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
Sep
2017
Percent change from
Sep
2016
Sep
2017
Percent change from
Sep
2016
Sep
2017
Percent change from
Sep
2016

All Items

246.819 2.2 260.875 1.9 269.757 2.7

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

739.359   410.799   784.055  

Food and Beverages

250.735 1.2 255.434 1.1 261.001 1.2

Food

250.993 1.2 255.539 1.1 262.306 1.4

Food at home

239.128 0.4 245.539 0.4 247.541 1.3

Food away from home

270.353 2.4 273.880 2.2 287.974 1.5

Alcoholic beverages

245.884 1.3 252.882 0.3 250.393 -1.0

Housing

252.984 2.8 276.269 2.0 274.850 3.1

Shelter

299.844 3.2 342.873 2.0 326.497 2.8

Rent of primary residence(2)

310.268 3.8 344.669 2.5 335.405 3.1

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

307.106 3.2 354.088 1.8 343.957 2.1

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

307.106 3.2 353.839 1.8 343.957 2.1

Fuels and utilities

241.574 2.8 218.548 4.5 266.408 7.8

Household energy

202.677 2.7 193.353 5.1 222.424 8.1

Energy services(2)(4)

207.339 2.2 193.496 3.6 233.521 6.1

Electricity(2)

218.117 1.7 202.494 2.2 275.387 9.3

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

172.111 3.8 160.742 7.8 153.058 -2.5

Household furnishings and operations

120.014 -0.9 118.693 -1.7 127.613 -0.3

Apparel

128.150 -0.2 136.152 -0.4 150.306 -3.3

Transportation

204.775 4.8 203.650 4.6 189.834 3.6

Private transportation

200.487 5.2 196.104 5.1 189.750 4.1

Motor fuel

232.076 19.2 234.782 25.7 233.496 25.6

Gasoline

231.182 19.3 233.951 25.8 231.175 25.7

Medical Care

476.485 1.6 496.216 1.6 644.047 1.5

Recreation(5)

118.870 1.6 124.367 2.6 122.925 5.4

Education and Communication(5)

136.189 -2.1 139.831 -1.5 162.225 2.0

Other Goods and Services

434.057 2.0 478.584 2.4 481.451 6.8

Energy

215.711 10.1 210.049 13.3 225.634 15.3

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
Sep
2017
Percent change from
Sep
2016
Sep
2017
Percent change from
Sep
2016
Sep
2017
Percent change from
Sep
2016

All Items

240.939 2.3 257.297 2.0 267.760 2.8

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

717.684   401.884   773.924  

Food and Beverages

249.890 1.2 254.353 1.2 256.743 1.1

Food

249.836 1.2 254.376 1.3 258.256 1.3

Food at home

238.392 0.4 244.559 0.6 240.971 1.2

Food away from home

270.556 2.4 274.989 2.4 293.975 1.4

Alcoholic beverages

249.755 1.6 252.057 0.3 238.289 -0.8

Housing

249.261 2.8 273.838 2.1 277.936 3.0

Shelter

292.658 3.3 338.674 1.9 329.075 2.6

Rent of primary residence(2)

307.166 3.8 340.000 2.5 335.405 3.1

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

277.317 3.2 311.664 1.7 302.279 2.1

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

277.329 3.2 311.699 1.7 302.279 2.1

Fuels and utilities

240.158 2.7 219.897 4.8 264.459 6.7

Household energy

201.114 2.6 194.706 5.4 219.811 6.7

Energy services(2)(4)

206.327 2.2 194.677 4.2 230.217 5.7

Electricity(2)

215.383 1.8 203.763 2.6 275.388 9.3

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

171.817 3.9 161.593 8.7 153.062 -2.5

Household furnishings and operations

114.750 -1.2 110.767 -1.6 130.916 0.6

Apparel

127.265 -0.2 135.487 0.0 155.181 -1.0

Transportation

204.314 5.4 206.116 5.2 194.688 4.0

Private transportation

200.906 5.7 199.505 5.6 192.682 4.4

Motor fuel

232.769 19.1 234.133 25.3 233.498 25.6

Gasoline

231.984 19.1 233.472 25.4 231.178 25.7

Medical Care

480.807 1.5 496.461 1.8 639.988 1.7

Recreation(5)

114.409 1.7 125.939 3.5 121.588 6.9

Education and Communication(5)

125.076 -3.5 126.930 -2.8 144.974 0.8

Other Goods and Services

472.994 2.3 549.312 2.4 560.139 5.9

Energy

215.126 10.5 210.568 13.9 220.912 14.4

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.