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Prices and Wages by Decade: 2020-present

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, 2020

Prices in the United States, 2020

PRICES for FOOD and FUEL, 2020s

PRICES for TRANSPORTATION, 2020s

PRICES for SERVICES, 2020s

Buying power of historic wages expressed in today's dollars

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