1.5% of households in Greenville received food stamps in 2017


Greenville ranked 71st in Delaware for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

17 of 1,112 Greenville households (1.5 percent) received food stamps. Greenville's population reached 2,305 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Farmington, which had 17 of 33 households receiving food stamps, 50 percent more than Greenville. In 2017 the population of Farmington was 110.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Hockessin, which had 32 of 4,796 households receiving food stamps, 0.8 percent less than Greenville. In 2017 the population of Hockessin was 13,672.

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
Farmington
33
17
51.5
2
Woodside East
758
370
48.8
3
Kenton
86
36
41.9
4
Laurel
1278
494
38.7
5
Newport
526
197
37.5
6
Harrington
1222
439
35.9
7
Delmar
616
194
31.5
8
Georgetown
2288
701
30.6
9
Seaford
2872
849
29.6
10
Kent Acres
779
221
28.4
11
Ellendale
132
36
27.3
12
Wilmington
28484
7568
26.6
13
Bowers
137
34
24.8
14
Millsboro
1551
378
24.4
15
Milford
4020
954
23.7
16
Leipsic
69
16
23.2
17
Bridgeville
1142
256
22.4
18
Blades
459
102
22.2
19
Woodside
68
15
22.1
20
Frederica
372
82
22
21
Magnolia
97
21
21.6
22
Greenwood
429
89
20.7
23
Dover
13427
2765
20.6
24
Milton
1304
262
20.1
25
Cheswold
495
92
18.6
26
Frankford
250
46
18.4
27
Elsmere
2347
419
17.9
28
Clayton
952
166
17.4
29
Delaware
712
124
17.4
30
Hartly
23
4
17.4
31
Highland Acres
1446
251
17.4
32
Felton
528
86
16.3
33
Houston
158
25
15.8
34
Smyrna
4371
691
15.8
35
Wyoming
612
97
15.8
36
Edgemoor
2530
397
15.7
37
Riverview
892
137
15.4
38
Claymont
3398
516
15.2
39
Wilmington Manor
2784
414
14.9
40
Brookside
4991
711
14.2
41
Selbyville
814
103
12.7
42
Little Creek
64
8
12.5
43
Odessa
241
25
10.4
44
Dagsboro
342
34
9.9
45
Bear
7110
688
9.7
46
Bellefonte
486
43
8.8
47
Camden
1357
114
8.4
48
Townsend
572
45
7.9
49
Newark
10230
750
7.3
50
Millville
652
46
7.1
51
Middletown
6925
485
7
52
Long Neck
1316
91
6.9
53
Pike Creek Valley
4628
313
6.8
54
New Castle
2332
143
6.1
55
Ardencroft
88
5
5.7
56
Glasgow
5180
276
5.3
57
Slaughter Beach
115
6
5.2
58
Viola
59
3
5.1
59
Arden
182
9
4.9
60
Lewes
1595
73
4.6
61
Rehoboth Beach
709
27
3.8
62
Bethel
83
3
3.6
63
Ocean View
976
30
3.1
64
Dover Base Housing
1149
33
2.9
65
Fenwick Island
228
6
2.6
66
Pike Creek
3340
87
2.6
67
South Bethany
240
5
2.1
68
St. Georges
349
6
1.7
69
Bethany Beach
506
8
1.6
70
North Star
2704
44
1.6
71
Greenville
1112
17
1.5
72
Hockessin
4796
32
0.7

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