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Prevalence of food insecurity, 2015

Percent of households
Item 1, All households 12.7%.
Item 2, Household composition.
Item 3, With children < 18 16.6%.
Item 4, With children < 6 16.9%.
Item 5, Married-couples with children 10.2%.
Item 6, Single women with children 30.3%.
Item 7, Single men with children 22.4%.
Item 8, Other households with child 26.2%.
Item 9, No children 10.9%.
Item 10, More than one adult, no children 8.5%.
Item 11, Women living alone 14.7%.
Item 12, Men living alone 14.0%.
Item 13, Households with elderly 8.3%.
Item 14, Elderly living alone 9.2%.
Item 15, Race/ethnicity of head.
Item 16, White non-Hispanic 10.0%.
Item 17, Black non-Hispanic 21.5%.
Item 18, Hispanic 19.1%.
Item 19, Other 10.3%.
Item 20, Income-to-poverty ratio.
Item 21, Under 1.00 38.3%.
Item 22, Under 1.30 36.8%.
Item 23, Under 1.85 32.8%.
Item 24, 1.85 and over 5.8%.
Item 25, Income unknown 8.3%.
Item 26, Area of residence.
Item 27, Inside metropolitan area 12.2%.
Item 28, In principal cities 14.1%.
Item 29, Not in principal cities 10.4%.
Item 30, Outside metropolitan area 15.4%.
Item 31, Census region.
Item 32, Northeast 11.9%.
Item 33, Midwest 12.8%.
Item 34, South 13.3%.
Item 35, West 12.1%.

Source: Calculated by ERS, USDA, using data from the December 2015 Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement.