Ms. Posey's 2nd Period
Great Gatsby Cost of Living
In the 1920's the average wages per year were $750.00 and wages per year in 2015 is $45,000.00.
Average price of children's clothing
The average cost of boys clothing in the 1920s was 8 dollars and girls clothing was 3 dollars. Today the average cost of girls clothing is 50 dollars and boys clothing is 64 dollars.