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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)

0.371 0.533 0.549 48.0 3.0          

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

0.784 0.929 0.925 18.0 -0.4   0.893 0.902   1.0

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.089 1.349 1.368 25.6 1.4 1.193 1.574 1.557 30.5 -1.1

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

1.467 1.715 1.756 19.7 2.4 1.408 1.698 1.735 23.2 2.2

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

2.076 2.316 2.298 10.7 -0.8          

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

4.065 4.654 4.676 15.0 0.5          

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.636 5.075 5.120 10.4 0.9 4.697        

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

4.468 4.893 4.937 10.5 0.9 4.396 4.853 4.841 10.1 -0.2

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

6.179 6.580 6.512 5.4 -1.0          

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

4.964 5.426 5.456 9.9 0.6 4.876 5.350 5.361 9.9 0.2

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)

6.800 6.911 6.975 2.6 0.9          

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

6.004 6.121 6.162 2.6 0.7          

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

                   

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

6.727 6.742 6.827 1.5 1.3 6.634 6.651 6.803 2.5 2.3

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

7.112 7.131 7.201 1.3 1.0 7.001        

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)

10.599 10.570 10.312 -2.7 -2.4 10.703 10.702 11.255 5.2 5.2

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

6.666 7.015 7.080 6.2 0.9   7.295 7.270   -0.3

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

9.652 9.709 9.535 -1.2 -1.8 9.430 9.207 9.217 -2.3 0.1

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

6.380 6.805 6.781 6.3 -0.4 6.347 7.077 7.093 11.8 0.2

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

7.096 7.415 7.372 3.9 -0.6 7.132 7.681 7.830 9.8 1.9

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

4.326 4.620 4.559 5.4 -1.3          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.469 4.459 4.597 2.9 3.1 4.924 4.861 5.287 7.4 8.8

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.057 4.174 4.248 4.7 1.8 4.255 4.500 4.641 9.1 3.1

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

                   

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

4.683 5.285 5.346 14.2 1.2 4.126 4.929 4.967 20.4 0.8

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

3.747 4.083 4.213 12.4 3.2 3.685 4.292 4.345 17.9 1.2

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

3.474 3.645 3.633 4.6 -0.3 3.396 3.625 3.877 14.2 7.0

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.472 1.880 1.879 27.6 -0.1 1.518 1.935 1.873 23.4 -3.2

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

                   

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

3.536 4.608 4.706 33.1 2.1 3.124 5.384 5.370 71.9 -0.3

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

1.706 1.835 1.993 16.8 8.6 1.752        

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.709 2.936 3.116 82.3 6.1 1.638 2.745 2.811 71.6 2.4

Dairy products

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

3.560 4.156 4.194 17.8 0.9          

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.977 4.540 4.601 15.7 1.3 3.712   4.345 17.1  

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

5.336 5.855 5.995 12.4 2.4 4.959 5.379 5.479 10.5 1.9

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

4.918 5.621 5.638 14.6 0.3     4.663    

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.589 0.640 0.643 9.2 0.5 0.533 0.587 0.597 12.0 1.7

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

    1.703     1.408   1.625 15.4  

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)

2.326                  

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  2.138 2.032   -5.0          

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.434 2.208 2.558 5.1 15.9          

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.797 0.945 0.994 24.7 5.2 0.690 0.844 0.887 28.6 5.1

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  2.927 2.841   -2.9          

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

1.858 1.842 1.890 1.7 2.6 1.776 1.855 1.823 2.6 -1.7

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)

2.580 2.889 2.751 6.6 -4.8          

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

1.429 1.673 1.677 17.4 0.2          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.681 0.791 0.821 20.6 3.8          

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

0.647 0.734 0.772 19.3 5.2          

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)

4.726 6.112 6.235 31.9 2.0 4.324 5.917 5.864 35.6 -0.9

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.111 5.894 5.941 16.2 0.8 5.188 5.821 5.802 11.8 -0.3

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.534 1.669 1.681 9.6 0.7 1.453 1.520 1.522 4.7 0.1

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

12.926 13.337 13.422 3.8 0.6 11.110 12.078 12.205 9.9 1.1

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.932 5.256 4.953 68.9 -5.8     4.518    

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.267 1.629 1.694 33.7 4.0 1.103 1.487 1.538 39.4 3.4

Electricity per KWH

0.144 0.166 0.167 16.0 0.6 0.140 0.157 0.157 12.1 0.0

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

3.351 4.768 4.205 25.5 -11.8 3.137 4.618 3.935 25.4 -14.8

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.255 4.667 4.101 26.0 -12.1 3.083 4.557 3.874 25.7 -15.0

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.616 5.031 4.472 23.7 -11.1 3.375 4.927 4.242 25.7 -13.9

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.938 5.459 4.916 24.8 -9.9 3.723 5.315 4.636 24.5 -12.8

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.353 5.637 5.165 54.0 -8.4 3.227 5.581 5.158 59.8 -7.6

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.