Prices & Economy in 1983

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President: Ronald W. Reagan
Vice President: George Bush

Population: 233,791,994
Life expectancy: 74.6 years

Dow-Jones
High: 1,287
Low: 1,027

Federal spending: $808.38 billion
Federal debt: $1371.7 billion
Inflation: 7.6%
Consumer Price Index: 99.6
Unemployment: 9.7%

Prices
Cost of a new home: $89,800.00
Cost of a new car: $
Median Household Income: $20,885.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.20
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $1.24
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.86
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $2.24