Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card

Monthly and Bimonthly Indexes

Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. city
average
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-
Atlantic City
Washington-
Baltimore (1)
Northeast
region
South
region
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014

All items (2)

237.805 0.0     155.880 0.4 252.770 -0.3 230.886 -0.4

All items (1967 = 100) (3)

712.357           398.035   374.529  

Food and beverages (2)

245.846 1.6     155.349 1.0 251.356 1.7 244.851 1.6

Food (2)

246.187 1.6     156.594 0.8 251.457 1.7 246.196 1.6

Food at home

241.019 0.6 245.243 2.6 147.854 -0.5 248.838 1.1 239.835 0.5

Food away from home (4)

255.322 3.0     164.999 2.4 258.477 2.7 258.529 3.1

Alcoholic beverages (4)

239.800 1.2     137.398 3.5 248.871 1.0 225.458 1.3

Housing (2)

237.175 1.9     166.864 2.3 263.998 0.7 220.528 1.9

Shelter

277.563 2.9 308.159 2.3 178.613 3.2 323.612 2.0 249.802 2.9

Rent of primary residence (2) (5)

284.245 3.5 288.956 3.5 198.462 3.8 323.764 2.5 255.748 3.5

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (5) (6)

284.473 2.8 316.138 2.5 178.247 3.3 334.672 2.0 251.990 2.8

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (5) (6)

284.442 2.8 316.138 2.5 178.257 3.3 334.468 2.0 251.982 2.8

Fuels and utilities

228.748 -2.4     177.753 -3.6 213.340 -6.6 227.574 -1.7

Household energy

193.538 -4.5 173.951 -6.7 168.382 -5.6 190.234 -8.1 186.421 -3.5

Energy services (5)

197.083 -3.3 185.283 -2.9 160.999 -4.7 187.136 -4.4 186.536 -3.2

Electricity (5)

207.683 0.5 191.082 -0.1 167.420 -4.3 197.806 0.2 186.980 -1.4

Utility (piped) gas service (5)

162.639 -15.4 166.383 -9.1 123.836 -6.1 151.500 -16.2 168.220 -14.3

Household furnishings and operations

123.207 -0.1     89.772 0.0 123.998 -0.8 122.777 -0.2

Apparel (2)

127.083 -1.5     97.189 0.0 131.321 0.5 136.621 -0.6

Transportation (2)

206.386 -7.6     146.550 -8.3 205.061 -7.8 204.147 -9.0

Private transportation

200.528 -7.9     142.213 -9.5 195.963 -8.4 201.689 -9.1

Motor fuel

239.141 -25.0 242.843 -25.5 224.802 -27.4 228.019 -26.9 226.151 -28.3

Gasoline

238.170 -25.0 239.490 -25.5 224.447 -27.4 227.031 -26.9 225.036 -28.3

Medical care (2)

447.213 2.8     180.135 5.3 469.261 3.1 423.536 2.2

Recreation (7)

116.190 0.1     119.188 1.4 121.212 0.8 116.554 0.0

Education and communication (7)

137.400 0.1     148.198 2.1 137.969 0.3 134.875 0.6

Other goods and services (2)

412.841 1.4     178.352 -0.8 446.595 1.6 404.332 1.5

Energy (2)

214.330 -16.3 199.336 -16.1 191.973 -17.8 206.175 -17.8 200.710 -18.0

Footnotes
(1) For Washington-Baltimore, Dec. 1997=100 unless otherwise noted.
(2) For Washington-Baltimore, Nov. 1996=100.
(3) For the Northeast and the South, Dec. 1977=100.
(4) For Washington-Baltimore, Nov. 1997=100.
(5) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(6) For the U.S., Philadelphia, Northeast, and South, Dec. 1982 = 100.
(7) Indexes are on the Dec. 1997=100 base.

