Standard Grocery List For The Year 1910 
Items  Unit Price  Total Price  Average Weekly Salary 
1 pound apples 

$0.11 

$0.11 

2 pounds roast 

$0.19 

$0.38 

3 pounds steak 

$0.20 

$0.60 

1 pound bread 

$0.05 

$0.05 

1 pound butter 

$0.39 

$0.39 

3 pounds chicken 

$0.19 

$0.57 

1 pound coffee 

$0.20 

$0.20 

1 dozen eggs 

$0.36 

$0.36 

2 half gallon milk 

$0.17 

$0.34 

bushel of potatoes 

$0.40 

$0.40 

1 pound rice 

$0.08 

$0.08 

1 pound sugar 

$0.05 

$0.05 

Total 

$3.53 

$12.08 

Cost of Food as a Percent of Weekly Income: 29.2% 

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