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Eligibility Management (Income Maintenance) - FoodShare Wisconsin Data

FoodShare information includes historical monthly case counts, recipients and benefits by county and State of Wisconsin. The reports display only cases that were open and recipients who were eligible to receive FoodShare. Participation in FoodShare changes as cases open and close. Annual unduplicated FoodShare figures are also reported for assistance groups, all recipients, adults and children.

Medicaid Data

Summary Data:

Each month the department publishes a summary of FoodShare statistics called FS Program At-a-Glance. A summary of caseload and recipient demographics in Wisconsin.

Raw Data:

The department publishes raw statistical data available in two file formats: 

  1. Excel 97 & Excel 5.0/95 (.xls): View data in this format if you have Excel or an application that supports conversion for Excel files.
  2. Comma Delimited (.csv): View data in this format if you do not have Excel or an application that supports conversion for Excel files.

FoodShare Benefits Payments by Calendar Year:

This report, sorted by Wisconsin agency, displays the dollar amount of FoodShare benefits that recipients receive for the report month. As of November 2000, Wisconsin distributes FoodShare benefits through the Electronic Benefit System (EBT).
 
Excel: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
   
CSV: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

FoodShare Caseload Assistance Groups by Calendar Year:

This report, sorted by Wisconsin agency, displays the number of cases that were open and eligible to receive FoodShare benefits for the report month. Eligibility is based on categorical or financial criteria that have been predetermined by the Food and Nutrition Service. Duplication of caseload occurs between the months.
 
Excel: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
   
CSV: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

FoodShare Caseload Recipients by Calendar Year:

This report, sorted by Wisconsin agency, displays the number of eligible persons who were in an open FoodShare case for the report month. All recipients, in a case, must be U.S. citizens or qualified aliens who purchase and prepare food as a unit. Duplication of recipients occurs between the months.
 
Excel: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
   
CSV: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

FoodShare Unduplicated Recipients Served by Agency by Calendar Year:

This report displays the number of unduplicated individuals that were eligible to receive FoodShare, within an agency, at least once during a specific calendar year. This count of unique recipients is also broken down into subgroups of eligible adults and eligible children. Duplication does occur between agencies and the columns may not be totaled for an unduplicated count.

The "Unduplicated State Total" line is a count of unique recipients, statewide, that were eligible to receive FoodShare at least one time during the year.

Excel: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 20072008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
   
CSV: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005. 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

FoodShare/Food Stamp Unduplicated Assistance Groups Served by Agency by Calendar Year:

This report displays the number of unduplicated FoodShare assistance groups that were open and eligible to receive FoodShare, within an agency, at least once during a specific calendar year. Duplication does occur between agencies and the columns may not be totaled for an unduplicated count.

The "Unduplicated State Total" line is a count of unique assistance groups, statewide, that were open and eligible to receive FoodShare at least one time during the year.

Excel1995 to present

CSV1995 to present

Note: FoodShare Wisconsin replaced the Food Stamp Program in Wisconsin on 10/15/04.

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  Last Revised:  August 25, 2014