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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)

0.452 0.382 0.396 -12.4 3.7 0.410 0.461 0.484 18.0 5.0

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

0.766 0.798 0.788 2.9 -1.3     0.683    

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.220 1.077 1.067 -12.5 -0.9 1.423 1.563 1.362 -4.3 -12.9

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

1.503 1.580 1.526 1.5 -3.4 1.809 1.769 1.691 -6.5 -4.4

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

2.170 2.102 2.175 0.2 3.5     2.050    

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

3.848 3.981 3.815 -0.9 -4.2 3.932        

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.212 4.786 4.869 15.6 1.7          

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

4.008 4.504 4.719 17.7 4.8 4.698 5.026 5.357 14.0 6.6

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

5.758 6.146 6.371 10.6 3.7 5.690 6.055 6.371 12.0 5.2

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

4.552 5.051 5.237 15.0 3.7 5.076 5.500 5.777 13.8 5.0

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)

5.749 7.457 7.397 28.7 -0.8          

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

5.614 6.276 6.330 12.8 0.9 5.882 7.066 7.091 20.6 0.4

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

                   

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

5.841 7.133 7.127 22.0 -0.1 6.371 8.218 7.915 24.2 -3.7

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

6.383 7.282 7.304 14.4 0.3 6.495 7.486 8.083 24.4 8.0

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)

8.931 11.010 11.654 30.5 5.8 9.412 12.283 13.890 47.6 13.1

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

5.696 6.874 6.920 21.5 0.7   6.994 7.482   7.0

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

8.154 9.912 10.209 25.2 3.0 8.442 10.924 11.618 37.6 6.4

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

5.375 6.640 6.751 25.6 1.7 5.292 7.065 7.460 41.0 5.6

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

5.722 7.220 7.317 27.9 1.3 5.196 6.837 6.974 34.2 2.0

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

3.947 4.233 4.394 11.3 3.8          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.138 4.393 4.495 8.6 2.3 3.948 4.573 4.750 20.3 3.9

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.632 4.051 4.147 14.2 2.4 3.755 4.121 4.349 15.8 5.5

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

                   

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

4.559 4.847 4.964 8.9 2.4 4.286 5.284 5.441 26.9 3.0

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

3.476 3.831 3.921 12.8 2.3 3.480 4.085 4.232 21.6 3.6

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

2.989 3.497 3.565 19.3 1.9 3.116 3.748 3.761 20.7 0.3

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.580 1.504 1.523 -3.6 1.3 1.574 1.677 1.664 5.7 -0.8

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

                   

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

3.290 3.517 3.589 9.1 2.0 3.472 3.671 3.730 7.4 1.6

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

1.551 1.723 1.709 10.2 -0.8 1.470 1.516 1.521 3.5 0.3

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.408 1.835 1.821 29.3 -0.8          

Dairy products

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

3.380 3.585 3.663 8.4 2.2 3.466 3.632 3.861 11.4 6.3

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.233 4.019 3.987 -5.8 -0.8 3.808 3.885 3.739 -1.8 -3.8

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

5.583 5.387 5.396 -3.3 0.2 5.195 5.407 5.487 5.6 1.5

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

4.925 4.900 4.952 0.5 1.1 5.757 5.976 6.297 9.4 5.4

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.577 0.597 0.600 4.0 0.5 0.686 0.671 0.671 -2.2 0.0

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

    1.490     1.558 1.529 1.635 4.9 6.9

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)

2.183 2.359                

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

    1.983       1.942      

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.745 2.454 2.687 -2.1 9.5 3.184   3.089 -3.0  

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.802 0.798 0.808 0.7 1.3 0.815 0.760 0.769 -5.6 1.2

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

1.911 1.828 1.892 -1.0 3.5 1.988 1.832 1.926 -3.1 5.1

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)

2.307 2.544 2.631 14.0 3.4          

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

1.410 1.445 1.460 3.5 1.0 1.255        

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.634 0.688 0.713 12.5 3.6 0.724 0.776 0.781 7.9 0.6

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

0.603 0.652 0.666 10.4 2.1          

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)

4.522 4.733 4.800 6.1 1.4 4.828 5.400 5.574 15.5 3.2

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.039 5.058 5.273 4.6 4.3 5.504 5.795 5.702 3.6 -1.6

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.492 1.549 1.551 4.0 0.1 1.632 1.616 1.622 -0.6 0.4

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

12.535 13.042 12.941 3.2 -0.8   15.073 15.020   -0.4

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.139 2.999 3.422 60.0 14.1          

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.067 1.302 1.383 29.6 6.2 1.302 1.491 1.536 18.0 3.0

Electricity per KWH

0.135 0.144 0.142 5.2 -1.4 0.158 0.169 0.157 -0.6 -7.1

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

2.228 3.361 3.477 56.1 3.5 2.774 4.113 4.152 49.7 0.9

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.159 3.265 3.385 56.8 3.7 2.709 4.034 4.075 50.4 1.0

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.509 3.626 3.730 48.7 2.9 2.982 4.246 4.283 43.6 0.9

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.782 3.945 4.040 45.2 2.4 3.085 4.405 4.441 44.0 0.8

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

2.460 3.366 3.550 44.3 5.5 2.879 3.913 4.020 39.6 2.7

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.