Dr. King's 7th Period

Great Gatsby Cost of Living

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Men's Clothing

Shoes- 1920's- $4.00 and in 2014 $85

Suit- 1920's- $10.00 and in 2014 $300

Tie- 1920's- $2.00 and in 2014 $40

Coat- 1920's $3.00 and in 2014 $80


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Food

Bread- 1920's- $0.09 and 2014- $1.98

Eggs- 1920's- $0.47 and 2014- $2.32

Gallon of Milk- 1920's $0.33 and 2014- $3.95


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Gallon of Gas

Average price of a gallon of gas in the 1920's was $0.20.

Average price of a gallon of gas in 2015 is $2.45.

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Car

Average price of a car in the 1920's was $525.

Average price of a car in 2015 is $22,682.00.

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Average Wages

Yearly Average Wage in 1920's- $1407.00

Hourly Wage was $1-$3


Yearly Average Wage in 2014- $44, 888

Hourly Wage is $7.50


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Children's Clothing

Children's Vest and Pants in 1920's- $0.68 and in 2015 $40

Children's ALL wool sweater in 1920's- $4.98 and in 2015 $60


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Champagne

Average cost of a bottle of champagne in the 1920's was $0.35

Average cost of a bottle of champagne in 2014 was $250.

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