Special Report

Counties Going Hungry in Every State

Evan Comen

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1. Wilcox County, Alabama
> County food insecurity rate: 32.2%
> State food insecurity rate: 17.7%
> County poverty rate: 37.7%
> Households in rural areas: 100%

Source: James Joel / Flickr

2. Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska
> County food insecurity rate: 27.1%
> State food insecurity rate: 13.9%
> County poverty rate: 33.3%
> Households in rural areas: N/A

Source: mark byzewski / Flickr

3. Apache County, Arizona
> County food insecurity rate: 26.6%
> State food insecurity rate: 15.8%
> County poverty rate: 36.6%
> Households in rural areas: 78.2%

4. Phillips County, Arkansas
> County food insecurity rate: 31.1%
> State food insecurity rate: 18.4%
> County poverty rate: 34.1%
> Households in rural areas: 49.0%

5. Siskiyou County, California
> County food insecurity rate: 19.6%
> State food insecurity rate: 12.5%
> County poverty rate: 23.1%
> Households in rural areas: 68.4%