Special Report

States Where Single People Pay the Most for Food

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15. Oregon
> Est. annual food costs: $3,521
> Median household income: $65,667 (18th highest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 16.0% (3rd highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 5.4% (17th lowest)

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14. Maryland
> Est. annual food costs: $3,562
> Median household income: $87,063 (the highest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 10.8% (17th lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 3.4% (4th lowest)

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13. Colorado
> Est. annual food costs: $3,593
> Median household income: $75,231 (11th highest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 8.0% (6th lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 5.5% (18th lowest)

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12. Florida
> Est. annual food costs: $3,594
> Median household income: $57,703 (14th lowest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 13.9% (9th highest)
> Food insecurity rate: 7.2% (17th highest)

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11. Washington
> Est. annual food costs: $3,642
> Median household income: $77,006 (9th highest)
> Food stamp recipiency rate: 12.0% (25th lowest)
> Food insecurity rate: 5.5% (19th lowest)

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