Hunger Facts

The cost of living in San Francisco is much higher than the rest of the nation. The U.S. poverty level doesn't take into account regional cost of living differences.

10% of San Francisco residents lived in poverty in 2019

Residents 65+ years and older are more likely to be in poverty

People of color experience poverty at 3x the average rate

Women and people over 85 experience poverty at higher rates

Groceries for Seniors supplies over 1,000 bags of groceries per week

Sources: City and County of San Francisco City Performance Scorecard, San Francisco/Marin Food Bank

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