Poverty In Idaho

Total People Living in Poverty: 246, 550 or 15.6%

Children (Under 18) Living in Poverty: 80,676 or 19.9%

Total People living below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level: 561,443

Access by all members at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life.” At a minimum, it includes “the ready availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods; and assured ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways without resorting to emergency food supplies, scavenging, stealing, or other coping strategies.
— Definition of Food Security by the USDA


Food Insecurity Among Households

Number of Households that are Food Insecure: 89,996 or 15.1%

Number of Households that are Very Low Food Secure: 35,164 or 5.9%