Average Retail Food and Energy Prices, U.S. City Average and Northeast Region

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

 

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000701111
0.501 0.507 0.503 0.4 -0.8
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100701111
         

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000701312
0.711 0.703 0.693 -2.5 -1.4
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100701312
         

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000701322
1.292 1.302 1.287 -0.4 -1.2
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100701322
  1.376 1.360   -1.2

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000702111
1.428 1.362 1.362 -4.6 0.0
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100702111
1.540 1.339 1.332 -13.5 -0.5

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000702212
1.949 2.024 1.960 0.6 -3.2
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100702212
2.062        

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000702421
3.316 3.366 3.409 2.8 1.3
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100702421
         
 

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

 

Beef and veal

 

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703111
4.025 3.703 3.619 -10.1 -2.3
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703111
4.138        

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703112
4.060 3.597 3.559 -12.3 -1.1
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703112
4.143 3.487 3.435 -17.1 -1.5

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703113
5.885 5.672 5.542 -5.8 -2.3
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703113
6.261        

All uncooked ground beef, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000FC1101
4.485 4.091 4.043 -9.9 -1.2
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100FC1101
4.715 4.278 4.247 -9.9 -0.7

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703212
4.783 4.704 4.484 -6.3 -4.7
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703212
         

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703213
5.414 5.187 5.104 -5.7 -1.6
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703213
5.440        

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703311
5.279 4.987 4.884 -7.5 -2.1
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703311
5.220 5.143 5.116 -2.0 -0.5

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703312
         
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All Uncooked Beef Roasts, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000FC2101
5.482 5.301 5.159 -5.9 -2.7
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100FC2101
5.636 5.474 5.428 -3.7 -0.8

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703511
5.932 5.758 5.556 -6.3 -3.5
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703511
6.106 5.771 5.855 -4.1 1.5

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703512
5.918 5.560 5.465 -7.7 -1.7
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703512
         

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703612
         
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703612
         

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703613
8.287 7.943 7.910 -4.5 -0.4
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100703613
8.345 7.592 7.608 -8.8 0.2

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000703432
5.498 5.143 5.262 -4.3 2.3
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All Uncooked Beef Steaks, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000FC3101
7.509 7.217 7.121 -5.2 -1.3
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100FC3101
7.910 7.237 7.340 -7.2 1.4

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000FC4101
4.505 4.451 4.517 0.3 1.5
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100FC4101
4.641 4.621 4.587 -1.2 -0.7

Pork

 

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000704111
5.734 5.106 5.102 -11.0 -0.1
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100704111
6.506 5.509 5.476 -15.8 -0.6

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000704211
4.089 3.703 3.633 -11.2 -1.9
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100704211
4.347        

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000704212
4.223 3.812 3.751 -11.2 -1.6
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100704212
4.055 3.515 3.530 -12.9 0.4

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000FD3101
3.807 3.512 3.462 -9.1 -1.4
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100FD3101
3.777 3.467 3.436 -9.0 -0.9

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000704311
         
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100704311
         

Ham, boneless, excluding canned, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000704312
4.034 3.931 3.930 -2.6 0.0
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100704312
4.752 4.136 4.352 -8.4 5.2

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000FD2101
2.901 3.037 2.906 0.2 -4.3
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100FD2101
2.751 3.042 3.041 10.5 0.0

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000FD4101
2.716 2.663 2.579 -5.0 -3.2
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100FD4101
2.651 2.720 2.614 -1.4 -3.9

Other meats

 

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000705121
2.630 2.619 2.625 -0.2 0.2
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100705121
         

Poultry

 

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000706111
1.437 1.478 1.463 1.8 -1.0
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100706111
1.733 1.696 1.735 0.1 2.3

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

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000FF1101
3.282 3.263 3.200 -2.5 -1.9
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100FF1101
3.494 3.652 3.483 -0.3 -4.6

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

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1.573 1.510 1.432 -9.0 -5.2
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1.668        

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000706311
1.448 1.527 1.495 3.2 -2.1
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Eggs

 

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

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2.751 1.321 1.383 -49.7 4.7
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  1.751 1.743   -0.5
 

Dairy products

 

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000709112
3.310 3.280 3.290 -0.6 0.3
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100709112
  3.545 3.592   1.3

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

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Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100710111
         

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000710211
4.345 4.322 4.214 -3.0 -2.5
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100710211
  4.664 4.433   -5.0

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

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5.328 4.914 4.895 -8.1 -0.4
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100710212
  4.734 4.518   -4.6

