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Average Retail Food and Energy Prices, U.S. City Average and Northeast Region

Average retail food and energy prices, U.S. city average and Northeast region
Item and unit U.S. city average
Northeast region(1)
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Cereals and bakery products

Flour, white, all purpose, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.368 0.498 0.533 44.8 7.0          

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

0.782 0.924 0.929 18.8 0.5          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.094 1.316 1.349 23.3 2.5 1.560 1.739 1.903 22.0 9.4

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

1.491 1.691 1.715 15.0 1.4 1.623 1.787 1.676 3.3 -6.2

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

2.100 2.230 2.316 10.3 3.9          

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

4.065 4.567 4.654 14.5 1.9          

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.521 4.997 5.075 12.3 1.6          

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

4.388 4.889 4.893 11.5 0.1 4.271 4.609 4.659 9.1 1.1

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

6.081 6.492 6.580 8.2 1.4          

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

4.846 5.402 5.426 12.0 0.4 4.733 5.417 5.507 16.4 1.7

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)

6.700 6.705 6.911 3.1 3.1          

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

6.100 6.270 6.121 0.3 -2.4          

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

                   

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

6.749 6.783 6.742 -0.1 -0.6 6.941 7.456 7.280 4.9 -2.4

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

7.183 7.318 7.131 -0.7 -2.6 7.362 7.507 7.282 -1.1 -3.0

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)

10.538 10.721 10.570 0.3 -1.4 10.995 9.740 9.384 -14.7 -3.7

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

6.731 6.900 7.015 4.2 1.7          

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

9.670 9.830 9.709 0.4 -1.2 9.986 9.673 9.405 -5.8 -2.8

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

6.370 6.658 6.805 6.8 2.2 6.604 7.130 7.482 13.3 4.9

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

6.857 7.403 7.415 8.1 0.2 7.702 7.887 7.856 2.0 -0.4

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

4.322 4.468 4.620 6.9 3.4          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.455 4.418 4.459 0.1 0.9 4.660 4.518 4.497 -3.5 -0.5

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.081 4.068 4.174 2.3 2.6 4.060 3.994 4.170 2.7 4.4

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

                   

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

4.667 5.381 5.285 13.2 -1.8 5.314 5.786 5.345 0.6 -7.6

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

3.711 4.117 4.083 10.0 -0.8 3.550 3.844 3.577 0.8 -6.9

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

3.564 3.683 3.645 2.3 -1.0 3.504 3.707 3.811 8.8 2.8

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.435 1.826 1.880 31.0 3.0   1.912 1.845   -3.5

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

                   

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

3.500 4.568 4.608 31.7 0.9 4.039 5.072 5.076 25.7 0.1

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

1.615 1.882 1.835 13.6 -2.5          

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.642 2.707 2.936 78.8 8.5   2.926 3.295   12.6

Dairy products

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

3.627 4.153 4.156 14.6 0.1 3.971 4.611 4.565 15.0 -1.0

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.972 4.509 4.540 14.3 0.7 4.114 4.804      

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

5.392 5.777 5.855 8.6 1.4 5.779 6.110 6.335 9.6 3.7

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

4.943 5.536 5.621 13.7 1.5 4.607 5.434 5.456 18.4 0.4

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.594 0.640 0.640 7.7 0.0   0.642 0.653   1.7

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  1.600                

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)

2.177                  

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  2.192 2.138   -2.5          

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.256 2.317 2.208 -2.1 -4.7          

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.776 0.891 0.945 21.8 6.1 0.813 1.014 1.052 29.4 3.7

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  2.973 2.927   -1.5          

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

1.827 1.842 1.842 0.8 0.0   2.032 2.096   3.1

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)

2.612 2.887 2.889 10.6 0.1          

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

1.426 1.639 1.673 17.3 2.1          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.686 0.765 0.791 15.3 3.4          

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

0.647 0.705 0.734 13.4 4.1          

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)

4.562 5.793 6.112 34.0 5.5          

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.003 5.766 5.894 17.8 2.2 4.325 5.232 5.197 20.2 -0.7

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.540 1.660 1.669 8.4 0.5 1.671 1.964 1.948 16.6 -0.8

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

13.104 13.200 13.337 1.8 1.0 13.323 13.905 13.960 4.8 0.4

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.980 5.863 5.256 76.4 -10.4 2.991 5.954 5.300 77.2 -11.0

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.241 1.699 1.629 31.3 -4.1 1.210 1.656 1.651 36.4 -0.3

Electricity per KWH

0.143 0.160 0.166 16.1 3.8 0.174 0.207 0.206 18.4 -0.5

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

3.326 5.149 4.768 43.4 -7.4 3.227 5.045 4.751 47.2 -5.8

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.233 5.058 4.667 44.4 -7.7 3.155 4.959 4.654 47.5 -6.2

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.582 5.369 5.031 40.5 -6.3 3.455 5.339 5.109 47.9 -4.3

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.897 5.774 5.459 40.1 -5.5 3.678 5.626 5.408 47.0 -3.9

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.324 5.758 5.637 69.6 -2.1 3.275 6.067 5.769 76.2 -4.9

Footnotes
(1) Northeast region: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
(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.