Food insecurity

Food Insecurity is the percentage of the population who did not have access to a reliable source of food during the past year. This measure was modeled using information from the Community Population Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and American Community Survey. More detailed information can be found here. This is one of two measures that are used to construct the Food Environment Index.

Measurement Period: 2014
Value: 17

County

17

State

National

HP 2020

  • 9
  • 15
  • 20

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2014 17

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Clayton, GA; Houston, GA; Kenton, KY; Gaston, NC; Allen, OH; Montgomery, TN; Brazoria, TX; Ellis, TX; Johnson, TX;

  • 17
    • 14
    • 19
    • 24
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 22 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 15 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Allen

    Kent, DE; Okaloosa, FL; Osceola, FL; Santa Rosa, FL; Clayton, GA; Houston, GA; Scott, IA; Woodbury, IA; Kankakee, IL; Macon, IL; Peoria, IL; Kenton, KY; St. Tammany, LA; Gaston, NC; Oswego, NY; Allen, OH; Cleveland, OK; Aiken, SC; Berkeley, SC; Montgomery, TN; Brazoria, TX; Ellis, TX; Johnson, TX;

Source

  • Data source: Map the Meal Gap. Download source: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R). A program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in collaboration between RWJF and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
    http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/rankings/data

 
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