Special Report

Cheapest Metros to Get Groceries

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35. Odessa, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,915
> Median household income: $63,096 — 119th highest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 12.2% — 187th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 6.4% — 154th lowest of 376 metros

34. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,914
> Median household income: $48,085 — 35th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 17.9% — 38th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 5.6% — 118th lowest of 376 metros

33. Michigan City-La Porte, IN
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,905
> Median household income: $57,010 — 161st lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 11.9% — 177th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 11.7% — 43rd highest of 376 metros

32. Goldsboro, NC
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,895
> Median household income: $47,221 — 25th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 17.1% — 51st highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 8.6% — 131st highest of 376 metros

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31. Corpus Christi, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,886
> Median household income: $56,714 — 157th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 17.1% — 50th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 10.7% — 61st highest of 376 metros

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