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
Dec
2017
Percent change from
Dec
2016
Dec
2017
Percent change from
Dec
2016
Dec
2017
Percent change from
Dec
2016

All Items

246.524 2.1 260.791 1.7    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

738.477   410.666      

Food and Beverages

251.024 1.6 256.487 1.9    

Food

251.238 1.6 256.764 2.0    

Food at home

238.579 0.9 246.424 1.6 245.166 1.6

Food away from home

271.811 2.5 275.644 2.6    

Alcoholic beverages

246.791 1.4 251.711 0.3    

Housing

253.845 2.9 277.693 1.9    

Shelter

301.985 3.2 344.282 1.8 325.584 3.7

Rent of primary residence(2)

313.904 3.7 346.920 2.2 341.946 4.7

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

310.041 3.2 356.255 1.6 349.480 3.5

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

310.048 3.2 356.008 1.6 349.480 3.5

Fuels and utilities

237.423 3.5 223.688 5.8    

Household energy

197.705 3.5 198.709 6.6 246.818 11.3

Energy services(2)(4)

201.066 3.1 196.735 5.4 258.838 9.9

Electricity(2)

208.406 2.6 199.636 3.1 288.727 9.6

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

175.909 4.7 176.712 11.4 197.659 10.6

Household furnishings and operations

119.778 -0.8 117.530 -1.9    

Apparel

120.614 -1.6 124.143 -1.9    

Transportation

203.023 3.5 202.378 2.9    

Private transportation

198.757 3.8 195.138 3.3    

Motor fuel

217.972 10.7 220.329 10.7 219.018 12.8

Gasoline

216.781 10.7 219.332 10.6 216.513 12.7

Medical Care

477.802 1.8 499.765 2.6    

Recreation(5)

118.336 1.5 123.466 1.5    

Education and Communication(5)

136.671 -1.7 140.206 -1.8    

Other Goods and Services

435.831 2.0 480.873 2.6    

Energy

206.598 6.9 207.538 8.3 232.957 11.9

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
Dec
2017
Percent change from
Dec
2016
Dec
2017
Percent change from
Dec
2016
Dec
2017
Percent change from
Dec
2016

All Items

240.526 2.2 257.251 1.8    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

716.454   401.812      

Food and Beverages

250.042 1.6 255.273 2.0    

Food

249.941 1.6 255.421 2.1    

Food at home

237.691 0.9 245.108 1.5 238.626 1.5

Food away from home

272.032 2.6 276.913 2.9    

Alcoholic beverages

250.721 1.4 250.879 0.3    

Housing

250.238 3.0 275.740 2.1    

Shelter

295.189 3.3 340.632 1.8 332.115 3.8

Rent of primary residence(2)

310.709 3.7 342.296 2.2 341.946 4.7

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

279.993 3.2 313.591 1.5 307.133 3.5

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

280.008 3.2 313.630 1.5 307.133 3.5

Fuels and utilities

235.636 3.4 224.873 5.8    

Household energy

195.823 3.5 199.862 6.6 245.240 10.6

Energy services(2)(4)

199.838 3.0 198.225 5.7 257.011 10.0

Electricity(2)

205.632 2.6 200.916 3.2 288.729 9.6

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

175.940 4.9 177.727 11.7 197.664 10.6

Household furnishings and operations

114.532 -0.8 109.743 -1.4    

Apparel

120.583 -0.9 124.326 -0.7    

Transportation

201.998 3.9 204.764 3.4    

Private transportation

198.615 4.1 198.377 3.7    

Motor fuel

218.477 10.7 219.821 10.6 219.018 12.8

Gasoline

217.427 10.6 218.961 10.5 216.516 12.7

Medical Care

481.900 1.7 500.030 2.7    

Recreation(5)

113.717 1.5 124.667 1.8    

Education and Communication(5)

125.548 -2.9 127.298 -3.0    

Other Goods and Services

475.856 2.3 553.495 2.4    

Energy

205.554 7.0 207.494 8.3 228.846 11.5

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.