Tennessee Food Stamps

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

Tennessee ranks 24th out of 50 states for lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps at 1.5%. The study is based on a total of 2,547,194 Tennessean households who reported whether or not food stamps were received.

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

39,003 households in Tennessee received food stamps within the last year.

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Tennessee County Food Stamps Comparison

Tennessee Food Stamps Received Map

Food Stamps Received By County

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

Applying For Tennessee Food Stamp Programs

How do I apply for food stamps in Tennessee?

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

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

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

Tennessee Percentage of Households Receiving Food Stamps by City Statistics

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

City Food Stamps Details

Bartlett

1.8%

Bartlett ranks 205th of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 20,053 Tennessean households in Bartlett.

Chattanooga

1.6%

Chattanooga ranks 187th of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 71,190 Tennessean households in Chattanooga.

Clarksville

2.9%

Clarksville ranks 254th of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 53,525 Tennessean households in Clarksville.

Franklin

1.1%

Franklin ranks 114th of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 27,542 Tennessean households in Franklin.

Jackson

1.3%

Jackson ranks 148th of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 25,516 Tennessean households in Jackson.

Johnson City

1.3%

Johnson City ranks 146th of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 28,057 Tennessean households in Johnson City.

Knoxville

1.4%

Knoxville ranks 158th of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 79,458 Tennessean households in Knoxville.

Memphis

1.6%

Memphis ranks 181st of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 250,259 Tennessean households in Memphis.

Murfreesboro

1.1%

Murfreesboro ranks 117th of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 47,035 Tennessean households in Murfreesboro.

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance)

1.7%

Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance) ranks 195th of 279 among cities in Tennessee based on a sample of 263,527 Tennessean households in Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance).

Research & Reports

Tennessee Poverty Rate Statistics

Poverty Rate

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Tennessee Poverty Statistics

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

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Tennessee Social Security Statistics

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Social Security Payments in Tennessee

How are the Social Security Payments distributed throughout Tennessee? 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 Tennessee

2018 Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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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