A Tale of Two Grocery Aisles

We compiled the prices of a few staple food items from grocery stores in two neigborhoods with vastly different median incomes. One grocer from the wealthy Financial District, and another from Mott Haven, one of the poorest neighborhods in the New York City.

Select the items you'd buy weekly to see the difference in prices:

Apples (3lb bag)

Onions (2lb bag)

Lettuce (1 head)

Potatoes (5 lb bag)

Tropicana Orange Juice (59 oz)

Whole milk (1 gallon)

Arnold's Whole Wheat Bread (1.5 lbs)

Kraft American cheese (16 slices)

Philadelphia cream cheese (8 oz)

Mayonnaise Helmann's (30 oz)

Starkist chunk light tuna (5 oz)

Medium white eggs (dozen)

Carolina Rice - long grain (20 lbs)

Ground Beef (1 lb)

Chicken boneless cutlets (1 lb)

Beef Sirloin (1 lb)

Prices on March 23, 2016

Mott Haven (The Bronx)
Total at Western Beef: $0.00

Financial District (Manhattan)
Total at Key Food: $0.00


One-year savings: $0.00