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According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total number of Americans who were receiving welfare in 2011 was approximately 109 million, or 35 percent of the population. However, the Department of Health and Human ... More »

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers statistics on the recipients of its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, more commonly known as food stamps. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services also offers a ra... More »

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As of July 8, 2014, the demographic breakdown of welfare recipients was 38.8 percent Caucasian, 39.8 percent African American, 15.7 percent Hispanic, 2.5 percent Asian and 3.3 percent Other. There are 12.8 million Americ... More »

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As of July 8, 2014, the demographic breakdown of welfare recipients was 38.8 percent Caucasian, 39.8 percent African American, 15.7 percent Hispanic, 2.5 percent Asian and 3.3 percent Other. There are 12.8 million Americ... More »

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