Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card

Monthly and Bimonthly Indexes

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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(1) Baltimore-Columbia-Towson(1) Northeast region South region
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018

All items

254.202 1.9     264.257 1.6     268.025 1.7 245.554 1.6

All items (1967 = 100)(2)

761.477       780.161       422.058   398.323  

Food and beverages

257.430 2.1     253.071 2.4     263.215 2.0 254.988 2.3

Food

257.724 2.1     258.260 2.6     263.847 2.1 256.326 2.3

Food at home

242.555 1.4 243.526 2.8 247.462 2.9 235.362 0.1 251.944 1.4 240.947 1.8

Cereals and bakery products

277.275 1.8     323.483 2.3     299.328 1.8 281.405 2.0

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

249.062 -0.2     260.408 -0.9     251.915 -0.2 242.755 -0.4

Dairy and related products

217.531 0.5     231.555 -2.9     225.171 -0.2 220.743 1.1

Fruits and vegetables

305.399 3.9     277.873 6.4     322.627 4.0 293.784 5.5

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(3)

172.060 2.6     216.871 5.2     174.643 0.7 171.784 3.2

Other food at home

211.550 0.7     204.959 5.1     225.782 1.8 210.701 0.7

Food away from home

281.887 3.0     272.855 2.3     285.104 3.0 281.996 3.0

Alcoholic beverages

252.087 1.5     202.878 0.1     254.083 0.3 235.885 1.5

Housing

263.886 2.9     277.236 2.4     287.121 2.2 242.290 2.6

Shelter

315.135 3.4 331.279 3.3 332.881 1.7 308.700 3.5 355.912 2.5 279.940 3.0

Rent of primary residence

327.513 3.7 306.540 2.4 363.442 1.9 361.637 4.4 357.883 2.5 291.899 3.3

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(4)

322.482 3.3 338.145 2.8 338.728 1.6 321.021 2.8 367.684 2.5 281.175 2.8

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(4)

322.507 3.3 338.145 2.8 338.728 1.6 321.021 2.8 367.393 2.5 281.171 2.8

Fuels and utilities

241.550 0.7     236.620 4.2     232.085 0.4 237.465 1.0

Household energy

199.429 -0.1 179.211 4.2 185.705 4.2 204.445 -0.2 205.762 -0.1 190.571 0.5

Energy services

202.461 -0.1 188.897 5.4 190.336 4.3 218.579 -0.1 202.903 0.0 190.672 0.6

Electricity

210.937 0.3 181.396 1.8 212.259 2.2 207.050 -0.3 205.339 0.1 188.748 1.2

Utility (piped) gas service

174.089 -1.4 188.470 11.3 139.197 10.6 177.475 1.9 183.159 -0.3 187.655 -3.2

Household furnishings and operations

123.746 1.9     110.871 7.1     121.147 1.4 123.671 1.8

Apparel

125.785 -2.2     167.026 3.0     130.492 -0.3 135.636 -3.2

Transportation

208.836 0.5     214.389 -0.4     204.648 -0.2 209.792 0.4

Private transportation

204.680 0.7     213.577 0.6     197.213 -0.1 208.776 0.6

New and used motor vehicles(5)

99.975 0.4     94.892 1.3     96.759 -0.1 102.548 0.4

New vehicles(3)

147.788 0.7     199.836 1.5     144.836 -0.4 154.512 0.7

Used cars and trucks(3)

140.513 0.4     300.166 0.4     146.118 0.3 141.988 0.8

Motor fuel

226.616 -0.6 241.039 -0.5 234.003 -1.5 220.114 -1.0 220.378 -2.0 215.717 -0.4

Gasoline

225.282 -0.7 237.266 -0.7 231.203 -1.5 215.160 -1.1 219.146 -2.1 214.333 -0.4

Motor vehicle insurance(3)

573.087 1.7     845.825 -1.4     623.412 0.5 954.844 1.4

Medical care

492.306 1.7     456.233 0.5     518.479 2.8 468.551 0.6

Recreation(5)

120.743 1.2     119.388 3.9     125.130 1.0 121.886 3.1

Education and communication(5)

137.082 0.8     148.590 -2.8     142.681 2.2 132.249 0.2

Tuition, other school fees, and child care(3)

