Special Report

States With the Most Unreliable Access to Healthy Food

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30. Rhode Island
> Food insecurity rate: 12.1%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 17.1% (3rd highest)
> Median household income: $71,169 (15th highest)
> Poverty rate: 10.8% (18th lowest)

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29. Montana
> Food insecurity rate: 12.3%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 11.9% (5th lowest)
> Median household income: $57,153 (11th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 12.6% (20th highest)

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27. Utah
> Food insecurity rate: 12.5%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 8.5% (the lowest)
> Median household income: $75,780 (11th highest)
> Poverty rate: 8.9% (2nd lowest)

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27. Pennsylvania
> Food insecurity rate: 12.5%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 12.8% (11th lowest)
> Median household income: $63,463 (23rd highest)
> Poverty rate: 12% (22nd highest)

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26. Wyoming
> Food insecurity rate: 12.6%
> Children ages 2-4 using WIC: 10.6% (3rd lowest)
> Median household income: $65,003 (19th highest)
> Poverty rate: 10.1% (14th lowest)

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