Special Report

Cheapest Metros to Get Groceries

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10. Terre Haute, IN
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,768
> Median household income: $50,418 — 65th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 12.9% — 165th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 9.5% — 94th highest of 376 metros

9. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,751
> Median household income: $56,680 — 155th lowest of 376 metros (tied)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 9.7% — 96th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 8.6% — 135th highest of 376 metros

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8. Laredo, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,718
> Median household income: $50,296 — 63rd lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 25.0% — 2nd highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 12.7% — 30th highest of 376 metros

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7. Muncie, IN
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,718
> Median household income: $45,910 — 12th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 14.6% — 103rd highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 8.2% — 154th highest of 376 metros

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6. Owensboro, KY
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,716
> Median household income: $54,946 — 133rd lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 11.1% — 158th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 4.1% — 52nd lowest of 376 metros

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