SNAP/Food Stamps Eligibility and Benefits for Families with No Children and Individuals

Last Updated October 2014

Note

If you are disabled or age 60 or older, you do not have a gross income limit for SNAP/Food Stamps. DTA subtracts all of your deductions (shelter costs, medical costs, etc.) from your income to get the net income amount they use to calculate your SNAP/Food Stamps.  If you are disabled or you are a senior, you might be able to get SNAP/Food Stamps even if your gross income is higher than the amount in the chart below. See the SNAP Advocacy Guide: Income Tests for more information.

SNAP/Food Stamps if you are not elderly or disabled

*Gross Income Limit
If not Elderly or Disabled
*Max F.S. Benefit
for Everyone

1 person:
$1,265

$194

2 people:
$1,705

$357

3 people:
$2,144

$511

4 people:
$2,584

$649

5 people:
$3,024

$771

*Updated October 2014

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