The States with the Cheapest and Most Expensive Pizza

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I like pizza. It is good anytime. Cheap or expenseive, doesn’t matter. Most of the time. As far as price, we rank right in the middle.


Someone came up with a “Pizza Index” that ranks all 50 states according to how expensive the average pizza is.  (They did it by comparing prices on a website called


The most expensive is Alaska, where the average cheese pizza costs $9.21.  And the cheapest pizza is in North Dakota, where the average is $6.64.


The five cheapest pizza states are:  North Dakota, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Utah.


The five most expensive are:  Alaska, Montana, Oklahoma, Vermont, and Pennsylvania.


They also looked at cities:  Eau Claire, Wisconsin has the most expensive pizza on average.  Wilmington, North Carolina has the cheapest.  ( / Mental Floss)