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

Average retail food and energy prices, U.S. city average and West region
Item and unit U.S. city average
West region(1)
Historical
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Prices Percent change
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Cereals and bakery products

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

0.396 0.556 0.534 34.8 -4.0 0.484        

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

0.788 0.939 0.963 22.2 2.6 0.683 0.822 0.826 20.9 0.5

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.067 1.357 1.349 26.4 -0.6 1.362 1.607 1.702 25.0 5.9

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

1.526 1.749 1.814 18.9 3.7 1.691 2.019 2.027 19.9 0.4

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

2.175 2.362 2.386 9.7 1.0 2.050 2.294      

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

3.815 4.796 4.869 27.6 1.5   5.211 5.447   4.5

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.869 4.890 4.789 -1.6 -2.1          

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

4.719 4.862 4.836 2.5 -0.5 5.357 5.427 5.407 0.9 -0.4

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

6.371 6.624 6.680 4.9 0.8 6.371        

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

5.237 5.332 5.298 1.2 -0.6 5.777 5.688 5.427 -6.1 -4.6

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)

7.397 6.980 6.730 -9.0 -3.6          

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

6.330 6.249 6.084 -3.9 -2.6 7.091 6.351 6.366 -10.2 0.2

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

                   

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

7.127 6.832 6.690 -6.1 -2.1 7.915 7.612 7.479 -5.5 -1.7

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

7.304 7.184 7.173 -1.8 -0.2 8.083 7.789 7.766 -3.9 -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)

11.654 10.543 10.496 -9.9 -0.4 13.890 12.468 12.212 -12.1 -2.1

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

6.920 6.982 6.857 -0.9 -1.8 7.482        

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

10.209 9.592 9.712 -4.9 1.3 11.618 11.168 10.993 -5.4 -1.6

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

6.751 6.773 6.609 -2.1 -2.4 7.460 6.805 6.562 -12.0 -3.6

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

7.317 7.383 7.608 4.0 3.0 6.974 7.443 7.517 7.8 1.0

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

4.394 4.595 4.578 4.2 -0.4          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.495 4.487 4.492 -0.1 0.1 4.750 4.784 4.936 3.9 3.2

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.147 4.187 4.273 3.0 2.1 4.349 3.902 4.431 1.9 13.6

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

                   

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

4.964 5.504 5.650 13.8 2.7 5.441 5.922 5.816 6.9 -1.8

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

3.921 4.339 4.437 13.2 2.3 4.232 4.877 4.828 14.1 -1.0

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

3.565 3.714 3.642 2.2 -1.9 3.761 3.817 3.735 -0.7 -2.1

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.523 1.891 1.863 22.3 -1.5 1.664 2.116 2.025 21.7 -4.3

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

                   

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

3.589 4.746 4.670 30.1 -1.6 3.730 5.189 5.124 37.4 -1.3

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

1.709 1.975 2.013 17.8 1.9 1.521        

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.821 2.902 3.419 87.8 17.8          

Dairy products

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

3.663 4.181 4.184 14.2 0.1 3.861 4.378 4.277 10.8 -2.3

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.987 4.679 4.578 14.8 -2.2 3.739 4.631      

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

5.396 6.084 5.960 10.5 -2.0 5.487 6.517 6.460 17.7 -0.9

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

4.952 5.701 5.745 16.0 0.8 6.297 6.554 6.787 7.8 3.6

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.600 0.643 0.634 5.7 -1.4 0.671 0.739 0.721 7.5 -2.4

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.490 1.730 1.730 16.1 0.0 1.635 1.812 1.852 13.3 2.2

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)

                   

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.983 2.086 2.090 5.4 0.2          

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.687 2.782 3.108 15.7 11.7 3.089        

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.808 1.019 0.991 22.6 -2.7 0.769 1.017 1.000 30.0 -1.7

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  3.003 3.138   4.5          

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

1.892 1.901 1.974 4.3 3.8 1.926 2.101 2.105 9.3 0.2

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)

2.631 2.777 2.744 4.3 -1.2          

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

1.460 1.677 1.675 14.7 -0.1          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.713 0.837 0.846 18.7 1.1 0.781 0.888 0.888 13.7 0.0

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

0.666 0.791 0.793 19.1 0.3          

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)

4.800 6.170 6.408 33.5 3.9 5.574 6.806 6.879 23.4 1.1

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.273 6.058 6.402 21.4 5.7 5.702 6.832 6.953 21.9 1.8

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.551 1.655 1.691 9.0 2.2 1.622 1.732 1.829 12.8 5.6

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

12.941 13.518 13.624 5.3 0.8 15.020 15.280 15.538 3.4 1.7

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

3.422 4.815 5.786 69.1 20.2          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.383 1.739 1.668 20.6 -4.1 1.536 1.834 1.782 16.0 -2.8

Electricity per KWH

0.142 0.167 0.166 16.9 -0.6 0.157 0.173 0.185 17.8 6.9

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

3.477 3.990 4.130 18.8 3.5 4.152 5.112 5.543 33.5 8.4

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.385 3.881 4.016 18.6 3.5 4.075 5.033 5.464 34.1 8.6

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.730 4.247 4.362 16.9 2.7 4.283 5.275 5.708 33.3 8.2

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

4.040 4.732 4.914 21.6 3.8 4.441 5.439 5.876 32.3 8.0

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.550 5.046 5.232 47.4 3.7 4.020 5.640 5.851 45.5 3.7

Footnotes
(1) West region: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
(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.