Special Report

States Where Single People Pay the Most for Food

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50. Kentucky
> Est. annual food costs: $2,951
> Median household income: $52,238 (7th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 13.6% (11th highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 5.6% (21st lowest)

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49. Indiana
> Est. annual food costs: $2,957
> Median household income: $58,235 (16th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 9.8% (12th lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 6.9% (21st highest)

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48. West Virginia
> Est. annual food costs: $2,988
> Median household income: $48,037 (2nd lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 17.1% (2nd highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 6.6% (25th highest)

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47. Texas
> Est. annual food costs: $2,997
> Median household income: $63,826 (21st highest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 12.1% (25th highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 8.7% (10th highest)

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46. Arkansas
> Est. annual food costs: $3,058
> Median household income: $49,475 (3rd lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 12.2% (24th highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 8.7% (8th highest)

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