Status: Getting worse
Most Recent Data:
12.8 percent (2022)
11.1 percent of households were food insecure in 2018
Reduce household food insecurity and in doing so reduce hunger
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.
Workgroup: Nutrition and Weight Status Workgroup