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md., CMSA includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va., CMSA includes the District of Columbia; Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne's, and Washington Counties and Baltimore City in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, King George, Loudoun, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; and Berkeley and Jefferson Counties in West Virginia.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

South region includes the District of Columbia and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

 

Consumer Price Indexes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. city average Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City Washington-Baltimore (1) Northeast region South region
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014
May
2015
Percent change from
May
2014

All items (2)

232.908 -0.6     155.545 0.0 249.756 -0.8 227.706 -1.0

All items (1967 = 100) (3)

693.763           390.105   368.795  

Food and beverages (2)

245.274 1.6     153.998 1.1 250.313 1.7 244.079 1.6

Food (2)

245.382 1.6     154.890 0.8 250.325 1.7 245.088 1.6

Food at home

240.200 0.7 249.575 2.8 146.822 -0.5 247.463 1.2 238.710 0.6

Food away from home (4)

255.467 3.0     163.393 2.5 258.558 2.5 257.542 3.2

Alcoholic beverages (4)

242.358 1.3     142.150 4.1 248.247 1.2 228.667 1.5

Housing (2)

233.512 1.8     171.413 2.4 261.503 0.6 220.532 1.9

Shelter

270.737 2.9 314.354 2.6 182.028 3.4 319.607 2.0 249.283 3.0

Rent of primary residence (2) (5)

281.661 3.4 288.956 3.5 198.574 3.9 319.120 2.4 254.126 3.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (5) (6)

257.192 2.7 281.148 2.5 177.331 3.3 294.603 1.9 234.097 2.7

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (5) (6)

257.182 2.7 281.148 2.5 177.319 3.3 294.611 1.9 234.062 2.7

Fuels and utilities

227.539 -2.3     174.470 -2.9 213.519 -6.1 228.531 -1.4

Household energy

192.067 -4.2 173.645 -6.2 165.065 -4.9 190.142 -7.5 185.979 -3.2

Energy services (5)

196.243 -3.3 187.537 -3.0 160.478 -4.7 187.541 -4.6 187.254 -3.0

Electricity (5)

205.292 0.4 191.081 -0.1 164.232 -4.5 198.530 0.2 185.392 -1.5

Utility (piped) gas service (5)

162.090 -16.3 166.379 -9.1 128.939 -5.8 151.401 -16.6 171.347 -14.9

Household furnishings and operations

118.442 -0.7     88.021 0.4 116.855 -1.2 117.508 -0.4

Apparel (2)

126.787 -1.0     97.520 -0.6 131.211 0.8 136.543 -0.6

Transportation (2)

205.607 -8.3     145.546 -8.8 206.300 -8.2 202.070 -10.0

Private transportation

201.411 -8.5     143.193 -9.6 198.962 -8.8 200.038 -10.1

Motor fuel

240.228 -25.0 242.807 -25.5 224.726 -27.4 228.025 -27.0 225.805 -28.3

Gasoline

239.433 -24.9 239.489 -25.5 224.380 -27.4 227.164 -27.0 224.892 -28.3

Medical care (2)

449.766 2.7     179.303 5.6 466.964 3.1 429.367 2.0

Recreation (7)

112.171 -0.1     113.126 0.4 122.503 1.1 112.410 -0.4

Education and communication (7)

128.800 -0.7     129.569 1.8 127.971 -1.0 124.944 0.0

Other goods and services (2)

447.024 1.7     207.406 1.0 509.901 2.2 433.671 1.9

Energy (2)

214.808 -16.9 196.892 -16.1 192.324 -18.0 206.331 -18.3 201.125 -18.7

Footnotes
(1) For Washington-Baltimore, Dec. 1997=100 unless otherwise noted.
(2) For Washington-Baltimore, Nov. 1996=100.
(3) For the Northeast and the South, Dec. 1977=100.
(4) For Washington-Baltimore, Nov. 1997=100.
(5) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(6) For the U.S., Philadelphia, Northeast, and South, Dec. 1984 = 100.
(7) Indexes are on the Dec. 1997=100 base.

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md., CMSA includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va., CMSA includes the District of Columbia; Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne's, and Washington Counties and Baltimore City in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, King George, Loudoun, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; and Berkeley and Jefferson Counties in West Virginia.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

South region includes the District of Columbia and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change to
May 2015 from --
Apr
2015
May
2015
May
2014
Mar
2015
Apr
2015

U.S. city average

236.599 237.805 0.0 0.7 0.5


 

Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.

227.704 228.494 -0.5 0.5 0.3

Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, Calif.

243.569 246.093 1.1 1.0 1.0

New York-Northern N.J.-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Conn.-Pa.

259.959 261.066 -0.1 0.5 0.4


 

Boston-Brockton-Nashua, Mass.-N.H.-Maine-Conn.

  256.839 0.6 -0.1  

Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

  221.277 -0.1 0.4  

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

  218.484 -0.5 0.5  

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va. (1)

  155.880 0.4 0.6  


 

Atlanta, Ga.

219.567        

Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, Mich.

