Who Benefits from Food Stamps in Georgia? 2022 Update

Who gets SNAP in Georgia and how much does the average household get in benefits per month and per day? In this post, we will provide details on who benefits from food stamps in Georgia (2022 update) and the breakdown of beneficiaries by category and household composition.

"Who Benefits from Food Stamps in Georgia"

For the latest update and more details on the number of people receiving SNAP in Georgia, see our post on Food Stamps statistics in Georgia.

Who Benefits from Food Stamps in Georgia?

Here is the food stamps household composition in Georgia, compared with the national average by category:

Households with Children

Georgia: Percentage of food stamps households with children: 73%

United States: Percentage of food stamps households with children: 66%

Households with the Elderly or the Disabled

Georgia: Percentage of food stamps households with an elderly/disabled person: 32%

United States: Percentage of food stamps households with an elderly/disabled person: 36%

Households that are Working Families

Georgia: Percentage of food stamps households that are working families: 39%

United States: Percentage of food stamps households that are working families: 42%

SNAP Participation Rate in Georgia vs. National Average

Here are food stamps participation rates by category – Georgia vs. the rest of the United States:

All Eligible People

Georgia: Percentage of eligible people that are receiving Food Stamps: 84%

United States: Percentage of eligible people that are receiving Food Stamps: 82%

Working Poor

Georgia: Percentage of eligible working poor that are receiving Food Stamps: 71%

United States: Percentage of eligible working poor that are receiving Food Stamps: 74%

Elderly People

Georgia: Percentage of eligible elderly people that are receiving Food Stamps: 34%

United States: Percentage of eligible elderly people that are receiving Food Stamps: 42%

How Much in Food Stamps can you get in Georgia?

How much food stamps you receive depends on your household income and household size.

The table below shows the monthly and daily food stamps benefits in Georgia for each household member.

How much SNAP can you receive in Georgia?
The fiscal Year 2019 (pre-pandemic)Fiscal Year 2021 (includes pandemic increases)Fiscal Year 2022 (estimated, excluding emergency allotments)
For each household member per month:$132$208$167
For each household member per day:$4.35$6.82$5.51

Maximum Food Stamps Allocation

For comparison, here are the maximum food stamps benefits you can receive based on your household size.

Maximum SNAP Benefit Amount by Household Size for Fiscal Year 2023
Effective October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023
Household SizeMaximum SNAP Benefit Allotment
1$281
2$516
3$740
4$939
5$1,116
6$1,339
7$1,480
8$1,691
Each Additional Household Member: Add$211

Summary

We hope this post on Who Benefits from Food Stamps in Georgia – 2022 Update was helpful.

Questions?

We hope this post on the Georgia SNAP Payment Schedule for October was helpful.

Please let us know in the comments section below if you have further questions about Georgia SNAP or EBT Card.

Also, be sure to check out our other articles about Georgia SNAP and EBT, including:

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