Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Caseloads and Expenditures: Beginning 2002

data.ny.gov | Last Updated 10 Jun 2019

These data are monthly listings of households, recipients and expenditures for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Tags: welfare, food stamps, supplemental nutrition assistance program, public assistance

This dataset has the following 14 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Yearyearnumber
Monthmonthtext
Month Codemonth_codenumber
District Codedistrict_codetextNumber designating each of the State’s Local Social Services Districts. For the non-New York City counties, the numbers refer to the alphabetical order of the district name (e.g., Albany=01, Yates = 57). New York City = 66. NYS Totals = 99.
DistrictdistricttextText name of each social services district and New York State.
Total SNAP Householdstotal_snap_householdsnumberTable 16 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Total Households.
Total SNAP Personstotal_snap_personsnumberTable 16 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Total Persons.
Total SNAP Benefitstotal_snap_benefitsnumberTable 16 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Total Benefits.
Temporary Assistance SNAP Householdstemporary_assistance_snap_householdsnumberTable 16 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Temporary Assistance Households.
Temporary Assistance SNAP Personstemporary_assistance_snap_personsnumberTable 16 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Temporary Assistance Persons.
Temporary Assistance SNAP Benefitstemporary_assistance_snap_benefitsnumberTable 16 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Temporary Assistance Benefits.
Non-Temporary Assistance SNAP Householdsnon_temporary_assistance_snap_householdsnumberTable 16 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Non‐Temporary Assistance Households.
Non-Temporary Assistance SNAP Personsnon_temporary_assistance_snap_personsnumberTable 16 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Non-Temporary Assistance Persons.
Non-Temporary Assistance SNAP Benefitsnon_temporary_assistance_snap_benefitsnumberTable 16 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Non-Temporary Assistance Benefits.