15.1 percent of the Palm Beach County population is food insecure, with 202,110 people not knowing from where they will get their next meal.
69 percent of the food insecure population in Palm Beach County qualify based on income for SNAP (food stamps) and other federal nutrition programs, while 31 percent do not and often must rely on emergency food assistance programs and need better wages and employment opportunities to help them meet their basic needs.
$3.19 is the average price per meal in Palm Beach County.
The food budget shortfall in Palm Beach County per person per week is $18.61, with a total shortfall of $114,111,000 or 35,773,200 meals.
6 percent of children in Palm Beach County are food insecure, meaning 63,660 children go to bed hungry.