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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, December 2022 (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
Dec.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Dec.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Dec.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

296.797 6.5 -0.3 -0.4         258.588 5.3   -1.5

Food and beverages

314.459 10.1 0.3 0.5         283.135 11.6   -0.4

Food

316.839 10.4 0.3 0.5         285.299 11.9   -0.5

Food at home

299.089 11.8 0.3 0.2 264.094 13.4 -0.5 0.1 278.062 14.9 -0.5 0.2

Cereals and bakery products

345.029 16.1 0.2 1.0         347.936 29.5   0.9

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

320.455 7.7 0.3 -0.3         307.852 10.1   0.8

Dairy and related products

271.376 15.3 0.0 0.8         230.616 14.0   0.7

Fruits and vegetables

349.134 8.4 -0.1 0.3         311.564 6.4   -2.6

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

210.324 12.6 0.4 0.1         346.543 17.3   1.9

Other food at home

262.985 13.9 0.5 0.1         246.033 17.2   -0.1

Food away from home

343.559 8.3 0.4 0.9         287.280 9.0   -1.2

Alcoholic beverages

280.755 5.8 0.4 1.0         240.206 6.0   0.7

Housing

310.725 8.1 0.6 0.9         254.294 5.7   -0.1

Shelter

366.868 7.5 0.7 1.3 314.161 10.6 1.2 2.3 302.222 8.4 0.7 1.4

Rent of primary residence

385.649 8.3 0.8 1.6 341.333 12.1 0.9 2.4 300.010 9.1 0.9 1.8

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

376.897 7.5 0.8 1.5 335.598 9.2 1.0 2.0 282.942 8.2 0.6 1.3

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)

376.970 7.5 0.8 1.5 335.598 9.2 1.0 2.0 282.942 8.2 0.6 1.3

Fuels and utilities

307.348 13.5 0.4 -0.5         207.099 -2.8   -5.5

Household energy

261.904 16.2 0.5 -0.8 311.458 18.5 0.4 -8.0 182.193 -3.1 3.3 -6.4

Energy Services

263.825 15.6 1.4 -0.1 306.956 18.6 0.5 -8.1 178.379 -3.5 3.6 -6.4

Electricity

260.548 14.3 0.7 -0.6 286.709 19.4 -0.1 -7.9 164.449 -12.3 4.6 -8.1

Utility (piped) gas service

267.683 19.3 3.4 1.1 331.145 14.6 3.7 -9.3 228.040 47.8 0.0 0.1

Household furnishings & operations

145.972 6.7 0.3 -0.1         154.699 -2.0   -4.7

Apparel

124.587 2.9 -1.7 -3.7         170.299 -3.4   -4.8

Transportation

255.993 3.9 -3.3 -4.5         217.325 4.6   -5.8

Private transportation

254.846 3.2 -3.2 -4.4         219.524 3.1   -5.2

New and used motor vehicles(3)

125.674 0.7 -0.9 -2.2         103.067 -2.9   -3.3

New vehicles(1)

176.463 5.9 0.1 0.2         194.569 4.9   -0.6

Used cars and trucks(1)

188.864 -8.8 -2.4 -5.2         309.027 -8.2   -5.2

Motor fuel

288.979 -0.9 -12.4 -15.5 257.969 -6.9 -10.0 -14.8 242.145 -5.4 -11.3 -14.4

Gasoline (all types)

285.757 -1.5 -12.5 -15.7 254.493 -7.6 -9.8 -14.9 239.358 -6.5 -11.4 -14.6

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

648.771 14.2 0.7 1.8                

Medical care

551.002 4.0 0.0 -0.5         539.785 0.9   -1.8

Recreation(3)

133.172 5.1 0.2 0.5         129.457 9.8   -0.1

Education and communication(3)

144.922 0.7 0.0 0.6         120.986 -2.7   1.0

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

824.931 3.3 0.1 0.2         1,296.728 0.1   0.6

Other goods and services

518.088 6.4 -0.1 0.6         436.566 0.8   -2.7

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

274.937 7.3 -6.1 -8.5 286.577 5.8 -4.5 -11.1 209.158 -4.3 -4.5 -10.6

All items less shelter

272.711 5.9 -0.8 -1.2         242.220 3.9   -2.8

All items less food and energy

300.113 5.7 0.2 0.3         264.190 5.2   -0.7

All items (1967 = 100)

889.073               829.385      

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

All items

291.051 6.3 -0.5 -0.7         254.049 5.2   -1.4

All items (1967 = 100)

866.953               810.811      

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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