This policy brief explains that people who live in rural America rely more heavily on the federal Food Stamp Program than do residents of urban areas. The brief presents a demographic picture of rural food stamp recipients, including information on income, race, age, and family size. It also compares data for rural and urban recipients.
National Policy Brief No. 1
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Salant, Priscilla and Smith, Kristin, "Rural America depends on the Food Stamp Program to make ends meet" (2005). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 2.
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