Average Prices

Average retail food and energy prices, U.S. city average and Midwest region
Item and unit U.S. city average
Midwest region (1)
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Cereals and bakery products

 

Flour, white, all purpose, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.499 0.555 0.551 10.4 -0.7
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0.491 0.529 0.529 7.7 0.0

Rice, white, long grain, uncooked, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.714 0.732 0.733 2.7 0.1
         

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.323 1.265 1.307 -1.2 3.3
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1.235 1.313 1.285 4.0 -2.1

Bread, white, pan, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.412 1.388 1.359 -3.8 -2.1
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1.279 1.325 1.302 1.8 -1.7

Bread, whole wheat, pan, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.024 2.068 2.064 2.0 -0.2
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2.127 2.062 2.152 1.2 4.4

Cookies, chocolate chip, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.774 3.329 3.424 -9.3 2.9
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Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

 

Beef and veal

 

Ground chuck, 100% beef, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.417 3.733 3.745 9.6 0.3
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3.324 3.701 3.521 5.9 -4.9

Ground beef, 100% beef, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.332 3.555 3.698 11.0 4.0
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3.127 3.116 3.229 3.3 3.6

Ground beef, lean and extra lean, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.873 5.189 5.273 8.2 1.6
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All uncooked ground beef, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.839 4.038 4.134 7.7 2.4
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3.625 3.834 3.877 7.0 1.1

Chuck roast, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.154 4.648 4.807 15.7 3.4
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Chuck roast, USDA Choice, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.747 4.940 4.944 4.1 0.1
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4.755 4.814 4.856 2.1 0.9

Round roast, USDA Choice, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.605 5.046 4.983 8.2 -1.2
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4.770 4.967 4.992 4.7 0.5

Round roast, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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All Uncooked Beef Roasts, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.748 5.221 5.231 10.2 0.2
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4.832 4.952 5.019 3.9 1.4

Steak, round, USDA Choice, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.961 5.284 5.295 6.7 0.2
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4.838 5.330 5.224 8.0 -2.0

Steak, round, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.985 5.244 5.363 7.6 2.3
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Steak, sirloin, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Steak, sirloin, USDA Choice, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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6.928 6.966 7.046 1.7 1.1
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6.288 6.634 6.494 3.3 -2.1

Beef for stew, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.686 4.930 5.057 7.9 2.6
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4.640 4.845 4.749 2.3 -2.0

All Uncooked Beef Steaks, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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6.267 6.556 6.726 7.3 2.6
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6.388 6.494 6.633 3.8 2.1

All Uncooked Other Beef (Excluding Veal), per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.891 4.278 4.337 11.5 1.4
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4.360 4.127 4.106 -5.8 -0.5

Pork

 

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.909 5.461 5.552 13.1 1.7
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5.029 5.458 5.392 7.2 -1.2

Chops, center cut, bone-in, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.651 3.669 4.095 12.2 11.6
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Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.957 4.097 4.089 3.3 -0.2
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3.983 3.903 4.230 6.2 8.4

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.530 3.659 3.824 8.3 4.5
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3.769 3.593 3.994 6.0 11.2

Ham, rump or shank half, bone-in, smoked, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.360 2.358 2.331 -1.2 -1.1
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Ham, boneless, excluding canned, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.740 4.110 4.208 12.5 2.4
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3.675 3.814 4.147 12.8 8.7

All Ham (Excluding Canned Ham and Luncheon Slices), per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.777 2.825 2.934 5.7 3.9
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2.698 2.583 2.848 5.6 10.3

All Other Pork (Excluding Canned Ham and Luncheon Slices), per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.494 2.607 2.704 8.4 3.7
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2.619 2.821 2.991 14.2 6.0

Other meats

 

Bologna, all beef or mixed, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.938 3.106 3.055 4.0 -1.6
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Poultry

 

Chicken, fresh, whole, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.471 1.504 1.544 5.0 2.7
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1.427 1.547 1.528 7.1 -1.2

Chicken breast, bone-in, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Chicken breast, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.226 3.384 3.468 7.5 2.5
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3.230 3.585 3.631 12.4 1.3

Chicken legs, bone-in, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.525 1.579 1.554 1.9 -1.6
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1.371 1.397 1.366 -0.4 -2.2

Turkey, frozen, whole, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.593 1.699 1.733 8.8 2.0
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1.558 1.909 1.917 23.0 0.4

Eggs

 

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

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1.925 1.998 2.061 7.1 3.2
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1.628 1.826 1.872 15.0 2.5
 

Dairy products

 

Milk, fresh, whole, fortified, per gal. (3.8 lit)

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3.431 3.561 3.669 6.9 3.0
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3.162 3.342 3.322 5.1 -0.6

Butter, salted, grade AA, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.207 4.286 4.460 6.0 4.1
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3.889 4.119 4.284 10.2 4.0

