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Consumer Price Index
Table 1 (2017 - 2018 Weights). Relative importance of components in the Consumer Price Indexes: U.S. city average, December 2020

[Percent of all items]
Item and Group U.S. City Average
CPI-U CPI-W

All items

100.000 100.000

Food and beverages

15.157 16.650

Food

14.119 15.731

Food at home

7.772 8.962

Cereals and bakery products

1.001 1.142

Cereals and cereal products

0.308 0.373

Flour and prepared flour mixes

0.041 0.052

Breakfast cereal

0.142 0.167

Rice, pasta, cornmeal

0.124 0.154

Bakery products

0.693 0.770

Bread

0.200 0.216

Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins

0.101 0.112

Cakes, cupcakes, and cookies

0.178 0.200

Other bakery products

0.214 0.242

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.736 2.131

Meats, poultry, and fish

1.637 2.012

Meats

1.026 1.256

Beef and veal

0.471 0.582

Uncooked ground beef

0.173 0.225

Uncooked beef roasts

0.073 0.089

Uncooked beef steaks

0.180 0.212

Uncooked other beef and veal

0.044 0.056

Pork

0.322 0.403

Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products

0.134 0.159

Ham

0.062 0.074

Pork chops

0.052 0.072

Other pork including roasts, steaks, and ribs

0.075 0.098

Other meats

0.233 0.271

Poultry

0.333 0.423

Chicken

0.273 0.363

Other uncooked poultry including turkey

0.060 0.060

Fish and seafood

0.278 0.333

Fresh fish and seafood

0.140 0.165

Processed fish and seafood

0.138 0.168

Eggs

0.099 0.119

Dairy and related products

0.792 0.119

Milk

0.218 0.264

Cheese and related products

0.266 0.274

Ice cream and related products

0.111 0.116

Other dairy and related products

0.197 0.212

Fruits and vegetables

1.341 1.460

Fresh fruits and vegetables

1.053 1.125

Fresh fruits

0.538 0.568

Apples

0.073 0.080

Bananas

0.074 0.085

Citrus fruits

0.136 0.156

Other fresh fruits

0.254 0.247

Fresh vegetables

0.516 0.557

Potatoes

0.075 0.082

Lettuce

0.068 0.070

Tomatoes

0.082 0.092

Other fresh vegetables

0.290 0.312

Processed fruits and vegetables

0.288 0.336

Canned fruits and vegetables

0.150 0.179

Frozen fruits and vegetables

0.086 0.093

Other processed fruits and vegetables including dried

0.052 0.064

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.930 1.117

Juices and nonalcoholic drinks

0.666 0.841

Carbonated drinks

0.278 0.362

Frozen noncarbonated juices and drinks

0.006 0.008

Nonfrozen noncarbonated juices and drinks

0.382 0.472

Beverage materials including coffee and tea

0.264 0.276

Coffee

0.169 0.171

Other beverage materials including tea

0.095 0.105

Other food at home

1.972 2.246

Sugar and sweets

0.270 0.285

Sugar and sugar substitutes

0.037 0.043

Candy and chewing gum

0.180 0.185

Other sweets

0.053 0.056

Fats and oils

0.212 0.240

Butter and margarine

0.063 0.066

Salad dressing

0.051 0.062

Other fats and oils including peanut butter

0.098 0.113

Other foods

1.489 1.721

Soups

0.089 0.094

Frozen and freeze dried prepared foods

0.259 0.305

Snacks

0.340 0.390

Spices, seasonings, condiments, sauces

0.290 0.325

Baby food

0.042 0.071

Other miscellaneous foods

0.469 0.536

Food away from home

6.347 6.770

Full service meals and snacks

3.176 2.927

Limited service meals and snacks

2.787 3.412

Food at employee sites and schools

0.130 0.152

Food from vending machines and mobile vendors

0.080 0.116

Other food away from home

0.174 0.162

Alcoholic beverages

1.038 0.918

Alcoholic beverages at home

0.580 0.548

Beer, ale, and other malt beverages at home

0.223 0.281

Distilled spirits at home

0.094 0.098

