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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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data
Annual
average
2020
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Percent change
Annual
average
2019 to
2020
12 months
ended
Dec
2020
Jan
2021

U.S. City Average

258.811 260.474 261.582 1.2 1.4 1.4

South(1)

248.639 250.693 252.067 1.0 1.4 1.6

South City Size Class (population)

A (greater than 2,500,000)

253.282 255.035 256.377 0.9 1.2 1.5

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

157.077 158.502 159.392 1.0 1.5 1.7

Metropolitan areas

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX(3)

239.081   242.513 0.6   1.5

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

229.161 230.388   0.2 0.7  

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.