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Children ages birth to 18 receiving Food Assistance Program (FAP) benefits in Michigan

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Why This Indicator Matters

The Michigan Food Assistance Program (FAP), known as SNAP nationally, provides financial assistance to families with low incomes to buy groceries, striving to reduce food insecurity.
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Definition and Source



The number of children ages birth to 18 in families active in the Food Assistance Program in December. The percent is based on the population ages birth to 18 in the prior year. Percents are suppressed with an "S" for counts fewer than 6 to maintain reliability. NA: Not Available;

Data Source

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Assistance Payments Statistics-Table 68. 


Wexford and Missaukee are combined for 1999-2003. Grand Traverse/Leelanau and Charlevoix/Emmet are combined for 2003.


Last Updated

February 2024