Prices & Economy in 1985

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President: Ronald W. Reagan
Vice President: George Bush

Population: 237,923,795
Life expectancy: 74.7 years

Dow-Jones
High: 1,553
Low: 1,184

Federal spending: $946.39 billion
Federal debt: $1817.5 billion
Inflation: 3.6%
Consumer Price Index: 107.6
Unemployment: 7.5%

Prices
Cost of a new home: $100,800.00
Cost of a new car: $
Median Household Income: $23,618.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.20 ($0.22 as of 4/3/88)
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $1.20
Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.80
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $2.26