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How much did it cost in Morris County, New Jersey?
a survey of retail prices advertised in the Daily Record, July 1-15, 2013

Automobiles
New
Chrysler, Town & Country, 30,620.00
Honda, Accord, touring, 34,220.00
Toyota, Sienna, 26,585.00
Used
2010, Toyota Corolla, 11,998.00/each
2009, Jeep Grand Cherokee, 15,995.00
2006, Ford Focus, 8,885.00/each

Clothing
(clothing is advertised by chain discount stores in newspaper inserts)
Men's golf shirt, Nike, 40.00/each
Men's shorts, Champion, 14.00/pair
Men's swim trunks, 32.00/pair
Running shoes, Nike, 79.99/pair
Women's bathing suits, 34.99/each

Employment & services
Daily Record devotes 1/2 page to job ads. The paper partners with CareerBuilder job database. Accountant, 47K/year
Accounts payable clerk, 31K/year
Office Manager, 55K/year
Production workers, 2nd shift, 10.25/hour
Public Safety Telecommunicator, 37K/year
Tractor trailer driver, 24.68/hour

Food & beverages
(Food is advertised in discount store inserts only.
These prices are from the shelves FoodTown, Cedar Knolls, NJ
.)
Baby food, Gerber's, 2.00/three 4 oz jars
Bacon, Oscar Meyer, center cut, 6.99/12 oz
Bananas, .79/lb
Beef, London Broil, 3.99/lb
Bisquick, original, 2.89/20 oz box
Blueberries, Jersey Fresh, 3.99/pint
Bread, Levy's Real Jewish Rye, 3.79/lb loaf
Cantaloupes, 2.99/each
Cereal, Cheerios, 3.99/14 oz box
Cheese, Land O Lakes, American, 6.49/lb
Chicken, Perdue, Whole chicken, 1.59/lb
Coffee, Chock Full O'Nuts, 3.99/10.5 oz can
Cookies, Nabisco, Oreo, 4.99/19.1 oz bag
Crackers, Nabisco, Ritz, 3.99/13.7 oz box
Eggs, Grade A, large, 2.39/dozen
English muffins, Thomas, 3.59/4 pack
Fish, tuna, Bumblebee, solid white, 1.79/5 oz can
Flour, Pillsbury, 2.99/5 lb bag
Ice cream, Edy's Grand, 4.99/1.5 qt
Jell-O, .95/3 oz box
Juice, V-8, 3.99/64oz
Ketchup, Heinz, 1.99/20 oz bottle
Macaroni & cheese, Kraft Dinner, 1.49/7.25 oz box
Mayonnaise, Hellman's, 4.59/30 oz jar
Oatmeal, Quaker, 2.99/18 oz cannister
Pancake mix, Aunt Jemima, Original, 1.99/16 oz box Peaches, .99/lb
Peanut butter, Skippy, creamy, 3.19/16.3 oz jar
Potato chips, lays Classic, 3.49/8.5 oz bag
Soda, Cocoa Cola, 1.79/2 litre bottle
Soup, Campbells, Tomato, 1.99/10 3/4 oz can
Strawberries, California, 3.99/1 lb container
Sugar, Domino, 2.99/4 lb. bag
Tea, Lipton, 3.99/100 bags

Furniture
Baby crib, 249.00
Bed, queen, 985.00/each
Dining room set, Thomasville, 5,254.00/8 pieces
Sofa, 100", 1,679.00/each

Household & seasonal goods
Air conditioner, Frigidaire, 6000 BTU, 179.99/each
Aluminum foil, Reynolds, 4.49/50 sq ft
Bleach, Clorox, 2.99/64 oz
Charcoal briquets, FoodTown, 7.99/18 oz bag
Coffee maker, Mr. Coffee, 12 cup, 49.00/each
Dish detergent, Joy, 1.59/12.6 fl oz
Fan, portable, 10", 34.99/each
Grill, Coleman, NCT 200, 219.99/each
Laundry detergent, Tide, liquid, 8.99/50 oz
Microwave, General Electric, 1.1 cu ft, 109.99/each
Paper towels, Bounty, 17.99/12 roll pack
Range, Fridigaire, gas, convection, 1,019.00/each
Refrigerator, Frigidaire, 18.2 cu ft, 529.00/each
Sheets, queen, 79.99/8 pieces

