Top Ten Food Stamp States by Percentage of Population Receiving Food Stamps

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Pennsylvania’s rate is 13.4%

State Percentage
1) Mississippi 20.6%
2) Oregon 20.0%
3) Tennessee 19.9%
4) New Mexico 19. 7%
5) Michigan 19.6%
6) Louisiana 19.0%
7) Kentucky 18.7%
8) West Virginia 18.6%
9) Maine 18.4%
10) Alabama & South Carolina 18.0%

Sources: U. S. Census Bureau and U.S. Depart of Agriculture.

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