'60s Statistics & Prices!

 

1960

President: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Vice President: Richard M. Nixon

 Population: 180,671,158

Life expectancy: 69.7 years

 Dow-Jones High: 685 Low: 566

 Federal spending: $92.19 billion

Federal debt: $290.5 billion

Inflation: 1.4%

Consumer Price Index: 29.6

Unemployment: 5.5%

 Prices

Cost of a new home: $16,500.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.04

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.31

Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.57

Cost of a gallon of Milk: $0.49

  1960

President: John F. Kennedy

Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson

 Population: 183,691,481

Life expectancy: 70.2 years

Dow-Jones High: 734 Low: 610

 Federal spending: $97.72 billion

Federal debt: $292.6 billion

Inflation: 1.9%

Consumer Price Index: 29.9

Unemployment: 5.5%

Prices

Cost of a new home: $17,200.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.04

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.31

Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.57

Cost of a gallon of Milk: $0.49

 

1960

President: John F. Kennedy

Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson

Population: 186,537,737

Life expectancy: 70.1 years

Dow-Jones High: 767 Low: 723

 Federal spending: $106.82 billion

Federal debt: $302.9 billion

Inflation: 0.4%

Consumer Price Index: 30.2

Unemployment: 6.7%

Prices

Cost of a new home: $18,200.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.04

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.31

Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.54

Cost of a gallon of Milk: $0.49

 

  1960

President: John F. Kennedy

Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson

 Population: 189,241,798

Life expectancy: 69.9 years

 Dow-Jones High: 767 Low: 646

 Federal spending: $111.32 billion

Federal debt: $310.3 billion

Inflation: 1.7%

Consumer Price Index: 30.6

Unemployment: 5.5%

 Prices

Cost of a new home: $19,300.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.04 ($0.05 as of 1/7/63)

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.30

Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.55

Cost of a gallon of Milk: $0.49

 

1960

President: Lyndon B. Johnson

Vice President: none

Population: 191,888,791

Life expectancy: 70.2 years

Dow-Jones High: 891 Low: 776

Federal spending: $118.53 billion

Federal debt: $316.1 billion

Inflation: 1.2%

Consumer Price Index: 31

Unemployment: 5.7%

 Prices

Cost of a new home: $20,500.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.05

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.30

Cost of a dozen eggs:

$0.54

Cost of a gallon of Milk: $0.95

 

 

 

1960

President: Lyndon B. Johnson

Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey

 Population: 194,302,963

Life expectancy: 70.2 years

 Dow-Jones High: 969 Low: 867

 Federal spending: $118.23 billion

Federal debt: $322.3 billion

Inflation: 1.6%

Consumer Price Index: 31.5

Unemployment: 5.2%

 Prices

Cost of a new home: $21,500.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.05

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.31

Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.53

Cost of a gallon of Milk: $0.95

 

 

 

1960

President: Lyndon B. Johnson

Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey

 Population: 196,560,338

Life expectancy: 70.2 years

 Dow-Jones High: 950 Low: 744

 Federal spending: $134.53 billion

Federal debt: $328.5 billion

Inflation: 2.7%

Consumer Price Index: 32.4

Unemployment: 4.5%

Prices

Cost of a new home:

$23,300.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.05

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.32

Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.60

Cost of a gallon of Milk: $0.99

 

  1960

President: Lyndon B. Johnson

Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey

 Population: 198,712,056

Life expectancy: 70.5 years

 Dow-Jones High: 943 Low: 786

Federal spending: $157.46 billion

Federal debt: $340.4 billion

Inflation: 2.8%

Consumer Price Index: 33.4

Unemployment: 3.8%

 Prices

Cost of a new home:

$24,600.00

Median Household Income: $7,143.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.05

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.33

Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.49

Cost of a gallon of Milk: $1.03

 

1960

President: Lyndon B. Johnson

Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey

 Population: 200,706,052

Life expectancy: 70.2 years

Dow-Jones High: 985 Low: 825

Federal spending: $178.13 billion

Federal debt: $368.7 billion

Inflation: 4.2%

Consumer Price Index: 34.8

Unemployment: 3.8%

 Prices

Cost of a new home: $26,600.00

Median Household Income: $7,743.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.05 ($0.06 as of 1/7/68)

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.34

Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.53

Cost of a gallon of Milk: 1.07

 

 

  1960

President: Richard M. Nixon

Vice President: Spiro T. Agnew

 Population: 202,676,946

Life expectancy: 70.5 years

 Dow-Jones High: 952 Low: 769

Federal spending: $183.64 billion

Federal debt: $365.8 billion

Inflation: 5.7%

Consumer Price Index: 36.7

Unemployment: 3.6%

 Prices

Cost of a new home: $27,900.00

Median Household Income: $8,389.00

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.06

Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $0.35

Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.62

Cost of a gallon of Milk: $1.10

 

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