Special Report

The Cheapest City to Get Groceries in Every State

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Colorado: Pueblo
> Est. annual food costs: $8,995 (Colorado: $10,384)
> Median family income: $62,959 (Colorado: $92,752)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 19.4% (Colorado: 8.0%)
> Food insecurity rate: 16.0% (Colorado: 5.5%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 7

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Connecticut: New Haven-Milford
> Est. annual food costs: $10,224 (Connecticut: $10,910)
> Median family income: $92,508 (Connecticut: $102,061)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 15.1% (Connecticut: 12.4%)
> Food insecurity rate: 4.5% (Connecticut: 4.3%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 4

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Delaware: Dover
> Est. annual food costs: $9,055 (Delaware: $10,169)
> Median family income: $70,383 (Delaware: $84,825)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 15.6% (Delaware: 11.5%)
> Food insecurity rate: 4.5% (Delaware: 4.7%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 1

*Because Dover is the only eligible metro in Delaware, it is the metro with the lowest highest food costs by default.

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Florida: Ocala
> Est. annual food costs: $9,414 (Florida: $10,385)
> Median family income: $56,181 (Florida: $69,670)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 15.0% (Florida: 13.9%)
> Food insecurity rate: 10.4% (Florida: 7.2%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 22

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Georgia: Dalton
> Est. annual food costs: $8,635 (Georgia: $9,507)
> Median family income: $58,145 (Georgia: $74,127)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 11.0% (Georgia: 12.8%)
> Food insecurity rate: 9.6% (Georgia: 9.0%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 14

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