Cheddar cheese, natural, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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5.736 5.543 5.579 -2.7 0.6
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6.497 5.931 5.990 -7.8 1.0

Ice cream, prepackaged, bulk, regular, per 1/2 gal. (1.9 lit)

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5.089 4.979 4.842 -4.9 -2.8
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4.631 4.607 4.535 -2.1 -1.6
 

Fruits and vegetables

 

Fresh fruits and vegetables

 

Apples, Red Delicious, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.393 1.309 1.330 -4.5 1.6
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1.486        

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.609 0.599 0.597 -2.0 -0.3
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0.536 0.539 0.540 0.7 0.2

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.988 1.146 1.212 22.7 5.8
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1.062 1.162 1.234 16.2 6.2

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.960 1.002 1.022 6.5 2.0
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0.963 1.003 1.004 4.3 0.1

Grapes, Thompson Seedless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.413 2.872 2.694 11.6 -6.2
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2.216 2.854 2.663 20.2 -6.7

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.402 1.667 1.710 22.0 2.6
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1.644 1.792 1.674 1.8 -6.6

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Strawberries, dry pint, per 12 oz. (340.2 gm)

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1.991 2.112 1.771 -11.0 -16.1
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1.888 2.066 1.540 -18.4 -25.5

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.611 0.684 0.678 11.0 -0.9
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0.462 0.579 0.584 26.4 0.9

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.195 0.919 0.926 -22.5 0.8
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1.098 0.754 0.792 -27.9 5.0

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.072 1.510 1.565 -24.5 3.6
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Tomatoes, field grown, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.493 1.672 1.632 9.3 -2.4
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1.172 1.323 1.345 14.8 1.7

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.886 1.774 1.784 -5.4 0.6
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1.574 1.605 1.727 9.7 7.6

Cabbage, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Carrots, short trimmed and topped, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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  0.757 0.762   0.7
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Celery, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Peppers, sweet, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.117 2.523 2.469 16.6 -2.1
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2.095        

Processed fruits and vegetables

 

Orange juice, frozen concentrate, 12 oz. can, per 16 oz. (473.2 ml)

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2.484 2.430 2.457 -1.1 1.1
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2.681 2.460 2.401 -10.4 -2.4

Beans, dried, any type, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.408 1.487 1.480 5.1 -0.5
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Other foods at home

 

Sugar and sweets

 

Sugar, white, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.650 0.615 0.604 -7.1 -1.8
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0.613 0.568 0.553 -9.8 -2.6

Sugar, white, 33-80 oz. pkg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.655 0.632 0.621 -5.2 -1.7
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Fats and oils

 

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Margarine, soft, tubs, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.138 2.089 2.109 -1.4 1.0
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1.999        

Peanut butter, creamy, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.775 2.722 2.707 -2.5 -0.6
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Nonalcoholic beverages

 

Cola, nondiet, per 2 liters (67.6 oz) (2)

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Coffee, 100%, ground roast, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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6.014 5.002 5.005 -16.8 0.1
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Other prepared foods

 

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

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4.970 4.411 4.538 -8.7 2.9
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5.009 4.052 4.366 -12.8 7.7

Alcoholic beverages at home

 

Malt beverages, all types, all sizes, any origin, per 16 oz. (473.2 ml)

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1.266 1.333 1.247 -1.5 -6.5
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1.175 1.204 1.155 -1.7 -4.1

Wine, red and white table, all sizes, any origin, per 1 liter (33.8 oz)

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9.933 12.152 10.747 8.2 -11.6
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12.853 10.495 12.749 -0.8 21.5
 

Energy (residential)

 

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

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3.879 4.072 3.952 1.9 -2.9
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3.745 3.916 3.803 1.5 -2.9

Utility (piped) gas per therm

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0.994 1.078 1.154 16.1 7.1
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0.839 0.929 1.051 25.3 13.1

Electricity per KWH

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0.128 0.134 0.135 5.5 0.7
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0.122 0.122 0.122 0.0 0.0

Gasoline, all types, per gallon/3.785 liters (3)

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3.792 3.422 3.590 -5.3 4.9
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3.775 3.419 3.681 -2.5 7.7

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.735 3.364 3.532 -5.4 5.0
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3.729 3.362 3.624 -2.8 7.8

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.884 3.528 3.700 -4.7 4.9
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3.816 3.499 3.762 -1.4 7.5

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

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4.038 3.694 3.858 -4.5 4.4
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4.024 3.713 3.984 -1.0 7.3

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

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4.085 3.947 3.993 -2.3 1.2
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4.040 3.986 4.041 0.0 1.4

Footnotes
(1) Midwest region: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
(2) Deposit may be included in price.
(3) Also includes types of gasoline not shown separately.

Note: Index applies to a month as a whole, not to any specific date.

 

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2014