Special Report

States Where Single People Pay the Most for Food

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25. Louisiana
> Est. annual food costs: $3,373
> Median household income: $50,800 (4th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 15.8% (5th highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 9.5% (4th highest)

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24. Montana
> Est. annual food costs: $3,385
> Median household income: $56,539 (11th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 10.1% (14th lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 8.3% (13th highest)

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23. Idaho
> Est. annual food costs: $3,386
> Median household income: $58,915 (17th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 10.0% (13th lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 7.1% (18th highest)

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22. North Dakota
> Est. annual food costs: $3,399
> Median household income: $65,315 (19th highest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 7.3% (3rd lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 7.0% (19th highest)

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21. Pennsylvania
> Est. annual food costs: $3,427
> Median household income: $63,627 (22nd highest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 13.9% (8th highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 4.6% (11th lowest)

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