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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)

0.388 0.524 0.522 34.5 -0.4 0.524        

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

0.820 0.963 0.971 18.4 0.8 0.717 0.822 0.841 17.3 2.3

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.092 1.428 1.434 31.3 0.4 1.360 1.705 1.730 27.2 1.5

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

1.532 1.847 1.873 22.3 1.4 1.817 2.069 2.227 22.6 7.6

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

2.099 2.419 2.419 15.2 0.0 2.125        

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

4.089 4.942 4.974 21.6 0.6   5.250 5.001   -4.7

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.792 4.728 4.758 -0.7 0.6          

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

4.604 4.853 4.800 4.3 -1.1 5.473 5.528 5.506 0.6 -0.4

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

6.315 6.227 6.386 1.1 2.6 6.141        

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

5.174 5.206 5.186 0.2 -0.4 5.758 5.415 5.419 -5.9 0.1

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)

6.922 6.782 6.857 -0.9 1.1   6.713 7.262   8.2

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

6.234 6.049 6.217 -0.3 2.8 7.044 5.993 6.222 -11.7 3.8

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

                   

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

6.948 6.667 6.724 -3.2 0.9 8.136 7.087 7.291 -10.4 2.9

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

7.342 7.159 7.061 -3.8 -1.4 8.160 7.826      

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)

11.055 10.268 10.169 -8.0 -1.0 13.005 12.633 12.831 -1.3 1.6

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

7.363 6.580 6.873 -6.7 4.5          

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

9.933 9.541 9.460 -4.8 -0.8 11.514 11.059 10.666 -7.4 -3.6

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

7.011 6.505 6.587 -6.0 1.3 7.881 6.484 6.574 -16.6 1.4

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

7.211 7.243 6.956 -3.5 -4.0 6.908 7.151 7.129 3.2 -0.3

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

4.357 4.572 4.674 7.3 2.2          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.409 4.488 4.555 3.3 1.5 4.911 4.987 4.803 -2.2 -3.7

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.023 4.163 4.314 7.2 3.6 3.978 4.532 4.485 12.7 -1.0

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

                   

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

4.827 5.521 5.368 11.2 -2.8 5.558 5.685 5.708 2.7 0.4

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

3.707 4.278 4.048 9.2 -5.4 4.259 4.805 4.768 12.0 -0.8

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

3.494 3.692 3.640 4.2 -1.4 3.586 3.825 3.898 8.7 1.9

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.606 1.843 1.830 13.9 -0.7 1.756 1.968 1.973 12.4 0.3

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

                   

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

3.725 4.420 4.348 16.7 -1.6 4.362 4.961 4.824 10.6 -2.8

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

1.729 2.024 1.945 12.5 -3.9          

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.788 3.589 4.250 137.7 18.4          

Dairy products

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

3.743 4.218 4.211 12.5 -0.2 3.924 4.249 4.269 8.8 0.5

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.894 4.840 4.663 19.7 -3.7 3.827        

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

5.257 5.933 5.995 14.0 1.0 5.586 6.286 6.290 12.6 0.1

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

4.766 5.724 5.561 16.7 -2.8 5.740 6.816 6.775 18.0 -0.6

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.622 0.631 0.628 1.0 -0.5 0.722 0.717 0.707 -2.1 -1.4

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.448 1.641 1.485 2.6 -9.5 1.461 1.736 1.528 4.6 -12.0

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)

2.014 2.122 2.085 3.5 -1.7   2.214 2.123   -4.1

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

  3.631 3.856   6.2 3.495        

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.778 0.945 0.948 21.9 0.3 0.742 0.957 0.958 29.1 0.1

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.269 3.487 3.568 9.1 2.3          

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

1.906 2.107 2.228 16.9 5.7 1.920 2.233 2.295 19.5 2.8

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)

2.654 2.672 2.718 2.4 1.7          

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

1.504 1.664 1.700 13.0 2.2          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.691 0.846 0.844 22.1 -0.2 0.739 0.883 0.883 19.5 0.0

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

0.633                  

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)

4.965 6.356 6.465 30.2 1.7 5.928 6.541 6.717 13.3 2.7

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.150 6.253 6.283 22.0 0.5 5.647 6.740 6.707 18.8 -0.5

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.566 1.719 1.736 10.9 1.0 1.653 1.850 1.855 12.2 0.3

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

13.194 13.701 13.658 3.5 -0.3 15.345 15.442 15.101 -1.6 -2.2

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

3.443 5.240 4.344 26.2 -17.1          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.402 1.616 1.667 18.9 3.2 1.561 1.732 1.866 19.5 7.7

Electricity per KWH

0.142 0.163 0.165 16.2 1.2 0.160 0.181 0.182 13.8 0.6

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

3.505 3.958 3.459 -1.3 -12.6 4.252 5.001 4.265 0.3 -14.7

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.408 3.853 3.356 -1.5 -12.9 4.173 4.924 4.185 0.3 -15.0

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.779 4.200 3.734 -1.2 -11.1 4.387 5.154 4.429 1.0 -14.1

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

4.100 4.679 4.167 1.6 -10.9 4.545 5.324 4.598 1.2 -13.6

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.661 5.349 4.913 34.2 -8.2 4.222 5.779 5.343 26.6 -7.5

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.