21.8% of households in Livingston received food stamps in 2017


Livingston ranked 269th in Illinois for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

81 of 372 Livingston households (21.8 percent) received food stamps. Livingston's population reached 780 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Ford Heights, which had 603 of 1,008 households receiving food stamps, 38 percent more than Livingston. In 2017 the population of Ford Heights was 2,765.

The cities with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state were Glencoe, Philo, Prairie Grove. In these cities, 0.4 percent of households received foodstamps - 21.4 percent less than Livingston.

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
Ford Heights
1008
603
59.8
2
Brooklyn
279
155
55.6
3
Alorton
707
374
52.9
4
Washington Park
1253
654
52.2
5
Hopkins Park
197
101
51.3
6
Wamac
476
233
48.9
7
Bardolph
119
56
47.1
8
Broughton
62
29
46.8
9
East St. Louis
10695
4823
45.1
10
Fidelity
56
25
44.6
11
Beason
67
29
43.3
12
Cairo
1011
437
43.2
13
Venice
797
344
43.2
14
Joppa
102
44
43.1
15
Otterville
49
21
42.9
16
Mulkeytown
52
22
42.3
17
Sun River Terrace
166
70
42.2
18
Maunie
65
27
41.5
19
Dix
199
81
40.7
20
Thompsonville
212
86
40.6
21
Riverdale
5092
2038
40
22
Russellville
58
23
39.7
23
Harvey
9185
3641
39.6
24
West York
41
16
39
25
Richview
117
45
38.5
26
Pulaski
81
31
38.3
27
Thebes
133
51
38.3
28
Wilsonville
259
99
38.2
29
Kampsville
124
47
37.9
30
Keenes
37
14
37.8
31
South Roxana
798
302
37.8
32
Baylis
72
27
37.5
33
Dana
48
18
37.5
34
Centreville
2054
764
37.2
35
Mound
232
86
37.1
36
Mounds
397
144
36.3
37
Oak Grove
278
101
36.3
38
Colp
89
32
36
39
Eldorado
1616
580
35.9
40
Sailor Springs
39
14
35.9
41
Nebo
124
44
35.5
42
Madison
1598
566
35.4
43
Belknap
34
12
35.3
44
Kankakee
9045
3184
35.2
45
Kane
134
47
35.1
46
Keithsburg
259
91
35.1
47
Sandoval
504
177
35.1
48
Cahokia
5254
1832
34.9
49
Exeter
26
9
34.6
50
Maywood
7474
2589
34.6
51
Pleasant Hill
485
168
34.6
52
Robbins
1724
594
34.5
53
Rose Hill
32
11
34.4
54
Markham
4398
1507
34.3
55
Phoenix
724
248
34.3
56
Sumner
434
149
34.3
57
Bulpitt
73
25
34.2
58
Dixmoor
1081
368
34
59
Iola
53
18
34
60
Kilbourne
150
51
34
61
Sheldon
507
170
33.5
62
West Frankfort
3453
1153
33.4
63
Sorento
228
75
32.9
64
Olmsted
163
53
32.5
65
Eddyville
34
11
32.4
66
New Haven
173
56
32.4
67
Nason
124
40
32.3
68
Goofy Ridge
97
31
32
69
Harrisburg
3866
1233
31.9
70
Harmon
76
24
31.6
71
La Fayette
76
24
31.6
72
Sauk
3515
1109
31.6
73
West Point
57
18
31.6
74
Astoria
419
132
31.5
75
Stone Park
1321
413
31.3
76
Elvaston
61
19
31.1
77
Walnut Hill
55
17
30.9
78
Chemung
120
37
30.8
79
Johnston
1452
446
30.7
80
New Canton
153
47
30.7
81
Columbus
23
7
30.4
82
Yale
33
10
30.3
83
Bureau Junction
86
26
30.2
84
Odin
396
119
30.1
85
Tilden
356
107
30.1
86
Alma
160
48
30
87
Alsey
80
24
30
88
Buffalo
234
70
29.9
89
Concord
67
20
29.9
90
Du Quoin
2558
765
29.9
91
Ramsey
451
135
29.9
92
Donnellson
101
30
29.7
93
Clayton
304
90
29.6
94
Calumet
13534
3996
29.5
95
Plymouth
183
54
29.5
96
Roodhouse
695
205
29.5
97
Seymour
132
39
29.5
98
Sims
78
23
29.5
99
Zeigler
666
196
29.4
100
Carrier Mills
825
242
29.3

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