CalFresh - Data Trends  

These trend charts display CalFresh data provided by County Welfare Departments. Trend charts are posted when the Department has 100% reporting for the latest report month.  Prior or estimated data are not included in the trend charts unless footnoted otherwise.

Data definitions for all reports found on Report Forms and Instructions

MONTHLY AND QUARTERLY TRENDS

DFA 256 ( Source Data)

CalFresh Program Total Households (Federal and CFAP), July 2012 - July 2017
Updated September 18, 2017

CalFresh Program Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Households, July 2012 - July 2017
Updated September 18, 2017

California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Households, July 2012 - July 2017
Updated September 18, 2017

CalFresh Program Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Persons, July 2012 - July 2017
Updated September 18, 2017

California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Persons, July 2012 - July 2017
Updated September 18, 2017

DFA 296 ( Source Data)
NOTE: As of September 9, 2016, the DFA 296 data trends are unavailable. The data is currently under review and will be re-posted when the review has been completed.

CalFresh Program CalFresh Applications, July 2010 - September 2015  

STAT 47  ( Source Data)
CalFresh Program (NAFS Only) New Work Registrants, January 2010 - December 2015
Updated February 23, 2016 

ANNUAL TRENDS

DFA 256 ( Source Data)

Food Stamp/CalFresh Program Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Households - Annual Average, Fiscal Years 2007/08 - 2016/17
Updated September 18, 2017

California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Households - Annual Average, Fiscal Years California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Households - Annual Average, Fiscal Years 2007/08 - 2016/17   
Updated September 18, 2017

Food Stamp/CalFresh Program Average Annual Households, Fiscal Years 2007/08 - 2016/17  
Updated September 18, 2017

CalFresh Percent of Population Receiving CalFresh by County, January 2017 
Updated July 3, 2017

DFA 256  ( Source Data ) / CA 237 CW  ( Source Data
Total Food Stamp/CalFresh Households and AFDC/CalWORKs Cases, Fiscal Years 2006/07 - 2015/16
Updated June 28, 2017

DFA 358F ( Source Data) / DFA 358S ( Source Data)
CalFresh Households by Ethnicity/Race, July 2016
Updated March 29, 2017