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Analysis: Food  Security  of  At-­‐Risk  Popula9ons  in  New  York  City

Zachary Connolly   Fall  2013  


Methodology Dollars  per  Week  for  Food  (at-­‐risk  popula8ons)   -­‐Median  Income  of  Household  receiving  SNAP  benefits   -­‐Average  number  of  people  per  household  per  Census  Tract   -­‐Maximum  SNAP  benefits  per  number  of  people  per  household   -­‐Percentage  of  Households  receiving  SNAP  benefits  under  Poverty  Level  per  Census   Tract   -­‐Percentage  of  Households  not  receiving  SNAP  benefits  under  Poverty  Level  per   Census  Tract     Assump8ons:   10%  of  income  spent  on  food  (source:  USDA)   Average  price  of  a  meal  $38.40  (source:  USDA)  

Source: United  States  Census  American  Community  Survey  2011  5-­‐yr  Es9mates,  United  States  Department   of  Agriculture  and  FeedNYC    


Meals per Week Risk Factor by Census Tract

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Percentage Households in Poverty 0.0 - 8.7

8.7 - 17.7

17.7 - 29.0 29.0 - 41.8 41.8 - 75.0

Source: United States Census American Community Survey 2011 5-yr Estimates and United States Department of Agriculture


Meals per Week Risk Factor by Census Tract

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Percentage Households in Poverty 0.0 - 8.7

8.7 - 17.7

17.7 - 29.0 29.0 - 41.8 41.8 - 75.0

Source: United States Census American Community Survey 2011 5-yr Estimates and United States Department of Agriculture


Meals per Week Risk Factor by Census Tract

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Risk Factor 1 2 3 4 5 Key 5 = Most at Risk 1 = Least at Risk

Source: United States Census American Community Survey 2011 5-yr Estimates and United States Department of Agriculture


Meals per Week Risk Factor by Census Tract

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Risk Factor 1 2 3 4 5 Key 5 = Most at Risk 1 = Least at Risk

Source: United States Census American Community Survey 2011 5-yr Estimates and United States Department of Agriculture


Average Meals Served per Week by Census Tract (emergency food providers self-reporting to FeedNYC)

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Density of Meal Served Factor by Census Track

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Meals Served Factor Low

Low/Medium Medium

Medium/Low High

Census Tracts

Source: FeedNYC


Density of Risk Factor by Census Tract

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Risk Factor 1 2 3 4 5

Census Tract Key 5 = Most at Risk 1 = Least at Risk

Source: United States Census American Community Survey 2011 5-yr Estimates, United States Department of Agriculture and FeedNYC


Density of Risk Factor vs. Meal Served Factor by Census Tract

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Meal Served Factor Low

Medium High

Risk Factor 1 2 3 4 5

Census Tract Key 5 = Most at Risk 1 = Least at Risk

Source: United States Census American Community Survey 2011 5-yr Estimates, United States Department of Agriculture and FeedNYC


Density of Highest Risk and Underserved Areas by Census Tract

Legend At-Risk Areas Census Tract

Source: United States Census American Community Survey 2011 5-yr Estimates, United States Department of Agriculture and FeedNYC


Washington Heights/Inwood

Northwest Queens

Most At-Risk Census Tracts by Households receiving SNAP benefits

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Households receiving SNAP 0 - 197

197.001 - 449 449.001 - 784 Bushwick, Brooklyn

Ozone Park, Queens

Source: United States Census American Community Survey 2011 5-yr Estimates and United States Department of Agriculture

784.001 - 1,344

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