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Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic

 
Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, all items, in the U.S., Northeast, and South, and selected metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area

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data
Annual
average
2020
Apr
2021
May
2021
Percent change
Annual
average
2019 to
2020
12 months
ended
Apr
2021
May
2021

U.S. City Average

258.811 267.054 269.195 1.2 4.2 5.0

Northeast region(1)

272.908 280.234 281.858 1.3 3.3 3.9

Northeast City Size Class (population)

A (over 2.5 million)

276.805 283.282 284.757 1.5 3.0 3.4

B/C (2.5 million or less)(2)

160.205 165.227 166.310 1.1 3.7 4.5

South region(3)

248.639 257.207 259.343 1.0 4.4 5.6

South City Size Class (population)

A (over 2.5 million)

253.282 261.489 263.638 0.9 4.2 5.2

B/C (2.5 million or less)(2)

157.077 162.686 164.045 1.0 4.6 5.8

Metropolitan areas

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD(4)

258.923 265.355   0.9 3.5  

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV(4)(5)

267.157   275.822 0.9   3.8

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD(4)(5)

259.476 266.534   1.0 2.9  

Footnotes
(1) The Northeast region includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
(2) December 1996=100.
(3) The South region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
(4) Published in alternate months.
(5) 1998-2017 indexes based on a substantially smaller sample.

Source: Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban households.