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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 2021 (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.
2021
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jun.
2021
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jun.
2021
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

271.696 5.4 0.9 1.7         239.374 4.6   1.2

Food and beverages

275.380 2.4 0.7 1.1         246.544 2.3   0.1

Food

276.206 2.4 0.7 1.1         247.361 2.4   0.4

Food at home

257.412 0.9 0.7 1.0 224.000 3.2 0.5 0.8 236.468 1.8 -0.1 0.5

Cereals and bakery products

286.761 0.2 0.0 0.5         274.126 -0.6   -1.7

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

282.993 0.7 2.6 4.2         265.400 -0.2   5.4

Dairy and related products

230.152 0.8 -0.1 0.0         190.352 3.6   -4.2

Fruits and vegetables

315.211 3.2 -0.2 0.1         296.667 5.7   -1.4

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

179.527 0.2 1.0 0.0         286.539 1.4   2.5

Other food at home

220.221 0.4 0.3 0.0         204.531 1.8   -0.7

Food away from home

305.634 4.2 0.7 1.3         254.020 3.0   0.4

Alcoholic beverages

262.913 1.9 0.5 0.6         223.787 1.9   -3.6

Housing

280.366 3.1 0.6 1.1         235.347 2.8   1.5

Shelter

334.222 2.6 0.5 0.9 275.845 3.5 0.4 1.1 276.290 1.0 0.5 0.7

Rent of primary residence

347.833 1.9 0.2 0.5 295.813 3.2 0.8 1.2 271.444 0.8 0.0 0.3

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

342.258 2.3 0.3 0.6 298.139 3.4 0.5 0.8 256.913 1.2 0.0 0.4

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)

342.278 2.3 0.3 0.6 298.139 3.4 0.5 0.8 256.913 1.2 0.0 0.4

Fuels and utilities

260.400 6.4 1.9 2.7         193.796 11.5   -1.5

Household energy

215.355 7.4 2.4 3.5 221.426 1.4 0.2 1.9 167.116 11.4 0.5 -2.0

Energy Services

219.425 6.3 2.4 3.6 217.771 1.3 0.2 1.8 164.373 11.3 0.5 -2.1

Electricity

226.562 3.8 2.5 3.6 201.191 -3.5 0.2 1.7 166.528 12.0 0.6 -2.1

Utility (piped) gas service

194.563 15.6 1.8 3.4 247.733 32.8 0.1 2.7 138.359 6.5 0.0 -2.4

Household furnishings & operations

131.131 4.1 0.0 1.4         152.497 7.6   9.4

Apparel

120.324 4.9 -0.5 -0.3         166.979 -5.5   -0.5

Transportation

237.701 21.5 3.5 6.8         201.914 18.4   4.2

Private transportation

235.331 21.9 3.6 6.6         203.703 19.5   5.0

New and used motor vehicles(3)

118.941 20.7 5.8 9.6         102.248 18.6   8.0

New vehicles(1)

154.847 5.3 1.8 3.3         178.084 8.0   3.4

Used cars and trucks(1)

198.855 45.2 10.8 17.9         323.936 44.9   17.8

Motor fuel

269.983 44.8 2.2 6.4 260.594 57.5 -0.2 9.5 238.560 51.6 1.8 3.1

Gasoline (all types)

268.979 45.1 2.2 6.5 259.050 57.6 -0.3 9.5 238.698 51.9 1.7 3.1

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

569.656 11.3 0.1 0.4         650.179 -9.0   -1.5

Medical care

522.989 0.4 -0.2 -0.3         535.612 0.7   -0.5

Recreation(3)

124.893 2.4 0.1 0.3         108.699 1.4   -4.0

Education and communication(3)

142.174 2.1 0.1 0.3         123.116 2.7   0.8

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

784.380 1.1 0.2 0.5         1,272.594 2.7   0.3

Other goods and services

473.718 2.5 0.1 0.0         429.951 1.9   1.4

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

240.720 24.5 2.3 5.1 241.760 25.3 0.0 5.8 199.098 29.7 1.2 0.7

All items less shelter

250.261 6.8 1.1 2.2         225.625 6.4   1.4

All items less food and energy

278.218 4.5 0.8 1.6         246.615 3.1   1.3

All items (1967 = 100)

813.879               767.760      

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

All items

266.412 6.1 1.1 2.0         235.084 5.2   1.4

All items (1967 = 100)

793.560               750.285      

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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