Overall percent of population who are food insecure
Number in population who are food insecure
Number of children eligible for free and reduced price school meals
But of those, how many actually get the meals?
Percent of eligible children actually getting free and reduced price school lunch
Percent of eligible children actually getting free and reduced price school breakfast
Percent of eligible children actually getting free summer meals
County Non-profit Partner Resources
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina
Food Bank Partner Agencies
Abundant Life Church, Wilson Christ Deliverance Tabernacle Ministries, Wilson Glad Tidings Gospel Church, Wilson Kenly Church of God, Kenly Mt. Hebron Seventh Day Adventist Church, Wilson NC Love in Action, Wilson New Christian Food Pantry & Child Development Center, Wilson Pathway Outreach Center, Wilson St. Paul Church of Christ/Guardian Angel Outreach, Wilson St. Timothy Community Soup Kitchen, Wilson The Word Became Flesh Ministries, Wilson County Interfaith/Hope Station, Wilson WRAJ Outreach Ministries
Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000) live births)
Data shown is for 2015, and is the most recent available as of February, 2015. For more information, or data sources related to hunger, food insecurity, health, education, or economic profiles of counties, please contact Maureen Berner, Professor of Public Administration and Government, School of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, at email@example.com.
An estimated 14.5 percent of American households were food insecure at least some time during the year in 2012, according to the USDA. In North Carolina, 25% of children live in households that were food insecure at some point during the year 2012.
Approximately one of every four children ages 2 to 5 years in the United States has a high (>85th percentile) body mass index and about one in 10 is obese (>95th percentile). North Carolina ranks 5th worst in the US for childhood obesity.