23.6% of households in Franklin received food stamps in 2017


Franklin ranked 92nd in Virginia for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

820 of 3,470 Franklin households (23.6 percent) received food stamps. Franklin's population reached 8,334 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Bayside, which had 72 of 101 households receiving food stamps, 47.7 percent more than Franklin. In 2017 the population of Bayside was 224.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Woodbridge, which had 5 of 1,743 households receiving food stamps, 23.3 percent less than Franklin. In 2017 the population of Woodbridge was 4,430.

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
Bayside
101
72
71.3
2
Horntown
173
97
56.1
3
Cumberland
75
42
56
4
Keokee
158
85
53.8
5
Blackstone
1193
626
52.5
6
Seven Mile Ford
321
167
52
7
Clinchco
136
70
51.5
8
Mappsville
104
52
50
9
Nottoway Court House
63
31
49.2
10
Clinchport
31
15
48.4
11
Courtland
695
317
45.6
12
New Church
73
33
45.2
13
Union Level
84
37
44
14
Cleveland
62
27
43.5
15
Sandy Level
218
93
42.7
16
Fairview Beach
221
93
42.1
17
Haysi
114
48
42.1
18
St. Charles
48
20
41.7
19
Lawrenceville
460
188
40.9
20
Boston
224
90
40.2
21
Jonesville
654
260
39.8
22
Laurel Park
402
157
39.1
23
Lovingston
233
91
39.1
24
Oak Hall
131
51
38.9
25
Pennington Gap
812
309
38.1
26
Carrsville
133
49
36.8
27
Dungannon
142
52
36.6
28
Allisonia
50
18
36
29
Parrott
282
101
35.8
30
Ivanhoe
171
61
35.7
31
Camptown
364
129
35.4
32
Tasley
114
39
34.2
33
Bland
233
78
33.5
34
Metompkin
244
81
33.2
35
Appalachia
681
225
33
36
Norton
1786
590
33
37
Emporia
2119
686
32.4
38
Exmore
736
238
32.3
39
Independence
474
152
32.1
40
Coeburn
727
233
32
41
Dante
255
81
31.8
42
Keysville
363
115
31.7
43
Sugar Grove
259
82
31.7
44
Dillwyn
158
50
31.6
45
Shawsville
567
179
31.6
46
Motley
467
147
31.5
47
Crewe
1124
352
31.3
48
Mountain Road
440
137
31.1
49
Cats Bridge
130
40
30.8
50
Augusta Springs
137
42
30.7
51
Esmont
245
74
30.2
52
Shipman
202
61
30.2
53
Pastoria
376
112
29.8
54
Stuart
564
165
29.3
55
Brookneal
431
122
28.3
56
Sanford
46
13
28.3
57
Craigsville
408
115
28.2
58
Appomattox
773
215
27.8
59
Drakes Branch
246
68
27.6
60
Port Royal
87
24
27.6
61
Petersburg
13262
3651
27.5
62
Castlewood
791
217
27.4
63
Victoria
771
211
27.4
64
Bensley
2284
623
27.3
65
New Castle
77
21
27.3
66
Branchville
30
8
26.7
67
Honaker
580
155
26.7
68
Gratton
328
87
26.5
69
Ridgeway
383
101
26.4
70
Saltville
984
260
26.4
71
Southampton Meadows
144
38
26.4
72
Martinsville
5740
1494
26
73
Clifton Forge
1614
417
25.8
74
Glasgow
483
124
25.7
75
Damascus
322
82
25.5
76
McKenney
169
43
25.4
77
Burkeville
233
59
25.3
78
Danville
18517
4687
25.3
79
Hillsville
1361
345
25.3
80
Big Stone Gap
1650
415
25.2
81
Merrimac
974
245
25.2
82
Bowling Green
471
118
25.1
83
Richlands
2437
609
25
84
Boykins
293
73
24.9
85
Stanley
692
170
24.6
86
Pulaski
3986
971
24.4
87
Rushmere
404
97
24
88
Hopewell
9123
2178
23.9
89
Charlotte Court House
181
43
23.8
90
Glen Lyn
59
14
23.7
91
Pound
376
89
23.7
92
Franklin
3470
820
23.6
93
Villa Heights
261
61
23.4
94
Alberta
139
32
23
95
St. Paul
395
91
23
96
Dublin
872
200
22.9
97
Henry Fork
441
101
22.9
98
Pocahontas
171
39
22.8
99
Bristol
7418
1664
22.4
100
Wakefield
437
98
22.4

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