Special Report

The Price of Bacon and Eggs the Year You Were Born

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1999
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $2.92
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.80
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.03
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.69

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2000
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $3.42
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.44
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.06
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.69

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2001
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $3.55
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.50
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.09
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.70

Source: Sergeant Joseph R. Chenelly, United States Marine Corps / Wikimedia Commons

2002
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $3.58
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.46
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.11
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.69

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2003
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $3.78
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.64
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.26
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.88

Source: Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison Jr., U.S. Air Force / Wikimedia Commons

2004
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.08
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.93
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.34
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.95

Source: Jocelyn Augustino / Wikimedia Commons

2005
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.04
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.67
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.16
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.62

Source: Kjetil Ree / Wikimedia Commons

2006
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.10
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.58
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.21
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.65

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2007
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.25
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.63
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.57
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.07

Source: CODEPINK Women For Peace / Wikimedia Commons

2008
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.22
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.38
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.79
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.28