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
Apr
2017
Percent change from
Apr
2016
Apr
2017
Percent change from
Apr
2016
Apr
2017
Percent change from
Apr
2016

All Items

244.524 2.2 259.165 1.9    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

732.486   408.106      

Food and Beverages

249.538 0.6 255.049 0.8    

Food

249.739 0.5 255.198 0.8    

Food at home

238.817 -0.8 246.690 -0.3 246.455 -0.4

Food away from home

267.652 2.3 271.236 2.4    

Alcoholic beverages

245.500 1.3 251.935 0.3    

Housing

249.514 3.2 274.457 2.5    

Shelter

295.706 3.5 339.910 2.6 317.610 1.9

Rent of primary residence(2)

305.477 3.8 341.162 2.6 329.812 3.1

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

302.767 3.4 351.128 2.4 338.698 2.4

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

302.753 3.4 350.849 2.4 338.698 2.4

Fuels and utilities

233.827 4.6 216.010 4.5    

Household energy

194.763 5.0 190.922 4.9 228.453 9.9

Energy services(2)(4)

198.915 4.4 191.221 2.9 243.129 8.2

Electricity(2)

206.671 2.4 196.775 0.0 277.035 9.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

172.597 12.0 165.945 11.1 175.774 5.1

Household furnishings and operations

121.322 -0.6 121.172 -1.1    

Apparel

128.349 0.5 133.327 0.3    

Transportation

202.389 3.5 201.036 2.6    

Private transportation

196.926 3.8 192.002 2.9    

Motor fuel

213.288 14.4 209.221 15.0 202.829 9.8

Gasoline

212.424 14.3 208.380 15.0 200.608 9.7

Medical Care

473.582 3.0 491.537 1.9    

Recreation(5)

118.639 1.0 124.301 2.3    

Education and Communication(5)

135.781 -2.5 140.052 -0.6    

Other Goods and Services

432.175 2.7 474.645 3.3    

Energy

202.869 9.3 198.421 8.9 215.670 9.8

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.

 

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
Apr
2017
Percent change from
Apr
2016
Apr
2017
Percent change from
Apr
2016
Apr
2017
Percent change from
Apr
2016

All Items

238.432 2.1 255.359 2.0    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

710.215   398.857      

Food and Beverages

248.450 0.4 253.751 0.7    

Food

248.351 0.4 253.796 0.7    

Food at home

237.624 -0.9 245.296 -0.3 239.699 -0.4

Food away from home

267.842 2.3 272.097 2.4    

Alcoholic beverages

249.106 1.3 251.087 0.0    

Housing

245.601 3.2 272.092 2.6    

Shelter

288.518 3.5 335.960 2.6 322.368 2.4

Rent of primary residence(2)

302.299 3.8 336.561 2.6 329.812 3.1

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

273.372 3.3 309.183 2.4 297.658 2.4

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

273.374 3.3 309.208 2.4 297.658 2.4

Fuels and utilities

232.163 4.4 217.388 4.5    

Household energy

193.019 4.7 192.298 5.0 228.225 8.7

Energy services(2)(4)

197.654 4.3 192.503 3.4 240.764 8.1

Electricity(2)

203.941 2.4 197.870 -0.1 277.036 9.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

172.238 12.2 167.062 12.6 175.779 5.1

Household furnishings and operations

116.198 -0.7 113.138 -1.3    

Apparel

127.566 0.1 132.369 -0.5    

Transportation

200.876 3.8 202.358 3.1    

Private transportation

196.821 4.0 194.827 3.2    

Motor fuel

214.098 14.4 208.808 14.8 202.830 9.8

Gasoline

213.339 14.3 208.085 14.7 200.611 9.7

Medical Care

478.133 3.1 491.343 2.2    

Recreation(5)

114.151 0.8 125.465 3.0    

Education and Communication(5)

125.185 -3.9 127.777 -1.8    

Other Goods and Services

471.371 3.2 546.129 4.2    

Energy

202.011 9.4 198.505 9.1 212.547 9.1

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-Brockton-Nashua includes the PMSAs of Boston, Brockton, Fitchburg-Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester, Nashua, New Bedford, Portsmouth-Rochester, and Worcester.