Change Indicator

Children ages birth to 5 receiving Food Assistance Program (FAP) benefits in Michigan

  • Detailed
  • Sort / Rank

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.
show more

Definition and Source



The number of children ages birth to 5 in families active for the Food Assistance Program (FAP) in December. The percent is based on the population ages birth to 5 in the prior year. Percentages 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. 


Combined data for Wexford/Missaukee for 2000-2004; combined data for Grand Traverse/Leelanau and Charlevoix/Emmet for 2003-04.

Last Updated

February 2024