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 2018 (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.
2018
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jun.
2018
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jun.
2018
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

251.989 2.9 0.2 0.6         227.393 3.0   1.0

Food and beverages

253.022 1.5 0.1 0.0         227.687 1.2   -0.5

Food

253.231 1.4 0.1 0.0         227.430 1.2   -0.7

Food at home

239.158 0.4 -0.1 -0.4 211.744 -2.4 -0.2 -0.4 218.928 -1.3 -0.3 -2.0

Cereals and bakery products

273.682 0.5 0.7 0.7         264.866     -0.3

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

248.609 1.2 -0.3 -1.3         236.736     -4.2

Dairy and related products

216.126 0.4 0.2 -0.4         176.187     -1.7

Fruits and vegetables

295.523 0.2 -0.6 -0.5         273.374     -2.1

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

166.431 -0.5 0.0 -0.4         270.220     -2.7

Other food at home

210.259 0.1 0.0 -0.2         190.916     -0.3

Food away from home

275.808 2.8 0.2 0.5         232.207 3.6   0.6

Alcoholic beverages

248.844 1.7 0.3 0.0         221.611 2.2   2.6

Housing

258.710 2.8 0.3 0.7         219.868 3.4   1.2

Shelter

307.521 3.4 0.2 0.6 248.655 4.8 -0.5 -0.2 261.349 2.6 0.4 0.9

Rent of primary residence(2)

318.318 3.6 0.3 0.5 267.496 6.2 0.6 0.8 258.371 2.6 0.3 0.6

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

314.472 3.4 0.3 0.5 267.219 5.4 0.1 0.2 241.311 3.0 0.4 0.8

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

314.484 3.4 0.3 0.5 267.219 5.4 0.1 0.2 241.311 3.0 0.4 0.8

Fuels and utilities

244.560 1.1 1.5 2.4         176.406 8.1   1.1

Household energy

204.238 0.4 1.9 2.9 219.488 8.4 5.8 5.6 153.975 7.3 0.5 1.4

Energy Services(2)

207.631 -0.6 2.0 3.2 215.831 8.5 5.8 5.6 151.400 7.3 0.5 1.5

Electricity(2)

218.591 -0.1 2.8 4.5 205.977 11.1 7.0 7.4 151.291 8.7 0.6 2.1

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

172.167 -2.1 -0.7 -1.2 207.080 -6.5 -0.9 -4.2 139.804 0.7 0.0 -2.6

Household furnishings & operations

121.408 0.3 -0.1 -0.5         134.394 5.5   3.1

Apparel

125.382 0.6 -2.3 -3.1         192.678 2.2   -1.7

Transportation

214.679 6.7 0.3 1.9         191.944 4.8   2.3

Private transportation

210.184 7.4 0.3 2.0         191.845 5.4   2.6

New and used motor vehicles(4)

99.447 0.0 0.5 0.3         88.531     0.6

New vehicles(1)

146.562 -0.5 0.1 0.3         163.306     1.1

Used cars and trucks(1)

139.090 -0.7 0.4 -0.2         228.058     -0.1

Motor fuel

257.041 24.3 0.3 6.2 262.937 25.3 1.4 10.0 245.145 27.2 2.4 8.8

Gasoline (all types)

255.885 24.3 0.3 6.2 261.666 25.2 1.4 10.0 245.442 27.2 2.4 8.8

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

565.284 7.6 0.1 0.5         736.452     0.3

Medical care

486.019 2.5 0.2 0.4         497.146 1.9   1.4

Recreation(4)

119.145 0.5 0.2 0.2         104.046 -0.5   0.4

Education and communication(4)

136.535 0.8 0.2 0.4         122.003 1.6   0.6

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

734.538 2.0 0.3 0.4         1,237.367     1.4

Other goods and services

442.851 2.2 0.0 0.1         415.954 1.9   1.1

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

229.137 12.0 1.0 4.7 244.412 17.8 3.2 8.1 194.765 17.8 1.6 5.4

All items less shelter

233.054 2.6 0.1 0.6         214.650 3.2   1.1

All items less food and energy

257.697 2.3 0.1 0.3         234.330 1.9   0.8

All items (1967 = 100)

754.848               729.332      

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

All items

246.196 3.1 0.2 0.6         223.561 3.6   1.0

All items (1967 = 100)

733.343               713.506      

Footnotes
(1) For Dallas, indexes on a February 1978=100 base. For Houston, indexes on an April 1978=100 base.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series were calculated using a geometric means estimator.
(3) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) 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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