Special Report

Cheapest Metros to Get Groceries

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45. Evansville, IN-KY
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,938
> Median household income: $55,553 — 145th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 9.9% — 109th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 4.3% — 59th lowest of 376 metros

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44. Jackson, MI
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,936
> Median household income: $54,511 — 121st lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 12.5% — 177th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 10.0% — 74th highest of 376 metros

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43. Elmira, NY
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,936
> Median household income: $54,883 — 127th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 16.5% — 60th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 5.8% — 126th lowest of 376 metros

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42. St. Joseph, MO-KS
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,928
> Median household income: $53,298 — 101st lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 11.9% — 178th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 7.5% — 173rd highest of 376 metros

41. Springfield, OH
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,926
> Median household income: $51,504 — 76th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 18.6% — 26th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 10.8% — 57th highest of 376 metros

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