24.4% of households in Ricketts received food stamps in 2017


Ricketts ranked 75th in Iowa for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

10 of 41 Ricketts households (24.4 percent) received food stamps. Ricketts' population reached 129 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Ackworth, which had 34 of 63 households receiving food stamps, 29.6 percent more than Ricketts. In 2017 the population of Ackworth was 217.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Janesville, which had 3 of 377 households receiving food stamps, 23.6 percent less than Ricketts. In 2017 the population of Janesville was 863.

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
Ackworth
63
34
54
2
Center Junction
59
30
50.8
3
Hardy
22
11
50
4
Redding
22
11
50
5
River Sioux
41
19
46.3
6
Marysville
33
15
45.5
7
Spring Hill
24
10
41.7
8
St. Joseph
32
13
40.6
9
Hastings
57
23
40.4
10
Delta
159
64
40.3
11
Whitten
62
25
40.3
12
Beaver
28
11
39.3
13
Hamilton
40
15
37.5
14
Alexander
59
22
37.3
15
Ottosen
27
10
37
16
Searsboro
81
30
37
17
Davis
102
37
36.3
18
Derby
50
17
34
19
Hillsboro
80
27
33.8
20
Grand Junction
351
118
33.6
21
Decatur
84
28
33.3
22
Seymour
254
84
33.1
23
Kellerton
137
45
32.8
24
Fremont
279
89
31.9
25
Rome
57
18
31.6
26
Lincoln
51
16
31.4
27
Rolfe
242
76
31.4
28
Postville
841
258
30.7
29
Curlew
33
10
30.3
30
Ringsted
214
64
29.9
31
Braddyville
74
22
29.7
32
Garden Grove
71
21
29.6
33
Cleghorn
95
28
29.5
34
Allerton
215
63
29.3
35
Scranton
259
76
29.3
36
Little Sioux
65
19
29.2
37
Sandyville
24
7
29.2
38
Grand River
111
32
28.8
39
Onslow
94
27
28.7
40
Coppock
21
6
28.6
41
Oto
35
10
28.6
42
Randolph
70
20
28.6
43
Sharpsburg
42
12
28.6
44
Lorimor
155
44
28.4
45
Bristow
64
18
28.1
46
Russell
224
63
28.1
47
Moulton
289
81
28
48
Brandon
136
37
27.2
49
New Albin
272
74
27.2
50
Van Wert
81
22
27.2
51
Williamson
48
13
27.1
52
Bradgate
26
7
26.9
53
Mystic
164
44
26.8
54
Pierson
164
44
26.8
55
Harvey
105
28
26.7
56
Redfield
307
82
26.7
57
Clearfield
147
39
26.5
58
Casey
175
46
26.3
59
Havelock
65
17
26.2
60
Pomeroy
318
83
26.1
61
Hazleton
339
88
26
62
Onawa
1329
346
26
63
Lamont
216
56
25.9
64
Osceola
2089
542
25.9
65
Beaverdale
412
106
25.7
66
Keokuk
4228
1084
25.6
67
Barnum
94
24
25.5
68
Webster
59
15
25.4
69
Dow
221
56
25.3
70
Ladora
131
33
25.2
71
Dana
20
5
25
72
Moorhead
113
28
24.8
73
Harris
77
19
24.7
74
Oakville
69
17
24.6
75
Ricketts
41
10
24.4
76
Adair
375
91
24.3
77
Rodney
29
7
24.1
78
Truesdale
54
13
24.1
79
Coalville
272
65
23.9
80
Klemme
222
53
23.9
81
Stanley
46
11
23.9
82
Arlington
214
51
23.8
83
Kirkman
42
10
23.8
84
Knoxville
3153
751
23.8
85
Maquoketa
2643
630
23.8
86
Chester
114
27
23.7
87
Barnes
89
21
23.6
88
Red Oak
2523
596
23.6
89
Arion
51
12
23.5
90
Marne
51
12
23.5
91
Lovilia
244
57
23.4
92
Swea
265
62
23.4
93
Bayard
163
38
23.3
94
Macksburg
60
14
23.3
95
Lost Nation
207
48
23.2
96
Laurens
651
150
23
97
Leon
791
182
23
98
Ottumwa
9998
2285
22.9
99
Atlantic
3283
748
22.8
100
Brayton
66
15
22.7

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