Special Report

Cheapest Metros to Get Groceries

5. Killeen-Temple, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,704
> Median household income: $55,306 — 141st lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 13.4% — 147th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 13.4% — 22nd highest of 376 metros

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4. Waco, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,656
> Median household income: $49,534 — 52nd lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 13.0% — 159th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 19.2% — 4th highest of 376 metros

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3. Victoria, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,596
> Median household income: $58,629 — 182nd lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 13.6% — 133rd highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 9.5% — 96th highest of 376 metros

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2. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,480
> Median household income: $41,846 — 2nd lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 28.9% — the highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 21.3% — the highest of 376 metros

1. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,428
> Median household income: $41,200 — the lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 24.0% — 5th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 14.2% — 16th highest of 376 metros

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