Reaching Those in Need: Estimates of State Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Rates in 2014 (Brief)
- An estimated 83 percent of the people eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in 2014 participated in the program.
- About 70 percent of "working poor" people received benefits.
- Participation rates varied widely from state to state.
The brief reviews participation rates for eligible people and the working poor nationally and for each of the 50 states in 2014.