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: The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2015
September 14, 2016

This is the sixth report describing the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) released by the U.S. Census Bureau, with support from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The SPM extends the official poverty measure by taking account of many of the government programs designed to assist low-income families and individuals that are not included in the current official poverty measure.

First Look at Poverty and Health Insurance: Progress We Need to Build On
September 13, 2016

CHN's First Look at Poverty and Health Insurance data released by the U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Census Bureau: Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2015
September 12, 2016

This report presents statistics on health insurance coverage in the United States in 2015, changes in health insurance coverage rates between 2014 and 2015, as well as changes in health insurance coverage rates between 2013 and 2015. The statistics in this report are based on information collected in two surveys conducted by the Census Bureau, the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) and the American Community Survey (ACS).