New England Consumer Price Index Card

 
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
Northeast
region
Boston-
Brockton-
Nashua
Jan
2017
Percent change from
Jan
2016
Jan
2017
Percent change from
Jan
2016
Jan
2017
Percent change from
Jan
2016

All Items

242.839 2.5 258.073 2.5 264.865 3.0

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

727.439   406.386   769.837  

Food and Beverages

248.074 -0.1 253.083 -0.1 259.177 -0.1

Food

248.242 -0.2 253.132 -0.2 260.190 -0.2

Food at home

237.365 -1.9 244.450 -1.9 245.733 -1.6

Food away from home

266.079 2.4 269.414 2.3 285.291 2.3

Alcoholic beverages

244.516 1.2 251.263 0.7 252.051 0.3

Housing

247.942 3.1 273.398 2.9 268.742 3.9

Shelter

293.560 3.5 338.518 3.2 316.742 3.8

Rent of primary residence(2)

303.467 3.9 339.655 2.7 328.042 3.7

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

301.181 3.5 350.741 2.9 338.105 2.9

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)(3)

301.161 3.5 350.458 2.9 338.105 2.9

Fuels and utilities

232.516 3.6 215.555 4.8 270.189 8.6

Household energy

193.787 3.5 190.529 5.2 226.756 8.9

Energy services(2)(4)

197.767 2.9 190.411 3.1 240.729 6.7

Electricity(2)

205.230 1.0 196.590 -0.5 271.662 8.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

172.319 10.1 163.863 13.5 178.513 2.2

Household furnishings and operations

121.430 -0.8 120.698 -1.6 128.024 -1.3

Apparel

123.088 1.0 130.053 1.9 141.290 3.0

Transportation

199.292 4.8 199.351 4.2 185.505 3.1

Private transportation

194.508 5.3 191.740 4.8 185.183 4.1

Motor fuel

207.280 20.2 209.828 23.4 200.438 18.7

Gasoline

206.360 20.3 208.971 23.4 198.220 18.9

Medical Care

471.700 3.9 490.069 3.5 635.944 1.3

Recreation(5)

117.337 1.1 122.442 1.6 122.228 4.5

Education and Communication(5)

139.041 -0.3 142.889 1.1 161.094 3.0

Other Goods and Services

427.621 2.0 473.450 3.8 471.909 5.7

Energy

199.608 10.8 198.426 12.1 213.684 12.7

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

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

Boston-Brockton-Nashua includes the PMSAs of Boston, Brockton, Fitchburg-Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester, Nashua, New Bedford, Portsmouth-Rochester, and Worcester.

 

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
Northeast
region
Boston-
Brockton-
Nashua
Jan
2017
Percent change from
Jan
2016
Jan
2017
Percent change from
Jan
2016
Jan
2017
Percent change from
Jan
2016

All Items

236.854 2.5 254.407 2.6 263.730 2.9

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

705.517   397.369   762.274  

Food and Beverages

247.083 -0.2 251.768 -0.1 254.944 -0.5

Food

246.968 -0.3 251.741 -0.1 256.203 -0.5

Food at home

236.372 -1.9 243.125 -1.7 239.035 -1.8

Food away from home

266.230 2.3 270.216 2.4 291.691 2.4

Alcoholic beverages

248.019 1.4 250.327 0.6 239.337 -0.4

Housing

244.133 3.1 271.040 2.8 273.421 3.5

Shelter

286.539 3.5 334.723 3.1 321.395 3.4

Rent of primary residence(2)

300.315 3.8 335.079 2.7 328.042 3.7

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

271.963 3.5 308.980 2.9 297.137 2.9

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)(3)

271.965 3.5 309.010 2.9 297.137 2.9

Fuels and utilities

230.934 3.3 216.840 4.5 270.768 7.3

Household energy

192.107 3.2 191.784 4.8 226.257 7.2

Energy services(2)(4)

196.588 2.7 191.544 3.2 238.681 6.4

Electricity(2)

202.467 0.9 197.277 -0.7 271.663 8.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

172.504 10.2 165.438 13.9 178.517 2.2

Household furnishings and operations

116.327 -1.1 112.200 -2.7 129.652 -2.9

Apparel

122.163 0.6 128.779 0.9 145.416 5.0

Transportation

197.763 5.4 201.062 5.0 190.373 3.9

Private transportation

194.059 5.7 194.430 5.4 188.204 4.5

Motor fuel

207.914 20.2 209.446 23.0 200.438 18.7

Gasoline

207.102 20.3 208.705 23.0 198.223 18.9

Medical Care

476.148 4.0 490.645 3.8 630.848 1.5

Recreation(5)

112.848 0.9 123.355 2.0 120.480 5.3

Education and Communication(5)

129.342 -0.9 131.327 0.6 145.919 2.6

Other Goods and Services

465.304 2.3 544.619 4.7 547.725 5.0

Energy

198.579 11.1 198.479 12.2 210.441 11.6

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

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

Boston-Brockton-Nashua includes the PMSAs of Boston, Brockton, Fitchburg-Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester, Nashua, New Bedford, Portsmouth-Rochester, and Worcester.