New England Consumer Price Index Card

 
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
Northeast
region
Boston-
Brockton-
Nashua
Jul
2016
Percent change from
Jul
2015
Jul
2016
Percent change from
Jul
2015
Jul
2016
Percent change from
Jul
2015

All Items

240.647 0.8 255.449 0.8 260.800 1.5

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

720.871   402.255   758.023  

Food and Beverages

247.267 0.3 252.342 0.2 257.607 0.7

Food

247.554 0.2 252.378 0.2 258.955 0.9

Food at home

238.207 -1.6 244.816 -1.5 245.869 -0.3

Food away from home

263.051 2.8 266.926 2.6 281.457 3.1

Alcoholic beverages

242.032 1.2 250.699 0.3 246.406 -2.4

Housing

244.936 2.4 270.407 1.9 264.491 3.4

Shelter

288.780 3.3 335.313 2.8 315.483 3.4

Rent of primary residence (2)

296.862 3.8 334.853 2.8 323.237 3.1

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (2) (3)

295.554 3.3 346.019 2.9 334.800 3.3

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (2) (3)

295.518 3.3 345.739 2.9 334.800 3.3

Fuels and utilities

233.713 -0.2 208.943 -1.3 241.268 5.5

Household energy

196.422 -1.4 184.098 -2.2 200.476 5.9

Energy services (2) (4)

201.832 -0.9 186.676 0.1 213.415 12.9

Electricity (2)

214.193 -1.0 197.943 -0.7 250.789 13.8

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

162.129 -0.4 149.579 2.8 141.385 12.0

Household furnishings and operations

121.565 -0.9 120.854 -2.0 127.999 0.4

Apparel

123.030 0.3 127.212 -0.2 134.230 -7.8

Transportation

197.145 -4.9 197.243 -4.0 185.882 -3.3

Private transportation

191.796 -5.1 188.370 -4.5 184.426 -3.6

Motor fuel

196.053 -19.8 190.982 -17.8 189.678 -18.8

Gasoline

195.243 -19.9 190.233 -17.8 187.638 -18.7

Medical Care

464.582 4.0 488.465 4.5 635.449 5.2

Recreation (5)

117.358 0.9 120.913 -0.5 117.012 -0.9

Education and Communication (5)

138.790 0.9 140.870 1.6 156.300 3.4

Other Goods and Services

423.439 1.9 463.534 2.4 451.509 1.0

Energy

195.940 -10.9 187.052 -9.6 194.338 -6.2

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

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

Boston-Brockton-Nashua includes the PMSAs of Boston, Brockton, Fitchburg-Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester, Nashua, New Bedford, Portsmouth-Rochester, and Worcester.

 

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
Northeast
region
Boston-
Brockton-
Nashua
Jul
2016
Percent change from
Jul
2015
Jul
2016
Percent change from
Jul
2015
Jul
2016
Percent change from
Jul
2015

All Items

234.789 0.4 251.489 0.5 259.204 1.2

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

699.364   392.812   749.193  

Food and Beverages

246.494 0.2 250.992 0.1 253.756 0.5

Food

246.497 0.1 250.936 0.1 255.248 0.8

Food at home

237.382 -1.7 243.405 -1.5 239.397 -0.5

Food away from home

263.238 3.0 267.502 2.9 287.266 3.5

Alcoholic beverages

245.419 1.6 250.042 0.6 235.561 -2.4

Housing

241.153 2.4 267.680 1.9 267.554 3.3

Shelter

281.611 3.3 331.178 2.9 318.626 3.0

Rent of primary residence (2)

293.919 3.7 330.359 2.9 323.237 3.1

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (2) (3)

266.999 3.2 304.762 3.0 294.232 3.3

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (2) (3)

266.989 3.2 304.789 3.0 294.232 3.3

Fuels and utilities

232.674 -0.2 209.951 -0.9 240.720 7.4

Household energy

195.202 -1.3 185.029 -1.7 199.695 8.0

Energy services (2) (4)

200.955 -0.9 186.837 0.0 210.494 12.6

Electricity (2)

211.569 -1.0 198.437 -0.8 250.790 13.8

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

161.608 -0.5 149.294 2.6 141.388 12.0

Household furnishings and operations

116.509 -1.1 112.538 -3.1 130.673 0.0

Apparel

122.261 0.0 127.283 0.2 140.868 -7.2

Transportation

195.435 -5.5 198.221 -4.3 189.247 -4.1

Private transportation

191.493 -5.7 190.913 -4.7 186.378 -4.6

Motor fuel

196.837 -19.9 191.337 -17.7 189.678 -18.8

Gasoline

196.124 -20.0 190.688 -17.7 187.641 -18.7

Medical Care

468.596 4.3 487.655 4.9 631.139 6.1

Recreation (5)

113.012 0.8 121.373 -0.9 114.547 -2.4

Education and Communication (5)

129.652 0.6 129.902 1.0 142.124 2.7

Other Goods and Services

459.588 2.1 529.600 2.6 529.478 1.7

Energy

194.868 -11.6 186.963 -9.8 191.160 -6.1

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

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

Boston-Brockton-Nashua includes the PMSAs of Boston, Brockton, Fitchburg-Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester, Nashua, New Bedford, Portsmouth-Rochester, and Worcester.