Newspapers
Daily Record [Morristown NJ], 1.00/daily paper

Personal care & health
Bandages, Band Aids, 2.99/60 ct
Deodorant, Mennen, Speed Stick, 3.19/2,7 oz
Diapers, Huggies, disposable, size 3, 23.99/86 ct
Mouthwash, Listerine, 3.9/8.5 fl oz
Pain reliever, Advil, 6.99/50 ct bottle
QTips, 4.29/500 ct
Shampoo, Pantene, 3.99/12.6 fl oz
Soap, Ivory, 1.59/3 bars 9.5oz
Toothpaste, Crest, 2.89/6.4 oz
Vitamins, One A Day, Women's, 9.39/100 tablets

Real estate
Houses for sale
Denville, 5 bedrooms, colonial, 675,000.
Mt. Arlington, 2 br, condo, 229,000.
Rockaway Twp., 3 br, 355,000.
Houses for rent
Landing, 2 br, 1,700./month

Apartments & rooms
Chester, 1 br, 900./month Florham Park, efficiency, 975./month
Morristown, 1 br, 1,350./month

Recreation & amusements
Bicycle, Diamondback, Mountain, 359.00/each
Camcorder, Sony, CX220, 249.00/each
Camera, Nikon, Coolpix, 239.00/each
Computer, Dell, Laptop, 429.99/each
Crayons, Crayola, 3.79/24 ct box
DVD, movies, 14.99/each
Fishing rod, Skeet Reese, 99.99/each
Golf clubs, Top Flite, 399.99/set
Kindle Fire, 199.00/each
Navigation system, Pioneer, 799.99/each
Telephone, iPhone 5, 199.99/each
Tennis racquet, Wilson, 79.99
Wagon, Radio Flyer, 67.00/each


How much did it cost to stock Thanksgiving tables in 2013?
These prices were posted in Foodtown, [Cedar Knolls, New Jersey], November 5, 2013.
Meat, fowl & fish
Bacon, Oscar Mayer, center cut, 6.99/12 oz
Beef, round bottom roast, 2.99/lb
Chicken, Perdue, roaster, 1.889/lb
Ham, Cook's, 1.59/lb
Pork, boneless loin, 3.99/lb
Sausage, Jones, 2.49/5 oz
Shrimp, 11.99/lb
Turkey, Butterball, 1.79/lb

Vegetables
Beans, string, 2.49/lb
Broccoli crowns, 2.49/lb
Carrots, 1.99/2 lbs
Onions, 2.99/3 lbs
Peas, Green Giant, frozen, 4.00/two 20 oz bags
Squash, acorn, 1.29/lb
Turnips, yellow, .79/lb

Fruits & nuts
Apples, McIntosh, .77/lb
Cranberries, Ocean Spray, 2.99/12 oz bag
Cranberry sauce, Ocean Spray, 1.69/14 oz can
Grapefruit, .99/each
Grapes, red seedless, 3.49/lb
Oranges, California, 1.99/3
Pecans, Diamond, 8.99/8 oz
Pears, Anjou, 1.69/lb
Pineapples, fresh, 2.99/each
Tangerines, 3.99/5 lbs
Walnuts, Diamond, shelled, 6.99/10 oz

Dairy, eggs & cheese
Butter, Land O'Lakes, 5.49/lb
Cheese, Kraft, American singles, 5.49/16 oz
Cheese, cream, Philadelphia, 2.69/8 oz
Cream, sour, Breakstone, 4.39/24 oz
Eggs, extra large, 2.49/dozen
Margarines, Flesichmann, 3.09/lb

Desserts
Cake, Pepperidge Farm, 4.99/19.6 oz
Ice cream, Edy's, 4.99/48 oz
Pie, pumpkin, 3.99/22 oz
Pie, Sara Lee, frozen, 7.99/37 oz

Baking, cereals, spices & condiments
Chocolate morsels, Nestle's, 5.99/23 oz bag
Flour, Pillsbury, 2.99/5 lbs
Pie crust, Jiffy, mix, .95/9 oz
Pumpkin, Libby's, canned, 1.99/15 oz
Shortening, Crisco, 6.49/48 oz cannister
Sugar, Domino, granulated, 2.89/4 lbs
Vanilla, McCormick's, extract, 2.99/1 fl oz

Beverages
Coffee, Maxwell House, 3.99/11.5 oz
Juice, Tropicana, orange, 7.00/two 59 oz bottles
Tea, Lipton, 3.99/100 tea bags

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