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
2015
Percent change from
Jul
2014
Jul
2015
Percent change from
Jul
2014
Jul
2015
Percent change from
Jul
2014

All Items

238.654 0.2 253.405 -0.2 256.999 0.7

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

714.902   399.036   746.974  

Food and Beverages

246.558 1.6 251.840 1.4 255.875 2.3

Food

247.003 1.6 251.901 1.4 256.546 2.4

Food at home

241.993 0.9 248.520 0.7 246.598 2.2

Food away from home

255.905 2.7 260.058 2.3 273.106 2.7

Alcoholic beverages

239.092 1.1 249.866 1.6 252.377 1.5

Housing

239.085 2.0 265.298 1.0 255.879 2.3

Shelter

279.559 3.1 326.169 2.5 304.993 4.1

Rent of primary residence (2)

286.090 3.6 325.712 2.8 313.534 3.7

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

286.220 3.0 336.328 2.2 323.968 4.2

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

286.183 3.0 336.093 2.2 323.968 4.2

Fuels and utilities

234.137 -2.9 211.630 -7.2 228.751 -8.2

Household energy

199.142 -5.0 188.157 -8.8 189.276 -9.9

Energy services (2) (4)

203.674 -3.7 186.405 -4.9 188.961 -3.3

Electricity (2)

216.406 -0.7 199.371 -0.9 220.402 5.6

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

162.733 -14.2 145.439 -15.7 126.231 -23.8

Household furnishings and operations

122.670 -0.4 123.309 -1.4 127.470 -0.3

Apparel

122.607 -1.6 127.487 -0.1 145.541 4.2

Transportation

207.218 -6.6 205.526 -7.3 192.227 -9.4

Private transportation

202.049 -6.9 197.234 -7.8 191.357 -9.2

Motor fuel

244.584 -22.3 232.454 -25.2 233.464 -25.6

Gasoline

243.736 -22.3 231.550 -25.2 230.736 -25.6

Medical Care

446.773 2.5 467.511 2.6 604.047 2.5

Recreation (5)

116.355 0.4 121.488 0.9 118.063 2.9

Education and Communication (5)

137.600 0.1 138.709 0.6 151.166 1.9

Other Goods and Services

415.359 1.7 452.456 2.5 447.172 1.5

Energy

219.852 -14.8 206.809 -17.3 207.142 -18.3

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
2015
Percent change from
Jul
2014
Jul
2015
Percent change from
Jul
2014
Jul
2015
Percent change from
Jul
2014

All Items

233.806 -0.3 250.236 -0.6 256.251 0.3

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

696.436   390.855   740.658  

Food and Beverages

246.020 1.6 250.619 1.4 252.431 2.3

Food

246.221 1.6 250.624 1.3 253.289 2.3

Food at home

241.466 1.0 247.177 0.8 240.635 2.2

Food away from home

255.596 2.6 259.935 2.2 277.462 2.5

Alcoholic beverages

241.665 1.3 248.655 1.9 241.389 1.9

Housing

235.424 1.9 262.622 0.8 258.983 2.2

Shelter

272.545 3.1 321.904 2.5 309.298 4.1

Rent of primary residence (2)

283.445 3.5 320.996 2.7 313.534 3.7

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

258.704 2.9 296.006 2.1 284.713 4.2

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

258.692 2.9 296.016 2.1 284.713 4.2

Fuels and utilities

233.088 -2.8 211.957 -6.7 224.221 -7.1

Household energy

197.811 -4.8 188.245 -8.1 184.851 -8.3

Energy services (2) (4)

202.868 -3.8 186.798 -5.0 186.953 -4.1

Electricity (2)

213.747 -0.9 200.038 -1.0 220.403 5.6

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

162.475 -14.7 145.504 -15.8 126.234 -23.8

Household furnishings and operations

117.808 -0.9 116.085 -2.0 130.648 -0.4

Apparel

122.316 -1.2 126.992 -0.3 151.733 5.1

Transportation

206.873 -7.2 207.117 -7.7 197.374 -9.8

Private transportation

203.090 -7.4 200.370 -8.2 195.268 -9.7

Motor fuel

245.647 -22.3 232.466 -25.2 233.507 -25.6

Gasoline

245.006 -22.2 231.766 -25.2 230.739 -25.6

Medical Care

449.376 2.4 464.983 2.6 595.027 2.6

Recreation (5)

112.146 0.1 122.509 1.4 117.411 3.1

Education and Communication (5)

128.851 -0.7 128.564 -0.6 138.451 0.7

Other Goods and Services

450.258 2.1 516.094 2.8 520.477 1.9

Energy

220.361 -15.3 207.278 -17.6 203.538 -18.2

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.