SNAP benefits extend household budgets to help stabilize families

SNAP benefits increase household budgets by up to 60%, enabling families to shift funds to cover other necessary expenses.

 

Each icon represents approximately 5% of expenses for U.S. families with incomes below $15,000 per year.

Expenses Paid By:

Household Income

Possible through SNAP Benefits

Without SNAP


clothing

exercise

furniture

school supplies

transporation

food

medical care

hygene

fresh foods

cellphone

canned food

car

housing

bedding

mail

windows

savings

dairy

dental care

utilities

With SNAP


clothing

exercise

furniture

school supplies

transporation

food

medical care

hygene

fresh foods

cellphone

canned food

car

housing

bedding

mail

windows

savings

dairy

dental care

utilities
Source(s):
US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditure Survey