15 Percent Of U.S. Receives Food Stamps (47.3 Million People)

April 6, 2013 3:49 pm

It is a well-known fact now, that the number of people living on food stamps in the US is at an all-time high. We spotted a number that gives some perspective on the scale of things – some 15 percent of US receives food stamps (Source)

That is one-in-seven Americans. Stated that way, the number suddenly looks real bad. And the people living closest to the President fared the worst – 23 percent of the population in Washington D.C. received food stamps.

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