Understanding Low-Income and Low-Access Census Tracts Across the Nation: Subnational and Subpopulation Estimates of Access to Healthy Food
Examines access to food stores by state, metropolitan, and micropolitan area as a proxy for healthy food access. Estimates rural areas' distance to the nearest and third-nearest food store with breakdowns by race/ethnicity, income, age, vehicle access, and participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Alana Rhone, Michele Ver Ploeg, Ryan Williams, Vince Breneman
USDA Economic Research Service
Food security and nutrition · Income · Income support and assistance · Racial and ethnic groups · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · State-by-state