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The City With the Cheapest Groceries in Every State

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Alabama: Florence-Muscle Shoals
> Est. annual food costs: $3,017 (Alabama: $3,333)
> Median family income: $65,316 (Alabama: $66,772)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 12.5% (Alabama: 13.7%)
> Food insecurity rate: 5.6% (Alabama: 7.9%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 12

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Alaska: Fairbanks
> Est. annual food costs: $3,184 (Alaska: $3,344)
> Median family income: $89,208 (Alaska: $92,648)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 7.8% (Alaska: 12.9%)
> Food insecurity rate: 7.3% (Alaska: 9.2%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 2

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Arizona: Yuma
> Est. annual food costs: $2,822 (Arizona: $3,231)
> Median family income: $54,897 (Arizona: $73,456)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 17.8% (Arizona: 11.2%)
> Food insecurity rate: 9.6% (Arizona: 7.5%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 7

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Arkansas: Jonesboro
> Est. annual food costs: $2,853 (Arkansas: $3,058)
> Median family income: $60,922 (Arkansas: $62,067)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 13.9% (Arkansas: 12.2%)
> Food insecurity rate: 10.7% (Arkansas: 8.7%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 6

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California: El Centro
> Est. annual food costs: $2,812 (California: $3,648)
> Median family income: $53,558 (California: $89,798)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 24.9% (California: 10.2%)
> Food insecurity rate: 9.2% (California: 3.3%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 26

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