Special Report

The Price of Bacon and Eggs the Year You Were Born

Source: Library of Congress / Wikimedia Commons

1989
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $1.84
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.08
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.95
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.10

Source: Andrew Thomas / Wikimedia Commons

1990
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.18
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.58
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.00
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.09

Source: U.S. Air Force / Wikimedia Commons

1991
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.31
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.64
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.97
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.96

Source: Gary B. Edstrom / Wikimedia Commons

1992
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.01
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $3.94
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.87
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.70

Source: Official White House photograph / Wikimedia Commons

1993
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.13
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.05
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.94
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.78

Source: Andrea Booher / FEMA / Wikimedia Commons

1994
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.27
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.21
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.92
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.70

Source: NASA / Wikimedia Commons

1995
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.31
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.16
> Price of a dozen eggs: $0.97
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.74

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

1996
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.87
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.01
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.14
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.99

Source: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

1997
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $3.16
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.39
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.12
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.92

Source: Flickr user Kevin Jarrett / Wikimedia Commons

1998
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.93
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.92
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.09
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.83