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Top 10 Hungriest States in the U.S.

September 30, 2020


According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 11.1 percent of American households experienced hunger in 2019. These states have the highest percentages of American households who experienced hunger: Mississippi, West Virginia, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Texas.

These were the top ten hungriest states in 2019.

As a Quaker organization, FCNL believes each person has the right to live a life of dignity with access to basic necessities in a safe and sustainable environment.

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