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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)

0.467 0.450 0.449 -3.9 -0.2 0.449 0.404 0.408 -9.1 1.0

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

0.693 0.793 0.797 15.0 0.5          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.200 1.215 1.184 -1.3 -2.6 1.267 1.309 1.324 4.5 1.1

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

1.288 1.275 1.296 0.6 1.6 1.483 1.579 1.662 12.1 5.3

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

1.951 1.940 1.935 -0.8 -0.3 2.155 2.033 1.952 -9.4 -4.0

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

3.451 3.496 3.587 3.9 2.6 3.489        

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

3.701 4.019 3.885 5.0 -3.3          

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

3.743 3.819 3.851 2.9 0.8 3.990 4.262 4.220 5.8 -1.0

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

5.404 5.444 5.351 -1.0 -1.7 5.345 5.451 5.442 1.8 -0.2

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

4.120 4.249 4.209 2.2 -0.9 4.347 4.578 4.553 4.7 -0.5

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)

5.332 5.279 5.294 -0.7 0.3 5.314 5.075 5.202 -2.1 2.5

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

4.995 5.305 5.222 4.5 -1.6 5.335 5.438 5.835 9.4 7.3

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

                   

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

5.386 5.471 5.430 0.8 -0.7 5.610 5.631 5.853 4.3 3.9

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

5.839 5.834 5.858 0.3 0.4 6.205 6.023 6.183 -0.4 2.7

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

5.865                  

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)

8.544 8.134 8.083 -5.4 -0.6 8.147 8.331 8.312 2.0 -0.2

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

  5.614 5.632   0.3          

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

7.678 7.652 7.658 -0.3 0.1 7.766 7.745 7.858 1.2 1.5

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

4.745 5.000 5.018 5.8 0.4 4.605 5.101 5.197 12.9 1.9

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.501 5.576 5.571 1.3 -0.1 5.091 5.127 5.180 1.7 1.0

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

3.799 3.982 3.841 1.1 -3.5          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.699 3.784 3.761 1.7 -0.6 3.288 3.881 3.781 15.0 -2.6

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.289 3.379 3.335 1.4 -1.3 3.278 3.580 3.628 10.7 1.3

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

                   

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

4.165 4.454 4.439 6.6 -0.3 4.757 4.336 4.335 -8.9 0.0

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

3.219 3.320 3.343 3.9 0.7 3.519 3.451 3.447 -2.0 -0.1

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

2.596 2.687 2.687 3.5 0.0 2.596 2.741 2.794 7.6 1.9

Other meats

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

2.677 2.777 2.791 4.3 0.5          

Poultry

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

1.487 1.514 1.487 0.0 -1.8 1.607 1.525 1.488 -7.4 -2.4

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

                   

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

2.896 2.960 2.930 1.2 -1.0 3.058 3.235 3.177 3.9 -1.8

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

1.426 1.414 1.425 -0.1 0.8 1.402 1.358 1.316 -6.1 -3.1

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

1.578 1.562 1.604 1.6 2.7          

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.651 1.219 1.383 -16.2 13.5          

Dairy products

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

2.890 3.045 3.102 7.3 1.9 2.928 3.068 3.076 5.1 0.3

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.040 3.873 3.875 -4.1 0.1 4.411 3.913 3.635 -17.6 -7.1

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

5.128 5.367 5.406 5.4 0.7 4.797 5.348 5.284 10.2 -1.2

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

4.754 4.682 4.802 1.0 2.6 5.101 5.538 5.607 9.9 1.2

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.573 0.578 0.569 -0.7 -1.6 0.634 0.632 0.621 -2.1 -1.7

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.511 1.442 1.426 -5.6 -1.1 1.441 1.401 1.383 -4.0 -1.3

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.422 1.353 1.371 -3.6 1.3 1.372 1.269 1.337 -2.6 5.4

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

2.208 2.023 1.919 -13.1 -5.1 2.079 1.888 1.854 -10.8 -1.8

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.552 2.030 2.047 -19.8 0.8 2.832 2.020 2.032 -28.2 0.6

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.008 1.943 2.050 2.1 5.5 1.821 1.896 1.923 5.6 1.4

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.147 2.010 2.153 0.3 7.1 2.249 1.943 2.325 3.4 19.7

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.750 0.786 0.794 5.9 1.0 0.703 0.776 0.765 8.8 -1.4

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.876 1.143 1.107 26.4 -3.1   1.083 1.036   -4.3

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.058 2.162 2.059 0.0 -4.8 2.013 1.984 1.906 -5.3 -3.9

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

1.826 1.864 1.911 4.7 2.5   1.730 1.741   0.6

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.756 1.969 1.944 10.7 -1.3          

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)

2.328 2.371 2.412 3.6 1.7          

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.493 2.416 2.414 -3.2 -0.1          

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

1.335 1.329 1.324 -0.8 -0.4 1.205 1.214 1.183 -1.8 -2.6

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.629 0.589 0.596 -5.2 1.2   0.637 0.650   2.0

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

  0.576 0.588   2.1          

Fats and oils

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

1.686 1.649 1.745 3.5 5.8          

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)

4.306                  

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.432 4.382 4.561 2.9 4.1 4.981 5.041 5.363 7.7 6.4

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.400 1.429 1.440 2.9 0.8 1.545 1.535 1.533 -0.8 -0.1

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

12.595 12.148 12.096 -4.0 -0.4 12.857 12.343 12.271 -4.6 -0.6

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

3.279 2.870 2.894 -11.7 0.8          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.030 1.034 1.019 -1.1 -1.5 1.193 1.169 1.157 -3.0 -1.0

Electricity per KWH

0.138 0.139 0.139 0.7 0.0 0.153 0.157 0.155 1.3 -1.3

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

2.930 2.716 2.694 -8.1 -0.8 3.343 3.234 3.275 -2.0 1.3

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.873 2.655 2.630 -8.5 -0.9 3.295 3.182 3.222 -2.2 1.3

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.165 2.995 2.980 -5.8 -0.5 3.509 3.432 3.468 -1.2 1.0

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.400 3.222 3.214 -5.5 -0.2 3.602 3.505 3.552 -1.4 1.3

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.243 3.030 3.033 -6.5 0.1 3.603 3.447 3.451 -4.2 0.1

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.