This communities job include coal, lumber and tobacco. Non of which are in high demand causing the people to have the lowest income in the nation. There are many communities in and near Kentucky that struggle to eat and get to see a doctor when sick.
"Did you know the largest recipient of food stamp beneficiaries are white children? Did you know that the overwhelming majority of working-abled food stamp recipients work full or part time? Did you know that the disabled and senior citizens make up a large percentage of food stamp beneficiaries? And that 76% of SNAP benefits go towards households with children?... But now that you know, what will you do with this knowledge?" -Sara Ackerman