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Cheapest Metros to Get Groceries

25. Elkhart-Goshen, IN
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,874
> Median household income: $58,509 — 181st lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 8.8% — 63rd lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 7.4% — 182nd highest of 376 metros

24. Kokomo, IN
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,864
> Median household income: $56,387 — 153rd lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 10.8% — 144th lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 8.5% — 140th highest of 376 metros

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23. Sherman-Denison, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,864
> Median household income: $58,296 — 178th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 11.2% — 161st lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 7.9% — 162nd highest of 376 metros

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22. Bowling Green, KY
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,860
> Median household income: $51,591 — 81st lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 12.9% — 167th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 4.5% — 66th lowest of 376 metros

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21. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,859
> Median household income: $54,256 — 117th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 15.3% — 86th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 8.5% — 138th highest of 376 metros

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