WI FoodShare Caseload Recipients

QUESTIONS this data might answer:

  1. How many people in Milwaukee County were FoodShare recipients in 2016?
  2. How many people in Milwaukee County or another Wisconsin county were FoodShare recipients in August of 2016?

WARNINGS and cautions of using this data:

This information is broken out by county and by month with a monthly average and a yearly total.

NOTES on the data from the Community Database:

This report gives the number of people who received FoodShare per month in a given year, broken down by county.

OFFICIAL STATEMENT from the source on this data:

This report, sorted by Wisconsin agency, displays the number of eligible persons who were in an open FoodShare case for the report month. All recipients, in a case, must be U.S. citizens or qualified aliens who purchase and prepare food as a unit. Duplication of recipients occurs between the months.

FoodShare information includes historical monthly case counts, recipients and benefits by county and State of Wisconsin. The reports display only cases that were open and recipients who were eligible to receive FoodShare. Participation in FoodShare changes as cases open and close. Annual unduplicated FoodShare figures are also reported for assistance groups, all recipients, adults and children.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Source https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/foodshare/rsdata.htm
Author Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Maintainer Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Last Updated February 25, 2017, 23:53
Created April 22, 2016, 03:09
Frequency Monthly
groupType State