Special Report

Counties Going Hungry in Every State

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Colorado: Montezuma County
> County pop. with inconsistent access to food: 13.2% (3,410 people)
> State pop. with inconsistent access to food: 10.6% (596,150 people)
> County poverty rate: 16.8% (state: 10.3%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 11.0%
> Households in rural areas: 68.7%

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Connecticut: New Haven County
> County pop. with inconsistent access to food: 12.1% (104,190 people)
> State pop. with inconsistent access to food: 11.3% (406,810 people)
> County poverty rate: 12.1% (state: 9.6%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 15.1%
> Households in rural areas: 3.3%

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Delaware: Kent County
> County pop. with inconsistent access to food: 12.9% (22,400 people)
> State pop. with inconsistent access to food: 12.2% (117,320 people)
> County poverty rate: 13.0% (state: 13.6%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 11.3%
> Households in rural areas: 27.2%

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Florida: Gadsden County
> County pop. with inconsistent access to food: 22.2% (10,260 people)
> State pop. with inconsistent access to food: 13.4% (2,806,770 people)
> County poverty rate: 24.4% (state: 14.0%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 25.7%
> Households in rural areas: 68.5%

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Georgia: Clay County
> County pop. with inconsistent access to food: 27.4% (830 people)
> State pop. with inconsistent access to food: 14.4% (1,501,680 people)
> County poverty rate: 41.4% (state: 14.9%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 34.3%
> Households in rural areas: 100.0%

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