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How much do you spend annually at Wal-Mart?

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Do you spend more or less than the average Mississippian at Wal-Mart?

A study by GOBankingRates says the average resident of the Magnolia State spends about $1,400 a year and places Mississippi among the nation’s top 10 states where residents spend the most at Wal-Mart.

Those states generally are in the South and Midwest.

Specifically, Mississippi ranks sixth.

Sun Herald reporter Anita Lee takes you along as she tries out Wal-Mart's new grocery pickup service. Watch as she places her order online, retrieves the groceries curbside and delivers them to Seashore Mission in Biloxi. If you're interested the

The study says Mississippians, on a per capita basis, spend $1,395.02 a year at Wal-Mart, which translates to about 3.5 percent of their earnings. The study is based on 2014 numbers.

So, tell us, where do you rank? Above average, below average or just about even?

Blake Kaplan: 228-896-2327, @Blake_Kaplan

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