Special Report

The Cheapest City to Get Groceries in Every State

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New Mexico: Farmington
> Est. annual food costs: $8,545 (New Mexico: $9,297)
> Median family income: $55,199 (New Mexico: $62,611)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 20.5% (New Mexico: 17.7%)
> Food insecurity rate: 17.6% (New Mexico: 14.0%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 4

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New York: Elmira
> Est. annual food costs: $8,485 (New York: $11,180)
> Median family income: $70,617 (New York: $87,270)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 16.5% (New York: 15.2%)
> Food insecurity rate: 5.8% (New York: 2.3%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 13

North Carolina: Rocky Mount
> Est. annual food costs: $8,259 (North Carolina: $9,267)
> Median family income: $57,013 (North Carolina: $70,978)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 20.4% (North Carolina: 12.5%)
> Food insecurity rate: 6.5% (North Carolina: 6.7%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 14

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North Dakota: Grand Forks
> Est. annual food costs: $9,558 (North Dakota: $9,824)
> Median family income: $82,257 (North Dakota: $86,798)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 9.1% (North Dakota: 7.3%)
> Food insecurity rate: 9.7% (North Dakota: 7.0%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 3

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Ohio: Lima
> Est. annual food costs: $8,125 (Ohio: $8,904)
> Median family income: $64,913 (Ohio: $74,391)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 13.8% (Ohio: 13.3%)
> Food insecurity rate: 4.6% (Ohio: 6.8%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 11

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