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ANALYSIS: Decrease in SNAP Benefits in South Dakota by the Numbers


(NPN) – With the temporary increase in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Benefit food assistance running out today, what are the SNAP numbers for South Dakota in terms of participants, economic impact, etc.? NPN looked at the numbers:
Total South Dakota population, 2012 estimate: 833,354
Total number of S.D. SNAP recipients, July 2013: 104,004
Ratio of S.D. population receiving SNAP benefits,
2013:
1 in 8 (13 percent)
Total number of S.D. SNAP recipients, July 2012: 103,934
Increase in S.D. SNAP recipients, July 2012 to July 2013: 0.1 percent
Percentage of S.D. SNAP recipients in families with children: 77 percent
Percentage of SNAP recipients nationally in families with children: 72 percent
Percentage of S.D. SNAP recipients in families with elderly or people with disabilities: 26 percent.
Percentage of SNAP recipients nationally in families with elderly or people with disabilities: 27 percent
Percentage of S.D. SNAP recipients in working families: 50 percent.
Percentage of SNAP recipients nationally in working families: 41 percent
Average S.D. SNAP recipient benefit per person: $132.80
Average S.D. SNAP recipient benefit per meal: $1.48
Moody’s Analytics analysis of economic impact of $1 of SNAP benefits in S.D.: $1.70
Estimated economic impact of SNAP benefits in the S.D. economy in 2012: $165 million
Estimated number of S.D. veterans in SNAP households: 4,300
Ratio of S.D. Veterans in SNAP households to S.D. population:  1 in 194
Ratio of S.D. veterans in SNAP households to number of S.D. SNAP recipients: 1 in 24
Total United States population, 2012 estimate:313,914,040
Total Number of U.S. SNAP recipients, July 2013: 47,637,407
Ratio of U.S. population receiving SNAP benefits: 1 in 6.6 (15 percent)
Total Number of U.S. SNAP recipients, July2012: 46,836,236
Percentage increase of U.S. SNAP recipients, July 2012-July 2013: 1.7 percent
Projected loss of SNAP benefits nationally in 2014: $5 billion
Projected loss of SNAP benefits in S.D. in 2014: $11 million

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