In the Roaring ’20s, milk was 35¢ or so per gallon. But when the Great Depression hit in 1929, fewer people could afford milk and dairy farmers still had a lot of milk to sell. The price dropped from 35¢ per gallon to 26¢ per gallon. It doesn’t sound like much, but 9¢ in 1930 is about $1.09 in today’s dollars. via
How much was a bottle of milk in 1940?
1940: 52¢ per gallon. via
What would a dollar buy in 1930?
$1 in 1930 is equivalent in purchasing power to about $16.35 today, an increase of $15.35 over 91 years. The dollar had an average inflation rate of 3.12% per year between 1930 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 1,534.75%. via
How much did a mansion cost in 1930?
While a house bought in 1930 for around $6,000 may be worth roughly $195,000 today, when adjusted for inflation, the appreciation is not as impressive as it seems. via
How much did a cup of coffee cost in 1930?
A TIME WHEN COFFEE COST 5 CENTS, MOVIES WERE 10 CENTS AND PEOPLE. People complain these days about the high cost of living. When I was growing up in Hartford in the 1930s, for 3 cents, we could buy The Courant, The Hartford Times or a postage stamp. via
How much is $100 worth in 1930?
$100 in 1930 is equivalent in purchasing power to about $1,634.75 today, an increase of $1,534.75 over 91 years. The dollar had an average inflation rate of 3.12% per year between 1930 and today, producing a cumulative price increase of 1,534.75%. via
What was minimum wage in 1930?
In the depths of the 1930s depression, both unemployed and union workers mobilized to successfully support the passage of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which established the first national minimum wage at $0.25/hour (equivalent to $4.31/hour in 2017 dollars). via
How much did a car cost in 1940?
A new car back in 1940s was about 800 dollars and a gallon of gas was whooping 18 cents. On average most cars got about 15 to 20 miles per gallon. via
How much was a house in 1940?
Houses weren't always this expensive. In 1940, the median home value in the U.S. was just $2,938. In 1980, it was $47,200, and by 2000, it had risen to $119,600. Even adjusted for inflation, the median home price in 1940 would only have been $30,600 in 2000 dollars, according to data from the U.S. Census. via
How much did a dozen eggs cost in 1940?
Eggs cost 33 cents per dozen in 1940. The humble egg is one of those foods that pops up just about everywhere. via
Where is milk cheapest?
It says the world's cheapest milk is made in Cameroon, where it comes from beef cows and is a by-product of producing meat. Its production cost works out to just $1.82 per hundredweight. The next lowest cost country in the world, according to the map above, is Uganda. via
What was the price of milk in 2021?
The 2021 all milk price forecast was lowered 55 cents from last month to $18.30 per cwt, nearly the same as the 2020 average of $18.24 per cwt. via
How much is milk in 2021?
August 2021 Highlights: U.S. simple average prices are: $3.71 per gallon for conventional whole milk, $3.67 per gallon for conventional reduced fat 2% milk, $4.15 per half gallon organic whole milk, and $4.15 per half gallon organic reduced fat 2% milk. via