How Much Things Cost in 1985?


The cost of living in 1985 was based on an inflation rate of 3.55%. The average income was $22,000 with the average cost of housing at $89,000.
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Things in 1985 had a very different cost then today. You were able to get a movie ticket for $2.75, a stamp was $.22 and the average family income was $22,100. You can find more information here:
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In 1956, You could purchase a car for $2,100, House's cost about $17,800, 18 cents for a loaf of bread, 97 cents for a gallon of milk and the stamp was 3 cents.
This question was fun for me to research, I was born in 1956. Of course I can't list everything. Here are a few examples: minimum wage $1.00 an hour, gas $.31 a gallon, average house
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