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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)
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Cereals and bakery products

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

0.439 0.455 0.456 3.9 0.2 0.410 0.641 0.653 59.3 1.9

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

0.801 0.900 0.909 13.5 1.0   0.796 0.781   -1.9

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.336 1.217 1.291 -3.4 6.1 1.518 1.611 1.616 6.5 0.3

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

1.511 1.612 1.606 6.3 -0.4 1.752 1.923 1.886 7.6 -1.9

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

2.151 2.145 2.220 3.2 3.5   2.273 2.288   0.7

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

4.019 4.174 4.505 12.1 7.9          

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.495 4.945 4.894 8.9 -1.0          

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

4.101 4.916 4.794 16.9 -2.5 4.533 5.786 5.429 19.8 -6.2

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

5.952 6.479 6.546 10.0 1.0 5.772 6.379 6.510 12.8 2.1

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

4.703 5.414 5.332 13.4 -1.5 5.044 5.989 5.734 13.7 -4.3

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)

6.381 7.012 7.031 10.2 0.3          

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

5.822 6.249 6.305 8.3 0.9 6.266 6.702 6.602 5.4 -1.5

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

                   

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

6.512 6.927 6.934 6.5 0.1 7.049 7.876 7.663 8.7 -2.7

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

6.737 7.266 7.438 10.4 2.4 7.384 7.969 8.229 11.4 3.3

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)

9.892 10.656 10.447 5.6 -2.0 11.178 12.986 12.101 8.3 -6.8

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

6.225 7.130 7.023 12.8 -1.5 6.255        

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

9.120 9.701 9.690 6.3 -0.1 9.727 11.126 10.992 13.0 -1.2

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

5.954 6.876 6.605 10.9 -3.9 6.168 7.523 6.662 8.0 -11.4

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

6.346 7.422 7.364 16.0 -0.8 6.120 7.127 6.960 13.7 -2.3

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

4.162 4.587 4.463 7.2 -2.7          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.362 4.575 4.512 3.4 -1.4 4.464 5.068 5.119 14.7 1.0

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.875 4.178 4.130 6.6 -1.1 3.916 4.134 4.101 4.7 -0.8

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

                   

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

4.907 4.985 5.172 5.4 3.8 4.805 5.694 5.458 13.6 -4.1

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

3.638 3.924 3.938 8.2 0.4 3.685 4.721 4.387 19.1 -7.1

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

3.217 3.578 3.609 12.2 0.9 3.511 3.859 3.860 9.9 0.0

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.486 1.794 1.824 22.7 1.7 1.630 2.036 2.026 24.3 -0.5

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

                   

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

3.371 4.096 4.310 27.9 5.2 3.632 4.454 4.543 25.1 2.0

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

1.593 1.886 1.861 16.8 -1.3 1.357        

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.625 2.520 2.863 76.2 13.6          

Dairy products

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

3.497 4.012 4.204 20.2 4.8 3.593 4.189 4.376 21.8 4.5

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.048 4.152 4.340 7.2 4.5 3.686 4.185 4.276 16.0 2.2

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

5.421 5.656 5.645 4.1 -0.2 5.423 6.061 6.141 13.2 1.3

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

4.685 5.129 5.352 14.2 4.3 5.502 6.348 6.545 19.0 3.1

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.600 0.637 0.642 7.0 0.8 0.700 0.718 0.722 3.1 0.6

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.317 1.505 1.546 17.4 2.7 1.425 1.623 1.653 16.0 1.8

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)

                   

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.981 2.225 2.261 14.1 1.6          

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.648 2.777 2.438 -7.9 -12.2   2.785      

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.764 0.849 0.875 14.5 3.1 0.751 0.835 0.826 10.0 -1.1

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  3.187 2.993   -6.1          

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

1.804 1.794 1.819 0.8 1.4 1.844 1.874 1.922 4.2 2.6

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)

2.387 2.770 2.856 19.6 3.1          

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

1.420 1.628 1.640 15.5 0.7          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.675 0.740 0.745 10.4 0.7 0.737 0.788 0.804 9.1 2.0

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

0.641 0.673 0.683 6.6 1.5          

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)

4.566 5.529 5.835 27.8 5.5   6.510 6.644   2.1

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

4.929 5.601 5.619 14.0 0.3 5.449 6.096 6.231 14.4 2.2

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.506 1.619 1.630 8.2 0.7 1.623 1.720 1.738 7.1 1.0

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

13.519 13.589 13.308 -1.6 -2.1 16.423 15.855 15.410 -6.2 -2.8

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.825 5.143 5.973 111.4 16.1          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.201 1.445 1.565 30.3 8.3 1.427 1.581 1.712 20.0 8.3

Electricity per KWH

0.140 0.151 0.154 10.0 2.0 0.172 0.171 0.173 0.6 1.2

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

3.041 4.369 4.695 54.4 7.5 3.657 5.301 5.486 50.0 3.5

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.972 4.271 4.604 54.9 7.8 3.589 5.225 5.412 50.8 3.6

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.315 4.606 4.906 48.0 6.5 3.855 5.453 5.628 46.0 3.2

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.596 5.037 5.318 47.9 5.6 3.980 5.616 5.795 45.6 3.2

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.200 5.119 5.517 72.4 7.8 3.664 5.705 5.928 61.8 3.9

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.