Home Values In Food Deserts Are 17.7 Percent Lower

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April 19, 2017

According to Zillow, 20 percent of the nation’s non-rural population have both low income and live a half mile or more away from a fresh food source. In some cities, such as Birmingham, Ala., and Memphis, more than a third of the population has a lack of access to healthy food.

Zillow has calculated that home values in food deserts are 17.7 percent lower than other non-rural areas. Rents are 10.2 percent lower.

Altogether, 62.9 percent of the U.S. population lives more than a half mile from a healthy food source – and 43 percent lives more than a mile away.

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