Virginia is most expensive state for grocery shoppers

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Planning a big grocery trip to stock up on essentials for your Thanksgiving meal? You might want to think about doing your shopping in Maryland instead of Virginia.

A new study shows that Virginia shoppers pay more for their groceries than their counterparts in any other state, according to The groceries required to cook and serve a healthy meal runs shoppers an average of $27.48, almost twice the national average of $14.99.

Maryland shoppers pay slightly less than the national average for that same bag of groceries, shelling out $14.09. The study did not include the District.

See the info-graphic below with information from each state on grocery costs:

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