The percentage of rural households with children under 18 receiving Food Stamps or SNAP benefits.
(1) American Community Survey (2020 5-year estimate). ACS 5-year estimates are data collected over a 60 month period and describe the average of that period.
(2) There are many definitions of rural. For the purposes of this analysis, the rural definition comes from the Office of Budget and Management, which defines all counties not included in a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as Nonmetropolitan (rural).