20.4% of households in Spirit Lake received food stamps in 2017


Spirit Lake ranked 50th in Idaho for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

168 of 823 Spirit Lake households (20.4 percent) received food stamps. Spirit Lake's population reached 2,314 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Huetter, which had 37 of 62 households receiving food stamps, 39.3 percent more than Spirit Lake. In 2017 the population of Huetter was 152.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Sun Valley, which had 2 of 532 households receiving food stamps, 20 percent less than Spirit Lake. In 2017 the population of Sun Valley was 1,426.

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
Huetter
62
37
59.7
2
Rockford
74
34
45.9
3
De Smet
52
21
40.4
4
Wilder
430
155
36
5
Smelterville
323
113
35
6
Homedale
862
297
34.5
7
Bovill
103
34
33
8
Culdesac
134
43
32.1
9
Marsing
480
152
31.7
10
Clark Fork
266
83
31.2
11
Dubois
200
62
31
12
Roberts
174
54
31
13
Aberdeen
625
189
30.2
14
Tensed
40
12
30
15
Weippe
244
72
29.5
16
Princeton
34
10
29.4
17
Hollister
82
24
29.3
18
Lapwai
387
111
28.7
19
Fort Hall
1061
296
27.9
20
Greenleaf
430
120
27.9
21
New Plymouth
623
174
27.9
22
Castleford
88
24
27.3
23
Ponderay
458
120
26.2
24
Wallace
435
113
26
25
Plummer
351
91
25.9
26
Grand View
152
39
25.7
27
Idaho
185
47
25.4
28
Gooding
1369
344
25.1
29
Ririe
167
42
25.1
30
Hauser
307
76
24.8
31
Dietrich
94
23
24.5
32
Caldwell
16204
3911
24.1
33
Kellogg
967
233
24.1
34
Mud Lake
114
27
23.7
35
Harrison
103
24
23.3
36
Wendell
934
217
23.2
37
Kamiah
580
134
23.1
38
Arco
310
71
22.9
39
Tetonia
110
25
22.7
40
Rupert
2101
472
22.5
41
Payette
2927
646
22.1
42
Riverside
307
68
22.1
43
Melba
189
41
21.7
44
McCall
1100
232
21.1
45
Emmett
2697
563
20.9
46
Acequia
53
11
20.8
47
Mullan
318
66
20.8
48
Pinehurst
739
153
20.7
49
Parma
845
173
20.5
50
Spirit Lake
823
168
20.4
51
Stites
107
21
19.6
52
Weiser
1928
377
19.6
53
Athol
348
68
19.5
54
Orofino
980
191
19.5
55
Challis
358
69
19.3
56
Burley
3554
669
18.8
57
Pocatello
20549
3860
18.8
58
Donnelly
43
8
18.6
59
Cottonwood
352
65
18.5
60
Nampa
30661
5629
18.4
61
Mountain Home
5344
966
18.1
62
Salmon
1466
265
18.1
63
Horseshoe Bend
324
58
17.9
64
Sandpoint
3460
619
17.9
65
Jerome
3866
689
17.8
66
Hansen
517
90
17.4
67
Filer
950
164
17.3
68
Blackfoot
4339
738
17
69
Eden
130
22
16.9
70
Bonners Ferry
1079
180
16.7
71
Lincoln
1111
186
16.7
72
Moreland
329
55
16.7
73
New Meadows
186
31
16.7
74
Shoshone
490
82
16.7
75
White Bird
30
5
16.7
76
Idaho Falls
21724
3607
16.6
77
Buhl
1633
270
16.5
78
Grangeville
1315
215
16.3
79
Downey
307
49
16
80
Juliaetta
275
44
16
81
McCammon
257
41
16
82
Lava Hot Springs
145
23
15.9
83
Potlatch
346
55
15.9
84
Robie Creek
699
111
15.9
85
Glenns Ferry
493
78
15.8
86
Basalt
134
21
15.7
87
Crouch
45
7
15.6
88
Murphy
32
5
15.6
89
Priest River
717
112
15.6
90
Kooskia
277
43
15.5
91
Coeur d'Alene
20090
3089
15.4
92
Council
397
61
15.4
93
Hailey
2669
411
15.4
94
St. Maries
1109
170
15.3
95
Winchester
131
20
15.3
96
Garden
5386
817
15.2
97
Mackay
191
29
15.2
98
Newdale
127
19
15
99
Notus
213
32
15
100
Heyburn
1106
164
14.8

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