756.751 3.4     1,362.448 -1.5     1,252.800 3.5 1,330.374 2.7

Other goods and services

448.471 2.1     416.659 3.1     494.119 1.5 430.284 1.5

Energy

211.724 -0.4 201.356 2.0 210.692 1.2 216.579 -0.6 211.657 -0.9 198.068 0.0

Footnotes
(1) 1998-2017 indexes based on a substantially smaller sample.
(2) For the Northeast and the South, Dec. 1977=100.
(3) For Washington, Nov. 1977=100. For Baltimore, March 1978=100. For Philadelphia, December 1977=100.
(4) For the U.S., Philadelphia, Northeast, & South, Dec. 1982 = 100. For Washington & Baltimore, Nov. 1982=100.
(5) December 1997=100.

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, CBSA includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, CBSA includes the District of Columbia; Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George's in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD, CBSA includes Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Queen Anne's Counties in Maryland.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

South region includes the District of Columbia and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

 

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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(1) Baltimore-Columbia-Towson(1) Northeast region South region
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018
Mar
2019
Percent change from
Mar
2018

All items

247.768 1.8     259.906 1.5     263.917 1.5 241.036 1.6

All items (1967 = 100)(2)

738.024       778.388       412.223   390.385  

Food and beverages

256.356 2.1     253.459 2.6     262.030 2.0 253.802 2.2

Food

256.322 2.1     257.150 2.6     262.424 2.0 254.575 2.3

Food at home

241.693 1.4 247.617 2.7 246.266 2.8 236.784 -0.3 250.736 1.4 239.501 1.7

Cereals and bakery products

278.547 1.9     311.532 2.3     299.568 1.9 280.650 1.9

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

249.462 -0.2     252.636 -1.4     252.183 -0.2 241.738 -0.5

Dairy and related products

216.070 0.6     230.030 -3.4     223.895 -0.1 218.523 1.3

Fruits and vegetables

302.542 3.9     284.488 6.3     321.456 3.9 294.079 5.5

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(3)

171.957 2.8     226.705 5.7     175.802 0.8 170.675 3.4

Other food at home

210.181 0.7     202.280 5.2     224.578 1.9 208.838 0.4

Food away from home

282.203 3.0     273.269 2.3     286.342 2.9 280.984 3.0

Alcoholic beverages

255.904 1.4     219.125 2.1     253.824 0.8 242.848 2.0

Housing

259.803 2.9     277.964 2.2     284.914 2.1 242.214 2.5

Shelter

307.816 3.4 337.140 3.0 333.076 1.7 320.526 3.5 351.828 2.5 280.341 3.0

Rent of primary residence

324.112 3.7 306.540 2.4 363.442 1.9 361.637 4.4 353.215 2.5 290.291 3.2

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(4)

291.120 3.3 300.719 2.8 308.716 1.6 291.196 2.8 323.558 2.5 261.282 2.8

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(4)

291.147 3.3 300.719 2.8 308.716 1.6 291.196 2.8 323.589 2.5 261.256 2.8

Fuels and utilities

239.514 0.8     243.290 4.2     232.518 0.3 237.439 1.1

Household energy

197.431 0.0 178.541 4.5 190.611 4.2 194.339 -0.2 206.128 -0.3 189.096 0.6

Energy services

201.238 0.0 190.806 5.3 194.958 4.3 215.578 -0.1 203.858 -0.2 190.264 0.7

Electricity

208.111 0.3 181.395 1.8 212.260 2.2 207.049 -0.3 205.999 -0.2 186.352 1.2

Utility (piped) gas service

173.951 -1.2 188.466 11.3 139.198 10.6 177.475 1.9 183.840 -0.2 191.606 -3.6

Household furnishings and operations

118.091 1.8     100.685 4.6     113.718 1.9 116.138 1.2

Apparel

125.302 -2.3     175.124 1.0     128.413 -1.7 134.473 -2.8

Transportation

208.256 0.6     226.286 0.0     206.883 -0.2 207.541 0.5

Private transportation

204.854 0.6     221.578 0.2     200.341 -0.2 206.168 0.6

New and used motor vehicles(5)

98.610 0.4     96.252 1.1     97.962 -0.1 100.342 0.5

New vehicles(3)

