10 US cities with highest food prices
When it comes to keeping your monthly budget at an acceptable level, food costs are critical - but as it turns out, even this generally accepted category of spending depends on where you live.
According to the USDA, the average American spends 9,9% of his personal income on food - 5,2% on groceries and 4,7% on dining and eating out. Business Insider.
The cost of products varies in different states of the USA and increases significantly in coastal cities, according to a new Rent.com report.
The report looks at the Council for Social and Economic Research's Cost of Living Index data and compares the costs of standard-listed foods - milk, eggs, coffee and sugar.
The study also rated 257 cities, counties and districts in a report based on product availability.
Here are the top 10 cities and regions of the United States, where products will cost you more:
10. Mount Vernon-Skagit County, Washington - 21,5% higher than the national average
9. Seattle, Washington - 28,6% above average
8. Queens, New York - 28,6% above average
7. Brooklyn, New York - 32,3% above average
On the subject: What products are definitely worth trying in the US
6. Anchorage, Alaska - 34,5% above average
5. San Francisco, California - 35,6% above average
4. Oakland, California - 39,4% above average
3. Manhattan, New York - 39,7% above average
2. Juneau, Alaska - 50% above average
1. Honolulu, Hawaii - 69,3% above average
stdClass Object ([term_id] => 1 [name] => Miscellaneous [taxonomy] => category [slug] => no_theme)Miscellaneous
stdClass Object ([term_id] => 12 [name] => In the US [taxonomy] => category [slug] => novosti-ssha)In the U.S.
stdClass Object ([term_id] => 9911 [name] => food [taxonomy] => post_tag [slug] => produkty-pitaniya)Food
stdClass Object ([term_id] => 16371 [name] => us city [taxonomy] => post_tag [slug] => goroda-ssha)US cities
Read also on ForumDaily:
Let's face the crisis together and support each other
Thank you for staying with us and trusting! Over the past 5 years, we have received a lot of grateful feedback from readers, whom our materials have helped to arrange life after moving to the USA. We have big plans, we don't want to stop or slow down the pace of work. Even now…
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected our income, and in order to stay afloat, we have to ask YOU for support. We will be grateful for any amount and will make every effort to continue to publish news and a lot of useful information just as quickly.
Thank you for being with us!
Always yours, ForumDaily! WomanForumDaily, NewYork, ForumDaily!
Security of contributions is guaranteed by the use of the highly secure Stripe system.
Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? Subscribe to our page in Facebook. Choose the "Display Priority" option and read us first. And don't forget to subscribe to ForumDaily Woman and ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information.