Performance indicator:

Access to Supermarkets or Healthy Food Per Capita/Half Mile

Indicator description:

This indicator provides a measure of access to healthy food and which areas of the community may be food deserts. The indicator identifies the percentage of the Houston population that does not live within a 0.50 mile or closer to a supermarket.

This indicator is associated with the following goals:

Note: Plan Houston's performance indicators are intended to inform the public and policy makers on the community's success at achieving Plan Houston's community goals. Identifying current performance is a first step; future steps could include tracking progress over time and establishing preferences on outcomes.