Special Report

The Price of Steak the Year You Were Born

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1935
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.22
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.32

Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press / Wikimedia Commons

1936
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.21
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.07

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1937
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.23
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.43

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1938
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.22
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.20

Source: Library of Congress / Wikimedia Commons

1939
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.22
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.37

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1940
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.23
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.41

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (NLFDR) / Wikimedia Commons

1941
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.24
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.51

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1942
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.27
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.54

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1943
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.27
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.30

Source: U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation / Wikimedia Commons

1944
> Price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $0.26
> Inflation-adjusted price of 1 pound of sirloin steak: $4.03

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