27.3% of households in Fox Lake received food stamps in 2017


Fox Lake ranked 71st in Wisconsin for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

186 of 681 Fox Lake households (27.3 percent) received food stamps. Fox Lake's population reached 1,724 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Birch Hill, which had 65 of 91 households receiving food stamps, 44.1 percent more than Fox Lake. In 2017 the population of Birch Hill was 327.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Oconomowoc Lake, which had 1 of 221 households receiving food stamps, 26.8 percent less than Fox Lake. In 2017 the population of Oconomowoc Lake was 586.

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
Birch Hill
91
65
71.4
2
Mole Lake
238
136
57.1
3
Keshena
396
197
49.7
4
Little Round Lake
454
221
48.7
5
Radisson
116
56
48.3
6
Springfield
55
25
45.5
7
New Odanah
165
74
44.8
8
Hanover
62
27
43.5
9
Franks Field
76
33
43.4
10
Wheeler
132
56
42.4
11
Zoar
29
12
41.4
12
Centuria
400
161
40.3
13
Friendship
198
79
39.9
14
Green Valley
31
12
38.7
15
Lac du Flambeau
858
325
37.9
16
Bowler
118
43
36.4
17
Danbury
77
28
36.4
18
Adams
882
318
36.1
19
Packwaukee
87
31
35.6
20
Saxon
34
12
35.3
21
Bruce
361
127
35.2
22
Reserve
185
64
34.6
23
Suring
191
66
34.6
24
Amberg
110
38
34.5
25
Mellen
342
118
34.5
26
Bluffview
183
62
33.9
27
Florence
270
90
33.3
28
Aniwa
97
32
33
29
Eagle River
793
262
33
30
Neopit
243
79
32.5
31
Drummond
68
22
32.4
32
Lewis
74
24
32.4
33
Iron Belt
99
32
32.3
34
White Lake
143
46
32.2
35
Wautoma
854
273
32
36
Poy Sippi
163
52
31.9
37
Bell Center
60
19
31.7
38
Beloit
13934
4422
31.7
39
Ontario
205
65
31.7
40
Fairchild
237
75
31.6
41
Hayward
1127
351
31.1
42
Mattoon
164
51
31.1
43
Gilmanton
52
16
30.8
44
Pembine
36
11
30.6
45
Webster
304
93
30.6
46
Goodman
128
39
30.5
47
Rock Springs
113
34
30.1
48
Pine River
70
21
30
49
Oxford
221
66
29.9
50
Laona
196
58
29.6
51
Colfax
430
127
29.5
52
Milwaukee
230463
68087
29.5
53
Steuben
34
10
29.4
54
Dallas
144
42
29.2
55
Lyndon Station
209
61
29.2
56
Wausaukee
282
82
29.1
57
Prairie Farm
210
61
29
58
Soldiers Grove
232
67
28.9
59
West Milwaukee
1970
566
28.7
60
Prentice
326
93
28.5
61
Downsville
60
17
28.3
62
Clayton
213
60
28.2
63
Lublin
64
18
28.1
64
Melvina
25
7
28
65
Butternut
197
55
27.9
66
Barron
1246
347
27.8
67
Necedah
347
96
27.7
68
Winter
155
43
27.7
69
Racine
29966
8272
27.6
70
Crandon
860
236
27.4
71
Fox Lake
681
186
27.3
72
Redgranite
506
137
27.1
73
Cornell
628
169
26.9
74
Rosholt
201
54
26.9
75
Wabeno
183
49
26.8
76
Tigerton
342
91
26.6
77
Almond
189
50
26.5
78
Muscoda
604
160
26.5
79
Linden
208
55
26.4
80
Grand View
46
12
26.1
81
Mountain
134
35
26.1
82
Park Falls
1190
310
26.1
83
Marion
499
129
25.9
84
Sextonville
170
43
25.3
85
Burnett
119
30
25.2
86
Weyerhaeuser
119
30
25.2
87
Elroy
551
136
24.7
88
New Lisbon
640
158
24.7
89
Clintonville
2003
488
24.4
90
Tilleda
37
9
24.3
91
Little Sturgeon
99
24
24.2
92
Plainfield
306
74
24.2
93
Taylor
223
54
24.2
94
Avoca
261
63
24.1
95
Blue River
220
53
24.1
96
Merrillan
340
82
24.1
97
Curtiss
75
18
24
98
Pound
184
44
23.9
99
Turtle Lake
446
106
23.8
100
Albany
524
124
23.7

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