Food Insecurity Rate by Location

Monroe County, New York

The Focus Area* tracts generally have the highest rates of food insecurity. Within the Focus Area, 30 percent of the population is estimated to be food insecure. This compares to 19 percent for other parts of Rochester, and 9 percent for the suburbs in Monroe County.

*The Focus Area consists of eight high-poverty ZIP codes in the city of Rochester with particularly high concentration of African-Americans and Latinos. See a map of the Focus Area here.

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