# How much did stuff cost in 1988?

## How much did stuff cost in 1988?

-In 1988 a movie ticket was \$4.11 and today national average is \$9.27. -Gas has gone up about 200 per cent since 1988. In ’88 gas was 0.96 cents a gallon and today the average is \$2.87. -A typical gallon of milk 30 years ago was \$2.19, today around \$2.89 (where are they buying milk?)

### How much did a new house cost in 1988?

Then and Now: The Housing Market in 1988 versus 2017

Measurement 1988 2017
Measurement 1988 2017
Median new home sale price (*) \$233,184 \$323,100
Median new home size 1,810 2,422
Median existing home sale price \$187,053 \$247,200

#### What was the cost of bread in 1988?

15. Bread. A one-pound loaf of white bread recently cost an average of \$1.28 — in cities tracked by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS also has data for mid-1988, when the price of such a loaf was about \$0.60.

How much did food cost in the 1980s?

Prices for Food, 1980-2019 (\$20) Between 1980 and 2019: Food experienced an average inflation rate of 2.84% per year….How much did a loaf of bread cost in 1980?

YEAR Cost of 1 lb. of Bread Federal Minimum Wage
1980 \$0.50 \$3.10
1990 \$0.75 \$3.80
2000 \$1.99 \$5.15
2010 \$2.99 \$7.25

What did a loaf of bread cost in 1987?

item 1985 1987
milk 1.98 1.98
gas 1.24 1.07
car \$6,495.00 \$7,012.00

## How much did a dozen eggs cost in 1987?

Prices

Cost of a new home: \$127,200.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: \$0.22
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: \$0.95
Cost of a dozen eggs: \$0.78
Cost of a gallon of Milk: \$2.28

### What did a gallon of milk cost in 1989?

Prices

Cost of a new home: \$148,800.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: \$0.25
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: \$1.12
Cost of a dozen eggs: \$0.96
Cost of a gallon of Milk: \$2.34

#### How much did a TV cost in 1989?

Buying power of \$300 since 1950

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
1989 \$142.62 -2.00%
1990 \$139.95 -1.87%
1991 \$136.66 -2.35%
1992 \$135.74 -0.68%

How much was a TV in 1970?

It’s question worth revisiting in more detail. In the early 1970s a good, 21-inch console color television might cost you \$500. In today’s money that would be around \$3300. A good tabletop set might be \$350, or about \$2200 today.

How much was a loaf of bread in the 1980s?

According to the State Library of Victoria, in 1980 a loaf of bread cost just 54 cents, but relative to today, and adjusted for inflation, it’s only a difference of around 25 cents per loaf.

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