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

Average retail food and energy prices, U.S. city average and South region
Item and unit U.S. city average
South 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 0.309 0.441 0.477 54.4 8.2

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

0.782 0.924 0.929 18.8 0.5 0.843 0.998 0.999 18.5 0.1

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.094 1.316 1.349 23.3 2.5 0.793 1.065 1.072 35.2 0.7

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

1.491 1.691 1.715 15.0 1.4 1.404 1.536 1.551 10.5 1.0

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   4.718 4.612   -2.2

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 4.232 4.741 4.758 12.4 0.4

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

4.388 4.889 4.893 11.5 0.1 4.235 4.694 4.706 11.1 0.3

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

6.081 6.492 6.580 8.2 1.4 5.990 6.147 6.209 3.7 1.0

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

4.846 5.402 5.426 12.0 0.4 4.777 5.283 5.271 10.3 -0.2

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 6.407 6.130 6.619 3.3 8.0

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

6.100 6.270 6.121 0.3 -2.4 5.938 5.929 5.726 -3.6 -3.4

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 6.400 6.202 6.249 -2.4 0.8

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

7.183 7.318 7.131 -0.7 -2.6 6.935 6.875 6.894 -0.6 0.3

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 9.995 9.756 9.719 -2.8 -0.4

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 9.471 9.204 9.210 -2.8 0.1

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

6.370 6.658 6.805 6.8 2.2 6.166 6.388 6.514 5.6 2.0

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

6.857 7.403 7.415 8.1 0.2 6.788 6.974 6.916 1.9 -0.8

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

4.322 4.468 4.620 6.9 3.4 4.370 4.695 4.541 3.9 -3.3

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.455 4.418 4.459 0.1 0.9 4.090 4.154 4.178 2.2 0.6

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.081 4.068 4.174 2.3 2.6 3.923 4.066 4.085 4.1 0.5

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 4.669 5.158 5.308 13.7 2.9

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

3.711 4.117 4.083 10.0 -0.8 3.708 3.788 3.963 6.9 4.6

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

3.564 3.683 3.645 2.3 -1.0 3.462 3.512 3.508 1.3 -0.1

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 1.293 1.684 1.732 34.0 2.9

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 3.261 3.725 3.769 15.6 1.2

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

1.615 1.882 1.835 13.6 -2.5 1.903 1.880 1.667 -12.4 -11.3

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 1.496 2.524 2.736 82.9 8.4

Dairy products

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

3.627 4.153 4.156 14.6 0.1 3.633 3.960 3.997 10.0 0.9

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 4.179 4.660 4.566 9.3 -2.0

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

5.392 5.777 5.855 8.6 1.4 5.265 5.607 5.721 8.7 2.0

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

4.943 5.536 5.621 13.7 1.5   5.246 5.444   3.8

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 0.574 0.617 0.609 6.1 -1.3

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  1.600         1.664 1.664   0.0

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   2.224 2.181   -1.9

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.776 0.891 0.945 21.8 6.1 0.831 0.908 0.974 17.2 7.3

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   1.601 1.591   -0.6

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 1.311 1.453 1.480 12.9 1.9

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 0.636 0.740 0.756 18.9 2.2

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 4.198 5.481 5.758 37.2 5.1

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.003 5.766 5.894 17.8 2.2 5.176 5.895 6.012 16.2 2.0

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 1.454 1.608 1.617 11.2 0.6

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 12.426 11.831 11.950 -3.8 1.0

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.980 5.863 5.256 76.4 -10.4   5.458 5.175   -5.2

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.241 1.699 1.629 31.3 -4.1 1.445 1.883 1.801 24.6 -4.4

Electricity per KWH

0.143 0.160 0.166 16.1 3.8 0.128 0.146 0.157 22.7 7.5

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

3.326 5.149 4.768 43.4 -7.4 2.971 4.715 4.271 43.8 -9.4

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.233 5.058 4.667 44.4 -7.7 2.891 4.641 4.188 44.9 -9.8

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.582 5.369 5.031 40.5 -6.3 3.235 5.001 4.605 42.3 -7.9

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.897 5.774 5.459 40.1 -5.5 3.538 5.324 4.938 39.6 -7.3

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.324 5.758 5.637 69.6 -2.1 3.023 5.444 5.255 73.8 -3.5

Footnotes
(1) South region: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
(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.