This interactive map provides household food insecurity rates,
by state, on average over 2019-2021.

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.

  • Source

    Source: Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Matthew P. Rabbitt, Christian A. Gregory, and Anita Singh. 2022. Household Food Security in the United States in 2021, ERR-309, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

  • Definitions

    • 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.

    Definitions from USDA