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Metro Areas Where Families Pay the Most for Food

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45. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA
> Est. annual food costs: $10,549
> Median family income: $90,500 — 50th highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 10.6% — 139th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 4.1% — 51st lowest of 376 metros

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44. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA
> Est. annual food costs: $10,554
> Median family income: $95,623 — 33rd highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 8.2% — 50th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 3.1% — 17th lowest of 376 metros

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43. Manchester-Nashua, NH
> Est. annual food costs: $10,554
> Median family income: $103,238 — 16th highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 7.7% — 40th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 5.5% — 115th lowest of 376 metros

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42. Homosassa Springs, FL
> Est. annual food costs: $10,554
> Median family income: $57,253 — 21st lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 12.9% — 162nd highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 12.9% — 27th highest of 376 metros

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41. Springfield, MA
> Est. annual food costs: $10,603
> Median family income: $79,907 — 122nd highest of 376 metros (tied)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 18.8% — 24th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 6.2% — 144th lowest of 376 metros

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