USDA Economic Research Service Interactive Research Maps

Explore visual data on community proximity to grocery stores, income levels, food prices, sales tax, and other socioeconomic factors of food access.

Food Environment Atlas
The Food Environment Atlas (shown in the image above) maps statistics on food environment factors such as proximity to grocery stores, food prices, and community characteristics to show a spatial overview of a community’s ability to access healthy food.

Food Access Research Atlas
The Food Access Research Atlas (shown in the image above) uses color-coded layers of data that can be toggled off and on to show comparisons of food access indicators.

Updated 9/2014