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
Sep
2014
Percent change from
Sep
2013
Sep
2014
Percent change from
Sep
2013
Sep
2014
Percent change from
Sep
2013

All Items

238.031 1.7 253.154 1.2 255.878 1.6

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

713.035   398.640   743.715  

Food and Beverages

244.260 2.9 249.219 2.3 251.453 1.5

Food

244.630 3.0 249.189 2.4 251.716 1.5

Food at home

241.578 3.2 247.131 2.2 242.474 1.6

Food away from home

250.570 2.7 255.348 2.7 266.983 1.3

Alcoholic beverages

237.828 1.2 248.417 1.4 252.108 1.6

Housing

234.675 2.6 262.092 1.8 251.356 3.0

Shelter

272.165 3.0 318.842 2.5 295.662 3.3

Rent of primary residence (2)

277.998 3.3 318.594 2.7 304.672 2.9

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

279.292 2.7 330.115 2.5 312.866 3.1

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

279.268 2.7 329.971 2.5 312.866 3.1

Fuels and utilities

238.285 3.5 221.569 -0.7 245.160 2.2

Household energy

205.878 3.4 199.225 -1.5 205.945 2.5

Energy services (2) (4)

207.824 3.5 188.904 -1.5 190.950 4.3

Electricity (2)

215.054 2.8 194.473 -0.7 208.654 8.0

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

183.376 5.8 165.094 -4.0 153.232 -5.3

Household furnishings and operations

122.580 -1.4 124.274 -1.0 127.244 0.3

Apparel

130.324 0.5 134.297 0.4 150.798 -1.6

Transportation

216.383 -0.8 215.981 -0.9 206.609 -0.9

Private transportation

211.998 -0.7 208.854 -0.8 205.957 -0.6

Motor fuel

295.716 -3.5 289.733 -4.6 294.746 -4.8

Gasoline

294.222 -3.6 288.488 -4.7 291.266 -4.8

Medical Care

436.575 2.0 457.252 1.7 588.820 0.3

Recreation (5)

115.286 0.1 119.424 -0.1 114.602 2.7

Education and Communication (5)

138.474 1.3 138.767 0.6 149.764 0.5

Other Goods and Services

409.059 1.6 442.129 1.9 439.841 2.0

Energy

247.077 -0.6 237.149 -3.1 243.098 -1.2

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
Sep
2014
Percent change from
Sep
2013
Sep
2014
Percent change from
Sep
2013
Sep
2014
Percent change from
Sep
2013

All Items

234.170 1.6 251.134 1.0 255.818 1.0

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

697.521   392.257   739.407  

Food and Beverages

243.897 3.0 248.178 2.3 248.193 1.1

Food

244.067 3.1 248.128 2.4 248.792 1.1

Food at home

241.012 3.4 245.811 2.3 236.674 1.2

Food away from home

250.590 2.7 255.335 2.5 271.831 0.9

Alcoholic beverages

240.012 1.2 247.195 1.3 240.474 1.2

Housing

231.388 2.6 259.876 1.8 254.291 2.8

Shelter

265.519 2.9 315.126 2.5 299.793 3.2

Rent of primary residence (2)

275.506 3.2 314.092 2.6 304.672 2.9

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

252.641 2.6 290.843 2.5 274.956 3.1

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

252.634 2.6 290.843 2.5 274.956 3.1

Fuels and utilities

236.822 3.5 220.462 -0.6 236.822 1.4

Household energy

203.964 3.4 197.671 -1.4 197.275 1.8

Energy services (2) (4)

207.020 3.6 189.376 -1.4 190.074 3.2

Electricity (2)

212.738 2.9 195.093 -0.4 208.655 8.0

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

183.772 5.7 165.303 -4.3 153.236 -5.3

Household furnishings and operations

118.359 -1.4 117.855 -0.8 130.624 0.0

Apparel

129.308 0.4 134.376 0.0 156.624 -2.9

Transportation

217.387 -0.9 218.619 -1.0 213.038 -0.7

Private transportation

214.058 -0.8 212.795 -1.0 211.016 -0.6

Motor fuel

296.710 -3.6 289.948 -4.6 294.775 -4.8

Gasoline

295.375 -3.7 288.871 -4.7 291.270 -4.8

Medical Care

439.428 1.9 454.818 1.7 579.939 -0.1

Recreation (5)

111.486 -0.1 120.269 -0.6 112.796 -1.9

Education and Communication (5)

130.421 0.9 129.821 -0.1 138.397 -0.4

Other Goods and Services

441.958 1.6 502.814 1.9 510.262 2.2

Energy

248.653 -0.8 238.174 -3.2 237.827 -1.8

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.