Special Report

States With the Most Unreliable Access to Healthy Food

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50. North Dakota
> Food insecurity rate: 7.4%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 15.4% (15th highest)
> Median household income: $64,577 (20th highest)
> Poverty rate: 10.6% (17th lowest)

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49. New Hampshire
> Food insecurity rate: 9%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 17.2% (2nd highest)
> Median household income: $77,933 (8th highest)
> Poverty rate: 7.3% (the lowest)

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48. Minnesota
> Food insecurity rate: 9.2%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 12.5% (7th lowest – tied)
> Median household income: $74,593 (13th highest)
> Poverty rate: 9% (4th lowest)

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47. Massachusetts
> Food insecurity rate: 9.6%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 16.3% (6th highest – tied)
> Median household income: $85,843 (2nd highest)
> Poverty rate: 9.4% (8th lowest)

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46. New Jersey
> Food insecurity rate: 10.3%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 14.9% (19th highest)
> Median household income: $85,751 (3rd highest)
> Poverty rate: 9.2% (5th lowest)

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