Status: Baseline only

Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
11.1 percent (2018)

6.0 percent

Desired Direction:

11.1 percent of households were food insecure in 2018

Reduce household food insecurity and in doing so reduce hunger

Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, or laws


Food insecurity is linked to negative health outcomes in children and adults, and it may cause children to have trouble in school. Giving more people benefits through nutrition assistance programs, increasing benefit amounts, and addressing unemployment may help reduce food insecurity and hunger.