Wine at home

0.263 0.168

Alcoholic beverages away from home

0.458 0.371

Housing

42.385 40.874

Shelter

33.316 31.506

Rent of primary residence

7.862 10.694

Lodging away from home

0.825 0.500

Housing at school, excluding board

0.118 0.050

Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels

0.707 0.450

Owners' equivalent rent of residences

24.263 19.988

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence

23.044 19.403

Unsampled owners' equivalent rent of secondary residences

1.218 0.585

Tenants' and household insurance

0.366 0.323

Fuels and utilities

4.387 4.888

Household energy

3.280 3.677

Fuel oil and other fuels

0.145 0.109

Fuel oil

0.084 0.064

Propane, kerosene, and firewood

0.061 0.045

Energy services

3.135 3.568

Electricity

2.425 2.811

Utility (piped) gas service

0.710 0.757

Water and sewer and trash collection services

1.107 1.211

Water and sewerage maintenance

0.810 0.895

Garbage and trash collection

0.297 0.316

Household furnishings and operations

4.682 4.481

Window and floor coverings and other linens

0.271 0.253

Floor coverings

0.062 0.045

Window coverings

0.058 0.040

Other linens

0.151 0.168

Furniture and bedding

0.944 0.911

Bedroom furniture

0.329 0.336

Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture

0.454 0.449

Other furniture

0.152 0.116

Unsampled furniture

0.009 0.011

Appliances

0.220 0.264

Major appliances

0.078 0.117

Other appliances

0.140 0.143

Unsampled appliances

0.003 0.004

Other household equipment and furnishings

0.535 0.510

Clocks, lamps, and decorator items

0.313 0.299

Indoor plants and flowers

0.093 0.073

Dishes and flatware

0.052 0.054

Nonelectric cookware and tableware

0.077 0.083

Tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies

0.892 1.063

Tools, hardware and supplies

0.243 0.291

Outdoor equipment and supplies

0.459 0.602

Unsampled tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies

0.190 0.170

Housekeeping supplies

0.922 1.025

Household cleaning products

0.367 0.438

Household paper products

0.235 0.263

Miscellaneous household products

0.320 0.324

Household operations

0.899 0.454

Domestic services

0.302 0.102

Gardening and lawncare services

0.310 0.141

Moving, storage, freight expense

0.091 0.065

Repair of household items

0.116 0.101

Unsampled household operations

0.080 0.046

Apparel

2.663 2.996

Men's and boys' apparel

0.666 0.770

Men's apparel

0.532 0.593

Men's suits, sport coats, and outerwear

0.088 0.065

Men''s underwear, nightwear, swimwear, and accessories

0.158 0.182

Men's shirts and sweaters

0.150 0.175

Men's pants and shorts

0.130 0.162

Unsampled men's apparel

0.005 0.008

Boys' apparel

0.134 0.177

Women's and girls' apparel

1.075 1.106

Women's apparel

0.875 0.827

Women's outerwear

0.062 0.062

Women's dresses

0.092 0.090

Women's suits and separates

0.446 0.428

Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear, and accessories

0.265 0.236

Unsampled women's apparel

0.009 0.010

Girls' apparel

0.200 0.279

Footwear

0.644 0.844

Men's footwear

0.224 0.315

Boys' and girls' footwear

0.136 0.231

Women's footwear

0.284 0.298

Infants' and toddlers' apparel

0.125 0.150

Jewelry and watches

0.153 0.126

Watches

0.040 0.040

Jewelry

0.114 0.086

Transportation

15.160 16.853

Private transportation

14.055 16.043

New and used motor vehicles

7.525 8.325

New vehicles

3.756 3.616

Used cars and trucks

2.750 3.917

Leased cars and trucks

0.641 0.575

Car and truck rental

0.134 0.112

Unsampled new and used motor vehicles

0.244 0.105

Motor fuel

2.875 3.687

Gasoline (all types)

