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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-
Cambridge-
Newton
Jun
2021
Percent change from
Jun
2020
Jun
2021
Percent change from
Jun
2020
Jun
2021
Percent change from
Jun
2020

All Items

271.696 5.4 284.741 4.6    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

813.879   448.380      

Food and Beverages

275.380 2.4 280.344 1.8    

Food

276.206 2.4 281.235 1.7    

Food at home

257.412 0.9 264.804 0.5 265.015 -3.2

Food away from home

305.634 4.2 309.388 3.4    

Alcoholic beverages

262.913 1.9 267.640 2.9    

Housing

280.366 3.1 302.584 3.2    

Shelter

334.222 2.6 375.342 2.2 368.092 2.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

347.833 1.9 374.726 1.3 376.991 1.7

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

342.258 2.3 386.046 1.6 390.685 1.6

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

342.278 2.3 385.713 1.6 390.685 1.6

Fuels and utilities

260.400 6.4 240.778 7.9    

Household energy

215.355 7.4 211.595 8.5 245.187 11.0

Energy services(2)(4)

219.425 6.3 210.822 4.8 258.005 6.8

Electricity(2)

226.562 3.8 219.525 3.3 308.385 4.2

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

194.563 15.6 178.375 8.6 170.927 13.6

Household furnishings and operations

131.131 4.1 128.661 6.5    

Apparel

120.324 4.9 124.080 5.5    

Transportation

237.701 21.5 231.271 19.4    

Private transportation

235.331 21.9 226.435 20.3    

Motor fuel

269.983 44.8 259.857 40.6 256.887 43.1

Gasoline

268.979 45.1 258.909 40.9 254.172 43.4

Medical Care

522.989 0.4 546.769 -1.1    

Recreation(5)

124.893 2.4 130.720 1.6    

Education and Communication(5)

142.174 2.1 150.022 2.3    

Other Goods and Services

473.718 2.5 519.842 2.4    

Energy

240.720 24.5 231.222 21.1 248.027 23.1

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-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.

 

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-
Cambridge-
Newton
Jun
2021
Percent change from
Jun
2020
Jun
2021
Percent change from
Jun
2020
Jun
2021
Percent change from
Jun
2020

All Items

266.412 6.1 281.366 5.0    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

793.560   439.478      

Food and Beverages

274.744 2.4 279.563 1.9    

Food

275.036 2.4 280.198 1.9    

Food at home

257.053 0.9 264.205 0.7 258.249 -3.6

Food away from home

306.366 4.4 311.684 3.6    

Alcoholic beverages

268.734 2.0 267.406 2.9    

Housing

276.339 3.1 300.212 3.0    

Shelter

326.716 2.5 370.574 2.1 372.628 2.1

Rent of primary residence(2)

344.596 2.0 369.733 1.3 376.991 1.7

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

309.088 2.4 340.037 1.7 343.345 1.6

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

309.115 2.4 340.091 1.7 343.345 1.6

Fuels and utilities

258.724 6.3 242.744 7.4    

Household energy

213.818 7.2 213.661 8.0 245.293 9.9

Energy services(2)(4)

218.372 6.5 212.708 5.1 257.684 6.6

Electricity(2)

223.523 3.9 220.857 3.6 308.387 4.2

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

196.062 16.8 180.599 8.7 170.932 13.6

Household furnishings and operations

124.934 3.6 120.902 5.5    

Apparel

119.865 4.5 122.819 4.5    

Transportation

241.166 24.0 235.066 20.1    

Private transportation

238.941 24.4 230.266 20.9    

Motor fuel

270.694 44.8 258.831 40.0 257.103 43.3

Gasoline

269.798 45.1 258.112 40.3 254.176 43.4

Medical Care

530.252 0.2 548.641 -1.4    

Recreation(5)

119.545 2.7 131.204 2.4    

Education and Communication(5)

129.687 2.3 136.114 2.6    

Other Goods and Services

522.571 3.1 603.069 3.0    

Energy

240.908 25.7 232.509 21.9 247.574 24.8

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-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.