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
Feb
2017
Percent change from
Feb
2016
Feb
2017
Percent change from
Feb
2016
Feb
2017
Percent change from
Feb
2016

All Items

243.603 2.7 258.768 2.6    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

729.727   407.481      

Food and Beverages

248.595 0.1 253.153 0.0    

Food

248.791 0.0 253.151 0.0    

Food at home

237.918 -1.7 244.237 -1.7 244.194 -2.2

Food away from home

266.626 2.4 269.790 2.4    

Alcoholic beverages

244.622 0.9 251.992 0.2    

Housing

248.693 3.2 273.927 2.8    

Shelter

294.444 3.5 338.649 2.8 317.307 3.4

Rent of primary residence(2)

304.211 3.9 340.285 2.6 329.161 3.7

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

301.785 3.5 351.047 2.8 339.002 3.0

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

301.768 3.5 350.768 2.8 339.002 3.0

Fuels and utilities

233.688 4.3 218.355 6.8    

Household energy

194.837 4.5 193.400 7.6 228.116 9.8

Energy services(2)(4)

198.820 3.8 193.729 5.6 242.657 7.5

Electricity(2)

206.416 1.9 200.268 2.1 271.662 8.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

172.967 10.9 166.184 15.8 183.632 5.1

Household furnishings and operations

121.508 -0.8 120.939 -1.3    

Apparel

126.100 0.4 132.413 0.3    

Transportation

199.147 6.3 199.686 5.3    

Private transportation

194.019 6.8 191.316 6.0    

Motor fuel

202.912 30.6 204.293 30.1 196.581 27.2

Gasoline

201.957 30.7 203.432 30.1 194.347 27.4

Medical Care

474.546 3.5 492.978 2.9    

Recreation(5)

118.375 1.5 123.788 2.5    

Education and Communication(5)

138.796 -0.3 142.628 1.1    

Other Goods and Services

427.992 2.0 474.864 3.7    

Energy

198.195 15.2 197.959 15.8 212.766 16.2

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
Feb
2017
Percent change from
Feb
2016
Feb
2017
Percent change from
Feb
2016
Feb
2017
Percent change from
Feb
2016

All Items

237.477 2.8 255.028 2.7    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

707.371   398.340      

Food and Beverages

247.585 -0.1 251.751 -0.1    

Food

247.498 -0.1 251.688 -0.1    

Food at home

236.915 -1.7 242.875 -1.6 237.434 -2.2

Food away from home

266.740 2.3 270.509 2.4    

Alcoholic beverages

248.034 1.1 250.916 0.0    

Housing

244.847 3.2 271.824 2.9    

Shelter

287.340 3.5 334.941 2.7 322.194 3.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

301.058 3.8 335.743 2.6 329.161 3.7

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

272.491 3.5 309.192 2.8 297.924 3.0

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

272.494 3.5 309.221 2.8 297.924 3.0

Fuels and utilities

232.210 4.1 220.363 6.9    

Household energy

193.264 4.2 195.368 7.7 228.109 8.2

Energy services(2)(4)

197.748 3.7 195.566 6.1 240.834 7.4

Electricity(2)

203.806 1.9 201.910 2.5 271.663 8.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

173.061 11.0 167.926 16.3 183.637 5.1

Household furnishings and operations

116.309 -1.0 112.557 -2.1    

Apparel

125.172 0.0 131.488 -0.5    

Transportation

197.287 7.1 200.887 6.0    

Private transportation

193.388 7.4 193.850 6.5    

Motor fuel

203.527 30.7 204.080 29.6 196.581 27.2

Gasoline

202.686 30.8 203.335 29.7 194.350 27.4

Medical Care

479.287 3.7 492.719 3.2    

Recreation(5)

113.830 1.3 124.694 2.9    

Education and Communication(5)

128.932 -0.9 130.920 0.4    

Other Goods and Services

465.505 2.2 545.838 4.5    

Energy

197.074 15.8 198.275 16.3 209.829 15.0

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.