Food stamp use in Erie County Food stamp use in Erie County

The data for households - not individuals - comes from the 2012 American Community Survey, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. If any person living in a household received food stamps at any time in the preceding 12 months, the household is included in the food stamp count. Data by census tract comes from a dataset, ending in 2012, which relies on surveys over five years.

Mapping by News Staff Reporter Denise Jewell Gee