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Prices and Wages by Decade: 1800-1809

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, 1800-1809

Wages in Foreign Countries, 1800-1809

Prices and Wages, 1800s - Analysis

Prices in the United States, 1800-1809

PRICES for FOOD, 1800s

PRICES for HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, 1800s

PRICES for CLOTHING and SEWING SUPPLIES, 1800s

PRICES for BUILDING MATERIALS, 1800s

TRANSPORTATION RATES, 1800s

PRICES for SERVICES, 1800s

COST of EDUCATION (non-college), 1800s

COST to ATTEND COLLEGE, 1800s

COST of HEALTH CARE, 1800s

WHOLESALE PRICES, 1800s

Prices in Foreign Countries, 1800-1809

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