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)

0.516 0.468 0.472 -8.5 0.9 0.456 0.465 0.471 3.3 1.3

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

0.686 0.682 0.685 -0.1 0.4          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.271 1.187 1.176 -7.5 -0.9 1.285        

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

1.328 1.309 1.281 -3.5 -2.1 1.204 1.175 1.191 -1.1 1.4

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

2.014 2.039 2.016 0.1 -1.1 1.952 1.811 1.816 -7.0 0.3

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

3.404 3.579 3.328 -2.2 -7.0 3.368 3.489 3.288 -2.4 -5.8

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

3.675 3.728 3.775 2.7 1.3 3.760 3.753 3.840 2.1 2.3

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

3.547 3.657 3.730 5.2 2.0 3.150 3.663 3.728 18.3 1.8

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

5.707 5.367 5.523 -3.2 2.9          

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

4.078 4.099 4.155 1.9 1.4 3.922 4.032 4.085 4.2 1.3

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

4.474                  

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

5.126 5.026 5.168 0.8 2.8 5.111 4.884 5.041 -1.4 3.2

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

5.124 5.107 5.192 1.3 1.7 5.168 4.580 4.808 -7.0 5.0

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

                   

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

5.315 5.259 5.378 1.2 2.3 5.221 4.886 5.033 -3.6 3.0

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

5.577 5.512 5.785 3.7 5.0 5.782 4.933 5.304 -8.3 7.5

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

5.590 6.062 6.125 9.6 1.0          

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

  8.647                

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

8.081 8.339 8.551 5.8 2.5 8.738 9.337 9.584 9.7 2.6

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

5.188                  

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

7.277 7.507 7.703 5.9 2.6 7.002 6.919 7.160 2.3 3.5

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

4.497 4.524 4.451 -1.0 -1.6 4.568 4.567 4.494 -1.6 -1.6

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.775 5.527 5.421 -6.1 -1.9 5.157 5.473 5.325 3.3 -2.7

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

3.639 3.702 4.004 10.0 8.2          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.802 3.696 3.730 -1.9 0.9 3.733 3.569 3.496 -6.3 -2.0

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.441 3.207 3.293 -4.3 2.7 3.316 3.177 3.281 -1.1 3.3

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

                   

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

3.768 3.955 3.986 5.8 0.8 3.440 3.594 3.634 5.6 1.1

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

2.859 3.008 2.935 2.7 -2.4 2.685 3.043 3.010 12.1 -1.1

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

2.592 2.642 2.614 0.8 -1.1 2.697 2.594 2.498 -7.4 -3.7

Other meats

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

2.592 2.719 2.605 0.5 -4.2 2.186        

Poultry

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

1.444 1.502 1.511 4.6 0.6 1.320 1.535 1.596 20.9 4.0

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

                   

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

3.289 3.142 3.238 -1.6 3.1 3.169 3.261 3.464 9.3 6.2

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

1.492 1.394 1.450 -2.8 4.0 1.448 1.377 1.485 2.6 7.8

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

1.567 1.512 1.483 -5.4 -1.9 1.479        

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.409 1.831 2.081 47.7 13.7 1.276 1.586 1.881 47.4 18.6

Dairy products

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

3.259 2.903 2.924 -10.3 0.7 2.496 2.085 2.087 -16.4 0.1

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.352 4.105 4.034 -7.3 -1.7 3.916 3.826 3.684 -5.9 -3.7

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

4.794 5.064 5.030 4.9 -0.7 5.089 5.346 4.983 -2.1 -6.8

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

4.659 4.825 4.709 1.1 -2.4 4.217 4.710 4.681 11.0 -0.6

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

1.260                  

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.571 0.582 0.578 1.2 -0.7 0.544 0.561 0.558 2.6 -0.5

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.174 1.305 1.291 10.0 -1.1 1.122 1.380 1.354 20.7 -1.9

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.213 1.293 1.318 8.7 1.9 1.053 1.162 1.165 10.6 0.3

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

3.117 2.602 2.817 -9.6 8.3 3.077 2.693 2.888 -6.1 7.2

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.933 2.060 2.046 5.8 -0.7 1.697 2.117 2.046 20.6 -3.4

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.602 1.558 1.521 -5.1 -2.4          

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

2.204 2.227 2.475 12.3 11.1 2.150 2.335 2.453 14.1 5.1

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.698 0.727 0.728 4.3 0.1 0.715 0.726 0.778 8.8 7.2

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.231 0.889 0.906 -26.4 1.9 1.254 0.859 0.809 -35.5 -5.8

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.439 2.064 2.129 -12.7 3.1          

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

1.902 1.868 1.802 -5.3 -3.5 1.835        

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.996 1.794 1.802 -9.7 0.4 1.867        

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)

2.331 2.225 2.343 0.5 5.3          

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.645 2.513 2.481 -6.2 -1.3          

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

1.354 1.306 1.308 -3.4 0.2          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.628 0.612 0.617 -1.8 0.8 0.529        

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)

1.818 1.672 1.657 -8.9 -0.9          

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

2.636         2.620        

Nonalcoholic beverages

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

                   

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

4.622 4.343 4.313 -6.7 -0.7 4.543        

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.369 4.446 4.448 1.8 0.0 4.378 4.506 4.485 2.4 -0.5

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.372 1.418 1.419 3.4 0.1 1.302 1.384 1.369 5.1 -1.1

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

12.520 12.600 12.673 1.2 0.6 10.441 10.498 10.471 0.3 -0.3

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.438 2.827 2.875 17.9 1.7 2.345        

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.000 1.054 1.044 4.4 -0.9 0.792 0.841 0.823 3.9 -2.1

Electricity per KWH

0.135 0.135 0.134 -0.7 -0.7 0.133 0.129 0.129 -3.0 0.0

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

2.479 2.631 2.795 12.7 6.2 2.454 2.565 2.710 10.4 5.7

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.418 2.572 2.737 13.2 6.4 2.387 2.507 2.652 11.1 5.8

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.693 2.874 3.029 12.5 5.4 2.704 2.843 2.993 10.7 5.3

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.909 3.101 3.258 12.0 5.1 3.002 3.145 3.285 9.4 4.5

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.548 2.973 3.051 19.7 2.6 2.434 2.850 2.888 18.7 1.3

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.