MS top state for food stamp use

July 1, 2011


food stampsMississippi is the state with the highest percentage of people using food stamps. More than 600,000 Mississippians were on the food stamp roster in April, for a total of 20.8 percent. Click here to see an interactive U.S. map by the Wall Street Journal.

Top 3 states for food stamp use:

Mississippi: 20.8%

New Mexico: 20.7%

Oregon: 20.2%

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