Access to Grocery Stores

The 2017 Access to Grocery Stores Grade is based on rigorous analysis of both the proximity and the availability of grocery stores for an area. Learn where our data comes from.

Factors Considered

Factor Description Source Weight
Access to Grocery Stores Per Area A measure of the proximity (per square mile) of grocery stores . U.S. Census 50.0%
Access to Grocery Stores Per Capita A measure of the availability (per capita) of grocery stores . U.S. Census 50.0%

Statistics obtained from the U.S. Census represent the most recent data available.

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