Food Insecurity in Ohio

Change of Number of People in Poverty by County From

 2007 - 2009


Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Small Area Income and Population Estimates

Note: Change per county is rounded to the nearest 100.

Ohio Food Assistance Statistics

  • Number of people requiring emergency food assistance:  21,000,000
  • Percentage of Ohioans receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (Formerly known as Food Stamps): 1 in 7
  • Ohio Counties with more than 25% of residents eligible for emergency food assistance: 70 out of 88
  • Percentage increase of Ohioans receiving SNAP from 2008 to 2010: 43.3%