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Number of Americans on food stamps

How many Americans are there on Food Stamps?

20% of households

Believe it or not, 20% of American households were on Food Stamps in 2013.  This is definitely a real record.  Keep in mind that one in five households was on food stamps in 2013.  It is interesting to know the fact that there were 23,052,388 households on food stamps in the average month of fiscal 2013.  What does this mean?  This represents an increase of 722,675 from fiscal year 2012, when there were 22,329,713 households on food stamps in the average month.

This fact is verified on : August 18, 2014.





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