Eligible people receiving food stamps by state

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Posted: Nov 24, 2009 5:24 PM

Estimated participation rates of citizens eligible for food stamps by state.

Missouri _ 100 percent

Maine _ 91 percent

Michigan _ 89 percent

Tennessee _ 87 percent

Oregon _ 87 percent

West Virginia _ 85 percent

Kentucky _ 83 percent

Illinois _ 83 percent

District of Columbia _ 78 percent

Arkansas _ 77 percent

Pennsylvania _ 76 percent

Washington _ 76 percent

Louisiana _ 74 percent

Iowa _ 74 percent

South Carolina _ 74 percent

Indiana _ 74 percent

Vermont _ 73 percent

Hawaii _ 71 percent

Alaska _ 70 percent

Ohio _ 69 percent

Connecticut _ 69 percent

Oklahoma _ 69 percent

Delaware _ 68 percent

New Mexico _ 67 percent

Minnesota _ 66 percent

New Hampshire _ 66 percent

Virginia _ 65 percent

Massachusetts _ 65 percent

Alabama _ 65 percent

Montana _ 64 percent

Wisconsin _ 64 percent

South Dakota _ 64 percent

Nebraska _ 64 percent

North Carolina _ 63 percent

Georgia _ 63 percent

North Dakota _ 62 percent

New York _ 61 percent

Arizona _ 61 percent

Mississippi _ 60 percent

Rhode Island _ 60 percent

Maryland _ 59 percent

New Jersey _ 59 percent

Florida _ 57 percent

Kansas _ 57 percent

Texas _ 55 percent

Colorado _ 55 percent

Utah _ 52 percent

Nevada _ 52 percent

Idaho _ 50 percent

California _ 48 percent

Wyoming _ 47 percent