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)

0.468 0.443 0.445 -4.9 0.5 0.465 0.434 0.431 -7.3 -0.7

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

0.682 0.762 0.757 11.0 -0.7          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.187 1.206 1.237 4.2 2.6          

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

1.309 1.282 1.261 -3.7 -1.6 1.175 1.169 1.104 -6.0 -5.6

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

2.039 1.951 1.962 -3.8 0.6 1.811 1.980 2.018 11.4 1.9

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

3.579 3.516 3.311 -7.5 -5.8 3.489        

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

3.728 3.847 3.831 2.8 -0.4 3.753 3.783 3.877 3.3 2.5

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

3.657 3.758 3.725 1.9 -0.9 3.663 3.980 3.792 3.5 -4.7

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

5.367 5.208 5.186 -3.4 -0.4          

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

4.099 4.169 4.138 1.0 -0.7 4.032 4.152 4.121 2.2 -0.7

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)

5.026 5.145 5.467 8.8 6.3 4.884        

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

5.107 4.968 5.160 1.0 3.9 4.580 4.565 4.630 1.1 1.4

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

                   

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

5.259 5.319 5.439 3.4 2.3 4.886 5.045 5.128 5.0 1.6

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

5.512 5.722 5.839 5.9 2.0 4.933 5.466 5.479 11.1 0.2

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

6.062                  

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)

8.339 8.529 8.575 2.8 0.5 9.337 10.049 10.040 7.5 -0.1

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

  5.593 5.601   0.1          

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

7.507 7.597 7.740 3.1 1.9 6.919 7.512 7.581 9.6 0.9

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

4.524 4.797 4.875 7.8 1.6 4.567 4.568 4.699 2.9 2.9

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.527 5.502 5.608 1.5 1.9 5.473 5.378 5.532 1.1 2.9

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

3.702 3.852 3.648 -1.5 -5.3          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.696 3.716 3.762 1.8 1.2 3.569 3.753 3.929 10.1 4.7

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.207 3.298 3.311 3.2 0.4 3.177 3.242 3.593 13.1 10.8

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

                   

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

3.955 4.002 4.306 8.9 7.6 3.594 3.305 3.568 -0.7 8.0

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

3.008 2.878 3.131 4.1 8.8 3.043 2.931 3.158 3.8 7.7

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

2.642 2.558 2.582 -2.3 0.9 2.594 2.544 2.631 1.4 3.4

Other meats

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

2.719 2.599 2.604 -4.2 0.2          

Poultry

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

1.502 1.486 1.468 -2.3 -1.2 1.535 1.565 1.585 3.3 1.3

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

                   

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

3.142 3.062 3.048 -3.0 -0.5 3.261 2.983 2.971 -8.9 -0.4

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

1.394 1.417 1.392 -0.1 -1.8 1.377 1.449 1.374 -0.2 -5.2

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

1.512 1.488 1.521 0.6 2.2          

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.831 1.557 1.544 -15.7 -0.8 1.586 1.375 1.430 -9.8 4.0

Dairy products

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

2.903 2.900 2.944 1.4 1.5 2.085 2.048 2.083 -0.1 1.7

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.105 3.863 3.924 -4.4 1.6 3.826 3.326 3.377 -11.7 1.5

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

5.064 5.247 5.193 2.5 -1.0 5.346 5.245 5.048 -5.6 -3.8

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

4.825 4.981 4.791 -0.7 -3.8 4.710 5.091 5.036 6.9 -1.1

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.582 0.571 0.581 -0.2 1.8 0.561 0.528 0.558 -0.5 5.7

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.305 1.298 1.346 3.1 3.7 1.380 1.329 1.346 -2.5 1.3

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.293 1.315 1.366 5.6 3.9 1.162 1.085 1.130 -2.8 4.1

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

2.602 2.763 2.746 5.5 -0.6 2.693 2.761 2.613 -3.0 -5.4

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.060 2.270 2.276 10.5 0.3 2.117 2.131 2.041 -3.6 -4.2

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.558 1.586 1.601 2.8 0.9          

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

2.227 2.872 2.475 11.1 -13.8 2.335 3.005 2.351 0.7 -21.8

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.727 0.751 0.755 3.9 0.5 0.726 0.788 0.771 6.2 -2.2

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.889 1.114 1.301 46.3 16.8 0.859        

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.064 2.300 2.356 14.1 2.4          

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

1.868 2.068 2.079 11.3 0.5          

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.794 2.050 2.114 17.8 3.1          

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)

2.225 2.490 2.498 12.3 0.3          

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.513 2.427 2.450 -2.5 0.9          

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

1.306 1.342 1.335 2.2 -0.5          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.612 0.592 0.596 -2.6 0.7          

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

  0.565 0.573   1.4          

Fats and oils

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

1.672 1.556 1.579 -5.6 1.5          

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)

4.343                  

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.446 4.503 4.587 3.2 1.9 4.506 4.206 4.189 -7.0 -0.4

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.418 1.451 1.443 1.8 -0.6 1.384 1.351 1.347 -2.7 -0.3

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

12.600 12.196 11.989 -4.8 -1.7 10.498 9.991 9.933 -5.4 -0.6

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.827 3.030 3.050 7.9 0.7          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.054 1.051 1.048 -0.6 -0.3 0.841 0.842 0.827 -1.7 -1.8

Electricity per KWH

0.135 0.136 0.135 0.0 -0.7 0.129 0.128 0.128 -0.8 0.0

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

2.631 2.412 2.620 -0.4 8.6 2.565 2.309 2.578 0.5 11.7

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.572 2.353 2.564 -0.3 9.0 2.507 2.264 2.535 1.1 12.0

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.874 2.664 2.864 -0.3 7.5 2.843 2.549 2.809 -1.2 10.2

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.101 2.901 3.079 -0.7 6.1 3.145 2.848 3.108 -1.2 9.1

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.973 2.985 3.063 3.0 2.6 2.850 2.813 2.917 2.4 3.7

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.