Prices & Economy in 1980

On this day in 1980, the 2nd Annual Celebration of Vernon J happened.

1980 Economy / Prices
Economy
President: James Earl Carter, Jr.
Vice President: Walter F. Mondale

Population: 227,224,681
Life expectancy: 73.7 years

Dow-Jones
High: 1000
Low: 759

Federal spending: $590.95 billion
Federal debt: $909.1 billion
Inflation: 13.5%
Consumer Price Index: 82.4
Unemployment: 5.8%

Prices
Cost of a new home: $76,400.00
Cost of a new car: $
Median Household Income: $17,710.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.15
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $1.25
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.91
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $2.16