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
Nov
2017
Percent change from
Nov
2016
Nov
2017
Percent change from
Nov
2016
Nov
2017
Percent change from
Nov
2016

All Items

246.669 2.2 260.630 1.6 269.149 2.9

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

738.912   410.412   782.288  

Food and Beverages

250.694 1.4 256.073 1.6 260.463 1.2

Food

250.871 1.4 256.209 1.6 261.898 1.3

Food at home

238.403 0.6 245.920 1.1 246.968 1.5

Food away from home

271.152 2.4 275.002 2.4 287.884 1.0

Alcoholic beverages

246.991 1.5 253.128 0.5 248.281 0.0

Housing

253.177 2.8 276.736 1.8 275.470 3.4

Shelter

301.185 3.2 343.275 1.5 323.945 3.0

Rent of primary residence(2)

312.670 3.7 346.118 2.3 339.499 4.1

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

309.101 3.1 355.348 1.4 347.148 2.8

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

309.105 3.1 355.098 1.4 347.148 2.8

Fuels and utilities

236.410 3.3 220.163 5.5 289.105 9.3

Household energy

196.686 3.4 194.829 6.2 244.580 10.4

Energy services(2)(4)

200.225 2.8 193.258 4.6 258.782 9.2

Electricity(2)

208.111 2.5 195.921 1.7 288.639 9.6

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

173.504 3.6 173.984 12.1 197.659 8.2

Household furnishings and operations

119.733 -0.8 118.572 -0.8 125.812 -0.8

Apparel

125.398 -1.6 129.241 -1.9 141.503 0.0

Transportation

204.014 4.4 202.467 3.1 188.944 3.8

Private transportation

199.421 4.8 194.728 3.5 188.676 4.0

Motor fuel

225.322 16.5 223.902 14.9 222.224 17.6

Gasoline

224.227 16.5 222.946 14.9 219.787 17.6

Medical Care

477.198 1.7 498.864 2.1 646.503 2.1

Recreation(5)

118.420 1.4 123.233 1.4 119.889 2.8

Education and Communication(5)

136.717 -1.7 140.409 -1.3 163.261 1.7

Other Goods and Services

436.352 2.4 480.950 2.6 482.975 6.5

Energy

209.383 9.4 206.616 9.8 233.102 13.3

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-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
Nov
2017
Percent change from
Nov
2016
Nov
2017
Percent change from
Nov
2016
Nov
2017
Percent change from
Nov
2016

All Items

240.666 2.3 256.969 1.7 268.524 3.0

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

716.871   401.371   776.130  

Food and Beverages

249.723 1.4 254.766 1.6 256.172 1.1

Food

249.585 1.4 254.796 1.7 257.749 1.2

Food at home

237.524 0.6 244.578 1.2 240.322 1.3

Food away from home

271.353 2.5 276.114 2.5 293.867 0.8

Alcoholic beverages

251.025 1.6 252.352 0.5 237.012 0.0

Housing

249.487 2.9 274.707 2.0 281.986 3.8

Shelter

294.289 3.3 339.633 1.6 330.050 3.2

Rent of primary residence(2)

309.543 3.7 341.473 2.2 339.499 4.1

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

279.123 3.1 312.805 1.3 305.083 2.8

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

279.137 3.1 312.843 1.3 305.083 2.8

Fuels and utilities

234.740 3.3 221.348 5.5 290.340 8.9

Household energy

194.959 3.4 196.110 6.3 244.080 9.7

Energy services(2)(4)

199.122 2.8 194.709 5.0 256.958 9.2

Electricity(2)

205.484 2.6 197.118 1.9 288.640 9.6

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

173.430 3.8 175.043 12.6 197.664 8.2

Household furnishings and operations

114.400 -1.0 110.839 -0.2 129.697 0.5

Apparel

124.676 -1.2 128.680 -1.2 146.886 1.8

Transportation

203.009 5.0 204.306 3.5 193.705 3.8

Private transportation

199.447 5.3 197.618 3.8 191.587 4.0

Motor fuel

225.982 16.5 223.284 14.6 222.225 17.6

Gasoline

225.019 16.5 222.468 14.6 219.790 17.6

Medical Care

481.486 1.7 499.507 2.4 642.208 2.2

Recreation(5)

113.950 1.5 124.654 2.1 117.820 4.1

Education and Communication(5)

125.574 -2.9 127.426 -2.5 145.647 0.2

Other Goods and Services

476.329 2.8 553.175 2.5 562.440 5.9

Energy

208.704 9.8 206.799 9.9 229.565 12.8

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.