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000710411
4.725 4.615 4.682 -0.9 1.5
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100710411
5.463 4.679 4.896 -10.4 4.6
 

Fruits and vegetables

 

Fresh fruits and vegetables

 

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

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1.396   1.308 -6.3  
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Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000711211
0.580 0.573 0.576 -0.7 0.5
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100711211
0.575 0.568 0.580 0.9 2.1

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000711311
1.229 1.239 1.169 -4.9 -5.6
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100711311
1.421 1.360 1.275 -10.3 -6.3

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000711312
         
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100711312
         

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000711418
         
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100711418
         

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000711411
1.085 1.309 1.252 15.4 -4.4
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100711411
1.226 1.586 1.472 20.1 -7.2

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000711417
2.833 2.455 2.878 1.6 17.2
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100711417
3.354 2.697 2.668 -20.5 -1.1

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000711412
1.978 1.971 1.985 0.4 0.7
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100711412
2.176 2.068 2.115 -2.8 2.3

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100711414
         

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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  1.726 1.628   -5.7
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Strawberries, dry pint, per 12 oz. (340.2 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000711415
3.502 3.165 3.282 -6.3 3.7
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100711415
3.886 3.161 3.381 -13.0 7.0

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.637 0.697 0.686 7.7 -1.6
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100712112
0.791 0.759 0.756 -4.4 -0.4

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.480 1.042 1.016 -31.4 -2.5
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Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.205 1.901 1.873 -15.1 -1.5
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Tomatoes, field grown, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.932 1.984 1.972 2.1 -0.6
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Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.945 1.532 1.533 -21.2 0.1
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Cabbage, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100712401
         

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000712403
         
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100712403
         

Celery, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000712402
         
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100712402
         

Peppers, sweet, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000712406
  2.361 2.199   -6.9
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Processed fruits and vegetables

 

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

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2.733 2.530 2.571 -5.9 1.6
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100713111
         

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000714233
1.511 1.384 1.364 -9.7 -1.4
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100714233
         
 

Other foods at home

 

Sugar and sweets

 

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000715211
0.642 0.618 0.614 -4.4 -0.6
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Sugar, white, 33-80 oz. pkg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.630        
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Fats and oils

 

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000716114
         
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100716114
         

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000716116
1.856 1.747 1.782 -4.0 2.0
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Peanut butter, creamy, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.680 2.536 2.617 -2.4 3.2
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100716141
         

Nonalcoholic beverages

 

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000717114
         
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Coffee, 100%, ground roast, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000717311
4.486 4.306 4.281 -4.6 -0.6
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Other prepared foods

 

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000718311
4.413 4.391 4.353 -1.4 -0.9
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100718311
4.615 4.614 4.423 -4.2 -4.1

Alcoholic beverages at home

 

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000720111
1.347 1.354 1.358 0.8 0.3
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100720111
1.369 1.355 1.354 -1.1 -0.1

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

Go to web page with historical data for series APU0000720311
12.179 12.294 12.355 1.4 0.5
Go to web page with historical data for series APU0100720311
13.079 12.785 12.801 -2.1 0.1
 

Energy (residential)

 

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

Go to web page with historical data for series APU000072511
2.114 2.256 2.394 13.2 6.1
Go to web page with historical data for series APU010072511
2.089 2.235 2.380 13.9 6.5

Utility (piped) gas per therm

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0.892 0.970 0.972 9.0 0.2
Go to web page with historical data for series APU010072620
0.944 1.031 1.052 11.4 2.0

Electricity per KWH

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0.133 0.131 0.133 0.0 1.5
Go to web page with historical data for series APU010072610
0.165 0.161 0.167 1.2 3.7

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

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2.125 2.246 2.289 7.7 1.9
Go to web page with historical data for series APU01007471A
2.190 2.346 2.397 9.5 2.2

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

Go to web page with historical data for series APU000074714
2.060 2.187 2.230 8.3 2.0
Go to web page with historical data for series APU010074714
2.129 2.288 2.340 9.9 2.3

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

Go to web page with historical data for series APU000074715
2.318 2.430 2.496 7.7 2.7
Go to web page with historical data for series APU010074715
2.424 2.565 2.615 7.9 1.9

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

Go to web page with historical data for series APU000074716
2.532 2.675 2.698 6.6 0.9
Go to web page with historical data for series APU010074716
2.605 2.758 2.798 7.4 1.5

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

Go to web page with historical data for series APU000074717
2.378 2.421 2.456 3.3 1.4
Go to web page with historical data for series APU010074717
2.507 2.513 2.593 3.4 3.2

Footnotes
(1) Northeast region: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
(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.