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
Jun
2015
Percent change from
Jun
2014
Jun
2015
Percent change from
Jun
2014
Jun
2015
Percent change from
Jun
2014

All Items

238.638 0.1 253.626 0.0    

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

714.855   399.384      

Food and Beverages

246.245 1.7 251.852 2.0    

Food

246.680 1.8 252.005 2.0    

Food at home

241.494 1.0 249.264 1.6 247.301 2.9

Food away from home

255.846 3.0 259.212 2.7    

Alcoholic beverages

238.911 1.0 248.698 1.4    

Housing

238.568 2.0 265.278 1.1    

Shelter

278.461 3.0 324.500 2.2 303.108 3.6

Rent of primary residence (2)

285.031 3.5 324.535 2.6 311.924 3.3

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

285.436 3.0 335.723 2.2 322.887 4.0

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

285.400 2.9 335.490 2.2 322.887 4.0

Fuels and utilities

235.136 -2.2 217.557 -4.7    

Household energy

200.537 -4.1 194.781 -5.8 203.117 -3.4

Energy services (2) (4)

204.843 -2.9 193.073 -1.6 205.299 5.0

Electricity (2)

217.468 0.0 207.265 3.5 244.932 17.4

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

164.205 -13.0 148.862 -15.3 127.157 -23.3

Household furnishings and operations

123.127 -0.3 124.590 -0.7    

Apparel

124.954 -1.8 128.839 0.4    

Transportation

208.012 -6.9 206.823 -7.1    

Private transportation

202.021 -7.2 197.526 -7.6    

Motor fuel

245.147 -23.3 233.607 -25.0 233.878 -25.5

Gasoline

244.226 -23.3 232.646 -25.0 231.127 -25.5

Medical Care

446.271 2.5 467.204 2.6    

Recreation (5)

116.395 0.3 121.629 0.9    

Education and Communication (5)

137.425 0.1 138.130 0.4    

Other Goods and Services

415.022 1.7 451.869 2.6    

Energy

220.861 -15.0 211.160 -15.7 215.043 -15.3

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
Jun
2015
Percent change from
Jun
2014
Jun
2015
Percent change from
Jun
2014
Jun
2015
Percent change from
Jun
2014

All Items

233.804 -0.4 250.587 -0.4    

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

696.431   391.403      

Food and Beverages

245.727 1.8 250.665 1.9    

Food

245.915 1.8 250.748 2.0    

Food at home

240.826 1.1 247.799 1.7 241.236 2.9

Food away from home

255.848 3.0 259.147 2.5    

Alcoholic beverages

241.559 1.1 247.371 1.4    

Housing

235.032 1.9 262.962 1.1    

Shelter

271.588 3.0 320.511 2.2 307.556 3.6

Rent of primary residence (2)

282.404 3.5 319.842 2.5 311.924 3.3

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

258.025 2.8 295.472 2.1 283.762 4.0

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

258.014 2.8 295.481 2.1 283.762 4.0

Fuels and utilities

234.104 -2.1 218.146 -4.0    

Household energy

199.189 -3.9 195.074 -5.0 198.670 -1.6

Energy services (2) (4)

204.076 -3.0 193.636 -1.6 202.668 4.0

Electricity (2)

214.865 -0.2 208.135 3.7 244.933 17.4

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

163.958 -13.5 149.042 -15.3 127.161 -23.3

Household furnishings and operations

118.377 -0.8 117.580 -1.2    

Apparel

124.419 -1.6 128.001 0.2    

Transportation

207.299 -7.6 208.072 -7.5    

Private transportation

203.065 -7.8 200.647 -8.0    

Motor fuel

246.177 -23.3 233.773 -25.0 233.908 -25.5

Gasoline

245.449 -23.3 232.979 -25.0 231.130 -25.5

Medical Care

448.880 2.4 464.670 2.6    

Recreation (5)

112.268 -0.1 122.703 1.1    

Education and Communication (5)

128.759 -0.7 128.131 -0.8    

Other Goods and Services

449.462 1.9 515.066 2.9    

Energy

221.313 -15.6 211.608 -16.0 211.041 -15.2

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.