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)

0.505 0.464 0.467 -7.5 0.6 0.459 0.440 0.445 -3.1 1.1

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

0.741 0.705 0.693 -6.5 -1.7          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.299 1.227 1.200 -7.6 -2.2 1.209        

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

1.349 1.302 1.288 -4.5 -1.1 1.204 1.167 1.139 -5.4 -2.4

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

1.986 1.936 1.951 -1.8 0.8 1.899 1.816 1.707 -10.1 -6.0

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

3.494 3.351 3.451 -1.2 3.0 3.397 3.188 3.225 -5.1 1.2

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

3.801 3.738 3.701 -2.6 -1.0 3.799 3.501 3.504 -7.8 0.1

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

3.707 3.792 3.743 1.0 -1.3 3.498 3.959 3.904 11.6 -1.4

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

5.772 5.381 5.404 -6.4 0.4          

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

4.207 4.155 4.120 -2.1 -0.8 4.075 4.085 4.029 -1.1 -1.4

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

4.901                  

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

5.098 5.399 5.332 4.6 -1.2 4.945 5.258 5.449 10.2 3.6

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

5.168 5.152 4.995 -3.3 -3.0 5.087 4.815 4.612 -9.3 -4.2

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

                   

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

5.329 5.506 5.386 1.1 -2.2 5.158 5.099 5.051 -2.1 -0.9

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

5.882 5.807 5.839 -0.7 0.6 5.701 5.455 5.370 -5.8 -1.6

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

5.940 5.956 5.865 -1.3 -1.5          

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

7.350                  

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

8.084 8.561 8.544 5.7 -0.2 8.880 9.623 9.506 7.0 -1.2

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

5.536                  

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

7.363 7.724 7.678 4.3 -0.6 7.244 7.346 7.229 -0.2 -1.6

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

4.672 4.789 4.745 1.6 -0.9 4.659 4.607 4.551 -2.3 -1.2

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

6.366 5.577 5.501 -13.6 -1.4 5.849 5.682 5.597 -4.3 -1.5

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

3.896 3.843 3.799 -2.5 -1.1          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.809 3.830 3.699 -2.9 -3.4 3.834 3.590 3.554 -7.3 -1.0

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.481 3.338 3.289 -5.5 -1.5 3.532 3.479 3.399 -3.8 -2.3

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

                   

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

3.938 4.184 4.165 5.8 -0.5 3.780 3.855 3.596 -4.9 -6.7

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

3.108 3.194 3.219 3.6 0.8 2.950 3.335 3.143 6.5 -5.8

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

2.635 2.605 2.596 -1.5 -0.3 2.721 2.615 2.685 -1.3 2.7

Other meats

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

2.809 2.718 2.677 -4.7 -1.5          

Poultry

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

1.480 1.511 1.487 0.5 -1.6 1.314 1.631 1.630 24.0 -0.1

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

                   

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

3.185 2.939 2.896 -9.1 -1.5 3.109 2.471 2.515 -19.1 1.8

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

1.439 1.439 1.426 -0.9 -0.9 1.428 1.558 1.530 7.1 -1.8

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

1.623 1.567 1.578 -2.8 0.7          

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.422 1.622 1.651 16.1 1.8 1.182 1.491 1.434 21.3 -3.8

Dairy products

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

3.209 2.871 2.890 -9.9 0.7 2.560 2.076 1.981 -22.6 -4.6

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.203 3.946 4.040 -3.9 2.4 3.630 3.443 3.677 1.3 6.8

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

5.010 5.118 5.128 2.4 0.2 5.624 5.417 5.437 -3.3 0.4

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

4.648 4.662 4.754 2.3 2.0 4.501 4.403 4.485 -0.4 1.9

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

1.347                  

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.544 0.569 0.573 5.3 0.7 0.523 0.550 0.541 3.4 -1.6

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.480 1.559 1.511 2.1 -3.1 1.451 1.554 1.504 3.7 -3.2

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

            3.155      

Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.391 1.422 1.422 2.2 0.0 1.288 1.347 1.342 4.2 -0.4

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

2.185 2.282 2.208 1.1 -3.2 2.182 2.402 2.212 1.4 -7.9

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.102 2.463 2.552 21.4 3.6 2.004 2.319 2.507 25.1 8.1

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.986 2.060 2.008 1.1 -2.5 2.018 1.934 1.977 -2.0 2.2

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.256 2.004 2.147 -4.8 7.1 2.271 1.901 2.213 -2.6 16.4

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.745 0.768 0.750 0.7 -2.3 0.750 0.790 0.741 -1.2 -6.2

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.943 0.913 0.876 -7.1 -4.1 1.010 0.828 0.804 -20.4 -2.9

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

2.036 2.043 2.058 1.1 0.7          

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

1.828 1.737 1.826 -0.1 5.1 1.853        

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.742 1.849 1.756 0.8 -5.0 1.689        

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)

2.099 2.328 2.328 10.9 0.0          

Processed fruits and vegetables

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

2.619 2.440 2.493 -4.8 2.2          

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

1.344 1.355 1.335 -0.7 -1.5 1.245        

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.670 0.628 0.629 -6.1 0.2 0.572        

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)

1.717 1.655 1.686 -1.8 1.9          

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

2.549         2.519        

Nonalcoholic beverages

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

                   

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

4.323   4.306 -0.4   4.352        

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.389 4.446 4.432 1.0 -0.3 4.389 4.180 4.366 -0.5 4.4

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.398 1.387 1.400 0.1 0.9 1.336 1.268 1.302 -2.5 2.7

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

12.827 12.289 12.595 -1.8 2.5 10.720 9.953 9.982 -6.9 0.3

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.481 3.229 3.279 32.2 1.5          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.018 1.055 1.030 1.2 -2.4 0.810 0.838 0.841 3.8 0.4

Electricity per KWH

0.142 0.139 0.138 -2.8 -0.7 0.143 0.139 0.137 -4.2 -1.4

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

2.688 2.919 2.930 9.0 0.4 2.539 2.851 2.863 12.8 0.4

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.630 2.862 2.873 9.2 0.4 2.472 2.805 2.818 14.0 0.5

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.886 3.153 3.165 9.7 0.4 2.811 3.089 3.096 10.1 0.2

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.120 3.384 3.400 9.0 0.5 3.113 3.392 3.409 9.5 0.5

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.742 3.211 3.243 18.3 1.0 2.677 3.042 3.089 15.4 1.5

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.