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  • Poverty puts households at much greater risk for food insecurity. 
  • Unemployment Rate in Fond du Lac County: 2.3% (2018) 
  • Poverty Rate in Fond du Lac County: 8.6%  (2012-2016)
  • Child Poverty Rate in Fond du Lac County: 10.7%  (2012-2016)
  • Median Household Income: $58,376 (2012-2016)
  • Median Rent: $709 (2012-2016)
  • Renters Paying >30% income: 32.6% (2012-2016)
    • Increased costs in housing/rent and other living expenses often means that families cut their food expenses.
  • Predicted Food Insecurity Rates in Fond du Lac County: 9.5% (2015)
  • Children Predicted Food Insecurity Rates in Fond du Lac County: 16.4% (2015)
  • Also at greater risk for food insecurity: 
    • Children
    • Single headed households with children
    • Black/African American households
    • Hispanic households
  • 2 identified food desert locations
  • Households without a vehicle: 5.6% (2016) 
  • Free/Reduced Lunch eligibility rates in Fond du Lac County: 41.3% (2015) 
  • FoodShare participation rates: 14.6% (2015) 
  • Child FoodShare participation rates: 27.4% (2015) 
  • WIC participation rates: 2,906 (2014) 

Fond du Lac Area Food Resources List (English)
https://fonddulac.uwex.edu/files/2018/09/2018-FondduLac-FoodResList-English.pdf
Fond du Lac Area Food Resources List (Spanish)
https://fonddulac.uwex.edu/files/2018/09/2018-FondduLac-FoodResList-Spanish.pdf

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