Food stamps: January SNAP payments worth up to $1,751 for North Carolina residents end in two days

North Carolina residents still waiting for their January benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program should expect them to arrive in the next two days.

SNAP benefits go out to North Carolina residents on odd days from Jan. 3 to Jan. 21. Food stamps are sent based on the final digit of a recipient’s Social Security number.

In North Carolina, the average benefit payment per household member is $181. Approximately 1.6 million people, roughly 15% of the state’s population, receive assistance paying for food via SNAP.

The maximum annual income permitted to be eligible for food stamps in North Carolina depends on the household’s size. The maximum annual income for a household of one is $29,160, and for a household of five, the maximum annual income is $70,280.

Those with Social Security numbers ending in 1 through 9 should have collected their SNAP
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