Child Food Insecurity Indicator

Child Food Insecurity measures the percentage of households with children under age 18 that receive food stamp benefits

Latest Measure (2016)

Child Food Insecurity Score 17 Indicator scores are represented on a scale from 1 to 100.
Disparity Ratio 5.91 Disparity direction: black-white
Households with children under 18 that receive SNAP

Black families are nearly six times as likely as white families to receive food stamps.

Source: American Community Survey 1-year PUMS


  • Score Last Updated: 9/14/17
  • Next Update: 9/13/18