Special Report

The Price of Bacon and Eggs the Year You Were Born

Source: The Sporting News Archives / Wikimedia Commons

1959
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.54
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.13
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.44
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $4.15

Source: Alden Jewell / Wikimedia Commons

1960
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.54
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.96
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.47
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $4.40

Source: The U.S. National Archives / Wikimedia Commons

1961
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.58
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.35
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.47
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $4.35

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1962
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.58
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.24
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.45
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $4.07

Source: Executive Office of the President of the United States / Wikimedia Commons

1963
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.56
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.02
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.46
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $4.08

Source: Harry Pot, / Wikimedia Commons

1964
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.56
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.97
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.45
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.98

Source: Seattle Municipal Archives / Wikimedia Commons

1965
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.69
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.97
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.44
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.83

Source: NASA / Wikimedia Commons

1966
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.81
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.83
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.50
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $4.24

Source: JOHN LLOYD / Flickr

1967
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.71
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.82
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.42
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.44

Source: Ollie Atkins, White House photographer / Library of Congress / Wikimedia Commons

1968
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.69
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.43
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.45
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.56