Feature: Food Security Publications

FRAC: How Hungry is America?
October 9, 2018

This analysis of the Gallup data by FRAC looks at the rates at which Americans answered “yes” to the question “Have there been times in the past 12 months when you did not have enough money to buy food that you or your family needed?” nationally, regionally, at the state level, and at the local level (by Metropolitan Statistical Area, or MSA) in 2016 and 2017.


U.S. Census Bureau: Income and Poverty in the United States: 2015
September 12, 2016

This report presents data on income and poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2016 and earlier Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements (CPS ASEC) conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.

How the Poor Would Remedy Poverty
February 28, 1986

Longtime CHN Executive Director, who passed away in February 2020, authored a seminal report, "How the Poor Would Remedy Poverty." It was, based on more than 200 interviews with low-income people in 1986.