Special Report

Cheapest Metros to Get Groceries

20. Rocky Mount, NC
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,858
> Median household income: $46,482 — 19th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 20.4% — 12th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 6.5% — 157th lowest of 376 metros

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19. Joplin, MO
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,854
> Median household income: $50,244 — 61st lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 14.0% — 121st highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 8.9% — 120th highest of 376 metros

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18. San Angelo, TX
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,853
> Median household income: $57,431 — 168th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 10.5% — 132nd lowest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 16.7% — 8th highest of 376 metros

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17. Jonesboro, AR
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,853
> Median household income: $47,610 — 28th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 13.9% — 124th highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 10.7% — 59th highest of 376 metros

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16. Yuma, AZ
> Est. annual food costs for single adult: $2,822
> Median household income: $48,790 — 45th lowest of 376 metros
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 17.8% — 41st highest of 376 metros
> Food insecurity rate: 9.6% — 92nd highest of 376 metros

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