SNAP Participation Declines Slightly In July first appeared on Floating Path.
The number of Americans receiving assistance from the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as food stamps, decreased by 10k in July.
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A total of 46.486 million people participated in the program.
The number of SNAP participants as a ratio of the total employed persons was 31.77%, down from 31.80% in June.
The average monthly benefit received per person in July was $124.24, up from $124.13.
The total cost of the SNAP program in July was $5.775 billion, up from $5.772 billion in June. The annual cost of the SNAP program (rolling 12 months) was $71.135 billion, down from $71.647 billion.