6.9% of households in Willow River received food stamps in 2017


Willow River ranked 579th in Minnesota for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

14 of 202 Willow River households (6.9 percent) received food stamps. Willow River's population reached 443 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Pine Point, which had 103 of 114 households receiving food stamps, 83.5 percent more than Willow River. In 2017 the population of Pine Point was 371.

The cities with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state were Lafayette, Sunfish Lake. In these cities, 0.5 percent of households received foodstamps - 6.4 percent less than Willow River.

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
Pine Point
114
103
90.4
2
Riverland
88
69
78.4
3
Ponemah
175
123
70.3
4
Rice Lake
75
47
62.7
5
White Earth
193
114
59.1
6
Kenneth
37
20
54.1
7
Naytahwaush
140
74
52.9
8
Tamarack
46
24
52.2
9
Boy River
27
14
51.9
10
Riverton
50
24
48
11
Ebro
22
10
45.5
12
Elbow Lake
33
15
45.5
13
Inger
82
35
42.7
14
Bena
51
20
39.2
15
Bock
36
14
38.9
16
Mapleview
77
28
36.4
17
Red Lake
483
175
36.2
18
Ogema
68
24
35.3
19
Henriette
40
14
35
20
Nett Lake
104
35
33.7
21
Cass Lake
318
107
33.6
22
Ogilvie
164
55
33.5
23
Hill
314
105
33.4
24
Hilltop
403
132
32.8
25
Mahnomen
84
27
32.1
26
Quamba
56
18
32.1
27
Ball Club
95
30
31.6
28
Landfall
301
93
30.9
29
Squaw Lake
46
14
30.4
30
Hinckley
702
213
30.3
31
McGregor
203
61
30
32
Calumet
191
57
29.8
33
Deer Creek
104
31
29.8
34
Little Rock
259
77
29.7
35
Backus
148
43
29.1
36
Sandstone
542
157
29
37
McGrath
28
8
28.6
38
Bagley
651
185
28.4
39
Grasston
71
20
28.2
40
Redby
352
99
28.1
41
Dalton
103
28
27.2
42
Storden
112
30
26.8
43
Brooks
60
16
26.7
44
Delavan
101
27
26.7
45
Remer
196
52
26.5
46
Mendota
106
28
26.4
47
Onamia
371
98
26.4
48
Barrett
145
38
26.2
49
Meadowlands
65
17
26.2
50
Blackduck
307
80
26.1
51
Jeffers
160
40
25
52
Waubun
172
43
25
53
Woodstock
60
15
25
54
Motley
307
76
24.8
55
Rush
930
227
24.4
56
Gilman
107
26
24.3
57
Nimrod
37
9
24.3
58
Round Lake
186
45
24.2
59
Kerrick
25
6
24
60
Clitherall
46
11
23.9
61
International Falls
2660
635
23.9
62
Gonvick
130
31
23.8
63
Ironton
274
65
23.7
64
Breckenridge
1573
372
23.6
65
Browerville
292
69
23.6
66
Park Rapids
1691
398
23.5
67
Browns Valley
257
60
23.3
68
Lyle
225
52
23.1
69
Deer River
378
87
23
70
Aurora
755
173
22.9
71
Palisade
105
24
22.9
72
Braham
766
175
22.8
73
Taunton
66
15
22.7
74
Genola
31
7
22.6
75
Clearbrook
209
47
22.5
76
Strandquist
40
9
22.5
77
Foxhome
49
11
22.4
78
Bruno
36
8
22.2
79
Bovey
371
82
22.1
80
Alpha
59
13
22
81
Barnum
296
65
22
82
Frazee
504
111
22
83
Mora
1442
316
21.9
84
Northome
105
23
21.9
85
Dovray
37
8
21.6
86
Fosston
725
156
21.5
87
Aitkin
1034
221
21.4
88
Pease
85
18
21.2
89
Hammond
38
8
21.1
90
Minnesota
57
12
21.1
91
Bricelyn
140
29
20.7
92
Mentor
82
17
20.7
93
Pillager
208
43
20.7
94
Brooklyn Center
10663
2162
20.3
95
Verndale
252
51
20.2
96
Correll
20
4
20
97
Louisburg
20
4
20
98
Nassau
35
7
20
99
Nevis
175
35
20
100
Fairhaven
167
33
19.8

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