3.8% of households in Hampton received food stamps in 2017


Hampton ranked 78th in New Hampshire for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

152 of 4,034 Hampton households (3.8 percent) received food stamps. Hampton's population reached 9,429 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Winchester, which had 262 of 751 households receiving food stamps, 31.1 percent more than Hampton. In 2017 the population of Winchester was 2,016.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Henniker, which had 7 of 471 households receiving food stamps, 2.3 percent less than Hampton. In 2017 the population of Henniker was 1,775.

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
Winchester
751
262
34.9
2
Pittsfield
802
262
32.7
3
Whitefield
497
141
28.4
4
Center Ossipee
240
65
27.1
5
Canaan
164
41
25
6
Center Sandwich
61
15
24.6
7
Blodgett Landing
30
7
23.3
8
Berlin
3941
891
22.6
9
Raymond
1205
260
21.6
10
Hinsdale
690
145
21
11
Littleton
1980
412
20.8
12
Belmont
587
119
20.3
13
Milton Mills
109
22
20.2
14
Farmington
1650
324
19.6
15
Franklin
3557
696
19.6
16
Union
85
16
18.8
17
Bartlett
136
25
18.4
18
Claremont
5567
1001
18
19
Lisbon
338
59
17.5
20
Colebrook
598
103
17.2
21
Laconia
6904
1166
16.9
22
Milton
237
40
16.9
23
Ashland
643
103
16
24
Lancaster
779
123
15.8
25
Manchester
45799
6951
15.2
26
Tilton Northfield
1175
175
14.9
27
Bethlehem
413
61
14.8
28
Conway
1704
252
14.8
29
Rochester
12837
1835
14.3
30
Somersworth
4905
701
14.3
31
Bradford
129
18
14
32
Meredith
584
81
13.9
33
Antrim
518
71
13.7
34
Troy
499
68
13.6
35
Suncook
2162
280
13
36
Concord
17142
2196
12.8
37
Bristol
761
96
12.6
38
Keene
9391
1187
12.6
39
Gorham
743
92
12.4
40
Hudson
2986
367
12.3
41
Hillsborough
808
96
11.9
42
North Walpole
305
36
11.8
43
Groveton
530
62
11.7
44
Pinardville
2089
237
11.3
45
Greenville
398
44
11.1
46
Lincoln
347
38
11
47
Marlborough
503
54
10.7
48
Wolfeboro
1353
145
10.7
49
Nashua
35374
3710
10.5
50
Sanbornville
366
38
10.4
51
Lebanon
6267
623
9.9
52
Jaffrey
1102
106
9.6
53
West Stewartstown
94
9
9.6
54
Newport
1938
178
9.2
55
North Conway
1005
91
9.1
56
Charlestown
491
43
8.8
57
Derry
9219
781
8.5
58
Hampton Beach
1310
111
8.5
59
Peterborough
1562
130
8.3
60
Bennington
147
12
8.2
61
Mountain Lakes
170
14
8.2
62
Dover
13194
1067
8.1
63
Hooksett
2026
165
8.1
64
New Hampton
99
8
8.1
65
Plymouth
889
72
8.1
66
Portsmouth
10157
755
7.4
67
Enfield
724
47
6.5
68
South Hooksett
1891
120
6.3
69
Exeter
4160
257
6.2
70
West Swanzey
494
29
5.9
71
Goffstown
1424
81
5.7
72
Londonderry
4160
231
5.6
73
Seabrook Beach
516
28
5.4
74
Milford
3887
201
5.2
75
Loudon
311
15
4.8
76
Woodsville
336
15
4.5
77
Contoocook
549
23
4.2
78
Hampton
4034
152
3.8
79
East Merrimack
1878
67
3.6
80
Newmarket
2614
91
3.5
81
North Haverhill
326
11
3.4
82
Warner
151
5
3.3
83
Amherst
262
8
3.1
84
Hanover
1863
57
3.1
85
Durham
1683
45
2.7
86
Wilton
469
11
2.3
87
Epping
739
16
2.2
88
North Woodstock
169
3
1.8
89
Henniker
471
7
1.5

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