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629. Food Stamp Households and Participants--Summary: 1998

[For years ending September 30. Based on a sample of 47,145 households from the Food Stamp Quality Control System]

 
Household type Households Age, sex, Participants
and race, and
income source Number Percent Hispanic origin Number Percent
(1,000) (1,000)
 
    Total 8,246 100.0 Total 19,969 100.0
With children 4,803 58.2 Children 10,546 52.8
  Single-parent households 3,264 39.6 Under 5 years old 3,509 17.6
  Married-couple households 712 8.6 5 to 17 years old 7,037 35.2
  Other 830 10.0 Adults 9,409 47.1
With elderly 1,500 18.2 18 to 35 years old 4,292 21.5
  Living alone 1,184 14.4 36 to 59 years old 3,480 17.4
  Not living alone 316 3.8 60 years old and over 1,637 8.2
Disabled 2,015 24.4 Unknown 14 0.1
Disabled 2,015 24.4
  Living alone 1,113 13.5 Male 7,926 39.7
  Not living alone 903 10.9 Female 11,967 59.9
Other 980 11.9
 
Earned income 2,167 26.3 White, non-Hispanic 8,008 40.1
  Wages and salaries 2,047 24.8 Black, non-Hispanic 7,248 36.3
  Self-employment 111 1.3
  Other 30 0.4
Unearned income 6,495 78.8 Hispanic 3,652 18.3
  TANF 1 2,591 31.4 Asian 605 3.0
  General assistance 486 5.9
  Supplemental Security Income 2,315 28.1 Native American 311 1.6
  Social Security 1,924 23.3 Other 145 0.7
  Unemployment 130 1.6
  Other 1,341 16.3
No income 724 8.8



1 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Characteristics of Food Stamp Households: Fiscal Year 1998 (Advance Report), July 1999.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/629_food_stamp_households_and_participants_summary.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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