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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 )
NOTE: As of September  21, 2016, the DFA 256 data trends are unavailable. The data is currently under review and will be re-posted when the review has been completed.

CalFresh Program Total Households (Federal and CFAP), July 2010 - April 2016 - Updated June 10, 2016 

CalFresh Program Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Households, July 2010 - April 2016 - Updated June 10, 2016

California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Households, July 2010 - April 2016 - Updated June 10, 2016

CalFresh Program Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Persons, July 2010 - April 2016 - Updated June 10, 2016

California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Persons, July 2010 - April 2016 - Updated June 10, 2016

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  - Updated January 21, 2016

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 )
NOTE: As of September 21, 2016, the DFA 256 data trends are unavailable. The data is currently under review and will be re-posted when the review has been completed.

Food Stamp/CalFresh Program Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Households - Annual Average, Fiscal Years 2005/06 - 2014/15   - Updated September 21, 2015

California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Total, Public Assistance (PA) and Nonassistance (NA) Households - Annual Average, Fiscal Years 2005/06 - 2014/15   - Updated September 29, 2015

Food Stamp/CalFresh Program Average Annual Households, Fiscal Years 2005/06 - 2014/15  - Updated September 21, 2015

CalFresh Percent of Population Receiving CalFresh by County, January 2015    - Updated September 21, 2015

DFA 256  ( Source Data ) / CA 237 CW  ( Source Data
Note: As of September 14, 2016, the CA237CW data trends are unavailable. The data is currently under review and will be re-posted when the review has been completed.

Total Food Stamp/CalFresh Households and AFDC/CalWORKs Cases, Fiscal Years 2005/06 - 2014/15 - Updated September 21, 2015

DFA 358F
( Source Data ) / DFA 358S ( Source Data )
CalFresh Households by Ethnicity/Race, July 2012 - Updated December 05, 2012