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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Rural Households

Description
Examines the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (formerly known as food stamps) by household and place of residence, including a comparison of rural, micropolitan, and metropolitan areas. It also looks at the age of individuals in households receiving SNAP, recognizing that elder and child populations are most at risk of food insecurity. Argues the importance of SNAP in rural communities.
Author(s)
Jon M. Bailey
Date
07/2014
Type
Document
Organization
Center for Rural Affairs
Tagged as
Benefit enrollment and application · Children and youth · Elderly population · Food security and nutrition · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data