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Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest

 
Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, All Items, for the U.S. City Average, South, and selected metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted (1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area

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Annual
average
2019
Aug
2020
Sep
2020
Percent change
Annual
average
2018 to
2019
12 months
ended
Aug
2020
Sep
2020

U.S. City Average

255.657 259.918 260.280 1.8 1.3 1.4

South(1)

246.265 249.639 250.193 1.5 1.1 1.3

South City Size Class (population)

A (greater than 2,500,000)

251.110 254.070 254.848 1.7 0.8 1.0

B/C (2,500,000 or less)(2)

155.489 157.796 158.065 1.3 1.2 1.5

Metropolitan areas

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX(3)

237.732   240.658 2.1   0.4

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX(3)

228.799 228.978   1.3 -0.2  

Footnotes
(1) The South region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
(2) Index on a December 1996=100 base.
(3) Published in alternate months.

Source: Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban households.