17.9% of households in Salem received food stamps in 2017


Salem ranked 267th in Kentucky for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

62 of 347 Salem households (17.9 percent) received food stamps. Salem's population reached 822 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Anthoston, which had 48 of 64 households receiving food stamps, 57.1 percent more than Salem. In 2017 the population of Anthoston was 187.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Crestview Hills, which had 2 of 1,533 households receiving food stamps, 17.8 percent less than Salem. In 2017 the population of Crestview Hills was 3,321.

See the cities with the highest percentage of households receiving food stamps below.

Top food stamp cities in 2017
Rank
City
Total Households
Total households receiving food stamps
Percentage of households receiving food stamps
1
Anthoston
64
48
75
2
McKee
504
371
73.6
3
Arjay
175
114
65.1
4
Breckinridge Center
302
191
63.2
5
Ekron
87
53
60.9
6
Campton
325
195
60
7
Ages
138
78
56.5
8
Hazel Green
54
30
55.6
9
Salyersville
679
375
55.2
10
Tolu
58
31
53.4
11
Farmington
61
32
52.5
12
Wheelwright
223
113
50.7
13
Beattyville
629
313
49.8
14
Vanceburg
604
295
48.8
15
Bedford
305
145
47.5
16
Hiseville
87
41
47.1
17
Millstone
30
14
46.7
18
Corinth
86
40
46.5
19
Kenvir
131
58
44.3
20
Jenkins
926
406
43.8
21
Maytown
122
53
43.4
22
Buckhorn
37
16
43.2
23
Poplar Hills
213
92
43.2
24
Hyden
159
68
42.8
25
Jackson
870
372
42.8
26
Mount Olivet
191
81
42.4
27
Livingston
50
21
42
28
Coxton
72
30
41.7
29
St. Charles
127
53
41.7
30
Mayking
113
47
41.6
31
Vicco
106
44
41.5
32
Pineville
815
336
41.2
33
Coldiron
67
27
40.3
34
Eubank
110
43
39.1
35
Cumberland
894
349
39
36
Hindman
255
99
38.8
37
Martin
250
95
38
38
Evarts
172
65
37.8
39
Owingsville
785
295
37.6
40
Monticello
2279
850
37.3
41
Bromley
350
130
37.1
42
Elizaville
89
33
37.1
43
Munfordville
723
268
37.1
44
Caneyville
209
77
36.8
45
Elkhorn
442
162
36.7
46
Diablock
227
83
36.6
47
Hardin
205
75
36.6
48
Sharpsburg
200
73
36.5
49
Mount Vernon
1067
388
36.4
50
Smithfield
55
20
36.4
51
Louisa
1112
404
36.3
52
Fordsville
219
79
36.1
53
Freeburn
181
65
35.9
54
Sandy Hook
334
120
35.9
55
Manchester
635
227
35.7
56
Poole
107
38
35.5
57
Prestonville
63
22
34.9
58
Catlettsburg
725
250
34.5
59
Dycusburg
29
10
34.5
60
Frenchburg
250
86
34.4
61
South Carrollton
73
25
34.2
62
Muldraugh
449
152
33.9
63
Crab Orchard
373
125
33.5
64
Stanton
1021
341
33.4
65
Blackey
69
23
33.3
66
North Corbin
783
260
33.2
67
Prestonsburg
1459
484
33.2
68
Pleasant View
289
95
32.9
69
Dwale
131
43
32.8
70
Annville
420
137
32.6
71
Carlisle
867
282
32.5
72
Albany
898
291
32.4
73
Allen
71
23
32.4
74
Lancaster
1606
520
32.4
75
Hickman
872
282
32.3
76
Inez
325
105
32.3
77
Salt Lick
96
31
32.3
78
Sedalia
130
42
32.3
79
Monterey
53
17
32.1
80
Bradfordsville
125
40
32
81
Eminence
1003
321
32
82
Watterson Park
579
185
32
83
Greenville
1682
535
31.8
84
Irvine
1035
329
31.8
85
Leitchfield
2701
859
31.8
86
Brodhead
512
162
31.6
87
Millersburg
329
104
31.6
88
Hazard
2233
704
31.5
89
Paintsville
1634
515
31.5
90
Barbourville
934
291
31.2
91
Harlan
759
237
31.2
92
Warfield
138
43
31.2
93
Oneida
113
35
31
94
Dawson Springs
1181
364
30.8
95
Dry Ridge
815
249
30.6
96
Garrison
220
67
30.5
97
Loretto
266
81
30.5
98
McRoberts
385
117
30.4
99
Magnolia
171
52
30.4
100
Stearns
505
150
29.7

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