Prices & Economy in 1982

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President: Ronald W. Reagan
Vice President: George Bush

Population: 231,664,458
Life expectancy: 74.5 years

High: 1,070
Low: 776

Federal spending: $745.76 billion
Federal debt: $1137.3 billion
Inflation: 6%
Consumer Price Index: 96.5
Unemployment: 7.6%

Cost of a new home: $83,900.00
Cost of a new car: $
Median Household Income: $20,171.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.20
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $1.30
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.84
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $2.24