Special Report

The Cheapest City to Get Groceries in Every State

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Virginia: Harrisonburg
> Est. annual food costs: $9,146 (Virginia: $10,064)
> Median family income: $72,527 (Virginia: $93,284)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 7.5% (Virginia: 8.5%)
> Food insecurity rate: 4.1% (Virginia: 4.3%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 9

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Washington: Yakima
> Est. annual food costs: $8,995 (Washington: $10,525)
> Median family income: $62,783 (Washington: $92,422)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 22.1% (Washington: 12.0%)
> Food insecurity rate: 5.4% (Washington: 5.5%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 10

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West Virginia: Parkersburg-Vienna
> Est. annual food costs: $8,075 (West Virginia: $8,634)
> Median family income: $61,708 (West Virginia: $61,707)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 16.8% (West Virginia: 17.1%)
> Food insecurity rate: 6.2% (West Virginia: 6.6%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 6

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Wisconsin: Janesville-Beloit
> Est. annual food costs: $8,575 (Wisconsin: $9,058)
> Median family income: $72,372 (Wisconsin: $80,844)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 13.9% (Wisconsin: 10.9%)
> Food insecurity rate: 10.6% (Wisconsin: 4.8%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 12

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Wyoming: Casper
> Est. annual food costs: $9,384 (Wyoming: $9,917)
> Median family income: $78,926 (Wyoming: $81,290)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 7.3% (Wyoming: 5.9%)
> Food insecurity rate: 12.2% (Wyoming: 8.7%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 2

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