Cities With the Most People on Food Stamps

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5. Hammond, LA
> Households with SNAP benefits: 24.4%
> Poverty rate: 20.4%
> Pop. with a disability: 20.8%
> May unemployment: 5.0%

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4. Rocky Mount, NC
> Households with SNAP benefits: 24.5%
> Poverty rate: 17.8%
> Pop. with a disability: 17.8%
> May unemployment: 5.8%

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3. Grants Pass, OR
> Households with SNAP benefits: 25.1%
> Poverty rate: 17.6%
> Pop. with a disability: 20.1%
> May unemployment: 4.6%

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2. Laredo, TX
> Households with SNAP benefits: 27.0%
> Poverty rate: 33.0%
> Pop. with a disability: 11.5%
> May unemployment: 3.6%

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1. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
> Households with SNAP benefits: 29.8%
> Poverty rate: 31.4%
> Pop. with a disability: 13.8%
> May unemployment: 6.2%