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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
Aug
2021
Sep
2021
Percent change
Annual
average
2019 to
2020
12 months
ended
Aug
2021
Sep
2021

U.S. City Average

258.811 273.567 274.310 1.2 5.3 5.4

Northeast region(1)

272.908 285.630 286.423 1.3 4.4 4.6

Northeast City Size Class (population)

A (over 2.5 million)

276.805 288.105 289.167 1.5 3.9 4.1

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

160.205 168.886 169.156 1.1 5.0 5.2

South region(3)

248.639 263.728 264.593 1.0 5.6 5.8

South City Size Class (population)

A (over 2.5 million)

253.282 267.404 268.332 0.9 5.2 5.3

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

157.077 167.078 167.607 1.0 5.9 6.0

Metropolitan areas

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

258.923 272.044   0.9 4.6  

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

267.157   280.933 0.9   4.5

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

259.476 271.067   1.0 4.5  

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.