The Mountain-Plains BLS Information Office in Kansas City services the states of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming.

Mountain-Plains News Releases and Tables

Mountain-Plains Databases

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Need help getting started on your database search? Below is a list of the most frequently used BLS Databases in the Regions. If these databases do not contain the information you need, please visit the appropriate Program Homepage or contact this regional office for additional assistance.

Survey Name Data Search Tool
Mountain-Plains Information Office (Kansas City, MO) Most Requested Statistics

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Mountain-Plains Frequently Asked Questions


Mountain-Plains Publications and Other Documentation


Mountain-Plains Special Notices

  • UPDATED Notice about ECI Estimates for Metropolitan Areas and Regions
  • Employment Cost Index (ECI) estimates for private industry for 14 metropolitan areas for the year ended September 2008 were released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday, November 20, 2008. For each locality, two estimates are provided: 12-month percent change for total compensation and 12-month percent change for wages and salaries. The data are available in news releases for each area.

    The "Employment Cost Index for the Regions" news releases have been discontinued. However, the estimates that have appeared in those releases are available in table 6 ( and table 10 ( of the "Employment Cost Index" news release issued by the BLS National Office. Historical estimates for these series can be found at

  • Discontinuance of mailing paper copies of the Mountain-Plains Consumer Price Index (CPI) Summary
  • As of April 1, 2008, subscribers will no longer receive paper copies of the Mountain-Plains CPI Summary (CPI Blue Card) in the mail. The Mountain-Plains CPI Summary will continue to be available through the Bureau's Web site; archived issues are also available at

    A free email subscription service is available for this product. Shortly after the CPI Summary is posted online each month, subscribers to this service receive an email message containing a link to the summary. The subscription form with a list of available regional office CPI summaries (blue cards) is located at

    The mailing of regional CPI summaries and other regional publications is being discontinued as a result of unanticipated budget constraints faced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. See for details.


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Automated Information / Telephone Hotlines
CPI Hotline: Recorded CPI messages available 24 hours a day.
(816) 285-7000 menu option 1

Library: Personal Assistance by BLS Economists

Telephone: The Economic Analysis & Information staff is available for phone assistance from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Central Time at (816) 285-7000, menu option 0.

Location: The office is open from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and is located at:

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Two Pershing Square Building
2300 Main Street, Suite 1190
Kansas City, MO 64108

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