$1,580 – $3,250/Month in SNAP, Food Stamps, and EBT for Low-Income Households in 2024

By Ehsteem Arif

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), often known as Food Stamps, is a federal initiative aimed at providing nutritional support to low-income individuals and families in the United States.

SNAP not only ensures access to nutritious food but also includes free money for medical expenses and other health-promoting initiatives. For July 2024, eligible individuals can expect to receive substantial SNAP payments ranging from $1,580 to $3,250 per month. Let’s cut into the details of these payments and how they can benefit those in need.



To qualify for the $1,580 – $3,250 monthly SNAP payments in July 2024, candidates must meet certain criteria:

  • Age and Employment: Applicants must be between 18 and 52 years old and participate in a job program or work at least 80 hours per month. This requirement is waived for those who are impoverished, disabled, pregnant, or in foster care.
  • Household Size: The amount of SNAP benefits is determined by the size of the household. Larger households receive more benefits.
  • SSN Requirement: Applicants must provide their Social Security Number (SSN) as part of the application process.

In October 2024, the upper age limit for eligibility will increase to 54.


Payment Amounts

The SNAP benefits are distributed based on the household size. Here’s a breakdown of the payment amounts for different household sizes:

Household SizeSNAP Benefit Payment Amount 2024
1 person$291
2 people$535
3 people$766
4 people$973
5 people$1,155
6 people$1,386
7 people$1,532
8 people$1,751

Payment Schedule

The SNAP payments are scheduled to be disbursed on specific dates in July 2024, depending on the state of residence. Here are the payment dates for various states:

StateSNAP Payment Date 2024
Alabama4 to 23 July 2024
Arizona1 to 13 July 2024
Arkansas4 to 13 July 2024
Delaware2 to 23 July 2024
Florida1 to 28 July 2024
Georgia5 to 23 July 2024
Indiana5 to 23 July 2024
Kentucky1 to 19 July 2024
Louisiana1 to 23 July 2024
Maine10 to 14 July 2024
Maryland4 to 23 July 2024
Massachusetts1 to 14 July 2024
Michigan3 to 21 July 2024
Minnesota4 to 13 July 2024
Mississippi4 to 21 July 2024
Missouri1 to 22 July 2024
New Mexico1 to 20 July 2024
North Carolina3 to 21 July 2024
Ohio2 to 20 July 2024
Pennsylvania3 to 14 July 2024
Puerto Rico4 to 22 July 2024
Tennessee1 to 20 July 2024
Utah15 July 2024
Washington1 to 20 July 2024
Wisconsin1 to 15 July 2024

How to Apply

Applying for SNAP benefits is a straightforward process:

  1. Visit the SNAP website at https://www.usa.gov/food-stamps.
  2. Log in with your credentials.
  3. Complete the application forms and submit the required documents.
  4. Submit your application for review.
  5. Receive your EBT card once your application is approved.

Fact Check

The claim regarding the $1,580 – $3,250 SNAP payments in July 2024 is accurate. The payments will be distributed via Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards, and the distribution is based on the applicant’s SSN. Check the official website for the detailed payment schedule.


In conclusion, the SNAP program provides essential nutritional support to millions of low-income Americans, helping to ensure food security and promote better health outcomes. The increased payment amounts for July 2024 highlight the program’s ongoing commitment to supporting those in need.


Who can get SNAP benefits in 2024?

Low-income Americans aged 18-52.


How much will I get from SNAP in July 2024?

$1,580 to $3,250, depending on eligibility.

What determines my SNAP payment amount?

Household size and income level.


When will I get my SNAP payment?

Dates vary by state, from July 1 to July 28, 2024.

How do I apply for SNAP?

Apply online at https://www.usa.gov/food-stamps.


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Ehsteem Arif

A tax law expert with a knack for breaking down complex regulations into digestible insights. Ehsteem's articles on the tax news blog offer invaluable guidance to readers navigating changes in tax legislation.

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