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)

0.512 0.469 0.468 -8.6 -0.2 0.469 0.476 0.455 -3.0 -4.4

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

0.764 0.689 0.690 -9.7 0.1          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.294 1.201 1.204 -7.0 0.2 1.275        

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

1.327 1.279 1.293 -2.6 1.1 1.209 1.215 1.194 -1.2 -1.7

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

1.967 1.896 1.899 -3.5 0.2 1.894 1.719 1.804 -4.8 4.9

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

3.467 3.490 3.481 0.4 -0.3 3.286   3.402 3.5  

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

3.866 3.824 3.786 -2.1 -1.0 3.825 3.726 3.627 -5.2 -2.7

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

3.754 3.729 3.745 -0.2 0.4 3.433 3.802 3.763 9.6 -1.0

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

5.741 5.360 5.360 -6.6 0.0          

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

4.212 4.115 4.149 -1.5 0.8 4.031 4.062 4.093 1.5 0.8

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

5.020                  

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

5.228 5.301 5.458 4.4 3.0 5.100 5.370 5.421 6.3 0.9

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

5.326 5.205 5.163 -3.1 -0.8 5.072 4.774 4.674 -7.8 -2.1

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

                   

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

5.453 5.481 5.508 1.0 0.5 5.289 5.125 5.099 -3.6 -0.5

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

5.939 5.800 5.694 -4.1 -1.8 5.740 5.210 5.036 -12.3 -3.3

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

6.133 5.819 5.867 -4.3 0.8          

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

7.686                  

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

8.359 8.509 8.552 2.3 0.5 9.137 9.972 9.563 4.7 -4.1

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

5.631                  

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

7.606 7.673 7.725 1.6 0.7 7.392 7.213 7.233 -2.2 0.3

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

4.733 4.800 4.764 0.7 -0.8 4.755 4.786 4.630 -2.6 -3.3

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.819 5.247 5.418 -6.9 3.3 5.168 5.371 5.638 9.1 5.0

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

3.793 3.811 3.558 -6.2 -6.6          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.821 3.665 3.790 -0.8 3.4 3.831 3.482 3.615 -5.6 3.8

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.417 3.272 3.262 -4.5 -0.3 3.506 3.332 3.323 -5.2 -0.3

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

                   

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

4.020 4.234 4.210 4.7 -0.6 3.675 3.907 3.898 6.1 -0.2

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

3.155 3.130 3.174 0.6 1.4 3.043 3.370 3.347 10.0 -0.7

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

2.614 2.516 2.553 -2.3 1.5 2.814 2.587 2.489 -11.5 -3.8

Other meats

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

2.814 2.690 2.654 -5.7 -1.3          

Poultry

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

1.496 1.514 1.519 1.5 0.3 1.317 1.653 1.640 24.5 -0.8

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

                   

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

3.189 3.094 3.116 -2.3 0.7 3.161 3.104 3.120 -1.3 0.5

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

1.418 1.427 1.431 0.9 0.3 1.352 1.534 1.540 13.9 0.4

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

1.622 1.529 1.585 -2.3 3.7 1.480        

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.333 1.628 1.725 29.4 6.0 1.061 1.471 1.560 47.0 6.1

Dairy products

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

3.219 2.877 2.839 -11.8 -1.3 2.466 2.123 2.094 -15.1 -1.4

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.282 3.956 3.958 -7.6 0.1 3.818 3.491 3.547 -7.1 1.6

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

4.851 5.234 5.065 4.4 -3.2 5.441 5.474 5.630 3.5 2.8

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

4.606 4.656 4.750 3.1 2.0 4.363 4.611 4.699 7.7 1.9

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

1.354                  

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.565 0.575 0.575 1.8 0.0 0.551 0.562 0.546 -0.9 -2.8

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.462 1.409 1.538 5.2 9.2 1.402 1.438      

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.392 4.696 3.700 9.1 -21.2 2.853 4.551 3.481 22.0 -23.5

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.333 1.346 1.386 4.0 3.0 1.263 1.242 1.317 4.3 6.0

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

2.420 2.829 2.774 14.6 -1.9 2.381 2.922 2.728 14.6 -6.6

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.093 2.115 2.198 5.0 3.9 2.005 1.985 2.205 10.0 11.1

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.084 2.167 2.080 -0.2 -4.0 1.926 2.207 2.018 4.8 -8.6

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.629 1.621 1.662 2.0 2.5          

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

2.036 1.938 2.007 -1.4 3.6 1.820 1.958 1.971 8.3 0.7

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.752 0.744 0.765 1.7 2.8 0.741 0.759 0.777 4.9 2.4

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.957 0.890 0.903 -5.6 1.5 0.970 0.906 0.815 -16.0 -10.0

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.027 1.937 2.056 1.4 6.1          

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

1.952 1.706 1.887 -3.3 10.6 1.772        

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.833 1.842 1.822 -0.6 -1.1 1.809        

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)

2.223 2.270 2.513 13.0 10.7          

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.827 2.469 2.504 -11.4 1.4          

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

1.354 1.358 1.342 -0.9 -1.2 1.233        

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.659 0.629 0.630 -4.4 0.2 0.561        

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)

1.704 1.623 1.635 -4.0 0.7          

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

2.551         2.540        

Nonalcoholic beverages

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

                   

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

4.335         4.325        

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.391 4.441 4.407 0.4 -0.8 4.387 4.226 4.283 -2.4 1.3

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.382 1.401 1.390 0.6 -0.8 1.313 1.325 1.270 -3.3 -4.2

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

12.511 12.382 12.328 -1.5 -0.4 10.702 10.191 9.967 -6.9 -2.2

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.215 3.132 3.220 45.4 2.8          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.031 1.042 1.038 0.7 -0.4 0.822 0.836 0.825 0.4 -1.3

Electricity per KWH

0.143 0.139 0.139 -2.8 0.0 0.145 0.140 0.138 -4.8 -1.4

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

2.344 2.970 2.930 25.0 -1.3 2.303 2.885 2.868 24.5 -0.6

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.281 2.914 2.873 26.0 -1.4 2.234 2.841 2.823 26.4 -0.6

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.580 3.199 3.166 22.7 -1.0 2.591 3.108 3.106 19.9 -0.1

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.800 3.440 3.399 21.4 -1.2 2.883 3.419 3.409 18.2 -0.3

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.477 3.245 3.226 30.2 -0.6 2.411 3.100 3.063 27.0 -1.2

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.