Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England

 
Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers, all items, in the U.S., Northeast, and Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
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Annual
average
2017
Apr
2018
May
2018
Percent change
Annual
average
2016 to
2017
12 months
ended
Apr
2018
May
2018

U.S. City Average

245.120 250.546 251.588 2.1 2.5 2.8

Northeast region(1)

259.538 264.669 265.840 1.8 2.1 2.5

Northeast City Size Class (population)

A (over 2.5 million)

262.852 267.641 268.295 1.9 2.0 2.2

B/C (2.5 million or less)(2)

152.475 155.977 157.068 1.6 2.3 2.9

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH metropolitan area

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH(3)

267.033   274.668 2.5   3.2

Footnotes
(1) The Northeast region includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
(2) December 1996=100.
(3) Published in alternate months.

Source: Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban households.