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Prices in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged down 0.2 percent in November, after ticking down 0.1 percent in October.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Northeast decreased 0.4 percent in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
In November 2018, prices for natural gas averaged $1.226 per therm in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, 20 percent more than the national average.
In September, Chester County, PA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.0 percent.
Households in the New York-Newark-Jersey City, N.Y.-N.J.-Pa., metropolitan area spent an average of $67,782 per year in 2016–17.