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
Jul
2017
Percent change from
Jul
2016
Jul
2017
Percent change from
Jul
2016
Jul
2017
Percent change from
Jul
2016

All Items

244.786 1.7 258.833 1.3 266.429 2.2

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

733.269   407.582   774.382  

Food and Beverages

249.930 1.1 255.795 1.4 261.303 1.4

Food

250.214 1.1 255.978 1.4 262.963 1.5

Food at home

238.953 0.3 246.937 0.9 248.723 1.2

Food away from home

268.649 2.1 272.847 2.2 287.624 2.2

Alcoholic beverages

244.706 1.1 252.242 0.6 246.428 0.0

Housing

251.870 2.8 275.436 1.9 271.961 2.8

Shelter

297.919 3.2 341.308 1.8 322.742 2.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

308.173 3.8 342.804 2.4 332.077 2.7

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

305.037 3.2 352.508 1.9 342.436 2.3

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

305.030 3.2 352.248 1.9 342.436 2.3

Fuels and utilities

242.119 3.6 218.125 4.4 263.351 9.2

Household energy

203.569 3.6 192.907 4.8 219.432 9.5

Energy services(2)(4)

209.084 3.6 195.706 4.8 234.878 10.1

Electricity(2)

219.696 2.6 204.470 3.3 275.211 9.7

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

174.301 7.5 163.292 9.2 156.959 11.0

Household furnishings and operations

120.526 -0.9 119.970 -0.7 127.719 -0.2

Apparel

122.485 -0.4 126.370 -0.7 136.726 1.9

Transportation

199.466 1.2 198.724 0.8 185.671 -0.1

Private transportation

194.419 1.4 190.125 0.9 184.364 0.0

Motor fuel

202.051 3.1 201.924 5.7 197.330 4.0

Gasoline

201.173 3.0 201.099 5.7 195.135 4.0

Medical Care

476.126 2.6 494.618 1.6 639.112 0.6

Recreation(5)

118.863 1.3 124.085 2.6 124.086 6.0

Education and Communication(5)

135.388 -2.5 139.069 -1.3 158.204 1.2

Other Goods and Services

434.033 2.5 477.991 3.1 482.516 6.9

Energy

202.554 3.4 196.720 5.2 208.245 7.2

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
Jul
2017
Percent change from
Jul
2016
Jul
2017
Percent change from
Jul
2016
Jul
2017
Percent change from
Jul
2016

All Items

238.617 1.6 254.887 1.4 265.002 2.2

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

710.766   398.120   765.951  

Food and Beverages

249.112 1.1 254.535 1.4 257.139 1.3

Food

249.080 1.0 254.605 1.5 258.919 1.4

Food at home

238.094 0.3 245.573 0.9 242.013 1.1

Food away from home

269.015 2.2 273.846 2.4 293.601 2.2

Alcoholic beverages

248.630 1.3 251.455 0.6 235.710 0.1

Housing

248.173 2.9 273.065 2.0 275.995 3.2

Shelter

290.776 3.3 337.169 1.8 326.252 2.4

Rent of primary residence(2)

305.039 3.8 338.178 2.4 332.077 2.7

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

275.441 3.2 310.262 1.8 300.943 2.3

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

275.448 3.2 310.291 1.8 300.943 2.3

Fuels and utilities

240.795 3.5 219.767 4.7 264.015 9.7

Household energy

202.076 3.5 194.593 5.2 219.388 9.9

Energy services(2)(4)

208.001 3.5 196.821 5.3 231.752 10.1

Electricity(2)

216.926 2.5 205.637 3.6 275.212 9.7

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

173.866 7.6 164.116 9.9 156.963 11.0

Household furnishings and operations

115.131 -1.2 112.010 -0.5 131.150 0.4

Apparel

121.837 -0.3 126.043 -1.0 143.757 2.1

Transportation

197.795 1.2 200.101 0.9 189.628 0.2

Private transportation

193.955 1.3 192.792 1.0 186.865 0.3

Motor fuel

202.627 2.9 201.595 5.4 197.330 4.0

Gasoline

201.856 2.9 200.896 5.4 195.138 4.0

Medical Care

480.574 2.7 494.665 1.8 634.813 0.6

Recreation(5)

114.348 1.2 125.554 3.4 123.187 7.5

Education and Communication(5)

124.526 -4.0 126.290 -2.8 142.325 0.1

Other Goods and Services

473.063 2.9 548.744 3.6 560.083 5.8

Energy

201.183 3.2 196.782 5.3 205.317 7.4

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.