Sunday, November 29, 2009

Food Stamp Usage in Will County, Illinois has increased 45% since 2007

According to a New York Times interactive map published today, food stamp utilization in Will County has increased 45% since 2007.  The map can be viewed here , move your mouse over Will County to see the county's food stamp statistics.  According to the map, Will County's food stamp statistics include:
Percentage on food stamps:
All people: 7%
Children: 12%
Whites: 3%
Blacks: 21%