It’s easy to get carried away at the grocery store. She who isn’t tempted fill up a basket or cart with extra chips, produce, ice cream, or frozen meals “just in case” is a hero among us.

Buying in bulk, keeping an eye out for deals, or heading to the grocery store with a detailed meal plan can help reduce that grocery bill.

To find out what the average grocery budget looks like in various cities, we consulted the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditure Surveys. The data covers the most recent period of 2016 to 2017 and reveals average annual expenditures for consumer units 22 major metros in the Northeast, South, West, and Midwest.

A consumer unit, as defined by BLS, is a household ranging in size from one individual to three or more people.

The data show what Americans spend on “food at home,” which includes dairy products, fruits and vegetables, meats, poultry, fish, eggs, cereals and bakery products, annually. We divided the total by 12 to get the monthly cost. The total spent on groceries for the average household ranges from $286 a month in Dallas to nearly $500 a month in Seattle.

Below, find out how much people spend, on average, on groceries in major US cities.

22. Dallas-Fort Worth

22. Dallas-Fort Worthkan_khampanya/Shutterstock

Average grocery spend: $286/month

Average total food spend: $547/month

21. Tampa

21. TampaShutterstock / Bonnie Fink

Average grocery spend: $301/month

Average total food spend: $524/month

20. Atlanta

20. AtlantaGetty Images/Justin Sullivan

Average grocery spend: $308/month

Average total food spend: $556/month

19. Phoenix

19. PhoenixGregory E. Clifford/Shutterstock

Average grocery spend: $328/month

Average total food spend: $571/month

18. St. Louis

18. St. LouisShutterstock

Average grocery spend: $336/month

Average total food spend: $608/month

17. Detroit

17. DetroitScott Olson/Getty Images

Average grocery spend: $342/month

Average total food spend: $616/month

16. Miami

16. MiamiJeffrey Greenberg/Getty Images

Average grocery spend: $343/month

Average total food spend: $586/month

15. New York

15. New YorkGetty

Average grocery spend: $357/month

Average total food spend: $640/month

14. Baltimore

14. BaltimoreReuters

Average grocery spend: $370/month

Average total food spend: $747/month

13. Los Angeles

13. Los AngelesGetty Images

Average grocery spend: $372/month

Average total food spend: $727/month

12 (TIE). Houston

12 (TIE). HoustonTrong Nguyen / Shutterstock.com

Average grocery spend: $374/month

Average total food spend: $762/month

11 (TIE). San Francisco

11 (TIE). San FranciscoAP Photo/Matt Rourke

Average grocery spend: $374/month

Average total food spend: $743/month

10. Chicago

10. ChicagoCavan Images/Getty

Average grocery spend: $376/month

Average total food spend: $680/month

9. Washington, DC

9. Washington, DCAnton_Ivanov/Shutterstock

Average grocery spend: $392/month

Average total food spend: $765/month

8. Minneapolis-St. Paul

8. Minneapolis-St. PaulTim Roberts Photography/Shutterstock

Average grocery spend: $393/month

Average total food spend: $714/month

7. Philadelphia

7. PhiladelphiaHero Images/Getty

Average grocery spend: $405/month

Average total food spend: $683/month

6. Denver

6. DenverAndreas Rentz/Getty

Average grocery spend: $421/month

Average total food spend: $737/month

5. Boston

5. Bostonf11photo/Shutterstock

Average grocery spend: $426/month

Average total food spend: $688/month

4. Anchorage

4. AnchorageJoe Giblin/AP Photos

Average grocery spend: $440/month

Average total food spend: $692/month

3. Honolulu

3. HonoluluKelly Headrick/Shutterstock

Average grocery spend: $430/month

Average total food spend: $836/month

2. San Diego

2. San DiegoSean Pavone/Shutterstock

Average grocery spend: $447/month

Average total food spend: $832/month

1. Seattle

1. SeattleShutterstock

Average grocery spend: $498/month

Average total food spend: $913/month

Source: Business Insider