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

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

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

0.437 0.448 0.455 4.1 1.6 0.402 0.589 0.641 59.5 8.8

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

0.785 0.871 0.900 14.6 3.3   0.768 0.796   3.6

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.251 1.182 1.217 -2.7 3.0 1.461 1.540 1.611 10.3 4.6

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

1.510 1.607 1.612 6.8 0.3 1.750 1.825 1.923 9.9 5.4

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

2.209 2.121 2.145 -2.9 1.1   2.273 2.273   0.0

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

3.939 4.147 4.174 6.0 0.7          

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.290 4.870 4.945 15.3 1.5          

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

4.096 4.757 4.916 20.0 3.3 4.603 5.616 5.786 25.7 3.0

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

5.973 6.476 6.479 8.5 0.0 5.607 6.224 6.379 13.8 2.5

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

4.656 5.342 5.414 16.3 1.3 5.128 5.911 5.989 16.8 1.3

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

                   

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

5.949 6.989 7.012 17.9 0.3          

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

5.771 6.295 6.249 8.3 -0.7 6.186 6.653 6.702 8.3 0.7

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

                   

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

6.216 6.971 6.927 11.4 -0.6 6.794 7.820 7.876 15.9 0.7

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

6.640 7.324 7.266 9.4 -0.8 6.679 8.045 7.969 19.3 -0.9

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

                   

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

                   

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

9.344 10.658 10.656 14.0 0.0 10.264 12.954 12.986 26.5 0.2

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

6.034 7.160 7.130 18.2 -0.4          

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

8.656 9.786 9.701 12.1 -0.9 9.165 11.301 11.126 21.4 -1.5

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

5.703 6.987 6.876 20.6 -1.6 5.792 7.653 7.523 29.9 -1.7

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

6.215 7.203 7.422 19.4 3.0 5.811 6.850 7.127 22.6 4.0

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

4.161 4.679 4.587 10.2 -2.0          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.328 4.446 4.575 5.7 2.9 4.347 5.088 5.068 16.6 -0.4

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.844 4.126 4.178 8.7 1.3 3.978 4.004 4.134 3.9 3.2

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

                   

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

4.856 5.151 4.985 2.7 -3.2 4.910 5.864 5.694 16.0 -2.9

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

3.548 4.055 3.924 10.6 -3.2 3.723 4.672 4.721 26.8 1.0

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

3.176 3.519 3.578 12.7 1.7 3.320 3.815 3.859 16.2 1.2

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.515 1.724 1.794 18.4 4.1 1.656 2.004 2.036 22.9 1.6

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

                   

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

3.406 3.870 4.096 20.3 5.8 3.709 4.407 4.454 20.1 1.1

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

1.579 1.834 1.886 19.4 2.8 1.510        

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.620 2.046 2.520 55.6 23.2          

Dairy products

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

3.447 3.917 4.012 16.4 2.4 3.616 4.203 4.189 15.8 -0.3

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.100 3.983 4.152 1.3 4.2 3.715 3.942 4.185 12.7 6.2

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

5.441 5.486 5.656 4.0 3.1 5.422 5.890 6.061 11.8 2.9

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

4.978 5.059 5.129 3.0 1.4 5.805 6.156 6.348 9.4 3.1

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.604 0.642 0.637 5.5 -0.8 0.716 0.723 0.718 0.3 -0.7

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.320 1.480 1.505 14.0 1.7 1.384 1.484 1.623 17.3 9.4

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

                   

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  2.095 2.225   6.2          

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.803 2.711 2.777 -0.9 2.4   2.961 2.785   -5.9

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.774 0.825 0.849 9.7 2.9 0.765 0.791 0.835 9.2 5.6

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  3.154 3.187   1.0          

Tomatoes, field grown, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.786 1.827 1.794 0.4 -1.8 1.964 1.897 1.874 -4.6 -1.2

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cabbage, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

                   

Celery, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Peppers, sweet, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.364 2.696 2.770 17.2 2.7          

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

1.457 1.625 1.628 11.7 0.2          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.675 0.739 0.740 9.6 0.1 0.728 0.786 0.788 8.2 0.3

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

0.644 0.675 0.673 4.5 -0.3          

Fats and oils

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

                   

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

                   

Nonalcoholic beverages

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

                   

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

4.752 5.410 5.529 16.4 2.2   6.413 6.510   1.5

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.092 5.487 5.601 10.0 2.1 5.712 6.042 6.096 6.7 0.9

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.490 1.626 1.619 8.7 -0.4 1.608 1.714 1.720 7.0 0.4

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

13.629 13.498 13.589 -0.3 0.7 16.906 15.776 15.855 -6.2 0.5

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.785 4.928 5.143 84.7 4.4          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.166 1.411 1.445 23.9 2.4 1.333 1.585 1.581 18.6 -0.3

Electricity per KWH

0.139 0.150 0.151 8.6 0.7 0.169 0.173 0.171 1.2 -1.2

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

2.907 4.401 4.369 50.3 -0.7 3.473 5.190 5.301 52.6 2.1

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.839 4.312 4.271 50.4 -1.0 3.403 5.119 5.225 53.5 2.1

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.184 4.614 4.606 44.7 -0.2 3.679 5.328 5.453 48.2 2.3

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.455 5.015 5.037 45.8 0.4 3.807 5.490 5.616 47.5 2.3

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.126 4.818 5.119 63.8 6.2 3.586 5.297 5.705 59.1 7.7

Footnotes
(1) West region: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
(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.