Texas Food Stamps

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

Texas ranks 12th out of 50 states for lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps at 1.4%. The study is based on a total of 9,430,419 Texan households who reported whether or not food stamps were received.

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

130,235 households in Texas received food stamps within the last year.

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Texas County Food Stamps Comparison

Texas Food Stamps Received Map

Food Stamps Received By County

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

Applying For Texas Food Stamp Programs

How do I apply for food stamps in Texas?

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

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

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

Texas Percentage of Households Receiving Food Stamps by City Statistics

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

City Food Stamps Details

Arlington

0.9%

Arlington ranks 392nd of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 135,004 Texan households in Arlington.

Austin

1.9%

Austin ranks 749th of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 361,257 Texan households in Austin.

Corpus Christi

1.0%

Corpus Christi ranks 466th of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 116,682 Texan households in Corpus Christi.

Dallas

1.1%

Dallas ranks 483rd of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 497,622 Texan households in Dallas.

El Paso

1.1%

El Paso ranks 492nd of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 223,164 Texan households in El Paso.

Fort Worth

1.3%

Fort Worth ranks 558th of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 284,687 Texan households in Fort Worth.

Houston

1.3%

Houston ranks 589th of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 838,950 Texan households in Houston.

Laredo

0.8%

Laredo ranks 376th of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 68,822 Texan households in Laredo.

Plano

1.1%

Plano ranks 502nd of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 105,806 Texan households in Plano.

San Antonio

1.1%

San Antonio ranks 505th of 983 among cities in Texas based on a sample of 494,260 Texan households in San Antonio.

Research & Reports

Texas Poverty Rate Statistics

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Texas Poverty Statistics

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

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Social Security Payments in Texas

How are the Social Security Payments distributed throughout Texas? 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 Texas

2018 Texas 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 Texas 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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