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##### Asked by: Cary Ruiz De Gordejuela

business and finance gasoline prices# How much did things cost in 1930s?

**1930**12 cents , 1940 20 cents , 1950 30 cents , 1960 45 cents , 1970 70 cents , 1980 99 cents , 1990 89 cents , 2009 $3.99 , 2013 $4.68 , Some of the above can be explained due to the inflation over 80 years , but there are also

**many**other reasons why some

**prices**increased dramatically ( Housing Bubbles.

Beside this, how much did bread cost in the 1930s?

Average **cost** for house rent $26.00 per month. A loaf of **bread** 9 cents. A pound of hamburger meat 12 cents.

**Potatoes cost**$0.18 for 10 pounds. Pork and Beans in a can

**cost**$0.05. 14 oranges

**cost**$0.25.

Keeping this in view, how much did butter cost in 1930?

Two pounds of **butter** - 25 cents. Three pounds of brown sugar - 21 cents.

**1930**: 26¢ per **gallon** In the Roaring '20s, **milk** was 35¢ or so per **gallon**. But when the Great Depression hit in 1929, fewer people could afford **milk** and dairy farmers still had a lot of **milk** to sell. The price dropped from 35¢ per **gallon** to 26¢ per **gallon**.