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
Oct
2017
Percent change from
Oct
2016
Oct
2017
Percent change from
Oct
2016
Oct
2017
Percent change from
Oct
2016

All Items

246.663 2.0 260.580 1.5    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

738.893   410.333      

Food and Beverages

251.130 1.3 256.563 1.5    

Food

251.364 1.3 256.711 1.6    

Food at home

239.543 0.6 247.077 1.1 245.350 0.2

Food away from home

270.658 2.3 274.502 2.3    

Alcoholic beverages

246.621 1.2 253.444 0.4    

Housing

253.125 2.8 276.180 1.7    

Shelter

300.846 3.2 343.253 1.7 326.002 3.2

Rent of primary residence(2)

311.501 3.7 345.343 2.2 336.557 3.5

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

308.190 3.2 354.918 1.6 345.243 2.4

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

308.192 3.2 354.668 1.6 345.243 2.4

Fuels and utilities

237.015 2.8 215.579 3.9    

Household energy

197.585 2.6 189.929 4.1 220.702 5.0

Energy services(2)(4)

201.661 2.2 189.023 3.1 230.880 3.7

Electricity(2)

210.424 2.0 196.026 1.4 275.387 7.6

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

172.373 3.2 160.823 7.9 146.047 -6.9

Household furnishings and operations

120.237 -0.9 119.146 -1.1    

Apparel

129.570 -0.6 135.953 -1.1    

Transportation

202.457 3.2 201.313 2.8    

Private transportation

197.766 3.4 193.233 3.1    

Motor fuel

219.640 10.8 221.266 16.3 224.772 18.2

Gasoline

218.591 10.8 220.348 16.3 222.401 18.3

Medical Care

477.121 1.7 498.337 1.9    

Recreation(5)

118.663 1.7 123.350 1.8    

Education and Communication(5)

136.502 -1.8 140.030 -1.5    

Other Goods and Services

436.252 2.5 480.564 2.7    

Energy

207.290 6.4 202.610 9.1 220.881 10.5

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
Oct
2017
Percent change from
Oct
2016
Oct
2017
Percent change from
Oct
2016
Oct
2017
Percent change from
Oct
2016

All Items

240.573 2.1 256.850 1.7    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

716.594   401.185      

Food and Beverages

250.229 1.3 255.326 1.6    

Food

250.146 1.3 255.358 1.6    

Food at home

238.717 0.6 245.770 1.2 238.697 0.2

Food away from home

270.840 2.3 275.584 2.4    

Alcoholic beverages

250.609 1.5 252.868 0.6    

Housing

249.267 2.8 273.771 1.8    

Shelter

293.683 3.3 339.204 1.7 329.542 2.9

Rent of primary residence(2)

308.366 3.7 340.678 2.2 336.557 3.5

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

278.281 3.2 312.427 1.5 303.409 2.4

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

278.294 3.2 312.463 1.5 303.409 2.4

Fuels and utilities

235.235 2.7 216.838 4.1    

Household energy

195.749 2.6 191.370 4.4 217.361 3.9

Energy services(2)(4)

200.437 2.2 190.530 3.6 227.268 3.2

Electricity(2)

207.647 2.0 197.824 1.8 275.388 7.6

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

171.994 3.3 161.363 8.4 146.050 -6.9

Household furnishings and operations

115.023 -1.2 111.322 -1.0    

Apparel

128.846 -0.3 135.463 0.0    

Transportation

201.393 3.5 203.142 3.2    

Private transportation

197.760 3.6 196.208 3.4    

Motor fuel

220.309 10.6 220.858 16.0 224.773 18.2

Gasoline

219.387 10.6 220.087 16.0 222.404 18.3

Medical Care

481.377 1.7 498.838 2.2    

Recreation(5)

114.203 1.7 125.029 2.8    

Education and Communication(5)

125.374 -3.1 127.074 -2.7    

Other Goods and Services

475.889 2.9 551.996 2.5    

Energy

206.393 6.5 203.053 9.4 215.850 9.8

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.