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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)

0.450 0.386 0.388 -13.8 0.5          

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

0.789 0.844 0.820 3.9 -2.8   0.749 0.754   0.7

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.313 1.093 1.092 -16.8 -0.1 1.107 1.257 1.253 13.2 -0.3

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

1.538 1.547 1.532 -0.4 -1.0 1.398 1.506 1.454 4.0 -3.5

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

2.203 2.094 2.099 -4.7 0.2          

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

3.793 3.999 4.089 7.8 2.3          

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.202 4.810 4.792 14.0 -0.4 3.882        

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

3.951 4.716 4.604 16.5 -2.4 3.534 4.457 4.373 23.7 -1.9

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

5.715 6.270 6.315 10.5 0.7          

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

4.555 5.261 5.174 13.6 -1.7 4.140 5.097 5.007 20.9 -1.8

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)

6.008 7.272 6.922 15.2 -4.8          

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

5.302 6.426 6.234 17.6 -3.0          

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

                   

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

5.868 7.161 6.948 18.4 -3.0 5.497 6.928 6.875 25.1 -0.8

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

6.339 7.404 7.342 15.8 -0.8 5.796 7.273 6.952 19.9 -4.4

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

                   

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)

8.980 11.508 11.055 23.1 -3.9 8.730 11.057 10.712 22.7 -3.1

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

5.870 7.159 7.363 25.4 2.8   7.564 7.673   1.4

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

8.085 10.228 9.933 22.9 -2.9 7.701 9.574 9.309 20.9 -2.8

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

5.552 7.011 7.011 26.3 0.0 5.317 7.225 7.179 35.0 -0.6

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.831 7.265 7.211 23.7 -0.7 5.952 7.299 7.118 19.6 -2.5

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

4.248 4.356 4.357 2.6 0.0          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.134 4.430 4.409 6.7 -0.5 4.039 4.847 5.128 27.0 5.8

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.741 4.072 4.023 7.5 -1.2 3.642 4.431 4.497 23.5 1.5

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

                   

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

4.469 4.937 4.827 8.0 -2.2 3.766 4.483 4.409 17.1 -1.7

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

3.261 3.853 3.707 13.7 -3.8 3.302 3.970 3.935 19.2 -0.9

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

2.991 3.665 3.494 16.8 -4.7 2.923 3.642 3.504 19.9 -3.8

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.621 1.583 1.606 -0.9 1.5 1.781 1.619 1.644 -7.7 1.5

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

                   

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

3.293 3.618 3.725 13.1 3.0 3.086 3.480 3.575 15.8 2.7

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

1.543 1.733 1.729 12.1 -0.2 1.532 1.755 1.757 14.7 0.1

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.481 1.718 1.788 20.7 4.1 1.355 1.658 1.801 32.9 8.6

Dairy products

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

3.535 3.671 3.743 5.9 2.0          

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.200 3.948 3.894 -7.3 -1.4 3.652 3.599 3.645 -0.2 1.3

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

5.540 5.326 5.257 -5.1 -1.3 5.276 5.200 4.979 -5.6 -4.3

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

4.927 4.770 4.766 -3.3 -0.1 4.353        

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.572 0.619 0.622 8.7 0.5 0.503 0.555 0.546 8.5 -1.6

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.329 1.440 1.448 9.0 0.6 1.249 1.385 1.317 5.4 -4.9

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.204                  

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.896   2.014 6.2            

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

3.290 3.079                

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.749 0.767 0.778 3.9 1.4   0.663 0.649   -2.1

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

    3.269              

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

1.893 1.924 1.906 0.7 -0.9 1.887 2.003 2.011 6.6 0.4

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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)

                   

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.333 2.651 2.654 13.8 0.1          

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

1.404 1.474 1.504 7.1 2.0          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.674 0.687 0.691 2.5 0.6          

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

0.642 0.628 0.633 -1.4 0.8          

Fats and oils

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

                   

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)

4.520 4.816 4.965 9.8 3.1 4.216 4.603 4.656 10.4 1.2

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.077 5.246 5.150 1.4 -1.8 4.780 5.144 4.995 4.5 -2.9

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.506 1.570 1.566 4.0 -0.3 1.483 1.493 1.506 1.6 0.9

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

12.861 13.348 13.194 2.6 -1.2 10.670 11.225 11.388 6.7 1.5

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.419 3.512 3.443 42.3 -2.0          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.114 1.401 1.402 25.9 0.1 0.889 1.225 1.220 37.2 -0.4

Electricity per KWH

0.136 0.142 0.142 4.4 0.0 0.128 0.133 0.134 4.7 0.8

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

2.235 3.576 3.505 56.8 -2.0 2.104 3.317 3.188 51.5 -3.9

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.168 3.482 3.408 57.2 -2.1 2.061 3.263 3.132 52.0 -4.0

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.514 3.834 3.779 50.3 -1.4 2.365 3.556 3.444 45.6 -3.1

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.778 4.148 4.100 47.6 -1.2 2.626 3.899 3.789 44.3 -2.8

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.543 3.695 3.661 44.0 -0.9 2.405 3.517 3.500 45.5 -0.5

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.