2.811 3.613

Other motor fuels

0.064 0.075

Motor vehicle parts and equipment

0.393 0.468

Tires

0.249 0.282

Vehicle accessories other than tires

0.144 0.186

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair

1.099 1.212

Motor vehicle body work

0.059 0.051

Motor vehicle maintenance and servicing

0.635 0.730

Motor vehicle repair

0.345 0.356

Unsampled service policies

0.060 0.075

Motor vehicle insurance

1.598 1.798

Motor vehicle fees

0.565 0.552

State motor vehicle registration and license fees

0.297 0.315

Parking and other fees

0.254 0.222

Unsampled motor vehicle fees

0.015 0.016

Public transportation

1.105 0.809

Airline fares

0.633 0.421

Other intercity transportation

0.182 0.107

Intracity transportation

0.287 0.280

Unsampled public transportation

0.003 0.001

Medical care

8.870 7.594

Medical care commodities

1.580 1.271

Medicinal drugs

1.515 1.218

Prescription drugs

1.141 0.891

Nonprescription drugs

0.374 0.327

Medical equipment and supplies

0.066 0.053

Medical care services

7.289 6.323

Professional services

3.662 3.090

Physicians' services

1.817 1.510

Dental services

1.005 0.909

Eyeglasses and eye care

0.365 0.322

Services by other medical professionals

0.474 0.349

Hospital and related services

2.419 2.053

Hospital services

2.221 1.965

Nursing homes and adult day services

0.124 0.074

Care of invalids and elderly at home

0.073 0.014

Health insurance

1.209 1.180

Recreation

5.797 5.223

Video and audio

1.537 1.605

Televisions

0.091 0.104

Cable and satellite television service

1.192 1.244

Other video equipment

0.042 0.047

Video discs and other media, including rental of video

0.076 0.085

Audio equipment

0.079 0.069

Recorded music and music subscriptions

0.045 0.042

Unsampled video and audio

0.012 0.015

Pets, pet products and services

1.192 1.106

Pets and pet products

0.632 0.665

Pet services including veterinary

0.560 0.441

Sporting goods

0.604 0.616

Sports vehicles including bicycles

0.361 0.405

Sports equipment

0.232 0.199

Unsampled sporting goods

0.010 0.011

Photography

0.071 0.059

Photographic equipment and supplies

0.026 0.027

Photographers and photo processing

0.044 0.032

Unsampled photography

0.001 0.001

Other recreational goods

0.356 0.387

Toys

0.274 0.315

Sewing machines, fabric and supplies

0.020 0.012

Music instruments and accessories

0.046 0.037

Unsampled recreation commodities

0.016 0.023

Other recreation services

1.916 1.388

Club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees

0.689 0.489

Admissions

0.688 0.504

Fees for lessons or instructions

0.218 0.138

Unsampled recreation services

0.321 0.258

Recreational reading materials

0.120 0.062

Newspapers and magazines

0.068 0.029

Recreational books

0.050 0.033

Unsampled recreational reading materials

0.002 0.000

Education and communication

6.810 6.557

Education

3.033 2.173

Educational books and supplies

0.109 0.108

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare

2.924 2.065

College tuition and fees

1.569 1.018

Elementary and high school tuition and fees

0.431 0.264

Child care and nursery school

0.768 0.657

Technical and business school tuition and fees

0.037 0.039

Unsampled tuition, other school fees, and childcare

0.119 0.087

Communication

3.777 4.384

Postage and delivery services

0.111 0.114

Postage

0.101 0.097

Delivery services

0.010 0.017

Information and information processing

3.666 4.270

Telephone services

2.369 2.949

Wireless telephone services

1.960 2.586

Land-line telephone services

0.410 0.364

Information technology, hardware and services

1.297 1.321

Computers, peripherals, and smart home assistant devices

0.297 0.230

Computer software and accessories

0.018 0.014

Internet services and electronic information providers

0.893 1.006

Telephone hardware, calculators, and other consumer information items

0.077 0.063

Unsampled information and information processing

0.012 0.007

Other goods and services

3.159 3.253

Tobacco and smoking products

0.608 0.987

Cigarettes

0.529 0.872

Tobacco products other than cigarettes

0.060 0.090

Unsampled tobacco and smoking products

0.019 0.024

Personal care

2.551 2.266

Personal care products

0.678 0.732

Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products

0.364 0.393

Cosmetics, perfume, bath, nail preparations and implements

0.306 0.324

Unsampled personal care products

0.008 0.015

Personal care services

0.694 0.649

Haircuts and other personal care services

0.694 0.649

Miscellaneous personal services

0.981 0.723

Legal services

0.250 0.122

Funeral expenses

0.140 0.086

Laundry and dry cleaning services

0.220 0.233

Apparel services other than laundry and dry cleaning

0.030 0.021

Financial services

0.229 0.167

Unsampled items

0.111 0.095

Miscellaneous personal goods

0.197 0.162

Special aggregate indexes

All items

100.000 100.000

Commodities

37.339 41.175

Commodities less food and beverages

22.182 24.525

Nondurables less food and beverages

11.241 12.527

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

8.577 9.531

Durables

10.942 11.998

Services

62.661 58.825

Rent of shelter

32.950 31.182

Transportation services

5.142 5.059

Other services

11.773 10.704

All items less food

85.881 84.269

All items less shelter

66.684 68.494

All items less medical care

91.130 92.406

Commodities less food

23.220 25.443

Nondurables less food

12.278 13.446

Nondurables less food and apparel

9.615 10.449

Nondurables

26.397 29.177

Apparel less footwear

2.019 2.152

Services less rent of shelter

29.711 27.643

Services less medical care services

55.372 52.502

Energy

6.155 7.364

All items less energy

93.845 92.636

All items less food and energy

79.726 76.904

Commodities less food and energy commodities

20.200 21.647

Energy commodities

3.020 3.796

Services less energy services

59.526 55.257

Domestically produced farm food

6.489 7.427

Utilities and public transportation

8.908 9.781

Last Modified Date: February 10, 2021