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
Nov
2014
Percent change from
Nov
2013
Nov
2014
Percent change from
Nov
2013
Nov
2014
Percent change from
Nov
2013

All Items

236.151 1.3 251.781 0.9 256.262 1.6

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

707.402   396.478   744.833  

Food and Beverages

244.902 3.1 249.408 2.7 252.097 1.8

Food

245.192 3.2 249.386 2.9 252.201 1.8

Food at home

241.576 3.4 246.920 3.0 243.441 2.3

Food away from home

251.987 2.9 256.153 2.6 266.552 0.9

Alcoholic beverages

239.551 1.7 248.508 1.0 254.396 1.9

Housing

234.315 2.6 262.149 1.8 255.285 3.7

Shelter

273.233 3.0 319.239 2.3 295.641 3.1

Rent of primary residence (2)

280.123 3.5 320.069 2.7 305.536 2.7

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

280.840 2.7 330.925 2.0 314.572 3.1

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

280.811 2.7 330.756 2.0 314.572 3.1

Fuels and utilities

229.680 2.7 221.300 1.0 280.444 9.1

Household energy

195.703 2.3 198.919 0.6 240.231 10.3

Energy services (2) (4)

197.459 2.9 191.303 2.7 240.049 17.0

Electricity (2)

202.889 2.8 197.266 5.2 250.453 21.4

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

178.558 3.2 166.432 -3.5 214.262 8.6

Household furnishings and operations

122.694 -0.8 123.395 -1.6 127.113 1.6

Apparel

129.023 -0.3 132.251 0.0 148.429 0.2

Transportation

206.874 -2.8 208.769 -2.9 198.617 -3.3

Private transportation

201.505 -2.8 200.291 -2.8 195.175 -3.8

Motor fuel

252.897 -10.5 253.633 -10.3 255.220 -10.4

Gasoline

251.172 -10.5 252.361 -10.3 252.153 -10.4

Medical Care

438.445 2.5 459.461 2.3 597.061 1.9

Recreation (5)

115.026 -0.3 119.260 -0.7 114.268 0.6

Education and Communication (5)

137.708 0.6 137.975 -0.1 148.429 -0.6

Other Goods and Services

409.825 1.7 444.355 2.4 447.550 3.7

Energy

221.844 -4.8 221.924 -4.9 245.031 -0.2

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.

 

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
Nov
2014
Percent change from
Nov
2013
Nov
2014
Percent change from
Nov
2013
Nov
2014
Percent change from
Nov
2013

All Items

231.551 1.1 249.148 0.7 255.903 1.0

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

689.720   389.156   739.652  

Food and Beverages

244.476 3.2 248.286 2.8 248.956 1.6

Food

244.543 3.3 248.211 2.9 249.332 1.6

Food at home

240.896 3.5 245.592 3.3 237.698 2.1

Food away from home

252.058 2.9 255.974 2.3 271.264 0.4

Alcoholic beverages

242.198 1.6 247.746 1.1 244.099 2.4

Housing

230.944 2.6 260.030 1.8 260.083 4.0

Shelter

266.786 3.0 315.607 2.2 300.111 3.0

Rent of primary residence (2)

277.561 3.4 315.399 2.5 305.536 2.7

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

253.982 2.6 291.449 2.0 276.455 3.1

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

253.975 2.6 291.447 2.0 276.455 3.1

Fuels and utilities

228.158 2.9 220.678 1.3 278.611 11.3

Household energy

193.847 2.5 197.819 1.0 236.579 12.5

Energy services (2) (4)

196.643 3.0 191.624 2.7 239.919 16.7

Electricity (2)

200.831 2.9 197.716 5.5 250.454 21.4

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

178.710 3.1 166.557 -4.0 214.267 8.6

Household furnishings and operations

118.270 -1.3 116.626 -2.0 129.896 0.7

Apparel

128.301 -0.4 131.685 -0.9 152.308 -2.9

Transportation

206.009 -3.2 210.101 -2.9 202.710 -3.9

Private transportation

202.132 -3.3 203.301 -3.0 198.958 -4.3

Motor fuel

253.904 -10.4 254.254 -10.1 255.207 -10.4

Gasoline

252.248 -10.5 252.986 -10.2 252.156 -10.4

Medical Care

441.306 2.4 457.006 2.3 587.825 1.4

Recreation (5)

111.143 -0.5 119.961 -1.1 111.803 -3.2

Education and Communication (5)

129.377 0.0 128.651 -1.0 136.426 -2.0

Other Goods and Services

443.005 1.7 506.476 2.8 518.109 3.6

Energy

222.452 -5.2 222.280 -5.0 240.759 0.2

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.