6.2% of households in Boonsboro received food stamps in 2017


Boonsboro ranked 251st in Maryland for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

84 of 1,365 Boonsboro households (6.2 percent) received food stamps. Boonsboro's population reached 3,472 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was West Denton, which had 44 of 47 households receiving food stamps, 87.4 percent more than Boonsboro. In 2017 the population of West Denton was 167.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Garrett Park, which had 2 of 364 households receiving food stamps, 5.7 percent less than Boonsboro. In 2017 the population of Garrett Park was 1,020.

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
West Denton
47
44
93.6
2
Bier
66
53
80.3
3
Fairlee
154
93
60.4
4
Federalsburg
905
486
53.7
5
Henderson
47
25
53.2
6
Franklin
123
64
52
7
Whitehaven
25
13
52
8
Butlertown
111
57
51.4
9
Gilmore
80
41
51.3
10
Clarysville
36
18
50
11
Jennings
71
35
49.3
12
St. George Island
83
38
45.8
13
Jesterville
82
35
42.7
14
McCoole
246
102
41.5
15
National
32
13
40.6
16
Klondike
52
21
40.4
17
Bloomington
101
40
39.6
18
Crisfield
997
389
39
19
Smith Island
78
30
38.5
20
Friendsville
227
87
38.3
21
Bivalve
87
32
36.8
22
Dames Quarter
77
28
36.4
23
Edesville
117
42
35.9
24
Luke
39
14
35.9
25
Cambridge
5095
1808
35.5
26
Greensboro
765
271
35.4
27
Goldsboro
100
35
35
28
Lonaconing
410
143
34.9
29
Princess Anne
1425
497
34.9
30
Rock Point
49
17
34.7
31
Hillsboro
44
15
34.1
32
Pocomoke
1577
534
33.9
33
Mountain Lake Park
878
296
33.7
34
Snow Hill
816
269
33
35
Lansdowne
2927
952
32.5
36
Hurlock
853
265
31.1
37
Mercersville
52
16
30.8
38
Cumberland
8437
2510
29.7
39
Fort Ritchie
54
16
29.6
40
Port Deposit
233
66
28.3
41
Broomes Island
183
51
27.9
42
Oakland
820
224
27.3
43
Kitzmiller
107
29
27.1
44
Mount Savage
341
91
26.7
45
Oldtown
30
8
26.7
46
Baltimore
239791
63221
26.4
47
Taylors Island
74
19
25.7
48
Coral Hills
3674
942
25.6
49
Potomac Heights
587
148
25.2
50
Bladensburg
3300
827
25.1
51
Barclay
60
15
25
52
Loch Lynn Heights
188
47
25
53
Salisbury
12246
3055
24.9
54
Rawlings
206
51
24.8
55
Midland
299
73
24.4
56
Westernport
823
200
24.3
57
Millington
229
55
24
58
Ridgely
587
139
23.7
59
Accident
107
25
23.4
60
Deer Park
191
44
23
61
Pittsville
549
126
23
62
Pleasant Grove
148
34
23
63
Nanticoke
83
19
22.9
64
Seat Pleasant
1547
354
22.9
65
Rock Hall
557
127
22.8
66
District Heights
1863
420
22.5
67
Hancock
689
155
22.5
68
Betterton
153
34
22.2
69
Brooklyn Park
5326
1168
21.9
70
Landover
8015
1735
21.6
71
Elkton
5329
1142
21.4
72
East Riverdale
3938
838
21.3
73
Breathedsville
66
14
21.2
74
Grantsville
365
77
21.1
75
Aberdeen
6296
1315
20.9
76
Glassmanor
6476
1355
20.9
77
Galestown
48
10
20.8
78
Williamsport
958
198
20.7
79
Fairmount
141
29
20.6
80
North East
1587
324
20.4
81
Trappe
447
91
20.4
82
Sudlersville
222
45
20.3
83
Eckhart Mines
389
78
20.1
84
Clear Spring
191
38
19.9
85
East New Market
149
29
19.5
86
Shaft
123
24
19.5
87
Chestertown
1969
382
19.4
88
Forest Heights
774
149
19.3
89
Galena
292
55
18.8
90
Templeville
32
6
18.8
91
Hillcrest Heights
6615
1236
18.7
92
Walker Mill
4580
831
18.1
93
Kingstown
733
132
18
94
Delmar
1249
222
17.8
95
Willards
321
57
17.8
96
Baltimore Highlands
2332
413
17.7
97
Mount Vernon
293
52
17.7
98
Downsville
119
21
17.6
99
Barrelville
23
4
17.4
100
Cresaptown
1223
212
17.3

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