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Limited access to healthy foods (County Health Rankings)

Limited Access to Healthy Foods is the percentage of the population that is low income and does not live close to a grocery store. Living close to a grocery store is defined differently in rural and nonrural areas; in rural areas, it means living less than ten miles from a grocery store; in nonrural areas, less than one mile. "Low income" is defined as having an annual family income of less than or equal to 200 percent of the federal poverty threshold for the family size.

Measurement Period: 2010
Value: 16

County

16

State

National

HP 2020

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  • 8
  • 16

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2010 16

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Allegany, MD; Belmont, OH; Jefferson, OH;

  • 16
    • 5
    • 11
    • 16
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 34 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 24 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Allegany

    DeKalb, AL; Walker, AL; Garland, AR; Lake, CA; Tehama, CA; Highlands, FL; Floyd, GA; Vermilion, IL; Williamson, IL; Wayne, IN; McCracken, KY; Allegany, MD; Buchanan, MO; Jasper, MO; St. Francois, MO; Brunswick, NC; Steuben, NY; Sullivan, NY; Belmont, OH; Jefferson, OH; Garfield, OK; Coos, OR; Crawford, PA; Lawrence, PA; Venango, PA; Greenwood, SC; Carter, TN; Henderson, TX; Lynchburg, VA; Roanoke, VA; Chelan, WA; Grays Harbor, WA; Walla Walla, WA; Marion, WV; Wood, WV;

Source

  • Data source: USDA Food Environment Atlas. Download source: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R). A program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in collaboration between RWJF and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
    http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/rankings/data

 
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