SNAP Retailers

A comprehensive list of all retailers accepting SNAP payments in the U.S.

Originator: U.S. Department of Agriculture

This dataset contains locational information on every SNAP retailer in the United States as of 2014. For each retailer, the dataset links up to Wolfram entities for the city, county, ZIP code, and state that the retailer is located in, along with providing coordinates.

(9 columns, 261870 rows)

Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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ResourceObject["SNAP Retailers"]
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View the data:

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ResourceData["SNAP Retailers"]
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Visualization

Find the closest retailers in your city:

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closest = 
 Select[ResourceData[
    "SNAP Retailers"], #["CityEntity"] == 
     Entity["City", {"Champaign", "Illinois", "UnitedStates"}] &][
  TakeSmallestBy[GeoDistance[#Coordinates, Here] &, 5]]
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Show them on a map:

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GeoListPlot[closest[All, "Coordinates"]]
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Analysis

Find the states with the most retailers:

In[5]:=
TakeLargestBy[
 Tally[ResourceData["SNAP Retailers"][All, "State"]], Last, 5]
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Wolfram Research, "SNAP Retailers" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.47121.data

License Information

Public Domain

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