Washington County, Maryland

 

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Population (2021 est)

Total
151,835
Children
32,948
(under 18)
(21.7%)
Seniors
26,571
(over 65)
(17.5%)


Median Household Income (2015 – 2019)
$60,860


Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
(2019 – 2020 School Year)

9 eligible schools
4 participating schools


Federal Nutrition Program
Total Meals Served
Breakfasts Served
Lunches Served
Suppers Served
Snacks Served
Average # Participants / Day
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
246,567
103,491
143,106
0
0
11,722
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
56,457
-
-
56,457
-
1039

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
(Calendar Year 2021)

26,947 average participants / month


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
(State Fiscal Year 2021)

48.5% of eligible people enrolled
5,525 participants / year

– 1,858 women
– 1,546 infants
– 2,121 children


Sources

U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2015–2019
The Maryland State Department of Education
FY 2020 Maryland Department of Human Services FIA Statistical Report
Maryland Department of Health, Maryland WIC Program