Special Report

Metro Areas Where Families Pay the Most for Food

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30. State College, PA
> Est. annual food costs: $10,764
> Median family income: $90,415 — 53rd highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 6.8% — 20th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 3.7% — 41st lowest of 376 metros

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29. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA
> Est. annual food costs: $10,768
> Median family income: $89,555 — 58th highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 16.2% — 71st highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 4.6% — 72nd lowest of 376 metros

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28. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
> Est. annual food costs: $10,824
> Median family income: $69,172 — 129th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 17.4% — 46th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 2.7% — 11th lowest of 376 metros

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27. Manhattan, KS
> Est. annual food costs: $10,848
> Median family income: $70,357 — 141st lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 7.4% — 31st lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 15.3% — 12th highest of 376 metros

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26. Gettysburg, PA
> Est. annual food costs: $10,884
> Median family income: $84,709 — 81st highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 8.1% — 49th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 3.0% — 15th lowest of 376 metros

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