10.9% of households in Payson received food stamps in 2017


Payson ranked 70th in Utah for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

585 of 5,364 Payson households (10.9 percent) received food stamps. Payson's population reached 19,647 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Hildale, which had 238 of 309 households receiving food stamps, 66.1 percent more than Payson. In 2017 the population of Hildale was 2,916.

The cities with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state were Holden, Perry. In these cities, 0.6 percent of households received foodstamps - 10.3 percent less than Payson.

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
Hildale
309
238
77
2
Montezuma Creek
89
47
52.8
3
Navajo Mountain
80
38
47.5
4
La Sal
109
45
41.3
5
Veyo
116
40
34.5
6
Brian Head
27
8
29.6
7
Myton
206
58
28.2
8
Halchita
86
21
24.4
9
Green River
332
78
23.5
10
Aneth
104
24
23.1
11
White Mesa
73
16
21.9
12
Castle Dale
506
106
20.9
13
Fairfield
49
10
20.4
14
Fremont
65
13
20
15
Neola
117
23
19.7
16
Centerfield
417
79
18.9
17
La Verkin
1219
222
18.2
18
Vernal
3308
601
18.2
19
Ogden
30154
5408
17.9
20
Wellington
619
111
17.9
21
Delta
1131
196
17.3
22
Emery
127
22
17.3
23
Tremonton
2536
435
17.2
24
Portage
101
17
16.8
25
Enoch
1645
275
16.7
26
Sterling
84
14
16.7
27
South Salt Lake
8844
1463
16.5
28
Enterprise
219
36
16.4
29
Richfield
2522
413
16.4
30
Spring
365
60
16.4
31
Clearfield
9532
1542
16.2
32
Washington Terrace
3258
526
16.1
33
Hanksville
91
14
15.4
34
Helper
879
131
14.9
35
Price
2938
438
14.9
36
Junction
34
5
14.7
37
Ballard
275
40
14.5
38
Spring Lake
124
18
14.5
39
Lyman
118
17
14.4
40
Joseph
128
18
14.1
41
Salina
919
130
14.1
42
Blanding
960
134
14
43
West Valley
37051
5184
14
44
Roosevelt
2171
300
13.8
45
Mayfield
153
21
13.7
46
Cedar
9887
1333
13.5
47
Snowville
37
5
13.5
48
Eureka
209
28
13.4
49
Elsinore
296
39
13.2
50
Spanish Valley
164
21
12.8
51
Hinckley
197
25
12.7
52
Ferron
539
68
12.6
53
Rocky Ridge
176
22
12.5
54
Duchesne
644
79
12.3
55
South Willard
530
65
12.3
56
Fort Duchesne
174
21
12.1
57
Genola
368
43
11.7
58
Kearns
9892
1145
11.6
59
Amalga
165
19
11.5
60
Huntington
651
75
11.5
61
Tselakai Dezza
26
3
11.5
62
Brigham
6471
738
11.4
63
Circleville
219
25
11.4
64
Logan
16466
1867
11.3
65
Granite
277
31
11.2
66
Manti
1065
119
11.2
67
Moab
1953
219
11.2
68
Scipio
155
17
11
69
Magna
8105
886
10.9
70
Payson
5364
585
10.9
71
Hideout
251
27
10.8
72
Sunset
1688
183
10.8
73
Tooele
10684
1151
10.8
74
Glenwood
178
19
10.7
75
Marysvale
159
17
10.7
76
Richmond
792
85
10.7
77
Loa
200
21
10.5
78
Midvale
12474
1309
10.5
79
Naples
657
69
10.5
80
Washington
8358
865
10.3
81
Provo
32904
3275
10
82
Willard
602
60
10
83
Nephi
1896
187
9.9
84
Big Water
204
20
9.8
85
Hoytsville
224
22
9.8
86
Taylorsville
19959
1957
9.8
87
Palmyra
185
18
9.7
88
Salt Lake
76876
7433
9.7
89
Sigurd
185
18
9.7
90
Fielding
156
15
9.6
91
Annabella
274
26
9.5
92
Enterprise
461
44
9.5
93
Fountain Green
357
34
9.5
94
Wendover
423
40
9.5
95
Beaver
1107
104
9.4
96
Lewiston
597
56
9.4
97
Orem
27518
2600
9.4
98
Springville
8981
842
9.4
99
Moroni
474
44
9.3
100
Rockville
129
12
9.3

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