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Prices and Wages by Decade: 1830-1839

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.

Wages in the United States, 1830-1839

Wages reported at State and Local Levels, 1830-1839

WAGES in NEW HAMPSHIRE, 1830s

Wages, 1830s - Analysis

Wages in Foreign Countries, 1830s

Prices in the United States, 1830-1839

PRICES for FOOD, 1830s

PRICES for HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, 1830s

PRICES for CLOTHING and SEWING SUPPLIES, 1830s

COST of TRANSPORTATION, 1830s

Image source: Scriber's Magazine, July 1888, p. 175

COST of LAND, 1830s

PRICES for TOOLS and BUILDING MATERIALS, 1830s

COST of HEALTH CARE and INSURANCE, 1830s

COST of ATTENDING COLLEGE, 1830s

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PRICES for SERVICES, 1830s

Prices in Foreign Countries, 1830-1839

Prices in MULTIPLE COUNTRIES, 1830s

Click the tabs above for single countries.

Prices in CANADA, 1830s

Prices in FRANCE, 1830s

Prices in GREAT BRITAIN, 1830s

Prices in ITALY, 1830s

Prices in SWEDEN, 1830s

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