Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-153) 42 pp

May 2016

Food Security Among Hispanic Adults in the United States, 2011-2014

Hispanics made up 17 percent of the U.S. population, or some 55 million people in 2014. In 2014, 14.0 percent of all U.S. households were food insecure, versus 22.4 percent of Hispanic households. Food insecurity varies among Hispanic subpopulations by origin, immigration status, household composition, State, and metro/suburban residence.

Keywords: Food security, food insecurity, hunger, Hispanics, immigrants, Current Population Survey, Food Security Supplement

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