New England Consumer Price Index Card

 
Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Brockton-
Nashua
Oct
2016
Percent change from
Oct
2015
Oct
2016
Percent change from
Oct
2015
Oct
2016
Percent change from
Oct
2015

All Items

241.729 1.6 256.605 1.6    

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

724.113   404.075      

Food and Beverages

247.861 -0.3 252.757 0.0    

Food

248.073 -0.4 252.692 -0.1    

Food at home

238.145 -2.3 244.455 -2.0 244.859 -0.7

Food away from home

264.459 2.4 268.284 2.7    

Alcoholic beverages

243.674 1.3 252.416 1.2    

Housing

246.264 2.9 271.486 2.3    

Shelter

291.407 3.5 337.408 2.9 315.970 2.9

Rent of primary residence (2)

300.400 3.8 337.863 2.7 325.196 3.0

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (2) (3)

298.645 3.4 349.352 3.0 337.301 3.1

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (2) (3)

298.612 3.4 349.062 3.0 337.301 3.1

Fuels and utilities

230.610 1.7 207.521 1.6    

Household energy

192.498 1.2 182.415 1.4 210.178 16.9

Energy services (2) (4)

197.279 1.3 183.315 1.9 222.594 21.5

Electricity (2)

206.397 0.4 193.371 0.5 256.006 17.3

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

167.049 4.8 149.029 6.2 156.910 37.6

Household furnishings and operations

121.390 -0.8 120.438 -2.3    

Apparel

130.328 0.7 137.452 2.9    

Transportation

196.185 0.2 195.764 0.5    

Private transportation

191.218 0.4 187.453 0.6    

Motor fuel

198.212 -0.9 190.178 1.2 190.087 1.3

Gasoline

197.357 -0.9 189.394 1.2 187.984 1.4

Medical Care

469.230 4.3 488.866 3.7    

Recreation (5)

116.713 0.5 121.178 0.2    

Education and Communication (5)

138.979 -0.3 142.152 0.7    

Other Goods and Services

425.524 1.8 468.052 3.0    

Energy

194.786 0.1 185.717 1.2 199.932 9.9

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Brockton-Nashua includes the PMSAs of Boston, Brockton, Fitchburg-Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester, Nashua, New Bedford, Portsmouth-Rochester, and Worcester.

 

Consumer Price Indexes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Brockton-
Nashua
Oct
2016
Percent change from
Oct
2015
Oct
2016
Percent change from
Oct
2015
Oct
2016
Percent change from
Oct
2015

All Items

235.732 1.4 252.617 1.5    

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

702.172   394.574      

Food and Beverages

247.037 -0.4 251.328 -0.1    

Food

246.977 -0.5 251.214 -0.2    

Food at home

237.317 -2.3 242.960 -2.0 238.249 -0.9

Food away from home

264.649 2.4 269.049 2.9    

Alcoholic beverages

247.015 1.5 251.351 1.2    

Housing

242.392 2.8 268.989 2.4    

Shelter

284.301 3.5 333.639 3.0 320.132 2.7

Rent of primary residence (2)

297.383 3.7 333.458 2.8 325.196 3.0

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (2) (3)

269.768 3.4 307.877 3.2 296.430 3.1

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (2) (3)

269.766 3.4 307.909 3.2 296.430 3.1

Fuels and utilities

229.090 1.6 208.382 1.7    

Household energy

190.855 1.1 183.269 1.5 209.194 18.4

Energy services (2) (4)

196.061 1.2 183.827 1.9 220.166 21.8

Electricity (2)

203.647 0.3 194.292 0.6 256.007 17.3

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

166.530 4.8 148.796 5.9 156.914 37.6

Household furnishings and operations

116.397 -1.0 112.445 -3.1    

Apparel

129.185 0.5 135.438 2.1    

Transportation

194.605 0.1 196.811 0.6    

Private transportation

190.841 0.2 189.787 0.6    

Motor fuel

199.108 -0.9 190.344 1.1 190.087 1.3

Gasoline

198.354 -0.9 189.654 1.2 187.987 1.4

Medical Care

473.504 4.5 488.116 3.9    

Recreation (5)

112.265 0.3 121.604 -0.2    

Education and Communication (5)

129.324 -0.8 130.535 0.1    

Other Goods and Services

462.551 2.1 538.461 4.1    

Energy

193.715 -0.1 185.533 1.2 196.594 10.2

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Brockton-Nashua includes the PMSAs of Boston, Brockton, Fitchburg-Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester, Nashua, New Bedford, Portsmouth-Rochester, and Worcester.