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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, 2002


Automobiles
Mazda MPL LX, new 22,995.00
Ford Taurus LX, new, 13,658.00
Pontiac Grand Am, new 13,499.00
Chrysler Voyager LX, used 2001 17,771.00
Chevy Lumina, used, 1999 8,888.00
Chevy Monte Carlo, used, 1999 11,992.00
Oil, motor, GTX 1.20/quart
Tires, Cooper 59.00-69.00/tire

Beverages
Coffee, Taster's Choice, instant 4.99/7 oz jar
Cola, Coca Cola .99/2 litre bottle
Water, 500ml, American Fare 1.99/12 pack

Clothing
Men's Docker pants 29.99
Men's Docker shirt 28.50
Men's polo shirt 12.99
Men's shoes, Docker 49.99
Women's polo shirts reg. 8.99, sale 5.99
Women's sundresses, Sears 19.99
Women's handbag 27.30
Women's dress shoes reg. 59.99, sale 34.99
Children's shorts & tee shirts 4.99
Watch, women's, Bulova 119.00

Employment
Administrative assistant 17.00-20.00/hour
Computer systems analyst 75,000.00/year
Executive assistant 48,000.00/year
Machine mechanics 15.00-18.00/hour
Senior Accountant 55,000.00/year
Tractor-trailer driver 725.00/week
Yardwork 12.00/hour

Food
Apples, Granny Smith .99/lb
Bananas 1.00/3 lbs
Beef, London broil 2.49/lb
Bread, all flavors, Arnold 1.39/1lb 8oz loaf
Broccoli 1.50/bunch
Butter, Land O Lakes 3.99/1 lb package
Cantaloupe .99/each [large]
Cereal, Kellogg's Froot Loops 7.00/2 24.8oz
Cookies, Nabisco Fig Newtons 5.00/2 11-16 oz pkgs
Ice cream, Turkey Hill 2.74/half gallon
Onions, Vidalia 1.49/2 lb bag
Peanut butter, Jif 1.79/18 oz jar
Potatoes, Yukon Gold or Red 2.99/3 lb bag
Preserves, grape jelly, Polaner .99/jar
Strawberries 3.00/2 lb container
Watermelon, seedless 1.00/2lbs

Furniture
Dining room set, 5 piece, oak 399.00
Mattress, twin, Sealy Beddington 99.00
Patio dining set, 8 piece 398.86
Sofa, chair & ottoman 1,299.00

Garden equipment
Annuals 11.99/flat
Geraniums 9.99/8" container
Grass seed 6.99/3 lbs
Hose, 100' 24.99
Lawn mowers, Sears 169.99-349.99
Rose bushes 10.99-14.99

Household goods
Bedspread/comforter, twin size 29.99
Clothes dryer, Maytag 399.00
Cookware, Farberware, 13 pieces 79.99
Dishwashing liquid, Joy 5.00/2 28 oz bottles
Laundry detergent, Tide, 7.00/2 50 oz jugs
Microwave, 1.4 cu ft, Sears Kenmore 249.99
Mini-blinds, 23", Home Essentials 3.49
Paint, indoor, True Value E-Z Kare 13.00/gallon
Refrigerator, 18.2 cu ft, Sears 399.99
Telephone, cordless, Panasonic 59.99-89.99
Vacuum cleaner, Eureka 69.88-149.99
Washing machine, Maytag 499.00

Medicine & health care
Pepto-Bismol 4.59/16 oz bottle
Tylenol 5.99/100 count bottle
Vitamins, Century 6.99/300 count bottle

Newspapers
Daily Record .25/weekday paper
Classified advertising:
Transportation 4 lines, 7 days 25.50
Merchandise 4 lines, 7 days 25.00
Merchandise (under 100.00) 7 lines, 7 days 15.00

Personal care
Cold cream, Ponds 5.00/6.1 oz container
Deodorant, Gillette 2.19/2.25 oz container
Shampoo, Herbal Essence 3.00/25.4 oz
Toothpaste, Colgate 1.89/8.2 oz tube

Professional Services
Film developing, Eckerd 5.99/24 exposure
Gutter cleaning 35.00-85.00/house

Real estate
Tudor style, 4 bedroom, Randolph 364,900.00
Dutch style, 4 bedroom, Washington Twp 374,900.00
Colonial, 5 bedrooms, Morris Twp 859,000.00
Colonial, 3 bedrooms, Morris Plains 359,900.00
Raised ranch, 3 bedrooms, Roxbury 235,000.00
Apartments, 5 & 6 rooms, Madison 800.00/month

Recreation & amusements
Baseball glove 49.99
Bicycle, adult size, Huffy 129.99
Camera, digital, Sony 399.00-699.00
Camera film, 24 exp., Kodak 7.49/4 rolls
Circus, Cole Bros. 14.00/adults, 9.00/children & seniors
Compact discs 11.98
Roller blades 119.99
Sneakers, Keds 19.99-29.99
Suitcases, Samsonite reg. 220.00, sale 109.00
Swing set with slide reg. 154.94, sale 128.88
Television, color 25" 289.99

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