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At a Glance - Food Security in the USA PDF Print

Food Security in the United States - Map

Source: http://www.ers.usda.gov/Briefing/FoodSecurity/trends.htm

  • In 2007, 36.2 million people in the United States lived in food insecure households.
  • 12.4 million children in the United States live in food insecure households.
  • In 2007, 6.5% of all households with senior citizens were food insecure, a statistically significant increase from 6% in 2006.



Did You Know?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau's August 26, 2008 Press Release, 37.3 million people in the United States are living in poverty.