Special Report

The Price of Bacon and Eggs the Year You Were Born

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1969
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.75
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.58
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.53
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.97

Source: CBS Television / Wikimedia Commons

1970
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.81
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.70
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.53
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.72

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1971
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.68
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.63
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.45
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.08

Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration / Wikimedia Commons

1972
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $0.83
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.43
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.45
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.96

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1973
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.14
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $7.05
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.67
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $4.15

Source: ABC Television / Wikimedia Commons

1974
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.14
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.32
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.67
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.75

Source: O'Halloran, Thomas J. / Library of Congress / Wikimedia Commons

1975
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.53
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $7.78
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.66
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.37

Source: White House Photograph Courtesy Gerald R. Ford Library / Wikimedia Commons

1976
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.49
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $7.18
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.72
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.48

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1977
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.37
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.19
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.70
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $3.16

Source: Steve Morgan / Wikimedia Commons

1978
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.57
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.62
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.66
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.78

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