Household Food Insecurity Rates and Rurality, by State, 2016-2018
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This interactive map provides household food insecurity rates, by state, on average over 2016-2018. Scroll over a state to view the percent of households struggling with food insecurity or very low food security. Margins of error are shown in parentheses; an asterisk indicates a state's rate is statistically significantly different from the national rate.
States with at least 33% of their population living in rural areas are indicated with a triangle pattern:
See interactive, searchable tables of household food insecurity rates by state:
Note: Food insecurity = low food security + very low food security
Low food security → Reports of reduced quality, variety, or desirability of diet with little or no indication of reduced food intake.
Very low food security → Reports of multiple indications of disrupted eating patterns and reduced food intake.