148.925 0.7     199.417 1.5     144.767 -0.5 154.049 0.6

Used cars and trucks(3)

141.505 0.4     300.262 0.4     146.091 0.3 143.177 0.7

Motor fuel

227.272 -0.6 240.881 -0.5 233.965 -1.5 219.909 -1.1 219.565 -2.1 215.167 -0.5

Gasoline

226.102 -0.7 237.266 -0.7 231.204 -1.5 215.171 -1.1 218.513 -2.2 213.933 -0.5

Motor vehicle insurance(3)

579.594 1.8     845.804 -1.4     618.804 0.5 972.696 1.5

Medical care

496.695 1.8     462.633 1.0     517.691 2.7 477.364 0.8

Recreation(5)

115.495 0.7     115.972 5.6     125.805 0.5 116.625 2.6

Education and communication(5)

125.026 0.0     121.685 -4.5     129.215 1.9 118.316 -0.9

Tuition, other school fees, and child care(3)

727.066 3.3     1,283.755 -3.9     1,242.631 3.7 1,230.498 2.0

Other goods and services

490.671 2.6     445.615 3.4     572.275 2.2 465.887 2.1

Energy

210.922 -0.4 199.104 2.1 216.988 0.9 205.700 -0.7 210.762 -1.2 197.187 0.0

Footnotes
(1) 1998-2017 indexes based on a substantially smaller sample.
(2) For the Northeast and the South, Dec. 1977=100.
(3) For Washington, Nov. 1977=100. For Baltimore, March 1978=100. For Philadelphia, December 1977=100.
(4) For the U.S., Philadelphia, Northeast, & South, Dec. 1982 = 100. For Washington & Baltimore, Nov. 1984=100.
(5) December 1997=100.

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, CBSA includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, CBSA includes the District of Columbia; Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George's in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD, CBSA includes Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Queen Anne's Counties in Maryland.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

South region includes the District of Columbia and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change to
Mar 2019 from --
Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Mar
2018
Jan
2019
Feb
2019

U.S. city average

252.776 254.202 1.9 1.0 0.6

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

239.669 240.019 1.5 0.8 0.1

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

269.608 271.311 2.7 0.7 0.6

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

275.823 276.570 1.6 0.5 0.3

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

  280.393 2.1 0.5  

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

  236.495 2.7 1.1  

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

  264.332 1.4 1.3  

Minneapolis-St.Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

  248.706 2.3 1.4  

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA(1)

  104.749 2.8 0.7  

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

  297.226 2.2 0.5  

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL(2)

  226.927 1.7 1.9  

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV(3)

  264.257 1.6 0.7  

Urban Hawaii

  280.263 1.8 0.5  

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

240.072        

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD(3)

254.433        

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

232.549        

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

226.804        

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

268.288        

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

253.218        

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ(4)

139.660        

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

291.227        

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

275.304        

St. Louis, MO-IL

228.528        

Urban Alaska

227.183        

Footnotes
(1) December 2017=100.
(2) 1987=100.
(3) 1998-2017 indexes based on a substantially smaller sample.
(4) December 2001=100.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change to
Mar 2019 from --
Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Mar
2018
Jan
2019
Feb
2019

U.S. city average

246.218 247.768 1.8 1.1 0.6

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

230.814 231.627 1.7 1.1 0.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

259.734 261.278 2.7 0.8 0.6

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

270.250 271.123 1.5 0.5 0.3

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

  279.451 2.1 0.5  

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

  241.763 2.8 1.5  

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

  254.616 1.5 1.3  

Minneapolis-St.Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

  242.202 2.1 1.7  

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA(1)

  104.769 2.8 0.7  

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

  279.093 2.3 0.5  

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL(2)

  225.496 1.5 1.9  

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV(3)

  259.906 1.5 0.6  

Urban Hawaii

  276.462 1.6 0.6  

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

236.898        

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD(3)

252.854        

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

226.675        

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

221.664        

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

263.874        

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

253.291        

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ(4)

137.722        

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

284.758        

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

271.039        

St. Louis, MO-IL

226.206        

Urban Alaska

223.971        

Footnotes
(1) December 2017=100.
(2) 1987=100.
(3) 1998-2017 indexes based on a substantially smaller sample.
(4) December 2001=100.