219.005        

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Texas

212.439        

Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

245.195        

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.

243.717        

San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

257.622        

Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, Wash.

247.611        

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a Nov. 1996=100 base.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change to
May 2015 from --
Apr
2015
May
2015
May
2014
Mar
2015
Apr
2015

U.S. city average

231.520 232.908 -0.6 0.8 0.6


 

Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.

220.880 221.719 -1.1 0.6 0.4

Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, Calif.

235.697 238.816 0.9 1.2 1.3

New York-Northern N.J.-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Conn.-Pa.

254.699 255.946 -0.5 0.6 0.5


 

Boston-Brockton-Nashua, Mass.-N.H.-Maine-Conn.

  256.286 0.1 -0.3  

Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

  211.583 -0.6 0.4  

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

  223.682 -1.0 0.7  

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va. (1)

  155.545 0.0 0.5  


 

Atlanta, Ga.

217.407        

Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, Mich.

214.002        

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Texas

208.610        

Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

242.706        

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.

245.247        

San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

252.875        

Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, Wash.

243.165        

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a Nov. 1996=100 base.

 

Semiannual Indexes

Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), semiannual averages for the United States and Pittsburgh, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. city
average
Pittsburgh
2nd half 2014 Percent
change from
2nd half 2013
2nd half 2014 Percent
change from
2nd half 2013

All items

237.088 1.5 239.249 1.5

All items (1967 = 100)

710.210   730.060  

Food and beverages

244.282 2.9 251.685 2.9

Food

244.635 3.0 251.302 2.9

Food at home

241.379 3.2 247.861 2.5

Food away from home

250.883 2.7 258.681 3.2

Alcoholic beverages

238.083 1.2 257.078 2.7

Housing

234.521 2.6 239.211 3.9

Shelter

272.429 3.0 268.089 4.0

Rent of primary residence (1)

278.546 3.3 232.495 3.1

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (1) (2)

279.662 2.7 266.886 5.2

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (1) (2)

279.638 2.7 266.886 5.2

Fuels and utilities

235.391 3.5 250.513 6.2

Household energy

202.430 3.4 229.977 7.2

Energy services (1)

204.409 3.8 218.774 9.0

Electricity (1)

210.661 3.3 182.393 15.2

Utility (piped) gas service (1)

182.948 5.2 227.273 0.5

Household furnishings and operations

122.777 -1.1 148.479 -0.1

Apparel

127.604 -0.1 154.048 -1.2

Transportation

212.634 -1.7 192.908 0.3

Private transportation

207.783 -1.7 191.135 0.3

Motor fuel

278.012 -6.7 300.549 -3.1

Gasoline

276.447 -6.8 303.533 -3.2

Medical care

437.245 2.4 449.069 -3.0

Recreation (3)

115.288 0.1 115.930 -6.4

Education and communication (3)

137.873 1.0 146.310 0.8

Other goods and services

409.539 1.7 410.828 1.7

Energy

237.052 -2.3 268.833 1.8

Footnotes
(1) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(2) Indexes are on the Dec. 1982=100 base.
(3) Indexes are on the Dec. 1997=100 base.

Pittsburgh, Pa. MSA includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties.

 

Consumer Price Indexes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), semiannual averages for the United States and Pittsburgh, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. city
Average
Pittsburgh
2nd half 2014 Percent
change from
2nd half 2013
2nd half 2014 Percent
change from
2nd half 2013

All items

232.902 1.3 232.830 1.4

All items (1967 = 100)

693.745   692.474  

Food and beverages

243.841 2.9 253.417 2.8

Food

243.981 3.1 252.269 2.9

Food at home

240.690 3.3 247.817 2.5

Food away from home

250.899 2.7 263.282 3.1

Alcoholic beverages

240.423 1.1 261.543 1.8

Housing

231.188 2.6 219.505 4.0

Shelter

265.835 2.9 234.513 4.0

Rent of primary residence (1)

276.054 3.3 232.495 3.1

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (1) (2)

252.974 2.6 247.971 5.2

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (1) (2)

252.968 2.6 247.971 5.2

Fuels and utilities

233.958 3.6 259.327 6.4

Household energy

200.590 3.5 239.760 7.3

Energy services (1)

203.644 3.8 223.501 8.7

Electricity (1)

208.487 3.5 182.394 15.2

Utility (piped) gas service (1)

