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Consumer price changes in major metro areas, Summer 2018 to Summer 2019

September 17, 2019

From August 2018 to August 2019, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 1.7 percent. Among major metro areas, prices increased 3.0 percent over the last 12 months in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, California and rose 0.7 percent in urban Alaska during the same period.

12-month percent change in the Consumer Price Index, selected metropolitan areas, July or August 2019, not seasonally adjusted

Metropolitan area

Jul 2019

Aug 2019

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.2%

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.1

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

2.0%

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.6 1.6

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.3

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.1

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.4

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.3 3.0

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.9

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.2

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.7 1.8

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.3

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.0

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.6

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.4

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.7

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.2

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.1

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.1

Urban Alaska

0.7

Urban Hawaii

1.6

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.2

These data are from the Consumer Price Index program and are not seasonally adjusted. Data for some metro areas are only available every other month. For more information, see "Consumer Price Index — August 2019." Also see Charts related to the latest "U.S. Consumer Price Index" news release.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Consumer price changes in major metro areas, Summer 2018 to Summer 2019 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2019/consumer-price-changes-in-major-metro-areas-summer-2018-to-summer-2019.htm (visited October 16, 2019).

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