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Overall Food Insecurity: 2014 & 2015

 
  Oklahoma(State) Canadian County
Year 2014 2015 2014 2015
Food insecurity rate 16.8% 16.2% 12.0% 11.5%
Food insecure people 652,090 632,030 14,740 14,460
Below SNAP threshold of 130% poverty 50% 51% 34% 35%
Between 130-185% poverty 16% 18% 14% 18%
Above other Nutriton Program threshold of 185% poverty 35% 31% 52% 48%
Annual Food Budget Shortfall $320,603,000 $320,046,000 $7,797,000 $7,858,000
Average Meal Cost $2.78 $2.82 $3.00 $3.03
 
  Cleveland County Kingfisher County
Year 2014 2015 2014 2015
Food insecurity rate 14.8% 14.1% 10.6% 9.8%
Food insecure people 39,190 38,000 1,610 1,490
Below SNAP threshold of 130% poverty 43% 43% 43% 45%
Between 130-185% poverty 13% 16% 16% 17%
Above other Nutriton Program threshold of 185% poverty 44% 41% 41% 37%
Annual Food Budget Shortfall $20,361,000 $20,454,000 $822,000 $784,000
Average Meal Cost $2.94 $3.00 $2.89 $2.93
 
  Lincoln County Logan County
Year 2014 2015 2014 2015
Food insecurity rate 15.2% 15.0% 14.4% 13.7%
Food insecure people 5,220 5,190 6,310 6,090
Below SNAP threshold of 130% poverty 55% 55% 40% 41%
Between 130-185% poverty 16% 19% 19% 22%
Above other Nutriton Program threshold of 185% poverty 30% 26% 41% 36%
Annual Food Budget Shortfall $2,685,000 $2,703,000 $3,431,000 $3,329,000
Average Meal Cost $2.91 $2.90 $3.08 $3.05
 
  Oklahoma County Pottawatomie County
Year 2014 2015 2014 2015
Food insecurity rate 17.1% 16.3% 16.5% 16.2%
Food insecure people 127,310 123,010 11,660 11,550
Below SNAP threshold of 130% poverty 53% 54% 53% 54%
Between 130-185% poverty 16% 18% 14% 17%
Above other Nutriton Program threshold of 185% poverty 32% 28% 33% 29%
Annual Food Budget Shortfall $64,124,000 $63,852,000 $6,397,000 $5,821,000
Average Meal Cost $2.85 $2.89 $3.11 $2.81

Source: Feeding America: Map the Meal Gap, Food Insecurity in Oklahoma 2014-2015