183.382 5.1 227.275 0.5

Household furnishings and operations

118.416 -1.4 133.614 -0.6

Apparel

126.772 -0.3 159.149 -3.2

Transportation

212.796 -2.0 206.127 0.0

Private transportation

209.217 -2.0 206.092 0.1

Motor fuel

278.988 -6.7 300.747 -3.1

Gasoline

277.541 -6.8 303.527 -3.2

Medical care

440.093 2.3 435.592 -3.6

Recreation (3)

111.455 -0.1 116.691 -6.7

Education and communication (3)

129.766 0.5 134.695 0.8

Other goods and services

442.609 1.7 459.601 2.1

Energy

238.213 -2.7 270.740 1.5

Footnotes
(1) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(2) Indexes are on the Dec. 1984=100 base.
(3) Indexes are on the Dec. 1997=100 base.

Pittsburgh, Pa. MSA includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change from
2nd half 2014 2nd half 2013 1st half 2014

U.S. city average

237.088 1.5 0.3


 

Anchorage, Alaska

216.833 1.4 1.0

Atlanta, Ga.

221.479 2.0 0.5

Boston-Brockton-Nashua, Mass.-N.H.-Maine-Conn.

255.750 1.5 0.4

Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.

228.608 1.8 0.1

Cincinnati-Hamilton, Ohio-Ky.-Ind.

224.519 1.5 0.4


 

Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

220.891 1.3 0.2

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

218.316 0.9 -0.1

Denver-Boulder-Greeley, Colo.

238.664 2.7 1.2

Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, Mich.

221.316 0.8 -0.4

Honolulu, Hawaii

259.190 1.8 1.3


 

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Texas

213.895 2.6 0.5

Kansas City, Mo.-Kans.

222.470 0.6 -0.2

Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, Calif.

242.746 1.5 0.3

Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

243.372 2.1 0.2

Milwaukee-Racine, Wis.

227.634 1.3 -0.2


 

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.-Wis.

232.261 1.4 0.2

New York-Northern N.J.-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Conn.-Pa.

260.268 1.1 0.0

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.

244.582 1.3 0.4

Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz. (1)

128.157 1.8 0.5

Pittsburgh, Pa.

239.249 1.5 0.2


 

Portland-Salem, Ore.-Wash.

242.679 2.3 1.2

St. Louis, Mo.-Ill.

219.994 0.7 -0.2

San Diego, Calif.

265.039 1.3 -0.1

San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

253.463 3.0 1.2

Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, Wash.

246.912 1.9 0.7


 

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla. (2)

210.895 1.8 0.1

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va. (3)

155.069 1.2 0.3

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a Dec. 2001=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a 1987=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a Nov. 1996=100 base.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change from
2nd half 2014 2nd half 2013 1st half 2014

U.S. city average

232.902 1.3 0.1


 

Anchorage, Alaska

215.679 1.5 1.2

Atlanta, Ga.

219.788 1.6 0.3

Boston-Brockton-Nashua, Mass.-N.H.-Maine-Conn.

255.650 1.0 0.1

Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.

222.537 1.9 -0.1

Cincinnati-Hamilton, Ohio-Ky.-Ind.

218.562 1.3 0.1


 

Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

211.870 1.3 0.1

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

224.224 0.8 -0.1

Denver-Boulder-Greeley, Colo.

229.076 2.7 1.2

Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, Mich.

217.673 0.4 -0.7

Honolulu, Hawaii

256.098 1.3 1.1


 

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Texas

210.764 2.1 0.2

Kansas City, Mo.-Kans.

214.311 0.5 -0.3

Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, Calif.

235.344 1.4 0.1

Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

241.547 1.9 0.0

Milwaukee-Racine, Wis.

233.275 1.2 -0.4


 

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.-Wis.

226.451 1.4 0.1

New York-Northern N.J.-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Conn.-Pa.

255.805 1.0 -0.1

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.

245.839 1.4 0.6

Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz. (1)

127.056 1.5 0.4

Pittsburgh, Pa.

232.830 1.4 0.1


 

Portland-Salem, Ore.-Wash.

236.280 2.1 1.2

St. Louis, Mo.-Ill.

219.353 0.4 -0.3

San Diego, Calif.

249.944 1.1 -0.1

San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

249.555 2.7 1.0

Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, Wash.

243.458 1.9 0.6


 

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla. (2)

211.294 1.7 0.0

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va. (3)

155.317 1.1 0.2

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a Dec. 2001=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a 1987=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a Nov. 1996=100 base.