Average Monthly Household Recipients of Food Stamps
The average monthly number of households during the state fiscal year which received benefits from the federally funded Food Stamp Program, which issues coupons that are redeemable for food products at most retail food stores. Eligibility is based on income and resource guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The sum of counties and the total for North Carolina may differ due to rounding.
Sources: State Agency Data: Department of Health and Human Services
State Data Center of North Carolina, Summary File 3