Special Report

States Where Single People Pay the Most for Food

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35. Illinois
> Est. annual food costs: $3,209
> Median household income: $68,428 (17th highest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 13.1% (16th highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 4.5% (10th lowest)

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34. New Mexico
> Est. annual food costs: $3,217
> Median household income: $51,243 (5th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 17.7% (the highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 14.0% (the highest)

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33. Arizona
> Est. annual food costs: $3,231
> Median household income: $61,529 (23rd lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 11.2% (20th lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 7.5% (16th highest)

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32. Kansas
> Est. annual food costs: $3,232
> Median household income: $61,091 (21st lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 7.8% (5th lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 8.3% (14th highest)

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31. Mississippi
> Est. annual food costs: $3,236
> Median household income: $46,511 (the lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 15.2% (7th highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 10.7% (2nd highest)

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