• Households with seniors facing food insecurity

    Interactive Data Tool

    This interactive map provides food insecurity rates among households with seniors age 60+, by state, on average over 2015-2017. Scroll over a state to view senior household food insecurity rates (margins of error are shown in parentheses).

    Explore the interactive, searchable table of senior household food insecurity rates by state.

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    Source: FRAC analysis of Current Population Survey-Food Security Supplement data, 2015-2017.

    A * indicates the state rate is significantly different from the national rate.
    Margins of error were calculated based on a 90% confidence level.
    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