Hunger Facts



Food Insecurity is the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.


Hays County has a food insecurity rate of 15.6% with 24,790 food insecure people.


In Hays County, 42% of food insecure children are ineligible for federal nutrition


Texas ranks #4 in the nation for food insecurity in adults over the age of 50.


The average cost of a meal in Hays County is $2.53.