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Average retail food and energy prices, U.S. city average and West region
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Cereals and bakery products

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

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0.530 0.532 0.527 -0.6 -0.9
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0.516 0.481 0.474 -8.1 -1.5

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

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0.721 0.742 0.758 5.1 2.2
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0.726 0.717 0.739 1.8 3.1

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.314 1.267 1.324 0.8 4.5
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1.214 1.092 1.268 4.4 16.1

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

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1.434 1.400 1.413 -1.5 0.9
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1.494 1.437 1.509 1.0 5.0

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

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2.056 2.027 2.020 -1.8 -0.3
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Cookies, chocolate chip, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.630 3.324 3.456 -4.8 4.0
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Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

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

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3.423 3.907 3.917 14.4 0.3
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Ground beef, 100% beef, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.459 3.880 3.884 12.3 0.1
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3.709 4.108 4.162 12.2 1.3

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

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4.801 5.484 5.408 12.6 -1.4
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5.266 5.446 5.629 6.9 3.4

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

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3.790 4.237 4.224 11.5 -0.3
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3.895 4.258 4.339 11.4 1.9

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

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4.250 4.715 4.720 11.1 0.1
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3.967

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

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4.521 5.100 5.133 13.5 0.6
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4.714 4.733 4.855 3.0 2.6

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

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4.674 5.004 5.187 11.0 3.7
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5.116

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

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5.178
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All Uncooked Beef Roasts, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.866 5.299 5.366 10.3 1.3
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5.238 5.418 5.479 4.6 1.1

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

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4.856 5.495 5.577 14.8 1.5
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4.924

Steak, round, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.953 5.539 5.434 9.7 -1.9
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Steak, sirloin, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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5.757
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Steak, sirloin, USDA Choice, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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6.680 7.689 7.870 17.8 2.4
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6.408 7.744 7.496 17.0 -3.2

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

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4.527 5.023 5.155 13.9 2.6
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4.507

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

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6.425 6.974 7.001 9.0 0.4
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7.005 7.302 7.219 3.1 -1.1

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

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4.096 4.245 4.337 5.9 2.2
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3.881 4.514 4.623 19.1 2.4

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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5.494 6.106 6.009 9.4 -1.6
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5.743 6.199 6.048 5.3 -2.4

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

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3.637 4.165 4.270 17.4 2.5
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3.875 4.813 4.930 27.2 2.4

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.973 4.404 4.387 10.4 -0.4
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4.256 4.242 4.144 -2.6 -2.3

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.508 4.024 4.005 14.2 -0.5
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3.636 4.382 4.191 15.3 -4.4

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

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2.430
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Ham, boneless, excluding canned, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.065 4.275 4.371 7.5 2.2
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4.081 4.328 4.473 9.6 3.4

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

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2.837 3.020 3.125 10.2 3.5
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3.280 3.594 3.666 11.8 2.0

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

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2.533 3.054 3.102 22.5 1.6
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2.928 3.498 3.577 22.2 2.3

Other meats

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

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3.009 2.905 2.880 -4.3 -0.9
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Poultry

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

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1.484 1.503 1.495 0.7 -0.5
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1.602 1.548 1.593 -0.6 2.9

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

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

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3.550 3.504 3.444 -3.0 -1.7
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3.494 3.467 3.332 -4.6 -3.9

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

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1.650 1.548 1.553 -5.9 0.3
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1.524

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

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1.624 1.606 1.641 1.0 2.2
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Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

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1.833 1.948 1.950 6.4 0.1

Dairy products

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

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3.449 3.626 3.645 5.7 0.5
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3.228 3.214 3.327 3.1 3.5

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

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American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.092 4.412 4.426 8.2 0.3

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

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5.434 5.560 5.560 2.3 0.0
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4.877 5.306 5.368 10.1 1.2

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

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4.840 4.691 4.719 -2.5 0.6
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5.193 5.105 4.943 -4.8 -3.2

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

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

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1.412 1.393 1.391 -1.5 -0.1
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1.180 1.231 1.193 1.1 -3.1

Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.602 0.607 0.606 0.7 -0.2
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0.672 0.677 0.678 0.9 0.1

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.287 1.299 1.390 8.0 7.0
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1.191 1.334 1.449 21.7 8.6

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.745
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Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.089 1.075 1.128 3.6 4.9
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1.038 1.144 1.178 13.5 3.0

Grapes, Thompson Seedless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.193 2.465 2.356 7.4 -4.4
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2.134 2.478 2.165 1.5 -12.6

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.597 1.867 2.078 30.1 11.3
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1.347 2.048 2.164 60.7 5.7

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.600 2.238 1.971 23.2 -11.9
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1.659 1.997 20.4

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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

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1.691 1.838 1.868 10.5 1.6
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1.651 1.907 1.697 2.8 -11.0

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.704 0.685 0.696 -1.1 1.6
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0.734 0.654 0.680 -7.4 4.0

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.930 1.121 1.108 19.1 -1.2
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0.783

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.543 1.790 1.756 13.8 -1.9
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1.494 1.714 1.727 15.6 0.8

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

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1.430 1.675 1.633 14.2 -2.5
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1.605 1.771 1.585 -1.2 -10.5

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.732 1.774 1.808 4.4 1.9
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Cabbage, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Carrots, short trimmed and topped, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Celery, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Peppers, sweet, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.330 2.594 2.718 16.7 4.8
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Processed fruits and vegetables

Orange juice, frozen concentrate, 12 oz. can, per 16 oz. (473.2 ml)

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2.540 2.510 2.547 0.3 1.5
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Beans, dried, any type, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.418 1.476 1.477 4.2 0.1
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1.410 1.379 1.369 -2.9 -0.7

Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

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

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0.641 0.610 0.596 -7.0 -2.3
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0.583 0.629 0.629 7.9 0.0

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

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0.652 0.627 0.604 -7.4 -3.7
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Fats and oils

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Margarine, soft, tubs, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.108 2.085 2.066 -2.0 -0.9
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2.363 2.237 2.117 -10.4 -5.4

Peanut butter, creamy, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.736 2.474 2.401 -12.2 -3.0
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Nonalcoholic beverages

Cola, nondiet, per 2 liters (67.6 oz) (2)

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Coffee, 100%, ground roast, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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5.394 4.670 5.099 -5.5 9.2
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Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

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4.688 4.350 4.308 -8.1 -1.0
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4.900 4.155 4.158 -15.1 0.1

Alcoholic beverages at home

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

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1.237 1.342 1.191 -3.7 -11.3
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1.385 1.396 1.184 -14.5 -15.2

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

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9.898 12.082 10.961 10.7 -9.3
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9.992 12.561 11.702 17.1 -6.8

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

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3.604 3.779 3.753 4.1 -0.7
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3.819 3.859 3.874 1.4 0.4

Utility (piped) gas per therm

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1.025 1.088 1.093 6.6 0.5
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1.136 1.238 1.283 12.9 3.6

Electricity per KWH

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0.137 0.143 0.143 4.4 0.0
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0.155 0.163 0.162 4.5 -0.6

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

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3.687 3.750 3.690 0.1 -1.6
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3.923 3.956 3.944 0.5 -0.3

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.628 3.695 3.633 0.1 -1.7
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3.875 3.913 3.902 0.7 -0.3

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.788 3.881 3.819 0.8 -1.6
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4.025 4.045 4.040 0.4 -0.1

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.951 4.027 3.976 0.6 -1.3
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4.092 4.137 4.118 0.6 -0.5

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.863 3.919 3.896 0.9 -0.6
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4.018 4.039 4.032 0.3 -0.2

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.

Last Modified Date: August 26, 2014

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