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1 in 5 citizens receive food stamps in these states

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According to the Department of Agriculture, 22% of citizens in Mississippi are on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). That's much higher than the national average of 15%. 

Wyoming had the smallest number of citizens with food stamps - only 7%. 

One in five citizens receive food stamps in these six states:

1. Mississippi

2. Oregon

3. New Mexico

4. Louisiana

5. Georgia

6. Kentucky

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