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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)
Historical
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Cereals and bakery products

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

0.356 0.456 0.498 39.9 9.2          

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

0.778 0.909 0.924 18.8 1.7          

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.073 1.291 1.316 22.6 1.9 1.531 1.852 1.739 13.6 -6.1

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

1.510 1.606 1.691 12.0 5.3 1.677 1.610 1.787 6.6 11.0

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

2.026 2.220 2.230 10.1 0.5          

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

4.068 4.505 4.567 12.3 1.4          

Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

4.565 4.894 4.997 9.5 2.1          

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

4.357 4.794 4.889 12.2 2.0 4.302 4.628 4.609 7.1 -0.4

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

6.016 6.546 6.492 7.9 -0.8          

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

4.869 5.332 5.402 10.9 1.3 4.820 5.374 5.417 12.4 0.8

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)

6.635 7.031 6.705 1.1 -4.6          

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

6.209 6.305 6.270 1.0 -0.6          

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

                   

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

6.824 6.934 6.783 -0.6 -2.2 6.807 7.463 7.456 9.5 -0.1

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

7.297 7.438 7.318 0.3 -1.6 7.281 7.500 7.507 3.1 0.1

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)

10.780 10.447 10.721 -0.5 2.6 11.004 9.643 9.740 -11.5 1.0

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

6.802 7.023 6.900 1.4 -1.8          

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

9.747 9.690 9.830 0.9 1.4 9.790 9.557 9.673 -1.2 1.2

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

6.317 6.605 6.658 5.4 0.8 6.650 7.207 7.130 7.2 -1.1

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

6.670 7.364 7.403 11.0 0.5 7.483 8.223 7.887 5.4 -4.1

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

4.351 4.463 4.468 2.7 0.1          

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.541 4.512 4.418 -2.7 -2.1 4.832 4.484 4.518 -6.5 0.8

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

4.089 4.130 4.068 -0.5 -1.5 4.134 4.037 3.994 -3.4 -1.1

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

                   

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

4.922 5.172 5.381 9.3 4.0 5.318 5.499 5.786 8.8 5.2

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

3.773 3.938 4.117 9.1 4.5 3.455 3.611 3.844 11.3 6.5

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

3.381 3.609 3.683 8.9 2.1 3.329 3.718 3.707 11.4 -0.3

Other meats

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

                   

Poultry

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

1.474 1.824 1.826 23.9 0.1   2.027 1.912   -5.7

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

                   

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

3.353 4.310 4.568 36.2 6.0 4.002 4.980 5.072 26.7 1.8

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

1.611 1.861 1.882 16.8 1.1          

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

                   

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

1.642 2.863 2.707 64.9 -5.4   3.113 2.926   -6.0

Dairy products

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

3.557 4.204 4.153 16.8 -1.2 3.946 4.669 4.611 16.9 -1.2

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

                   

American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

3.989 4.340 4.509 13.0 3.9 4.345 4.899 4.804 10.6 -1.9

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

5.386 5.645 5.777 7.3 2.3 5.839 5.898 6.110 4.6 3.6

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

4.886 5.352 5.536 13.3 3.4 5.038 5.497 5.434 7.9 -1.1

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

                   

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.595 0.642 0.640 7.6 -0.3     0.642    

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.354 1.546 1.600 18.2 3.5          

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)

2.754                  

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

1.953 2.261 2.192 12.2 -3.1          

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

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

2.318 2.438 2.317 0.0 -5.0          

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

0.769 0.875 0.891 15.9 1.8 0.823 1.006 1.014 23.2 0.8

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

                   

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

  2.993 2.973   -0.7          

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

1.830 1.819 1.842 0.7 1.3   1.860 2.032   9.2

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)

2.594 2.856 2.887 11.3 1.1          

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

1.421 1.640 1.639 15.3 -0.1          

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

0.675 0.745 0.765 13.3 2.7          

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

0.648 0.683 0.705 8.8 3.2          

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)

4.605 5.835 5.793 25.8 -0.7          

Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

5.020 5.619 5.766 14.9 2.6 4.269 5.042 5.232 22.6 3.8

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

1.532 1.630 1.660 8.4 1.8 1.715 1.908 1.964 14.5 2.9

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

13.257 13.308 13.200 -0.4 -0.8 13.509 14.356 13.905 2.9 -3.1

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

2.952 5.973 5.863 98.6 -1.8 2.969 6.111 5.954 100.5 -2.6

Utility (piped) gas per therm

1.219 1.565 1.699 39.4 8.6 1.184 1.527 1.656 39.9 8.4

Electricity per KWH

0.142 0.154 0.160 12.7 3.9 0.177 0.198 0.207 16.9 4.5

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

3.245 4.695 5.149 58.7 9.7 3.161 4.689 5.045 59.6 7.6

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.154 4.604 5.058 60.4 9.9 3.089 4.614 4.959 60.5 7.5

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.496 4.906 5.369 53.6 9.4 3.388 4.939 5.339 57.6 8.1

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.802 5.318 5.774 51.9 8.6 3.611 5.198 5.626 55.8 8.2

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

3.272 5.517 5.758 76.0 4.4 3.230 6.116 6.067 87.8 -0.8

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.