Special Report

The Cheapest City to Get Groceries in Every State

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Massachusetts: Springfield
> Est. annual food costs: $10,603 (Massachusetts: $11,674)
> Median family income: $79,907 (Massachusetts: $106,526)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 18.8% (Massachusetts: 12.5%)
> Food insecurity rate: 6.2% (Massachusetts: 4.1%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 5

Michigan: Muskegon
> Est. annual food costs: $8,335 (Michigan: $9,058)
> Median family income: $64,668 (Michigan: $75,470)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 16.9% (Michigan: 13.5%)
> Food insecurity rate: 17.0% (Michigan: 6.3%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 14

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Minnesota: Duluth
> Est. annual food costs: $9,421 (Minnesota: $9,936)
> Median family income: $77,796 (Minnesota: $92,692)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 10.8% (Minnesota: 8.4%)
> Food insecurity rate: 8.5% (Minnesota: 5.6%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 5

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Mississippi: Gulfport-Biloxi
> Est. annual food costs: $9,634 (Mississippi: $9,350)
> Median family income: $62,967 (Mississippi: $58,923)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 15.2% (Mississippi: 15.2%)
> Food insecurity rate: 13.8% (Mississippi: 10.7%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 3

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Missouri: Joplin
> Est. annual food costs: $8,248 (Missouri: $9,104)
> Median family income: $61,218 (Missouri: $72,834)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 14.0% (Missouri: 11.1%)
> Food insecurity rate: 8.9% (Missouri: 6.8%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 8

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