Child food insecurity in Texas

Change Indicator

Child food insecurity

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Number and percentage of children estimated to be food insecure. A child (under 18 years old) is defined as being food insecure if he or she lives in a household having difficult meeting basic food needs, as defined by the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey. 

Data Source: Feeding America analysis of Current Population Survey data on food-insecure households and American Community survey data on household income, unemployment, poverty, homeownership, race and ethnicity. State totals do not reflect the sum of all counties in Texas. State totals are aggregated from congressional district data. 

Footnotes: Updated November 2022.