Special Report

Metro Areas Where Families Pay the Most for Food

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50. Ithaca, NY
> Est. annual food costs: $10,494
> Median family income: $87,977 — 63rd highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 9.9% — 108th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 5.4% — 107th lowest of 376 metros

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49. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY
> Est. annual food costs: $10,502
> Median family income: $100,123 — 22nd highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 9.4% — 88th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 5.2% — 102nd lowest of 376 metros

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48. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
> Est. annual food costs: $10,514
> Median family income: $84,764 — 79th highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 9.8% — 103rd lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 7.0% — 177th lowest of 376 metros

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47. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
> Est. annual food costs: $10,524
> Median family income: $65,794 — 90th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 12.7% — 170th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 13.2% — 25th highest of 376 metros

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46. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
> Est. annual food costs: $10,532
> Median family income: $95,369 — 36th highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 13.2% — 155th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 3.6% — 37th lowest of 376 metros

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