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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)

0.434 0.442       0.427        

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

0.767 0.733                

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.223 1.238 1.265 3.4 2.2          

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

1.285 1.374 1.406 9.4 2.3 1.178 1.283 1.284 9.0 0.1

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

1.952 1.994 2.070 6.0 3.8 1.893 1.936 1.891 -0.1 -2.3

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

3.426 3.633 3.826 11.7 5.3   3.592 3.550   -1.2

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

3.907 4.108 4.343 11.2 5.7 3.981 3.934 4.171 4.8 6.0

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

3.775 3.881 4.052 7.3 4.4 3.897 3.694 3.960 1.6 7.2

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

5.288 5.635 5.708 7.9 1.3          

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

4.198 4.355 4.556 8.5 4.6 4.214 4.172 4.421 4.9 6.0

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)

5.246 5.382 5.786 10.3 7.5          

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

5.260 5.175 5.528 5.1 6.8 4.857        

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

                   

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

5.445 5.535 5.896 8.3 6.5 4.989 5.217 5.935 19.0 13.8

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

5.856 6.091 6.410 9.5 5.2 5.401 5.974 6.221 15.2 4.1

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

6.036                  

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)

8.706 8.265 8.600 -1.2 4.1 10.053 8.218 7.761 -22.8 -5.6

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

5.790 5.730 5.697 -1.6 -0.6          

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

7.755 7.676 7.951 2.5 3.6 7.419 7.333 7.691 3.7 4.9

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

4.931 5.079       4.783 5.209 5.408 13.1 3.8

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.552 5.257 5.346 -3.7 1.7 5.539 5.463 5.525 -0.3 1.1

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

3.779 3.907 4.148 9.8 6.2          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.804 3.791 4.014 5.5 5.9 3.825 3.875 4.084 6.8 5.4

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.354 3.415 3.673 9.5 7.6 3.507 3.387 3.739 6.6 10.4

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

                   

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

4.255 4.464       3.621 3.939 3.752 3.6 -4.7

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

3.063 3.376       3.100 3.447 3.219 3.8 -6.6

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

2.562 2.762       2.653 2.693 2.896 9.2 7.5

Other meats

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

2.625                  

Poultry

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

1.463 1.400 1.571 7.4 12.2 1.605 1.405 1.777 10.7 26.5

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

                   

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

3.014 2.956 3.158 4.8 6.8 2.966 2.511 2.902 -2.2 15.6

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

1.435 1.538 1.598 11.4 3.9 1.494 1.480 1.598 7.0 8.0

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

1.543                  

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.463 1.525 2.019 38.0 32.4 1.343 1.385 1.683 25.3 21.5

Dairy products

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

2.980 3.248 3.267 9.6 0.6 2.169 2.615 2.574 18.7 -1.6

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.928 3.907 3.981 1.3 1.9 3.417 3.381 3.455 1.1 2.2

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

5.290 5.329 5.453 3.1 2.3 4.975 4.889 5.023 1.0 2.7

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

4.821 4.918 4.941 2.5 0.5 4.809 4.573 4.630 -3.7 1.2

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.567 0.576 0.581 2.5 0.9 0.551 0.536      

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.280 1.174       1.255 1.157      

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.344         1.074 1.063      

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

2.919 2.519       2.916        

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.221         2.053        

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.601                  

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

2.504 2.367       2.515        

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.749         0.743 0.700      

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.213                  

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.300                  

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

1.947                  

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.042 1.971                

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)

2.426 2.437                

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.448 2.277 2.398 -2.0 5.3          

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

1.339 1.488                

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.591 0.621 0.640 8.3 3.1          

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

0.561 0.597 0.607 8.2 1.7          

Fats and oils

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

1.566                  

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)

  4.334 4.396   1.4          

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.508 4.630 4.880 8.3 5.4 4.412 4.138 4.750 7.7 14.8

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.439 1.472 1.502 4.4 2.0 1.345 1.448 1.430 6.3 -1.2

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

11.875 12.346 12.294 3.5 -0.4 10.006 10.465 10.504 5.0 0.4

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

3.103 2.405 2.044 -34.1 -15.0          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.034 1.034 1.028 -0.6 -0.6 0.808 0.817 0.786 -2.7 -3.8

Electricity per KWH

0.135 0.134 0.133 -1.5 -0.7 0.129 0.127 0.127 -1.6 0.0

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

2.894 2.334 1.946 -32.8 -16.6 2.815 2.118 1.618 -42.5 -23.6

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.835 2.267 1.876 -33.8 -17.2 2.771 2.071 1.568 -43.4 -24.3

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.146 2.606 2.224 -29.3 -14.7 3.053 2.380 1.897 -37.9 -20.3

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.382 2.893 2.527 -25.3 -12.7 3.355 2.686 2.235 -33.4 -16.8

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.129 2.818 2.605 -16.7 -7.6 2.921 2.615 2.423 -17.0 -7.3

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.