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Food desert locator.

Other author/creatorUnited States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
Format Electronic, Map, and Book
Publication Info[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
Supplemental Content http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo8525
Subject(s)
FrequencyUpdated irregularly
Abstract A statistical database overlaid with a mapping tool that enables users to: Create maps showing food-desert census tracts; view statistics on selected population characteristics in food-desert census tracts; and, download census-tract level data from food-desert tracts.
General note"A spatial overview of low-income neighborhoods with high concentrations of people who are far from a grocery store."
General note"Map food deserts and view census tract-level statistics on population groups with low access to healthy food."
General noteProvides a narrower set of statistics on food choices, health, and community characteristics than the USDA ERS Food Environment Atlas.
Source of descriptionDescription based on: version available June 15, 2011; title from title screen (viewed June 15, 2011).
Related ItemFood environment atlas
LCCN 2011230257
GPO item number0042-T-31 (online)
Govt. docs number A 93.64/2-2:

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