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How much did it cost in Morris County, New Jersey?
a survey of retail prices advertised in the Daily Record, January 1-15, 1996


Automobiles
New
BMW 328is, 29,780.00
Plymouth Voyager, 15,999.00
Subaru Legacy Wagon, 14,999.00
Used
1993, Chrysler LeBaron GTC, loaded, 13,5000.00
1990, Ford Crown Victoria, 5,300.00
1986, Oldsmobile Delta 88, 4 door, 1,600.00

Clothing
Children's jogging set, 11.40-68.00/set
Infant/toddlers' playwear, Buster Brown, 9.80-46.00/each
Men's coat, London Fog, 105.00-275.00/each
Men's denim jeans, Levi's, 34.00-49.00/pair
Men's shirt, 14.00-20.00/each
Men's slacks, Dockers, 34.99-45.00/pair
Men's sportcoat, 70.00-165.00/each
Women's suit, 69.99-239.99/each
Women's dress, 31.99-160.00/each
Women's dress shoes, Liz Claiborne, 28.99-59.00/pair
Women's sweater, 20.30-35.00/each

Employment
Groundskeeper, 6.00/hour
Home health aides, 8.00/hour
Manager trainee, 400.00-700.00/week
Newspaper delivery, 400.00-500.00/month
Pizza delivery person, 8.00-10.00/hour
Telemarketer, 8.00/hour, plus commission

Food & beverages
Apples, Golden Delicious, .99/lb
Bacon, Plumrose, 1.24/lb
Beef, boneless chuck steak, 1.89/lb
Bread, rye, .94/19 oz loaf
Cake mix, Duncan Hines, .96/18.25 oz box
Chicken, legs & wings, .69/lb
Clementines, 5.99/5 lb box
Coffee, Chock Full O Nuts, 1.96/10 oz can
Cookies, Keebler, Chips Deluxe, 1.59/16-18 oz packages
Crackers, Sunshine, Krispy saltines, 1.19/15 oz box
Fish, canned pink salmon, Bumble Bee, 1.34/15 oz can
Frankfurters, Ball Park, 1.99/14 oz package
Ice cream, Friendly's, 1.99/half gallon
Juice, grapefruit, 2.49/half gallon
Juice, orange, Foodtown, .59/12 oz can
Ketchup, Hunts, .96/24 oz bottle
Margarine, Shedd's Spread/Country Crock, .49/16 oz container
Oranges, Sunkist, navel, 1.99/4 lb bag
Pasta, Muellers, .96/three 16 oz boxes
Pickles, B & G, 1.24/24 oz jar
Popcorn, Newman's Own, 1.09/10.5 oz box
Raspberries, 1.99/6 oz container
Soda, Coca Cola, .99/six 12 oz cans
Strawberries, 1.69/pint
Tomato sauce, Mama Rizzo's, 1.14/26 oz jar
Tortillas, Gringo Pete's, .96/16 oz container
Tuna, Star Kist, chunk light, 3.99/eight 6 oz cans
Yogurt, Axelrod, 1.00/four 8 oz cups

Furniture
Armoire, solid pine, 539.00/each
Bed, futon/bunk bed, 299.99/each
Bed, water, 199.00/king or queen complete set
Chair, recliner, 288.00-380.00/each
Chairs, leather swivel recliner with ottoman, 149.00/each
Dining room set, 299.00/5 piece set
Living room set, 499.00/6 piece set
Loveseat, 299.00/each
Sofa, 369.99/each

Household goods
Cookware set, stainless steel, Revere, 69.95-205.00/9 piece set
Dinnerware, fine china, 67 piece service for 12, 79.99-159.00/set
Laundry soap, Purex, 2.69/gallon
Microwave oven, RCA, 269.00/each
Paper towels, Bounty, .44/64 sheet roll
Refrigerator, General Electric, 20.7 cu ft, side by side, 1,199.00/each
Sheets, king or queen, 9.99-32.00/each

Newspapers
Daily Record [Morristown NJ] .25/daily paper

Personal care & health
Cough drops, Robitussin, 1.20/25 count package
Hair spray, Rave, .79/3.5 oz container
Pain reliever, aspirin, FoodTown, 1.88/250 count bottle

Real estate
Houses for sale
Boonton Twp., 4 bedrooms, 2 acres, 253,000.00
Cedar Knolls, 3 bedrooms, 251,000.00
Mendham, 4 bedrooms, 384,900.00
Houses for rent
Mt. Arlington, 3 bedrooms, 960.00/month
Roxbury, 3 bedrooms, 950.00/moneth
Whippany, 3 bedrooms, 1,600.00/month
Apartments & rooms
Boonton, 1 bedroom, 710.00/month
Chatham, 2 bedrooms, 1,005.00/month
Roxbury, 2 bedrooms, 850.00/month

Recreation & amusements
Antiques Show, Birchwood Manor, 6.00/admission
Camcorder, 8mm Handy Cam, 447.77/each
CD player, Aiwa, 199.98/each
Computer, Compaq Presario, 1,999.99/each
Internet access, IDT, 15.00/month
Keyboard, Yamaha, 500.00/each
Lunch, Brookside Diner, 5.95/plate
Motel room, Mountain Inn, 39.50/night
Sand Art Critters Kit, 12.99/5 critters
Snowboard, 200.00/each
Super Nintendo, 159.99/each
Super Nintendo games, 18.99/each
Tanning, World Gym, 5 sessions, 25.00/each
Telephone, cell, Bell Atlantic, 14.99/month & .35/minute
Television, 48" stereo, Toshiba, 1,996.00/each
VCR, RCA, 229.00/each
Videos, James Bond deluxe collectors set, 89.92/set

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