Average Retail Food and Energy Prices, U.S. and Midwest Region

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

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

0.512 0.468 0.464 -9.4 -0.9 0.466 0.455 0.440 -5.6 -3.3

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

0.753 0.690 0.705 -6.4 2.2          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.305 1.204 1.227 -6.0 1.9 1.257        

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

1.348 1.293 1.302 -3.4 0.7 1.207 1.194 1.167 -3.3 -2.3

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

2.025 1.899 1.936 -4.4 1.9 1.937 1.804 1.816 -6.2 0.7

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

3.568 3.481 3.351 -6.1 -3.7 3.446 3.402 3.188 -7.5 -6.3

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

3.785 3.786 3.738 -1.2 -1.3 3.706 3.627 3.501 -5.5 -3.5

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

3.732 3.745 3.792 1.6 1.3 3.337 3.763 3.959 18.6 5.2

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

5.888 5.360 5.381 -8.6 0.4          

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

4.207 4.149 4.155 -1.2 0.1 3.992 4.093 4.085 2.3 -0.2

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

4.813                  

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

5.189 5.458 5.399 4.0 -1.1 4.961 5.421 5.258 6.0 -3.0

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

5.182 5.163 5.152 -0.6 -0.2 5.052 4.674 4.815 -4.7 3.0

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

                   

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

5.349 5.508 5.506 2.9 0.0 5.131 5.099 5.099 -0.6 0.0

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

5.838 5.694 5.807 -0.5 2.0 5.774 5.036 5.455 -5.5 8.3

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

5.935 5.867 5.956 0.4 1.5          

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

7.580                  

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

8.251 8.552 8.561 3.8 0.1 9.058 9.563 9.623 6.2 0.6

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

5.690                  

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

7.479 7.725 7.724 3.3 0.0 7.372 7.233 7.346 -0.4 1.6

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

4.782 4.764 4.789 0.1 0.5 4.653 4.630 4.607 -1.0 -0.5

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

6.241 5.418 5.577 -10.6 2.9 5.547 5.638 5.682 2.4 0.8

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

3.760 3.558 3.843 2.2 8.0          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.917 3.790 3.830 -2.2 1.1 3.891 3.615 3.590 -7.7 -0.7

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.482 3.262 3.338 -4.1 2.3 3.543 3.323 3.479 -1.8 4.7

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

                   

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

3.956 4.210 4.184 5.8 -0.6 3.692 3.898 3.855 4.4 -1.1

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

3.142 3.174 3.194 1.7 0.6 2.911 3.347 3.335 14.6 -0.4

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

2.593 2.553 2.605 0.5 2.0 2.830 2.489 2.615 -7.6 5.1

Other meats

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

2.793 2.654 2.718 -2.7 2.4          

Poultry

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

1.489 1.519 1.511 1.5 -0.5 1.323 1.640 1.631 23.3 -0.5

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

                   

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

3.194 3.116 2.939 -8.0 -5.7 3.148 3.120 2.471 -21.5 -20.8

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

1.453 1.431 1.439 -1.0 0.6 1.420 1.540 1.558 9.7 1.2

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

1.615 1.585 1.567 -3.0 -1.1 1.479        

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.367 1.725 1.622 18.7 -6.0 1.093 1.560 1.491 36.4 -4.4

Dairy products

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

3.168 2.839 2.871 -9.4 1.1 2.395 2.094 2.076 -13.3 -0.9

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.241 3.958 3.946 -7.0 -0.3 3.618 3.547 3.443 -4.8 -2.9

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

4.862 5.065 5.118 5.3 1.0 5.484 5.630 5.417 -1.2 -3.8

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

4.688 4.750 4.662 -0.6 -1.9 4.466 4.699 4.403 -1.4 -6.3

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

1.347                  

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.561 0.575 0.569 1.4 -1.0 0.538 0.546 0.550 2.2 0.7

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.453 1.538 1.559 7.3 1.4 1.421   1.554 9.4  

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.388 3.700       3.018 3.481 3.155 4.5 -9.4

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.333 1.386 1.422 6.7 2.6 1.256 1.317 1.347 7.2 2.3

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

2.213 2.774 2.282 3.1 -17.7 2.122 2.728 2.402 13.2 -12.0

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.138 2.198 2.463 15.2 12.1 2.098 2.205 2.319 10.5 5.2

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.952 2.080 2.060 5.5 -1.0 1.816 2.018 1.934 6.5 -4.2

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.653 1.662                

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

1.979 2.007 2.004 1.3 -0.1 1.966 1.971 1.901 -3.3 -3.6

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.750 0.765 0.768 2.4 0.4 0.753 0.777 0.790 4.9 1.7

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.938 0.903 0.913 -2.7 1.1 0.987 0.815 0.828 -16.1 1.6

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.088 2.056 2.043 -2.2 -0.6          

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

1.846 1.887 1.737 -5.9 -7.9 1.785        

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.795 1.822 1.849 3.0 1.5 1.700        

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)

2.168 2.513 2.328 7.4 -7.4          

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.868 2.504 2.440 -14.9 -2.6          

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

1.349 1.342 1.355 0.4 1.0 1.233        

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.658 0.630 0.628 -4.6 -0.3 0.559        

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

                   

Fats and oils

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

1.706 1.635 1.655 -3.0 1.2          

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

2.511         2.447        

Nonalcoholic beverages

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

                   

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

4.373         4.423        

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.370 4.407 4.446 1.7 0.9 4.297 4.283 4.180 -2.7 -2.4

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.384 1.390 1.387 0.2 -0.2 1.314 1.270 1.268 -3.5 -0.2

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

12.712 12.328 12.289 -3.3 -0.3 10.705 9.967 9.953 -7.0 -0.1

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.292 3.220 3.229 40.9 0.3          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.027 1.038 1.055 2.7 1.6 0.815 0.825 0.838 2.8 1.6

Electricity per KWH

0.142 0.139 0.139 -2.1 0.0 0.145 0.138 0.139 -4.1 0.7

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

2.436 2.930 2.919 19.8 -0.4 2.404 2.868 2.851 18.6 -0.6

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.374 2.873 2.862 20.6 -0.4 2.336 2.823 2.805 20.1 -0.6

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.674 3.166 3.153 17.9 -0.4 2.691 3.106 3.089 14.8 -0.5

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.883 3.399 3.384 17.4 -0.4 2.973 3.409 3.392 14.1 -0.5

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.544 3.226 3.211 26.2 -0.5 2.485 3.063 3.042 22.4 -0.7

Footnotes
(1) Midwest region: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
(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.