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
Mar
2014
Percent change from
Mar
2013
Mar
2014
Percent change from
Mar
2013
Mar
2014
Percent change from
Mar
2013

All Items

236.293 1.5 252.413 1.5 254.982 1.7

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

707.830   397.473   741.113  

Food and Beverages

240.226 1.7 245.441 1.3 249.735 1.2

Food

240.398 1.7 245.294 1.4 249.974 1.2

Food at home

236.973 1.4 243.235 0.9 240.600 1.4

Food away from home

246.878 2.3 251.406 2.0 265.504 0.8

Alcoholic beverages

236.512 1.1 246.155 0.8 250.613 1.0

Housing

231.968 2.8 261.945 2.8 251.380 3.7

Shelter

268.431 2.7 315.041 2.7 290.590 3.1

Rent of primary residence (2)

273.486 2.9 314.109 2.4 300.492 3.2

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

275.817 2.6 326.924 2.8 308.485 3.1

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

275.795 2.6 326.812 2.8 308.485 3.1

Fuels and utilities

235.139 6.8 237.032 7.7 274.301 11.0

Household energy

203.438 7.7 216.366 8.4 234.808 12.6

Energy services (2) (4)

203.597 7.8 203.925 9.9 221.184 17.6

Electricity (2)

204.131 5.3 204.418 12.7 213.342 17.3

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

199.340 16.4 191.122 4.3 229.230 19.3

Household furnishings and operations

123.505 -1.5 125.162 -2.4 128.259 -1.4

Apparel

128.888 0.5 130.924 0.4 142.599 -1.9

Transportation

218.435 -1.2 218.235 -0.8 208.154 -0.7

Private transportation

213.792 -1.1 210.958 -0.6 207.742 -0.1

Motor fuel

306.059 -4.6 300.916 -3.4 302.615 -4.2

Gasoline

304.464 -4.7 299.393 -3.5 298.979 -4.2

Medical Care

433.369 2.2 451.518 1.3 585.702 -0.3

Recreation (5)

115.763 0.3 120.721 0.2 113.996 0.0

Education and Communication (5)

137.125 1.1 137.562 0.8 148.421 1.5

Other Goods and Services

406.715 1.9 438.401 1.8 436.987 2.0

Energy

250.543 0.4 251.824 2.2 262.622 3.8

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.

 

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
Mar
2014
Percent change from
Mar
2013
Mar
2014
Percent change from
Mar
2013
Mar
2014
Percent change from
Mar
2013

All Items

232.560 1.4 250.666 1.4 256.015 1.5

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

692.725   391.526   739.975  

Food and Beverages

239.662 1.7 244.333 1.3 246.707 1.0

Food

239.619 1.8 244.208 1.3 247.276 1.0

Food at home

236.097 1.5 241.625 0.9 234.943 1.1

Food away from home

246.896 2.3 251.857 1.9 270.829 0.7

Alcoholic beverages

239.106 1.2 244.685 0.8 239.362 1.2

Housing

228.692 2.9 260.293 3.1 255.656 4.0

Shelter

261.948 2.7 311.533 2.7 294.941 3.1

Rent of primary residence (2)

271.147 2.8 309.852 2.4 300.492 3.2

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

249.639 2.6 288.166 2.8 271.105 3.1

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

249.638 2.6 288.168 2.8 271.105 3.1

Fuels and utilities

233.350 6.9 236.314 8.4 268.894 12.4

Household energy

201.128 7.8 215.000 9.2 227.852 14.0

Energy services (2) (4)

202.783 7.9 205.064 10.6 222.494 18.3

Electricity (2)

202.062 5.4 205.452 13.6 213.343 17.3

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

201.111 17.2 192.395 4.8 229.236 19.3

Household furnishings and operations

119.493 -1.6 118.924 -2.5 132.369 -1.8

Apparel

127.648 -0.1 130.269 -0.8 148.792 -5.5

Transportation

219.301 -1.4 220.599 -0.9 214.585 -0.5

Private transportation

215.847 -1.4 214.677 -0.9 212.690 -0.2

Motor fuel

307.461 -4.6 301.214 -3.4 302.600 -4.2

Gasoline

306.000 -4.7 299.687 -3.5 298.983 -4.2

Medical Care

436.521 2.1 448.990 1.3 577.768 -0.6

Recreation (5)

112.184 0.2 121.914 0.2 115.276 -0.2

Education and Communication (5)

129.568 0.7 129.299 0.2 138.087 0.8

Other Goods and Services

439.107 2.1 497.480 2.0 506.538 2.2

Energy

252.540 0.0 252.720 2.1 257.567 3.7

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.