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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
Oct
2022
Percent change from
Oct
2021
Oct
2022
Percent change from
Oct
2021
Oct
2022
Percent change from
Oct
2021

All Items

298.012 7.7 308.001 6.9    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

892.711   485.007      

Food and Beverages

312.860 10.6 316.024 10.0    

Food

315.323 10.9 318.362 10.3    

Food at home

298.401 12.4 302.019 11.9 304.309 14.6

Food away from home

340.532 8.6 345.023 7.7    

Alcoholic beverages

278.009 5.0 283.842 6.1    

Housing

307.816 7.9 326.092 7.0    

Shelter

362.093 6.9 392.926 4.8 385.461 4.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

379.436 7.5 394.859 4.8 401.530 5.6

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

371.450 6.9 406.433 4.6 416.576 5.4

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

371.510 6.9 406.081 4.6 416.576 5.4

Fuels and utilities

308.978 14.2 312.110 23.5    

Household energy

264.110 17.1 283.553 26.8 358.052 40.0

Energy services(2)(4)

264.188 15.6 264.661 20.5 358.913 34.9

Electricity(2)

262.100 14.1 258.006 17.7 392.359 27.6

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

264.774 20.0 257.518 26.3 283.600 49.4

Household furnishings and operations

146.101 8.4 141.125 7.0    

Apparel

129.414 4.1 131.933 2.9    

Transportation

267.979 11.2 254.525 9.1    

Private transportation

266.595 10.4 252.491 8.8    

Motor fuel

341.954 18.1 310.168 9.5 317.248 12.4

Gasoline

339.017 17.5 308.192 9.2 313.460 12.2

Medical Care

554.043 5.0 579.822 5.4    

Recreation(5)

132.490 4.1 137.813 4.0    

Education and Communication(5)

143.988 0.0 153.585 0.6    

Other Goods and Services

514.958 6.5 569.966 6.3    

Energy

300.359 17.6 295.557 19.2 338.695 27.9

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-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
Oct
2022
Percent change from
Oct
2021
Oct
2022
Percent change from
Oct
2021
Oct
2022
Percent change from
Oct
2021

All Items

293.003 7.9 305.672 7.0    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

872.767   477.442      

Food and Beverages

312.126 10.5 314.561 9.8    

Food

313.752 10.8 316.425 10.0    

Food at home

298.119 12.3 301.963 11.9 298.561 15.1

Food away from home

340.688 8.4 344.917 7.0    

Alcoholic beverages

283.042 4.8 282.403 5.7    

Housing

304.389 8.1 325.531 7.4    

Shelter

354.701 7.1 388.047 4.7 393.852 5.1

Rent of primary residence(2)

377.041 7.8 389.302 4.7 401.530 5.6

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

335.400 6.9 357.698 4.5 366.098 5.4

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

335.408 6.9 357.744 4.5 366.098 5.4

Fuels and utilities

306.104 14.0 311.683 22.6    

Household energy

261.101 16.8 283.231 25.7 352.035 38.4

Energy services(2)(4)

262.988 15.6 266.719 20.2 355.586 34.3

Electricity(2)

259.471 14.3 259.389 17.5 392.360 27.6

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

266.842 20.0 259.317 25.5 283.607 49.4

Household furnishings and operations

139.676 8.5 136.230 8.9    

Apparel

129.189 4.2 131.959 3.4    

Transportation

271.957 10.7 259.188 8.2    

Private transportation

270.398 10.4 256.389 8.1    

Motor fuel

343.603 18.4 310.016 9.9 317.122 12.2

Gasoline

341.061 18.0 307.926 9.5 313.465 12.2

Medical Care

563.347 5.3 582.075 5.4    

Recreation(5)

126.544 4.4 138.956 4.1    

Education and Communication(5)

129.763 -0.9 138.213 0.0    

Other Goods and Services

568.474 6.5 662.892 6.9    

Energy

300.730 17.7 294.602 18.2 331.651 25.3

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