Price Changes Of Groceries
Relative To Salary Changes

By Michael Hurley

Ahh, remember the good old days when steak was 16 cents per pound, or when chicken was 12 1/2 cents per pound? What a deal! Or was it?


Introduction
Table of Average Incomes
Shopping List for 1900
Shopping List for 1910
Shopping List for 1920
Shopping List for 1930
Shopping List for 1940
Shopping List for 1950
Shopping List for 1960
Shopping List for 1970
Shopping List for 1980
Chart Showing Food Price/ Average Weekly Income
Sources