Washington Food Stamps

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

Washington ranks 31st out of 50 states for lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps at 1.6%. The study is based on a total of 2,755,697 Washingtonian households who reported whether or not food stamps were received.

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

43,470 households in Washington received food stamps within the last year.

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Washington County Food Stamps Comparison

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Food Stamps Received By County

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

Applying For Washington Food Stamp Programs

How do I apply for food stamps in Washington?

There are 4 government food-related benefits that you may apply for as a resident of Washington.

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

Washington Percentage of Households Receiving Food Stamps by City Statistics

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

City Food Stamps Details

Bellevue

1.3%

Bellevue ranks 204th of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 55,691 Washingtonian households in Bellevue.

Everett

1.0%

Everett ranks 151st of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 42,652 Washingtonian households in Everett.

Federal Way

2.0%

Federal Way ranks 278th of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 34,755 Washingtonian households in Federal Way.

Kent

3.1%

Kent ranks 343rd of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 43,509 Washingtonian households in Kent.

Renton

1.1%

Renton ranks 161st of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 38,563 Washingtonian households in Renton.

Seattle

1.4%

Seattle ranks 225th of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 314,850 Washingtonian households in Seattle.

Spokane Valley

1.5%

Spokane Valley ranks 238th of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 39,134 Washingtonian households in Spokane Valley.

Spokane

2.2%

Spokane ranks 303rd of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 88,683 Washingtonian households in Spokane.

Tacoma

1.3%

Tacoma ranks 201st of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 82,016 Washingtonian households in Tacoma.

Vancouver

1.3%

Vancouver ranks 207th of 383 among cities in Washington based on a sample of 68,158 Washingtonian households in Vancouver.

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Washington Poverty Rate Statistics

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Washington Poverty Statistics

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

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Washington Social Security Statistics

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Social Security Payments in Washington

How are the Social Security Payments distributed throughout Washington? 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 Washington

2018 Washington 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 Washington 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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