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The City With the Cheapest Groceries in Every State

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Hawaii: Urban Honolulu
> Est. annual food costs: $4,946 (Hawaii: $5,016)
> Median family income: $103,845 (Hawaii: $97,813)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 10.2% (Hawaii: 11.8%)
> Food insecurity rate: 5.2% (Hawaii: 6.9%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 2

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Idaho: Lewiston
> Est. annual food costs: $3,127 (Idaho: $3,386)
> Median family income: $74,144 (Idaho: $70,885)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 13.7% (Idaho: 10.0%)
> Food insecurity rate: 4.7% (Idaho: 7.1%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 5

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Illinois: Decatur
> Est. annual food costs: $2,874 (Illinois: $3,209)
> Median family income: $71,270 (Illinois: $86,251)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 17.8% (Illinois: 13.1%)
> Food insecurity rate: 7.4% (Illinois: 4.5%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 9

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Indiana: Muncie
> Est. annual food costs: $2,718 (Indiana: $2,957)
> Median family income: $61,415 (Indiana: $73,265)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 14.6% (Indiana: 9.8%)
> Food insecurity rate: 8.2% (Indiana: 6.9%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 12

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Iowa: Waterloo-Cedar Falls
> Est. annual food costs: $2,959 (Iowa: $3,075)
> Median family income: $76,924 (Iowa: $79,186)
> Food Stamp recipiency rate: 12.0% (Iowa: 10.6%)
> Food insecurity rate: 9.0% (Iowa: 5.6%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 8

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