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Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators

 

CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. City Average, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, and Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, June 2020 (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-Arlington
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land
Index Percent change
Index Percent change
Index Percent change
Jun.
2020
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jun.
2020
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jun.
2020
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

257.797 0.6 0.5 0.5         228.898 -0.2   1.1

Food and beverages

269.051 4.4 0.5 1.1         240.909 3.3   0.7

Food

269.770 4.5 0.5 1.1         241.630 3.3   0.9

Food at home

255.042 5.6 0.5 1.3 216.958 2.8 -0.2 0.1 232.388 2.5 -1.5 0.6

Cereals and bakery products

286.092 3.3 0.4 0.3         275.799 3.5   -0.6

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

281.139 12.8 2.1 5.6         266.021 7.0   6.0

Dairy and related products

228.437 5.1 -0.8 -0.1         183.798 3.8   0.5

Fruits and vegetables

305.393 2.3 -0.5 0.2         280.564 -2.0   -5.7

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

179.190 5.3 0.5 0.0         282.627 4.5   0.9

Other food at home

219.311 3.4 0.1 0.0         200.971 -0.7   0.9

Food away from home

293.219 3.1 0.5 0.9         246.582 4.0   1.1

Alcoholic beverages

258.033 2.2 0.1 0.6         219.612 2.8   -1.4

Housing

271.831 2.0 0.4 0.6         228.899 1.3   0.9

Shelter

325.814 2.4 0.2 0.4 266.467 3.4 -0.7 -0.2 273.664 1.6 -0.1 0.2

Rent of primary residence

341.294 3.2 0.1 0.3 286.647 4.3 0.0 0.4 269.180 2.3 0.0 0.2

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

334.424 2.8 0.1 0.3 288.303 4.1 -0.2 0.2 253.937 1.2 -0.4 0.1

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)

334.454 2.8 0.1 0.3 288.303 4.1 -0.2 0.2 253.937 1.2 -0.4 0.1

Fuels and utilities

244.717 0.0 1.8 2.0         173.757 -2.8   1.5

Household energy

200.599 -0.9 2.4 2.6 218.439 1.8 0.1 0.7 150.080 -3.5 -0.9 2.0

Energy Services

206.368 0.1 2.3 2.7 214.981 1.9 0.0 0.8 147.749 -3.4 -1.0 2.0

Electricity

218.191 0.1 2.9 3.4 208.514 0.9 0.0 1.2 148.684 -2.8 -0.8 2.3

Utility (piped) gas service

168.267 -0.2 0.0 0.3 186.531 9.6 -0.1 -1.9 129.857 -7.7 -2.6 0.0

Household furnishings & operations

125.997 1.4 0.5 0.8         141.725 3.5   4.8

Apparel

114.734 -7.3 0.1 -3.1         176.694 -2.5   6.4

Transportation

195.609 -8.2 2.2 1.0         170.522 -8.7   1.7

Private transportation

193.105 -7.3 2.3 1.1         170.519 -8.4   1.7

New and used motor vehicles(3)

98.565 -1.3 -0.2 -0.4         86.248 -2.5   -0.8

New vehicles(1)

147.108 -0.2 -0.1 0.1         164.961 0.0   -1.0

Used cars and trucks(1)

136.915 -2.8 -1.1 -1.8         223.596 -3.0   -1.6

Motor fuel

186.494 -23.3 9.8 9.5 165.454 -27.9 22.0 20.8 157.322 -28.6 10.5 4.5

Gasoline (all types)

185.422 -23.4 10.0 9.8 164.371 -28.0 22.3 21.2 157.156 -28.7 10.9 4.8

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

511.639 -10.1 5.1 -4.3         714.366 0.8   21.1

Medical care

520.734 5.1 0.3 0.7         531.956 4.3   0.5

Recreation(3)

122.015 1.6 -0.6 0.1         107.237 3.7   0.7

Education and communication(3)

139.258 1.4 -0.1 -0.1         119.835 -2.4   0.4

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

775.642 2.2 0.1 0.2         1,239.235 -1.7   -0.6

Other goods and services

462.149 2.8 0.3 0.2         421.989 2.7   1.8

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

193.379 -12.6 5.6 5.6 192.945 -13.8 8.4 8.4 153.496 -16.8 4.0 3.1

All items less shelter

234.316 -0.2 0.7 0.6         212.037 -1.0   1.6

All items less food and energy

266.302 1.2 0.2 0.1         239.148 0.8   1.0

All items (1967 = 100)

772.245               734.157      

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

All items

251.054 0.5 0.6 0.6         223.512 -0.4   1.4

All items (1967 = 100)

747.813               713.351      

Footnotes
(1) For Dallas, indexes on a February 1978=100 base. For Houston, indexes on an April 1978=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(3) Indexes 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 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 and for the even-numbered months for Houston.

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