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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)

0.450 0.461 0.459 2.0 -0.4 0.404        

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

0.793 0.772 0.769 -3.0 -0.4          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.215 1.295 1.303 7.2 0.6   1.101 1.133   2.9

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

1.275 1.485 1.495 17.3 0.7 1.156 1.342 1.333 15.3 -0.7

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

1.940 2.144 2.084 7.4 -2.8 1.786 1.983 1.928 8.0 -2.8

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

3.496 3.696 3.769 7.8 2.0   3.506 3.500   -0.2

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.019 4.732 4.307 7.2 -9.0 3.859 4.366 3.961 2.6 -9.3

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

3.819 4.264 4.177 9.4 -2.0 3.747 3.915 3.818 1.9 -2.5

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

5.444 6.052 5.760 5.8 -4.8          

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

4.249 4.840 4.640 9.2 -4.1 4.176 4.493 4.315 3.3 -4.0

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)

5.279 6.476 5.972 13.1 -7.8          

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

5.305 5.884 5.668 6.8 -3.7          

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

                   

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

5.471 6.461 6.059 10.7 -6.2 5.278 6.298 5.952 12.8 -5.5

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

5.834 6.950 6.579 12.8 -5.3 5.624 6.938 6.614 17.6 -4.7

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)

8.134 9.413 8.875 9.1 -5.7 8.390 9.843 9.177 9.4 -6.8

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

5.614 6.336 5.995 6.8 -5.4          

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

7.652 8.698 8.213 7.3 -5.6 7.397 8.564 7.823 5.8 -8.7

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

5.000 5.672 5.448 9.0 -3.9 4.976 5.727 5.620 12.9 -1.9

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.576 5.776 5.559 -0.3 -3.8 5.723 6.318 6.028 5.3 -4.6

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

3.982 4.351 4.060 2.0 -6.7          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.784 4.355 4.343 14.8 -0.3 3.688 4.801 4.377 18.7 -8.8

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.379 3.910 3.788 12.1 -3.1 3.457 3.923 3.614 4.5 -7.9

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

                   

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

4.454 4.574 4.631 4.0 1.2 3.908 3.956 3.906 -0.1 -1.3

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

3.320         3.328 3.613 3.593 8.0 -0.6

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

2.687 3.099 3.045 13.3 -1.7 2.691 3.127 2.977 10.6 -4.8

Other meats

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

2.777                  

Poultry

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

1.514 1.712 1.609 6.3 -6.0 1.703 2.300 1.740 2.2 -24.3

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

                   

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

2.960 3.221 3.276 10.7 1.7 2.656 3.310 3.361 26.5 1.5

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

1.414 1.579 1.568 10.9 -0.7 1.361 1.559 1.602 17.7 2.8

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

1.562                  

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.219 1.401 1.328 8.9 -5.2 1.091 1.256 1.156 6.0 -8.0

Dairy products

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

3.045 3.255 3.406 11.9 4.6 2.223        

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.873 4.189 4.285 10.6 2.3 3.602 3.642 3.728 3.5 2.4

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

5.367 5.517 5.572 3.8 1.0 5.031 5.055 5.096 1.3 0.8

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

4.682 4.898 4.950 5.7 1.1 4.354 4.197 4.559 4.7 8.6

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.578 0.580 0.576 -0.3 -0.7 0.552 0.487 0.469 -15.0 -3.7

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.442         1.383 1.300      

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.353         1.257        

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

2.023 2.121 2.183 7.9 2.9 2.146        

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.030         1.993        

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.943   2.088 7.5   1.931        

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.010 2.020 2.214 10.1 9.6          

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.786 0.854 0.856 8.9 0.2 0.775 0.759 0.739 -4.6 -2.6

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.143                  

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.162                  

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

1.864 1.977 1.874 0.5 -5.2   1.792 1.667   -7.0

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.969                  

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)

2.371                  

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.416 2.339 2.339 -3.2 0.0          

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

1.329 1.415 1.445 8.7 2.1          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.589 0.627 0.629 6.8 0.3          

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

0.576 0.605 0.606 5.2 0.2          

Fats and oils

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

1.649                  

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)

  4.536 4.504   -0.7   4.124 4.033   -2.2

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.382 5.104 5.070 15.7 -0.7 4.123 4.861 4.672 13.3 -3.9

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.429 1.487 1.482 3.7 -0.3 1.357 1.437 1.437 5.9 0.0

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

12.148 12.405 12.409 2.1 0.0 10.322   10.994 6.5  

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.870 2.134 2.161 -24.7 1.3          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.034 1.027 1.031 -0.3 0.4 0.794 0.786 0.798 0.5 1.5

Electricity per KWH

0.139 0.137 0.137 -1.4 0.0 0.140 0.137 0.137 -2.1 0.0

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

2.716 2.243 2.245 -17.3 0.1 2.685 2.161 2.142 -20.2 -0.9

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.655 2.176 2.177 -18.0 0.0 2.639 2.117 2.098 -20.5 -0.9

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.995 2.520 2.522 -15.8 0.1 2.955 2.426 2.400 -18.8 -1.1

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.222 2.783 2.795 -13.3 0.4 3.262 2.696 2.672 -18.1 -0.9

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.030 2.514 2.503 -17.4 -0.4 2.847 2.334 2.324 -18.4 -0.4

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.