islander households in Warwick.

Westerly

0.9%

Westerly ranks 7th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 7,664 Rhode Islander households in Westerly.

Woonsocket

0.9%

Woonsocket ranks 8th of 25 among cities in Rhode Island based on a sample of 17,054 Rhode Islander households in Woonsocket.

Research & Reports

Rhode Island Poverty Rate Statistics

Poverty Rate

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Rhode Island Poverty Statistics

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

Rhode Island Poverty Statistics
Rhode Island Social Security Statistics

Rhode Island Social Security

Rhode Island Social Security Statistics

Rhode Island Social Security

Social Security Payments in Rhode Island

How are the Social Security Payments distributed throughout Rhode Island? 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 Rhode Island

2018 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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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