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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)

0.468 0.439 0.356 -23.9 -18.9          

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

0.749 0.801 0.778 3.9 -2.9          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.280 1.336 1.073 -16.2 -19.7   1.590 1.531   -3.7

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

1.474 1.511 1.510 2.4 -0.1 1.528 1.713 1.677 9.8 -2.1

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

2.118 2.151 2.026 -4.3 -5.8          

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

3.717 4.019 4.068 9.4 1.2          

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

5.330 4.495 4.565 -14.4 1.6          

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

4.737 4.101 4.357 -8.0 6.2 4.668 4.191 4.302 -7.8 2.6

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

6.314 5.952 6.016 -4.7 1.1          

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

5.291 4.703 4.869 -8.0 3.5 5.328 4.779 4.820 -9.5 0.9

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)

7.165 6.381 6.635 -7.4 4.0          

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

6.546 5.822 6.209 -5.1 6.6          

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

                   

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

7.057 6.512 6.824 -3.3 4.8 6.698 6.385 6.807 1.6 6.6

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

7.394 6.737 7.297 -1.3 8.3 7.363 6.686 7.281 -1.1 8.9

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)

10.423 9.892 10.780 3.4 9.0 10.701 9.185 11.004 2.8 19.8

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

6.752 6.225 6.802 0.7 9.3          

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

9.518 9.120 9.747 2.4 6.9 9.404 9.245 9.790 4.1 5.9

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

6.071 5.954 6.317 4.1 6.1   5.990 6.650   11.0

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.772 6.346 6.670 15.6 5.1 5.638 6.893 7.483 32.7 8.6

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

4.544 4.162 4.351 -4.2 4.5          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.689 4.362 4.541 -3.2 4.1 4.510 4.442 4.832 7.1 8.8

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.189 3.875 4.089 -2.4 5.5 4.071 4.092 4.134 1.5 1.0

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

                   

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

4.608 4.907 4.922 6.8 0.3   5.299 5.318   0.4

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

  3.638 3.773   3.7   3.193 3.455   8.2

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

3.152 3.217 3.381 7.3 5.1   3.112 3.329   7.0

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.747 1.486 1.474 -15.6 -0.8          

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

                   

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

3.349 3.371 3.353 0.1 -0.5 3.572 4.022 4.002 12.0 -0.5

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

1.602 1.593 1.611 0.6 1.1 1.482        

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.554 1.625 1.642 5.7 1.0          

Dairy products

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

3.198 3.497 3.557 11.2 1.7 3.570 3.848 3.946 10.5 2.5

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.222 4.048 3.989 -5.5 -1.5 5.354 4.649 4.345 -18.8 -6.5

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

5.619 5.421 5.386 -4.1 -0.6 6.783 5.843 5.839 -13.9 -0.1

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

5.088 4.685 4.886 -4.0 4.3 5.071 4.664 5.038 -0.7 8.0

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.588 0.600 0.595 1.2 -0.8          

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.296 1.317 1.354 4.5 2.8          

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)

2.117   2.754 30.1            

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  1.981 1.953   -1.4          

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.020 2.648 2.318 14.8 -12.5          

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.854 0.764 0.769 -10.0 0.7 0.762 0.753 0.823 8.0 9.3

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

1.922 1.804 1.830 -4.8 1.4          

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)

2.360 2.387 2.594 9.9 8.7          

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

1.422 1.420 1.421 -0.1 0.1          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.626 0.675 0.675 7.8 0.0          

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

0.597 0.641 0.648 8.5 1.1          

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)

4.517 4.566 4.605 1.9 0.9          

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.087 4.929 5.020 -1.3 1.8 4.406 4.239 4.269 -3.1 0.7

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.484 1.506 1.532 3.2 1.7 1.515 1.611 1.715 13.2 6.5

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

12.176 13.519 13.257 8.9 -1.9 11.933 13.006 13.509 13.2 3.9

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.057 2.825 2.952 43.5 4.5 2.082 2.820 2.969 42.6 5.3

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.037 1.201 1.219 17.6 1.5 1.097 1.175 1.184 7.9 0.8

Electricity per KWH

0.137 0.140 0.142 3.6 1.4 0.170 0.171 0.177 4.1 3.5

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

2.141 3.041 3.245 51.6 6.7 2.175 3.001 3.161 45.3 5.3

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.076 2.972 3.154 51.9 6.1 2.117 2.944 3.089 45.9 4.9

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.420 3.315 3.496 44.5 5.5 2.459 3.269 3.388 37.8 3.6

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.673 3.596 3.802 42.2 5.7 2.653 3.460 3.611 36.1 4.4

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.508 3.200 3.272 30.5 2.3 2.699 3.159 3.230 19.7 2.2

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.