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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)

0.451 0.371 0.382 -15.3 3.0          

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

0.777 0.784 0.798 2.7 1.8          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.256 1.089 1.077 -14.3 -1.1 1.094 1.193 1.209 10.5 1.3

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

1.492 1.467 1.580 5.9 7.7 1.378 1.408 1.469 6.6 4.3

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

2.081 2.076 2.102 1.0 1.3 1.968        

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

3.659 4.065 3.981 8.8 -2.1 3.559        

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.165 4.636 4.786 14.9 3.2 3.866 4.697 4.846 25.3 3.2

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

4.076 4.468 4.504 10.5 0.8 3.782 4.396 4.466 18.1 1.6

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

5.730 6.179 6.146 7.3 -0.5          

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

4.547 4.964 5.051 11.1 1.8 4.287 4.876 4.993 16.5 2.4

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)

5.849 6.800 7.457 27.5 9.7          

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

5.760 6.004 6.276 9.0 4.5          

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

                   

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

6.035 6.727 7.133 18.2 6.0 5.635 6.634 7.271 29.0 9.6

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

6.447 7.112 7.282 13.0 2.4 6.323 7.001 7.189 13.7 2.7

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)

8.795 10.599 11.010 25.2 3.9 9.603 10.703 10.518 9.5 -1.7

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

5.872 6.666 6.874 17.1 3.1          

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

8.133 9.652 9.912 21.9 2.7 7.869 9.430 9.551 21.4 1.3

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

5.442 6.380 6.640 22.0 4.1 5.601 6.347 6.285 12.2 -1.0

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.619 7.096 7.220 28.5 1.7 6.011 7.132 7.396 23.0 3.7

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

4.066 4.326 4.233 4.1 -2.1          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.369 4.469 4.393 0.5 -1.7 4.256 4.924 4.955 16.4 0.6

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.799 4.057 4.051 6.6 -0.1 3.619 4.255 4.344 20.0 2.1

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

                   

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

4.538 4.683 4.847 6.8 3.5 4.053 4.126 4.520 11.5 9.5

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

  3.747 3.831   2.2 3.663 3.685 4.003 9.3 8.6

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

2.891 3.474 3.497 21.0 0.7 2.941 3.396 3.386 15.1 -0.3

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.542 1.472 1.504 -2.5 2.2 1.640 1.518 1.482 -9.6 -2.4

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

                   

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

3.302 3.536 3.517 6.5 -0.5 3.299 3.124 3.402 3.1 8.9

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

1.557 1.706 1.723 10.7 1.0 1.530 1.752 1.701 11.2 -2.9

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.353 1.709 1.835 35.6 7.4 1.226 1.638 1.827 49.0 11.5

Dairy products

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

3.448 3.560 3.585 4.0 0.7          

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.246 3.977 4.019 -5.3 1.1 3.627 3.712 3.556 -2.0 -4.2

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

5.611 5.336 5.387 -4.0 1.0 5.100 4.959 5.029 -1.4 1.4

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

4.944 4.918 4.900 -0.9 -0.4 4.494        

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.574 0.589 0.597 4.0 1.4 0.485 0.533 0.550 13.4 3.2

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

          1.393 1.408 1.376 -1.2 -2.3

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)

1.955 2.326 2.359 20.7 1.4          

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.234 2.434 2.454 9.8 0.8          

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.798 0.797 0.798 0.0 0.1   0.690 0.695   0.7

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

1.847 1.858 1.828 -1.0 -1.6 1.725 1.776 1.918 11.2 8.0

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)

2.257 2.580 2.544 12.7 -1.4          

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

1.424 1.429 1.445 1.5 1.1          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.630 0.681 0.688 9.2 1.0          

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

0.604 0.647 0.652 7.9 0.8          

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)

4.487 4.726 4.733 5.5 0.1 4.012 4.324 4.513 12.5 4.4

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.024 5.111 5.058 0.7 -1.0 4.647 5.188 4.701 1.2 -9.4

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.485 1.534 1.549 4.3 1.0 1.416 1.453 1.516 7.1 4.3

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

12.371 12.926 13.042 5.4 0.9   11.110 11.052   -0.5

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.123 2.932 2.999 41.3 2.3          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.064 1.267 1.302 22.4 2.8 0.849 1.103 1.153 35.8 4.5

Electricity per KWH

0.137 0.144 0.144 5.1 0.0 0.137 0.140 0.140 2.2 0.0

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

2.260 3.351 3.361 48.7 0.3 2.114 3.137 3.139 48.5 0.1

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.193 3.255 3.265 48.9 0.3 2.071 3.083 3.084 48.9 0.0

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.531 3.616 3.626 43.3 0.3 2.369 3.375 3.381 42.7 0.2

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.810 3.938 3.945 40.4 0.2 2.639 3.723 3.728 41.3 0.1

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.496 3.353 3.366 34.9 0.4 2.304 3.227 3.253 41.2 0.8

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.