32.8% of households in St. Stephen received food stamps in 2017


St. Stephen ranked 47th in South Carolina for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

227 of 693 St. Stephen households (32.8 percent) received food stamps. St. Stephen's population reached 1,872 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Willington, which had 27 of 38 households receiving food stamps, 38.3 percent more than St. Stephen. In 2017 the population of Willington was 76.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Tega Cay, which had 12 of 3,278 households receiving food stamps, 32.4 percent less than St. Stephen. In 2017 the population of Tega Cay was 9,464.

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
Willington
38
27
71.1
2
Cross Anchor
65
39
60
3
Perry
94
54
57.4
4
Eastover
326
182
55.8
5
Luray
57
31
54.4
6
Gayle Mill
364
197
54.1
7
Woodford
63
33
52.4
8
Blackville
923
437
47.3
9
Lynchburg
162
73
45.1
10
Saxon
1261
560
44.4
11
Allendale
1307
554
42.4
12
Enoree
297
121
40.7
13
South Sumter
796
324
40.7
14
Cherryvale
872
353
40.5
15
Marion
2352
939
39.9
16
Jacksonboro
137
54
39.4
17
Wagener
296
116
39.2
18
Iva
455
178
39.1
19
Calhoun Falls
681
263
38.6
20
Clearwater
1816
697
38.4
21
Bishopville
1170
446
38.1
22
North
301
114
37.9
23
Manning
1548
584
37.7
24
Newry
94
35
37.2
25
Walhalla
1706
635
37.2
26
Kingstree
1472
543
36.9
27
Graniteville
1130
415
36.7
28
Judson
814
293
36
29
Fairfax
668
239
35.8
30
Blacksburg
704
251
35.7
31
Cheraw
2272
809
35.6
32
Waterloo
68
24
35.3
33
Homeland Park
2765
959
34.7
34
Bucksport
299
103
34.4
35
Scranton
277
95
34.3
36
Andrews
1043
356
34.1
37
Pinewood
182
62
34.1
38
Murphys Estates
406
138
34
39
McCormick
725
246
33.9
40
Branchville
367
124
33.8
41
Lake
2436
822
33.7
42
Bennettsville
2956
983
33.3
43
Tigerville
24
8
33.3
44
Harleyville
298
98
32.9
45
Mayesville
219
72
32.9
46
Barnwell
1645
539
32.8
47
St. Stephen
693
227
32.8
48
Clarks Hill
107
35
32.7
49
Scotia
89
29
32.6
50
Swansea
356
116
32.6
51
Edgefield
1204
391
32.5
52
Pamplico
317
103
32.5
53
Converse
216
70
32.4
54
Ehrhardt
196
63
32.1
55
Lydia
271
87
32.1
56
Antreville
25
8
32
57
Estill
930
298
32
58
Dillon
2145
682
31.8
59
Abbeville
2123
673
31.7
60
Catawba
623
196
31.5
61
Pomaria
54
17
31.5
62
Turbeville
404
127
31.4
63
Alcolu
202
63
31.2
64
Whitmire
617
191
31
65
Fairforest
650
201
30.9
66
Johnsonville
598
184
30.8
67
Vance
52
16
30.8
68
Wallace
360
110
30.6
69
Nichols
151
46
30.5
70
Denmark
986
298
30.2
71
McColl
858
259
30.2
72
Mullins
1680
505
30.1
73
Greeleyville
162
48
29.6
74
Brookdale
1682
495
29.4
75
Bamberg
1168
342
29.3
76
Williston
1184
347
29.3
77
Lane
178
52
29.2
78
Shiloh
69
20
29
79
Lockhart
211
61
28.9
80
Newberry
3748
1081
28.8
81
East Sumter
488
140
28.7
82
Inman
1083
311
28.7
83
Darlington
2811
801
28.5
84
East Gaffney
996
283
28.4
85
Gadsden
634
180
28.4
86
Edisto
863
244
28.3
87
Holly Hill
573
162
28.3
88
Hartsville
3186
898
28.2
89
Dunean
1594
447
28
90
Heath Springs
250
70
28
91
Inman Mills
300
84
28
92
Lakewood
1191
331
27.8
93
Westminster
1042
290
27.8
94
Southern Shops
908
251
27.6
95
Wedgefield
697
192
27.5
96
Kline
62
17
27.4
97
Sellers
88
24
27.3
98
Elloree
268
73
27.2
99
Greenwood
8692
2362
27.2
100
Lake View
349
95
27.2

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