New maps and data now available for food access indicators from the US Department of Agriculature (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS).

New data and maps from the USDA Economic Research Service measuring low food access have been processed and released. New estimates are based on 2010 population figures and grocery directories, replacing previous estimates which used inputs from 2006. Affected Indicators:

Physical Environment

  • Population with Low Food Access (Previously called Food Desert Population)
  • Low Income Population with Low Food Access