Outreach / Education

Outreach / Education2023-08-24T14:30:37+00:00

BLOUNT COUNTY

0%

of households fall below the national poverty line after deductions. 9.5% households do not have enough food for every member to live an active, healthy life (experience food insecurity)

KNOX COUNTY

0%

of households fall below the national poverty line after deductions. 10.2% food insecurity

ANDERSON COUNTY

0%

of households fall below the national poverty line after deductions. 13.8% food insecurity

ROANE COUNTY

0%

of households fall below the national poverty line after deductions. 12.8% food insecurity

CAMPBELL COUNTY

0%

of households fall below the national poverty line after deductions. 17.4% food insecurity

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COUNTY

0%

of households fall below the national poverty line after deductions. 12.4% food insecurity

LOUDON COUNTY

0%

of households fall below the national poverty line after deductions. 10% food insecurity

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