Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-165) 21 pp

January 2017

Low-Income and Low-Supermarket-Access Census Tracts, 2010-2015

This report updates estimates of low-income and low-supermarket-access census tracts (as found in ERS’ Food Access Research Atlas) using a 2015 directory of supermarkets, 2010 Decennial Census data on population and subpopulation characteristics, and 2010-2014 American Community Survey data on household vehicle access and family income.

Keywords: supermarkets, low-income, food access, low-access, food deserts, healthy and affordable food

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Last updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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