National WIC Association

State-By-State Breakdown of the Impact of WIC's Cash Value Benefit Increase

January 13, 2022

As Congress considered the Omnibus initial benefits are at stake. Here is the state-by-state breakdown: 

State Children Women Total Additional Benefits: 4/1/2021 - 3/31/2022 Additional Benefits Possible if Omnibus Passes
Alabama          56,046          24,032  $         17,868,780  $               9,732,924
Alaska            8,335            3,018  $           2,518,478  $               1,361,910
American Samoa            2,785                730  $               759,842  $                  400,122
Arizona          80,412          28,003  $         23,896,248  $            12,845,112
Arkansas          22,529          13,493  $           8,307,778  $               4,669,434
California       580,821       189,194  $      168,812,994  $            90,244,986
Colorado          43,230          17,615  $         13,612,308  $               7,425,348
Connecticut          24,324            9,387  $           7,492,656  $               4,061,808
Delaware            9,483            3,532  $           2,883,894  $               1,558,590
District of Columbia            6,806            2,453  $           2,052,844  $               1,109,532
Florida       209,638          88,398  $         66,911,396  $            36,622,836
Georgia          92,248          41,538  $         30,139,472  $            16,558,032
Guam            2,911            1,049  $               876,686  $                  473,238
Hawaii          14,847            5,229  $           4,445,022  $               2,398,950
Idaho          16,341            6,235  $           5,028,906  $               2,730,882
Illinois          73,496          34,365  $         24,415,216  $            13,472,592
Indiana          87,109          31,854  $         26,308,970  $            14,191,650
Iowa          31,525          12,211  $           9,726,146  $               5,275,290
Kansas          23,853            9,499  $           7,430,970  $               4,038,354
Kentucky          59,526          21,538  $         17,871,180  $               9,612,828
Louisiana          34,767          23,259  $         13,553,550  $               7,704,918
Maine          24,383            9,401  $           7,508,230  $               4,069,902
Maryland          63,754          26,654  $         20,300,708  $            11,111,508
Massachusetts          67,083          21,745  $         19,469,910  $            10,405,758
Michigan       115,557          39,058  $         33,890,466  $            18,122,970
Minnesota          56,596          19,570  $         16,796,048  $               9,031,344
Mississippi          33,475          14,637  $         10,776,758  $               5,890,206
Missouri          38,201          20,781  $         13,530,130  $               7,562,250
Montana            7,824            2,786  $           2,346,144  $               1,264,992
Nebraska          19,213            6,607  $           5,683,490  $               3,051,066
Nevada          31,673          11,692  $           9,604,330  $               5,187,906
New Hampshire            8,812            2,650  $           2,495,168  $               1,324,320
New Jersey          82,035          30,441  $         25,008,990  $            13,555,014
New Mexico          17,767            7,993  $           5,825,174  $               3,210,078
New York       207,000          78,018  $         63,484,272  $            34,466,544
North Carolina       143,886          54,288  $         43,999,212  $            23,823,420
North Dakota            5,944            2,065  $           1,763,360  $                  946,944
Northern Marianas            1,952                549  $               542,848  $                  287,136
Ohio          67,967          36,778  $         24,071,686  $            13,472,430
Oklahoma          46,995          21,145  $         15,339,438  $               8,422,038
Oregon          44,453          14,945  $         13,070,266  $               7,012,434
Pennsylvania          83,926          36,463  $         27,019,604  $            14,790,852
Puerto Rico          60,305          20,882  $         17,877,658  $               9,601,266
Rhode Island            8,929            3,500  $           2,766,218  $               1,501,602
South Carolina          44,399          19,457  $         14,334,214  $               7,848,846
South Dakota            8,770            2,951  $           2,575,772  $               1,380,396
Tennessee          52,170          27,761  $         18,300,012  $            10,209,276
Texas       321,154       186,136  $      118,175,156  $            66,906,084
Utah          19,533            8,448  $           6,304,890  $               3,462,450
Vermont            7,112            2,079  $           2,001,280  $               1,062,048
Virgin Islands            1,455                725  $               501,630  $                  280,710
Virginia          66,083          24,988  $         20,162,830  $            10,891,350
Washington          70,841          24,858