Special Report

States Where Single People Pay the Most for Food

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40. South Carolina
> Est. annual food costs: $3,144
> Median household income: $54,864 (10th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 11.7% (23rd lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 9.1% (6th highest)

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39. Missouri
> Est. annual food costs: $3,150
> Median household income: $57,290 (13th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 11.1% (19th lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 6.8% (22nd highest)

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38. Oklahoma
> Est. annual food costs: $3,192
> Median household income: $53,840 (8th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 13.4% (14th highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 8.6% (11th highest)

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37. Utah
> Est. annual food costs: $3,197
> Median household income: $74,197 (12th highest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 6.9% (2nd lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 5.8% (24th lowest)

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36. North Carolina
> Est. annual food costs: $3,207
> Median household income: $56,642 (12th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 12.5% (22nd highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 6.7% (24th highest)

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