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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
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
Percent change
Annual
average
2018 to
2019
12 months
ended
Mar
2020
Apr
2020

U.S. City Average

255.657 258.115 256.389 1.8 1.5 0.3

South(1)

246.265 248.136 246.254 1.5 1.1 -0.2

South City Size Class (population)

A (greater than 2,500,000)

251.110 252.746 251.019 1.7 1.1 -0.2

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

155.489 156.768 155.508 1.3 1.0 -0.3

Metropolitan areas

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX(3)

237.732 238.865   2.1 1.0  

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

228.799   226.387 1.3   -1.3

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.