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Prices and Wages by Decade: 1800's

Links to U. S. government documents listing retail prices for typical consumer purchases, and wages for common occupations. All data is for the United States unless specifically indicated.

1800s

You can also use the drop down boxes on the tabs to get to each decade.

1800-1809

1810-1819

1820-1829

1830-1839

1840-1849

1850-1859

1860-1869

1870-1879

1880-1889

1890-1899