Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators

 

CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. City Average, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, February 2017
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted) (PDF format : not updated until mid-morning on release day)
Item and group U.S. City Average
Dallas-Fort Worth
Houston-Galveston-Brazoria
Index Percent change
Index Percent change
Index Percent change
Feb
2017
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Feb
2017
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Feb
2017
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

243.603 2.7 0.3 0.9         219.061 2.1   0.6

Food and beverages

248.595 0.1 0.2 0.6         225.215 0.3   0.3

Food

248.791 0.0 0.2 0.6         225.139 0.4   0.5

Food at home

237.918 -1.7 0.2 0.6 215.816 -2.0 -0.6 -1.3 221.947 -0.8 -0.1 0.5

Food away from home

266.626 2.4 0.2 0.6         224.575 1.7   0.4

Alcoholic beverages

244.622 0.9 0.0 0.5         216.085 -1.4   -1.9

Housing

248.693 3.2 0.3 0.8         212.585 1.9   -0.3

Shelter

294.444 3.5 0.3 0.6 232.394 6.0 0.7 1.3 252.877 1.7 -0.6 -0.2

Rent of primary residence(1)

304.211 3.9 0.2 0.5 246.699 7.1 0.7 1.7 251.077 4.0 -0.5 0.0

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(1)(2)

301.785 3.5 0.2 0.4 248.616 5.6 0.5 0.7 233.242 1.1 -0.7 -0.4

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(1)(2)

301.768 3.5 0.2 0.4 248.616 5.6 0.5 0.7 233.242 1.1 -0.7 -0.4

Fuels and utilities

233.688 4.3 0.5 1.8         167.666 11.4   1.9

Household energy

194.837 4.5 0.5 2.0 201.635 1.7 -0.8 -0.6 148.800 14.4 -4.5 2.5

Energy services(1)(3)

198.820 3.8 0.5 1.9 198.213 1.6 -1.0 -0.8 146.358 14.5 -4.5 2.5

Electricity(1)

206.416 1.9 0.6 1.6 184.426 -3.5 0.0 0.0 145.861 14.2 -6.0 2.1

Utility (piped) gas service(1)

172.967 10.9 0.4 3.0 221.778 31.5 -4.8 -3.9 136.163 16.0 4.7 4.7

Household furnishings & operations

121.508 -0.8 0.1 0.7         130.646 -4.3   -2.5

Apparel

126.100 0.4 2.4 2.8         189.590 4.2   10.3

Transportation

199.147 6.3 -0.1 1.5         177.043 6.0   1.7

Private transportation

194.019 6.8 -0.3 1.4         175.287 7.1   1.7

Motor fuel

202.912 30.6 -2.1 3.1 196.671 33.0 -4.9 1.8 186.971 34.1 -3.0 3.7

Gasoline (all types)

201.957 30.7 -2.1 3.1 195.487 33.0 -5.0 1.8 187.068 34.4 -3.0 3.7

Medical care

474.546 3.5 0.6 1.1         471.943 3.7   1.4

Recreation(4)

118.375 1.5 0.9 1.6         103.579 0.7   1.4

Education and communication(4)

138.796 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2         121.556 -2.9   -1.5

Other goods and services

427.992 2.0 0.1 0.2         402.466 3.1   0.6

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

198.195 15.2 -0.7 2.5 200.686 14.6 -2.8 0.5 165.884 23.2 -3.7 3.1

All items less shelter

226.424 2.3 0.3 1.0         206.392 2.4   1.0

All items less food and energy

251.143 2.2 0.4 0.8         227.488 0.9   0.4

All items (1967 = 100)

729.727               702.608      

CPI FOR URBAN WAGE EARNERS
AND CLERICAL WORKERS (CPI-W)

All items

237.477 2.8 0.3 0.9         214.667 2.7   0.7

All items (1967 = 100)

707.371               685.120      

Footnotes
(1) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series were calculated using a geometric means estimator.
(2) Index on a December 1982=100 base.
(3) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(4) Index on a December 1997=100 base.

Note: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban households. The indexes for food at home, energy, and shelter are compiled monthly for Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston. Full surveys, which produce the All Items Indexes and major components, are compiled every two months. These full surveys are published for the odd-numbered months for Dallas-Fort Worth and for the even-numbered months for Houston.

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