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Publication Title: Rural America Depends on the Food Stamp Program to Make Ends Meet
Region: National
Publication Type: Policy Brief
Publication Number: 1
Publication Date: June 1, 2005
Publication PDF: Download PDF

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.

Author(s) Priscilla Salant, Kristin Smith
Category(s) Health, Rural America, Vulnerable Families