Assisted Income or SNAP Recipients

Households receiving income or food assistance

Percent Receiving Assisted Income or SNAP

Percent Receiving Assisted Income or SNAP

Number of SNAP Recipients

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 2,134 1,063 2,293 1,868 6,384 9,453 586,302 12,607,978
4 2012 2,331 1,139 2,511 1,882 6,762 10,265 643,379 14,030,157
5 2013 2,726 1,231 2,588 1,891 7,328 11,188 691,386 15,197,851
6 2014 2,812 1,158 2,804 2,073 7,598 11,555 714,230 15,924,496
7 2015 2,881 1,142 2,880 1,856 7,478 11,449 718,397 16,203,282
8 2016 3,009 1,013 2,917 1,857 7,446 11,282 709,397 16,150,476
9 2017 2,859 963 2,836 1,842 7,210 10,843 689,048 15,811,787

Percent of SNAP Recipients

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 15.4 15.0 28.2 34.3 26.4 17.3 12.9 11.0
4 2012 16.8 16.2 31.0 34.6 28.1 18.7 14.1 12.2
5 2013 19.6 17.7 32.2 34.1 30.1 20.4 15.2 13.1
6 2014 19.9 16.7 34.9 36.8 31.1 21.0 15.6 13.7
7 2015 20.3 16.5 35.7 33.8 30.5 20.9 15.7 13.9
8 2016 21.0 15.1 35.7 34.3 30.4 20.6 15.4 13.7
9 2017 20.2 14.2 34.3 34.2 29.4 19.8 14.9 13.3

These data show the total percentage of households who are recipients of assisted income or SNAP in the United States, Ohio, Clark County, and Springfield, as well as the four major zip codes making up the city of Springfield.

  • There is a greater percent of households receiving assisted income or SNAP in Springfield than in Clark County, Ohio, or the United States*.
  • Springfield consistently has more than 25% of its population receiving Assisted Income or SNAP, whereas Clark County has below 21% of its population and the state and the country are lower still.
  • More households receive assisted income or SNAP in the Southeast and Southwest parts of Springfield than the Northeast and Northwest*.

*Denotes a statistically significant finding with 90% confidence, the standard for the ACS.

All data come from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This information come from the American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates on Public Assistance Income.

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