Food Stamp Recipients Outnumber Populations of 24 States Combined

An analysis by Breitbart News has found that the number of individuals on food stamps now exceeds the combined populations of 24 states and the District of Columbia.

In November, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that a record 47,102,780 individuals receive food stamps.

According to US. Census Bureau data, that figure exceeds the combined populations of: Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.


Since January 2009, the number of individuals on food stamps has skyrocketed from 31.9 million to the current record high 47.1 million. By comparison, in 1969 just 2.8 million Americans received food stamps.

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  • RICK

    its been turned into a way of life.We have 25% of the ebt card and welfare cash from calif being cashed and used in las vegas so that lets you know where the people in calif party at the tax payers expense

  • They create the problem, then they come in as the savior. The dummying down of America. People think in the here and now but never stop to put the pieces of the puzzle together to see the big picture.

  • bobmann101

    Just what this unqualified, illegal, phony, lying, half breed, foreign national, Muslim POTUS wants. Google Cloward and Piven.