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How much did it cost in Morris County, New Jersey?
a survey of retail prices advertised in the Daily Record, May 1-15, 1994


Automobiles
Dodge Intrepid, 17,477.00
Nissan Altima GXE, 14,670.00
Toyota Camry, 14,985.00
Used, Chrysler New Yorker, 1993, 15,777.00
Used, Dodge Caravan SE, 1992, 15,777.00
Used, Ford Bronco II, 1990, 12,477.00
Motor oil, Halvoline, .69-.99/quart
Tires, Goodyear, Aquatred, 70.99-94.99/each

Clothing
Men's sport coat, 99.00/each
Men's suit, pure wool, 188.99-350.00/each
Men's shirt, dress cotton-polyester blend, 19.80-33.00/each
Women's skirt, 14.00-39.99/each
Women's dress, 44.99-73.50/each
Women's dress shoes, 39.99-89.99/each
Women's handbags, 17.50-55.00/each
Kids Oshkosh tees and shorts, 9.99/each

Food & beverages
Apples, Granny Smith, .99/lb
Beans, baked, Campbells, 1.00/3 16 oz cans
Beef, ground, 80% lean, 1.39/lb
Bread, Wonder, .99-1.19/22 oz giant loaf
Butter, Hotel Bar, 1.89/lb
Cake Mix, Duncan Hines, .89/18 oz box
Cereal, Kellogg's Corn Flakes, 2.99/24 oz box
Cheese, Land O Lakes American, 3.99/lb
Chicken, Perdue split breasts, 1.79/lb
Coffee, Maxwell House 39./39 oz can
Cookies, Sunshine Hydrox, 3.00/two 7-12 oz boxes
Crackers, Sunshine Cheez-it, 1.99/10 oz package
Fish, scrod fillet, fresh, 4.99/lb
Hot dogs, Armour, .99/lb
Juice, Hawaiian Punch, .69/1 quart 14 oz can
Juice, Minute Maid, Orange, .99/half gallon
Ketchup, Heinz, 1.99/40 oz bottle
Mayonnaise, Kraft, 1.79/32 oz jar
Onions, Vidalia, .79/lb
Oranges, Florida, 1.69/4 lb bag
Peanut butter, Jif, 1.69/17.3 oz jar
Potatoes, California, 1.99/5 lbs
Soda, Coca Cola, 12 pack, 3.99/2 packs
Spaghetti, 1.00/3 one pound boxes
Strawberries, 1.49/quart
Sugar, 1.39/5 lbs
Tuna, Chicken of the Sea chunk light, .59/6.5 oz can

Furniture
Bedroom set, 7 piece, 2,799.00/set
Chair, recliner, 299.00-549.00/each
Dining room set, 8 piece, 3,499.00/each
Living room set, 3 piece, 999.00-1597.00/each
Mattress, Sealy Posturepedic, queen set, 499.00/each
Sofa, 599.00

Garden equipment
Annual flowers, 8.00/flat of 12
Azaleas, 3.96/1 gallon size
Hose, vinyl, 75', 16.99-19.99/each
Lawn mowers, Toro, 299.00
Picnic table, redwood, 72", 34.99-44.99/set

Household goods
Air conditioner, Carrier, 5100 BTU, 159.00-209.00/each
Aluminum foil, Foodtown, 200' roll, 2.99/each
Bleach, Shop Rite, .99/half gallon
Clothes washer, Maytag, 337.00/each
Cookware, Farberware, 10 pieces, 79.99-150.00/set
Laundry soap, Tide Ultra, 5.99/100 oz container
Range, Tappan, 30", 194.00/each
Refrigerator, Hotpoint, 18 cu ft, 385.00/each
Telephone, Panasonic, cordless with answering machine, 139.00-169.00/each

Newspapers
Daily Record .25/weekday paper

Personal care & health
Antiperspirant, Arm & Hammer, 2.29/1.5oz container
Aspirin, Bayer, 5.29/100 count bottle
Mylanta, liquid, 3.99/12 oz container
Shampoo, Finesse, 2.79/15 oz bottle
Toilet paper, Marcal, .39/1,000 count roll
Toothpaste, Colgate, 2.39/9 oz tube
Tylenol, 4.99/two 50 ct bottles

Real estate
Chatham, 4 bedroom bi-level, 399,000.00
Montville, 4 bedroom contemporary, 319,000.00
Mt. Olive, 3 bedroom cape, 119,000.00
Rent, Denville, 3 bedroom on Indian Lake, 1,300.00/month
Rent, Mt. Arlington, 2 bedroom ranch, 950.00/month
Rent, Rockaway, 3 bedroom duplex, 795.00/month
Apartment, Lake Hiawatha, 1 bedroom, 635.00/month
Apartment, Long Valley, 2 bedrooms, 775.00/month
Apartment, Morristown, 1 bedroom, 720.00/month

Recreation & amusements
Bicycle, Huffy, 10 speed 24", 89.99-99.00/each
Bicycle helmet, 15.99/each
Dinner, Birchwood Manor Whippany, Mother's Day, 12.95/child; 24.95/adult
Movie, Lowes East Hanover, students with ID, 4.00/ticket
Sewing Machine, Singer, "14 stitch," 134.99-200.00/each
Speech, Ben Vereen at County College of Morris, 5.00/CCM students; 7.00/general public
Stereo system, Sony, 100 watts, 5CD changer, 799.00/each
Television, Sony, color stereo 27", 549.00/each
VCR, Panasonic, 4 head "hi fi," 299.00/each

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