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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)

0.438 0.450 0.446 1.8 -0.9          

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

0.716 0.789 0.794 10.9 0.6          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.225 1.313 1.314 7.3 0.1   1.107 1.137   2.7

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

1.351 1.538 1.546 14.4 0.5 1.240 1.398 1.424 14.8 1.9

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

1.961 2.203 2.175 10.9 -1.3 1.814        

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

3.525 3.793 3.669 4.1 -3.3 3.375        

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.100 4.202 4.310 5.1 2.6 3.834 3.882 3.842 0.2 -1.0

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

3.886 3.951 3.965 2.0 0.4 3.697 3.534 3.690 -0.2 4.4

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

5.630 5.715 5.705 1.3 -0.2          

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

4.343 4.555 4.543 4.6 -0.3 4.144 4.140 4.139 -0.1 0.0

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)

5.398 6.008 5.811 7.7 -3.3          

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

5.062 5.302 5.475 8.2 3.3          

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

                   

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

5.515 5.868 5.861 6.3 -0.1 5.220 5.497 5.670 8.6 3.1

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

5.963 6.339 6.522 9.4 2.9 5.831 5.796 6.257 7.3 8.0

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)

8.441 8.980 9.148 8.4 1.9 8.914 8.730 8.908 -0.1 2.0

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

5.754 5.870 5.949 3.4 1.3          

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

7.653 8.085 8.250 7.8 2.0 7.334 7.701 7.891 7.6 2.5

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

5.046 5.552 5.632 11.6 1.4 5.181 5.317 5.469 5.6 2.9

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.505 5.831 5.831 5.9 0.0 5.727 5.952 5.862 2.4 -1.5

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

3.781 4.248 3.943 4.3 -7.2          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.854 4.134 4.204 9.1 1.7 3.988 4.039 4.183 4.9 3.6

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.368 3.741 3.694 9.7 -1.3 3.379 3.642 3.662 8.4 0.5

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

                   

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

4.194 4.469 4.616 10.1 3.3 3.663 3.766 3.978 8.6 5.6

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

3.110 3.261 3.441 10.6 5.5 3.064 3.302 3.533 15.3 7.0

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

2.722 2.991 3.020 10.9 1.0 2.726 2.923 2.877 5.5 -1.6

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.409 1.621 1.595 13.2 -1.6 1.399 1.781 1.756 25.5 -1.4

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

                   

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

3.059 3.293 3.260 6.6 -1.0 3.002 3.086 3.102 3.3 0.5

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

1.451 1.543 1.600 10.3 3.7 1.482 1.532 1.576 6.3 2.9

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

1.580                  

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.461 1.481 1.466 0.3 -1.0 1.219 1.355 1.402 15.0 3.5

Dairy products

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

3.253 3.535 3.468 6.6 -1.9 2.543        

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.847 4.200 4.193 9.0 -0.2 3.486 3.652 3.634 4.2 -0.5

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

5.204 5.540 5.656 8.7 2.1 4.831 5.276 5.244 8.5 -0.6

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

4.824 4.927 5.014 3.9 1.8 4.512 4.353 4.745 5.2 9.0

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.570 0.572 0.597 4.7 4.4 0.536 0.503 0.542 1.1 7.8

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.244 1.329 1.303 4.7 -2.0 1.240 1.249 1.245 0.4 -0.3

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.226         1.055        

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

2.751 2.204 2.501 -9.1 13.5          

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.949 1.896       1.757        

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.884 3.290 3.044 5.5 -7.5          

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.802 0.749 0.782 -2.5 4.4 0.685   0.649 -5.3  

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.341         1.258        

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.160                  

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

2.221 1.893 1.928 -13.2 1.8   1.887 1.981   5.0

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.956                  

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)

2.493                  

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.321 2.333 2.341 0.9 0.3          

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

1.432 1.404 1.433 0.1 2.1          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.603 0.674 0.682 13.1 1.2          

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

0.575 0.642 0.652 13.4 1.6          

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)

4.174 4.520 4.591 10.0 1.6   4.216 3.961   -6.0

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.494 5.077 4.942 10.0 -2.7 4.091 4.780 4.648 13.6 -2.8

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.439 1.506 1.494 3.8 -0.8 1.424 1.483 1.436 0.8 -3.2

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

12.056 12.861 12.885 6.9 0.2 10.513 10.670 11.027 4.9 3.3

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

3.052 2.419 2.549 -16.5 5.4          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.066 1.114 1.119 5.0 0.4 0.850 0.889 0.888 4.5 -0.1

Electricity per KWH

0.134 0.136 0.136 1.5 0.0 0.127 0.128 0.129 1.6 0.8

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

2.631 2.235 2.391 -9.1 7.0 2.500 2.104 2.284 -8.6 8.6

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.567 2.168 2.326 -9.4 7.3 2.454 2.061 2.242 -8.6 8.8

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.901 2.514 2.662 -8.2 5.9 2.764 2.365 2.538 -8.2 7.3

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.157 2.778 2.921 -7.5 5.1 3.058 2.626 2.797 -8.5 6.5

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.078 2.543 2.661 -13.5 4.6 2.893 2.405 2.560 -11.5 6.4

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.