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Western Consumer Price Index Card

Monthly and Bimonthly Indexes

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): Selected areas, all items index, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area

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U.S. City Average

258.678 258.115 256.389 256.394 0.1 -0.7 0.0 0.3 -0.9 -0.7

West region(1)

274.412 273.995 272.913 273.062 0.8 -0.3 0.1 1.3 -0.5 -0.4

West - Size Class A (over 2.5 million)

283.592 282.880 281.278 282.345 1.1 -0.2 0.4 1.1 -0.8 -0.6

West - Size Class B/C (2.5 million or less)(2)

159.183 159.129 158.824 158.301 0.5 -0.5 -0.3 1.5 -0.2 -0.2

Mountain(3)

106.753 106.621 106.275 106.425 1.3 -0.2 0.1 2.1 -0.4 -0.3

Pacific(3)

106.583 106.411 105.963 105.988 0.6 -0.4 0.0 0.9 -0.6 -0.4

Metropolitan areas published monthly

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

278.657 276.589 275.853 276.842 0.9 0.1 0.4 0.7 -1.0 -0.3

Metropolitan areas published in January, March, May, July, September, and November

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ(4)

145.746   143.734         1.5 -1.4  

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

299.690   298.074         1.1 -0.5  

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

282.115   280.484         1.3 -0.6  

Urban Alaska

226.510   222.909         -2.5 -1.6  

Metropolitan areas published in February, April, June, August, October, and December

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA(3)

  107.162   106.899 0.9 -0.2        

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

  302.589   301.317 0.3 -0.4        

Urban Hawaii

  285.321   285.834 1.3 0.2        

Footnotes
(1) The West region includes the Mountain and Pacific divisions.
The Mountain division includes Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
The Pacific division includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.
(2) December 1996=100.
(3) December 2017=100.
(4) December 2001=100.

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

 

Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W): Selected areas, all items index, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
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U.S. City Average

251.935 251.375 249.515 249.521 -0.1 -0.7 0.0 0.1 -1.0 -0.7

West region(1)

265.531 265.211 264.167 264.227 0.6 -0.4 0.0 1.2 -0.5 -0.4

West - Size Class A (over 2.5 million)

273.365 272.547 271.062 272.186 1.0 -0.1 0.4 1.0 -0.8 -0.5

West - Size Class B/C (2.5 million or less)(2)

158.459 158.553 158.168 157.584 0.2 -0.6 -0.4 1.3 -0.2 -0.2

Mountain(3)

106.717 106.715 106.345 106.403 0.8 -0.3 0.1 1.8 -0.3 -0.3

Pacific(3)

106.545 106.376 105.941 105.954 0.5 -0.4 0.0 0.9 -0.6 -0.4

Metropolitan areas published monthly

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

268.938 266.964 265.930 267.007 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.6 -1.1 -0.4

Metropolitan areas published in January, March, May, July, September, and November

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ(4)

144.346   142.659         1.8 -1.2  

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

292.010   290.304         0.7 -0.6  

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

278.081   276.427         1.5 -0.6  

Urban Alaska

224.731   221.826         -1.7 -1.3  

Metropolitan areas published in February, April, June, August, October, and December

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA(3)

  107.425   107.490 1.3 0.1        

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

  285.543   284.607 1.0 -0.3        

Urban Hawaii

  282.885   282.857 1.5 0.0        

Footnotes
(1) The West region includes the Mountain and Pacific divisions.
The Mountain division includes Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
The Pacific division includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.
(2) December 1996=100.
(3) December 2017=100.
(4) December 2001=100.

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