Horizontal Bar chart with 35 items.

Prevalence of food insecurity, 2012

Percent

Item 1, All households 14.5.
Item 2, Household composition
Item 3, With children < 18 20.0.
Item 4, With children < 6 20.5.
Item 5, Married-couples with children 13.2.
Item 6, Single women with children 35.4.
Item 7, Single men with children 23.6.
Item 8, Other households with child 24.5.
Item 9, No children 11.9.
Item 10, More than one adult, no children 9.8.
Item 11, Women living alone 15.3.
Item 12, Men living alone 14.7.
Item 13, Households with elderly 8.8.
Item 14, Elderly living alone 9.1.
Item 15, Race/ethnicity of head
Item 16, White non-Hispanic 11.2.
Item 17, Black non-Hispanic 24.6.
Item 18, Hispanic 23.3.
Item 19, Other 13.0.
Item 20, Income-to-poverty ratio

Item 21, Under 1.00 40.9.
Item 22, Under 1.30 38.2.
Item 23, Under 1.85 34.3.
Item 24, 1.85 and over 6.8.
Item 25, Income unknown 9.7.
Item 26, Area of residence
Item 27, Inside metropolitan area 14.3.
Item 28, In principal cities 16.9.
Item 29, Not in principal cities 12.7.
Item 30, Outside metropolitan area 15.5.
Item 31,Census region

Item 32, Northeast 11.9.
Item 33, Midwest 14.2.
Item 34, South 16.
Item 35, West 14.4.


Source: Calculated by ERS using data from the December 2012 Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement.