Hunger Facts

The District of Columbia
D.C. has the second highest child food insecurity rate of any other state in the nation, with 30% of children under the age of 18 (31,460 out of 101,879 children) living in food insecure households. In D.C., 15.7% of residents (97,120 out of 617,996 individuals) are food insecure.*

Maryland
In Maryland, 13.4% of residents (781,200 out of 5,828,289 individuals) are food insecure. 19% of children in Maryland (251,730 out of 1,334,938 children) under the age of 18 are food insecure.*

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Virginia
In Virginia, 12.7% of residents (1,026,730 out of 8,096,604 individuals) are food insecure.16.5% of children in Virginia (301,980 out of 1,817,407 children) under the age of 18 are food insecure.*

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