Information on population, income, poverty, food security, education, employment, and more.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for food is probably the most widely used indicator of changes in retail food prices.
Monthly average price values at the farm, wholesale, and retail stages for selected cuts of beef, pork, and broilers.
Distributed Monday-Friday to highlight charts of interest from our current and past research.
The basics on food, farming, and rural America, in a set of 70 charts and maps.
Explore interactive graphs, charts and maps.
View the diversity of challenges and opportunities across America's counties. View indicators about people, jobs, veterans, and county types. Data have been updated to include the 2010-14 American Community Survey statistics, the 2015 edition of the county typology codes, and 2014 county-level median household income and poverty. Populations estimates and unemployment data have been updated.
Create maps showing food access indicators by census tract using different measures and indicators of supermarket accessibility.
View factors that interact to influence food choice and diet quality across U.S. States and counties.
- Food Price Inflation Has Outpaced Economy-Wide Inflation in Recent Years
- Increased Consumer Sensitivity to Food Safety Raised Financial Costs of Ground Beef Recalls
- The Gulf Opportunity Zone Helped Affected Counties Recover Economically After Hurricane Katrina
- Americans’ Seafood Consumption Below Recommendations
- Productivity Growth Is Still the Major Driver in Growing U.S. Agricultural Output