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)

0.517 0.472 0.469 -9.3 -0.6 0.470 0.471 0.470 0.0 -0.2

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

0.726 0.685 0.698 -3.9 1.9          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.272 1.176 1.143 -10.1 -2.8 1.266        

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

1.327 1.281 1.293 -2.6 0.9 1.238 1.191 1.202 -2.9 0.9

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

1.974 2.016 1.966 -0.4 -2.5 1.914 1.816 1.769 -7.6 -2.6

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

3.506 3.328 3.400 -3.0 2.2 3.469 3.288      

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

3.645 3.775 3.688 1.2 -2.3 3.707 3.840 3.741 0.9 -2.6

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

3.559 3.730 3.685 3.5 -1.2 3.273 3.728 3.870 18.2 3.8

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

5.613 5.523 5.426 -3.3 -1.8          

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

4.078 4.155 4.079 0.0 -1.8 3.925 4.085 4.087 4.1 0.0

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

4.766                  

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

5.145 5.168 5.234 1.7 1.3 5.125 5.041 5.130 0.1 1.8

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

5.202 5.192 5.179 -0.4 -0.3 4.932 4.808 4.857 -1.5 1.0

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

                   

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

5.354 5.378 5.369 0.3 -0.2 5.173 5.033 5.136 -0.7 2.0

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

5.758 5.785 5.649 -1.9 -2.4 5.685 5.304 5.103 -10.2 -3.8

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

5.928 6.125 6.129 3.4 0.1          

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

7.216                  

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

8.082 8.551 8.247 2.0 -3.6 8.941 9.584 9.386 5.0 -2.1

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

5.411                  

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

7.315 7.703 7.640 4.4 -0.8 7.027 7.160 7.044 0.2 -1.6

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

4.567 4.451 4.579 0.3 2.9 4.567 4.494 4.712 3.2 4.9

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.699 5.421 5.452 -4.3 0.6 4.992 5.325 5.412 8.4 1.6

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

3.746 4.004 3.829 2.2 -4.4          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.832 3.730 3.686 -3.8 -1.2 3.982 3.496 3.700 -7.1 5.8

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.425 3.293 3.284 -4.1 -0.3 3.622 3.281 3.346 -7.6 2.0

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

                   

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

3.780 3.986 4.122 9.0 3.4 3.518 3.634 3.771 7.2 3.8

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

2.864 2.935 3.135 9.5 6.8 2.690 3.010 3.329 23.8 10.6

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

2.554 2.614 2.546 -0.3 -2.6 2.748 2.498 2.602 -5.3 4.2

Other meats

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

2.763 2.605 2.754 -0.3 5.7          

Poultry

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

1.499 1.511 1.523 1.6 0.8 1.350 1.596 1.639 21.4 2.7

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

                   

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

3.208 3.238 3.076 -4.1 -5.0 3.090 3.464 3.025 -2.1 -12.7

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

1.454 1.450 1.447 -0.5 -0.2 1.345 1.485 1.494 11.1 0.6

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

1.532 1.483 1.526 -0.4 2.9 1.401        

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.414 2.081 1.987 40.5 -4.5 1.216 1.881 1.760 44.7 -6.4

Dairy products

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

3.242 2.924 2.919 -10.0 -0.2 2.506 2.087 2.129 -15.0 2.0

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.393 4.034 4.025 -8.4 -0.2 3.935 3.684 3.645 -7.4 -1.1

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

4.748 5.030 5.131 8.1 2.0 5.316 4.983 5.217 -1.9 4.7

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

4.631 4.709 4.588 -0.9 -2.6 4.520 4.681 4.443 -1.7 -5.1

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

1.293                  

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.564 0.578 0.575 2.0 -0.5 0.553 0.558 0.556 0.5 -0.4

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.226 1.291 1.348 10.0 4.4 1.172 1.354 1.378 17.6 1.8

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.258 1.318 1.330 5.7 0.9 1.157 1.165 1.163 0.5 -0.2

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

3.331 2.817 3.136 -5.9 11.3 3.204 2.888 3.230 0.8 11.8

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.934 2.046 2.050 6.0 0.2 1.704 2.046 2.108 23.7 3.0

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.597 1.521 1.568 -1.8 3.1          

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

2.060 2.475 2.079 0.9 -16.0 1.898 2.453 2.028 6.8 -17.3

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.706 0.728 0.739 4.7 1.5 0.717 0.778 0.795 10.9 2.2

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.151 0.906 0.968 -15.9 6.8 1.125 0.809 0.936 -16.8 15.7

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.325 2.129 2.039 -12.3 -4.2          

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

1.867 1.802 1.675 -10.3 -7.0 1.823        

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.976 1.802 1.778 -10.0 -1.3 1.741        

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 2.343 2.366 1.5 1.0          

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.579 2.481 2.481 -3.8 0.0          

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

1.360 1.308 1.378 1.3 5.4          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.647 0.617 0.628 -2.9 1.8 0.540        

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)

1.703 1.657 1.623 -4.7 -2.1          

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

2.573         2.612        

Nonalcoholic beverages

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

                   

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

4.597 4.313 4.294 -6.6 -0.4 4.582        

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.439 4.448 4.491 1.2 1.0 4.400 4.485 4.275 -2.8 -4.7

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.388 1.419 1.404 1.2 -1.1 1.321 1.369 1.365 3.3 -0.3

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

12.403 12.673 12.417 0.1 -2.0 10.518 10.471 10.289 -2.2 -1.7

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.378 2.875 3.132 31.7 8.9 2.327        

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.036 1.044 1.050 1.4 0.6 0.816 0.823 0.839 2.8 1.9

Electricity per KWH

0.137 0.134 0.136 -0.7 1.5 0.134 0.129 0.132 -1.5 2.3

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

2.448 2.795 2.963 21.0 6.0 2.380 2.710 2.894 21.6 6.8

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.386 2.737 2.907 21.8 6.2 2.313 2.652 2.850 23.2 7.5

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.659 3.029 3.186 19.8 5.2 2.634 2.993 3.117 18.3 4.1

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.894 3.258 3.423 18.3 5.1 2.945 3.285 3.428 16.4 4.4

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.537 3.051 3.197 26.0 4.8 2.441 2.888 3.047 24.8 5.5

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.