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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)
Historical
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Cereals and bakery products

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

0.371 0.533 0.549 48.0 3.0 0.439        

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

0.784 0.929 0.925 18.0 -0.4   0.814 0.820   0.7

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.089 1.349 1.368 25.6 1.4 1.470 1.623 1.617 10.0 -0.4

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

1.467 1.715 1.756 19.7 2.4 1.718 2.016 2.068 20.4 2.6

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

2.076 2.316 2.298 10.7 -0.8     2.302    

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

4.065 4.654 4.676 15.0 0.5   5.113 5.050   -1.2

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.636 5.075 5.120 10.4 0.9          

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

4.468 4.893 4.937 10.5 0.9 4.870 5.463 5.564 14.3 1.8

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

6.179 6.580 6.512 5.4 -1.0 5.998        

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

4.964 5.426 5.456 9.9 0.6 5.407 5.799 5.912 9.3 1.9

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)

6.800 6.911 6.975 2.6 0.9          

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

6.004 6.121 6.162 2.6 0.7 6.572 6.535 6.586 0.2 0.8

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

                   

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

6.727 6.742 6.827 1.5 1.3 7.318 7.507 7.690 5.1 2.4

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

7.112 7.131 7.201 1.3 1.0 7.643 7.780 7.824 2.4 0.6

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)

10.599 10.570 10.312 -2.7 -2.4 11.446 12.755 11.343 -0.9 -11.1

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

6.666 7.015 7.080 6.2 0.9 6.756        

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

9.652 9.709 9.535 -1.2 -1.8 10.272 11.235 10.479 2.0 -6.7

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

6.380 6.805 6.781 6.3 -0.4 6.824 6.709 6.759 -1.0 0.7

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

7.096 7.415 7.372 3.9 -0.6 6.638 7.570 7.407 11.6 -2.2

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

4.326 4.620 4.559 5.4 -1.3          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.469 4.459 4.597 2.9 3.1 4.463 4.794 4.663 4.5 -2.7

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.057 4.174 4.248 4.7 1.8 4.097 3.945 3.968 -3.1 0.6

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

                   

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

4.683 5.285 5.346 14.2 1.2 5.145 5.727 5.694 10.7 -0.6

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

3.747 4.083 4.213 12.4 3.2 4.041 4.739 4.793 18.6 1.1

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

3.474 3.645 3.633 4.6 -0.3 3.737 3.765 3.659 -2.1 -2.8

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.472 1.880 1.879 27.6 -0.1 1.552 2.143 2.107 35.8 -1.7

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

                   

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

3.536 4.608 4.706 33.1 2.1 3.619 4.846 4.938 36.4 1.9

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

1.706 1.835 1.993 16.8 8.6 1.454        

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.709 2.936 3.116 82.3 6.1          

Dairy products

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

3.560 4.156 4.194 17.8 0.9 3.555 4.383 4.369 22.9 -0.3

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.977 4.540 4.601 15.7 1.3 3.792 4.409 4.597 21.2 4.3

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

5.336 5.855 5.995 12.4 2.4 5.556 6.062 6.307 13.5 4.0

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

4.918 5.621 5.638 14.6 0.3 6.075 6.809 6.896 13.5 1.3

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.589 0.640 0.643 9.2 0.5 0.669 0.728 0.735 9.9 1.0

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

    1.703         1.816    

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)

2.326                  

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  2.138 2.032   -5.0          

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.434 2.208 2.558 5.1 15.9          

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.797 0.945 0.994 24.7 5.2 0.749 0.928 0.984 31.4 6.0

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  2.927 2.841   -2.9          

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

1.858 1.842 1.890 1.7 2.6 1.862 2.005 2.080 11.7 3.7

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)

2.580 2.889 2.751 6.6 -4.8          

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

1.429 1.673 1.677 17.4 0.2          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.681 0.791 0.821 20.6 3.8 0.756 0.862 0.896 18.5 3.9

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

0.647 0.734 0.772 19.3 5.2          

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)

4.726 6.112 6.235 31.9 2.0 5.438 6.810 6.705 23.3 -1.5

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.111 5.894 5.941 16.2 0.8 5.691 6.473 6.445 13.2 -0.4

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.534 1.669 1.681 9.6 0.7 1.623 1.731 1.748 7.7 1.0

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

12.926 13.337 13.422 3.8 0.6 14.590 15.228 15.244 4.5 0.1

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.932 5.256 4.953 68.9 -5.8          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.267 1.629 1.694 33.7 4.0 1.449 1.735 1.791 23.6 3.2

Electricity per KWH

0.144 0.166 0.167 16.0 0.6 0.169 0.172 0.173 2.4 0.6

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

3.351 4.768 4.205 25.5 -11.8 4.125 5.609 5.107 23.8 -8.9

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.255 4.667 4.101 26.0 -12.1 4.047 5.531 5.028 24.2 -9.1

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.616 5.031 4.472 23.7 -11.1 4.256 5.767 5.264 23.7 -8.7

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.938 5.459 4.916 24.8 -9.9 4.413 5.935 5.434 23.1 -8.4

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.353 5.637 5.165 54.0 -8.4 3.923 6.175 5.700 45.3 -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.