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Child Food Insecurity

Subject Oklahoma Canadian County
2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017
Food insecurity rate 22.6% 22.7% 22.2% 17.7% 17.9% 17.6%
Food insecure Children 216,980 218,770 213,720 5,950 6,160 6,180
Program eligibility among food insecure children:  
Likely ineligible for federal nutrition programs (incomes above 185% of poverty) 34% 34% 36% 49% 49% 52%
Income-eligible for nutrtion programs (incomes at or below 185% poverty level) 66% 66% 64% 51% 51% 48%
Subject Cleveland County Kingfisher County
2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017
Food insecurity rate 19.0% 18.6% 18.6 16.9% 17.5% 17.6
Food insecure Children 11,550 11,350 11,350 690 730 740
Program eligibility among food insecure children:  
Likely ineligible for federal nutrition programs (incomes above 185% of poverty) 44% 46% 48% 50% 42% 41%
Income-eligible for nutrtion programs (incomes at or below 185% poverty level) 56% 54% 52% 50% 58% 59%
Subject Lincoln County Logan County
2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017
Food insecurity rate 22.6% 22.5% 21.6 18.9% 19.0% 19.4
Food insecure Children 1,930 1,920 1,840 1,970 2,030 2,100
Program eligibility among food insecure children:  
Likely ineligible for federal nutrition programs (incomes above 185% of poverty) 28% 30% 31% 35% 33% 37%
Income-eligible for nutrtion programs (incomes at or below 185% poverty level) 72% 70% 69% 66% 67% 63%
Subject Oklahoma County Pottawatomie County
2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017
Food insecurity rate 21.4% 21.7% 21.5 23.8% 23.3% 22.3
Food insecure Children 41,310 42,620 42,790 4,150 4,060 3,890
Program eligibility among food insecure children:  
Likely ineligible for federal nutrition programs (incomes above 185% of poverty) 36% 37% 38% 32% 32% 33%
Income-eligible for nutrtion programs (incomes at or below 185% poverty level) 64% 63% 62% 69% 68% 67%

Source: Feeding America, Food Insecurity in the United States.