15.6% of households in Dawson received food stamps in 2017


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

14 of 90 Dawson households (15.6 percent) received food stamps. Dawson's population reached 183 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Linwood, which had 28 of 45 households receiving food stamps, 46.6 percent more than Dawson. In 2017 the population of Linwood was 144.

The cities with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state were Battle Creek, Chambers. In these cities, 0.6 percent of households received foodstamps - 15 percent less than Dawson.

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
Linwood
45
28
62.2
2
Macy
241
143
59.3
3
King Lake
96
44
45.8
4
Santee
120
54
45
5
Virginia
24
9
37.5
6
Ohiowa
63
23
36.5
7
McLean
22
8
36.4
8
Aten
21
7
33.3
9
Winnebago
205
67
32.7
10
Hubbell
23
7
30.4
11
Waterbury
27
8
29.6
12
Walthill
174
51
29.3
13
Nemaha
77
22
28.6
14
Minatare
324
86
26.5
15
Craig
77
20
26
16
Haigler
74
19
25.7
17
Upland
75
19
25.3
18
Alexandria
76
19
25
19
Rosalie
72
18
25
20
Rockville
49
12
24.5
21
Miller
78
19
24.4
22
Talmage
95
23
24.2
23
Cushing
21
5
23.8
24
Richland
47
11
23.4
25
Merna
161
37
23
26
Otoe
74
17
23
27
Merriman
57
13
22.8
28
Danbury
45
10
22.2
29
Melbeta
54
12
22.2
30
Riverton
38
8
21.1
31
Richfield
39
8
20.5
32
Milligan
153
31
20.3
33
Orchard
218
44
20.2
34
Inavale
30
6
20
35
Kilgore
20
4
20
36
Lyman
140
28
20
37
Stamford
71
14
19.7
38
Ulysses
97
19
19.6
39
Alvo
62
12
19.4
40
Carleton
37
7
18.9
41
Guide Rock
95
18
18.9
42
Culbertson
268
50
18.7
43
Gresham
97
18
18.6
44
Morse Bluff
59
11
18.6
45
Rushville
409
76
18.6
46
Wellfleet
27
5
18.5
47
Chapman
125
23
18.4
48
Beaver
263
48
18.3
49
Blair
3348
607
18.1
50
La Platte
50
9
18
51
Big Springs
223
40
17.9
52
Royal
39
7
17.9
53
Salem
56
10
17.9
54
Cozad
1626
289
17.8
55
Falls
1909
340
17.8
56
Hebron
796
141
17.7
57
Blue Springs
131
23
17.6
58
Holbrook
102
18
17.6
59
Wilsonville
40
7
17.5
60
Shelton
453
79
17.4
61
Thayer
23
4
17.4
62
Crookston
29
5
17.2
63
Maskell
29
5
17.2
64
Allen
152
26
17.1
65
Bristow
35
6
17.1
66
Barneston
53
9
17
67
Scottsbluff
5787
985
17
68
Bushnell
83
14
16.9
69
Woodland Park
642
107
16.7
70
Jansen
55
9
16.4
71
Reynolds
43
7
16.3
72
Fullerton
653
106
16.2
73
Memphis
37
6
16.2
74
Clarks
143
23
16.1
75
Creston
81
13
16
76
Waterloo
383
61
15.9
77
Nehawka
83
13
15.7
78
Dawson
90
14
15.6
79
Silver Creek
186
29
15.6
80
North Platte
10484
1618
15.4
81
South Sioux
4717
721
15.3
82
Weston
124
19
15.3
83
Steinauer
33
5
15.2
84
Valley
883
134
15.2
85
Marquette
86
13
15.1
86
Phillips
107
16
15
87
Bridgeport
730
109
14.9
88
Dix
121
18
14.9
89
Elsie
67
10
14.9
90
Brownville
61
9
14.8
91
Niobrara
169
25
14.8
92
Clatonia
144
21
14.6
93
Fairfield
198
29
14.6
94
Neligh
687
100
14.6
95
Sumner
96
14
14.6
96
Winslow
41
6
14.6
97
Inman
55
8
14.5
98
Nelson
256
37
14.5
99
Grand Island
19048
2729
14.3
100
Hardy
77
11
14.3

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