Special Report

The Price of Bacon and Eggs the Year You Were Born

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2009
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.15
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.31
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.53
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.95

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2010
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $4.47
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.62
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.55
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.95

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2011
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.07
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.18
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.69
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.06

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2012
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.15
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.16
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.74
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.08

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2013
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.46
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.43
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.80
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.12

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2014
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.77
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.68
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.95
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.26

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2015
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.41
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.26
> Price of a dozen eggs: $2.30
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.66

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2016
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.44
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.22
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.81
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $2.07

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2017
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.81
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.50
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.64
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.84

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2018
> Price of 1 pound of bacon: $5.71
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of bacon: $6.24
> Price of a dozen eggs: $1.82
> Inflation-adjusted price of a dozen eggs: $1.99