If you want to see something that will blow your mind and at the same time, make you want to cry, we have a rundown on the cost of living in Louisiana in 1962.

Photo by Aya Salman on Unsplash
Photo by Aya Salman on Unsplash

If they ever invent a time machine, I believe 1962 would be a great year to go back to will these prices of things like a gallon of gas, rent, milk, college tuition, and many more.

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The Cost Of Living In 1962:

  • New House: $12,550
  • New Car: $2,924
  • Average Rent: $110 a month
  • Movie Ticket: $1
  • Gas: $0.27 a gallon
  • Postage Stamp: $0.04
  • Vitamin D Milk: $1.04 a gallon
  • Eggs: $0.32 a dozen
  • Ground Beef: $0.41 per pound
  • Ground Coffee: $0.85 per pound
  • Granulated Sugar: $0.89 for 10 pounds
  • Bacon: $0.69 per pound
  • Tuition at Harvard: $1,520 per year
  • Average Income: $5,556 per year

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