Data and Resources

Defining Food Insecurity and Hunger


Hunger is the physical condition experienced at the individual level. It is often experienced by people who have very low food security.

Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity is how we measure the degree of hunger experienced. It affects individual and population level health, the local economy, and educational achievement in primary, secondary and college settings.

Related Factors

Measuring food insecurity can also give insight to correlating factors of poverty, unemployment, and homeownership.

Food Insecurity in Tom Green County (2020)

Food Insecurity TGC and Texas 2020.pdf

Resource Documents

Pocket Resource Guide - Version March 2023

Pocket Resource Guide Mar 2023.pdf