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
Jul
2014
Percent change from
Jul
2013
Jul
2014
Percent change from
Jul
2013
Jul
2014
Percent change from
Jul
2013

All Items

238.250 2.0 253.833 1.8 255.296 1.7

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

713.691   399.710   742.023  

Food and Beverages

242.674 2.4 248.378 2.2 250.075 0.4

Food

243.034 2.5 248.470 2.3 250.544 0.4

Food at home

239.820 2.7 246.682 2.3 241.302 0.2

Food away from home

249.210 2.4 254.217 2.3 265.821 0.8

Alcoholic beverages

236.387 0.6 246.023 0.3 248.587 0.4

Housing

234.475 2.7 262.728 2.4 250.057 2.9

Shelter

271.115 2.9 318.203 2.7 292.914 3.0

Rent of primary residence (2)

276.248 3.3 316.988 2.7 302.414 2.6

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

277.886 2.7 328.932 3.0 311.023 3.2

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

277.865 2.7 328.803 3.0 311.023 3.2

Fuels and utilities

241.250 4.5 228.027 2.7 249.286 3.9

Household energy

209.550 4.8 206.337 2.6 210.010 4.5

Energy services (2) (4)

211.563 4.7 195.973 2.3 195.396 5.7

Electricity (2)

217.930 4.0 201.255 3.5 208.661 7.8

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

189.659 6.9 172.430 -1.0 165.653 0.1

Household furnishings and operations

123.216 -1.3 125.075 -1.3 127.790 0.2

Apparel

124.645 0.3 127.594 1.1 139.704 -2.0

Transportation

221.867 0.9 221.760 1.0 212.118 1.5

Private transportation

216.942 0.9 214.021 1.2 210.806 1.8

Motor fuel

314.901 1.0 310.631 1.9 313.759 1.3

Gasoline

313.514 0.8 309.385 1.8 310.086 1.2

Medical Care

435.924 2.6 455.736 1.7 589.062 0.3

Recreation (5)

115.838 0.4 120.428 0.2 114.703 1.3

Education and Communication (5)

137.499 1.6 137.911 0.9 148.373 1.2

Other Goods and Services

408.483 1.8 441.551 2.1 440.549 2.7

Energy

257.907 2.6 250.014 2.2 253.636 3.0

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
Jul
2014
Percent change from
Jul
2013
Jul
2014
Percent change from
Jul
2013
Jul
2014
Percent change from
Jul
2013

All Items

234.525 1.9 251.814 1.7 255.503 1.2

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

698.580   393.319   738.495  

Food and Beverages

242.131 2.5 247.273 2.1 246.773 0.0

Food

242.284 2.6 247.355 2.3 247.542 0.0

Food at home

239.023 2.8 245.150 2.3 235.384 -0.2

Food away from home

249.140 2.3 254.349 2.0 270.692 0.3

Alcoholic beverages

238.538 0.6 244.021 0.1 236.871 -0.1

Housing

231.139 2.7 260.410 2.4 253.293 2.8

Shelter

264.325 2.9 314.130 2.7 297.252 3.0

Rent of primary residence (2)

273.841 3.2 312.594 2.7 302.414 2.6

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

251.422 2.7 289.853 2.9 273.336 3.2

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

251.418 2.7 289.852 2.9 273.336 3.2

Fuels and utilities

239.899 4.4 227.148 2.7 241.465 3.3

Household energy

207.680 4.7 204.922 2.6 201.683 3.9

Energy services (2) (4)

210.851 4.7 196.573 2.3 194.897 4.9

Electricity (2)

215.674 4.0 202.017 3.8 208.662 7.8

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

190.512 7.0 172.716 -1.4 165.657 0.1

Household furnishings and operations

118.914 -1.5 118.428 -1.4 131.161 -0.2

Apparel

123.818 0.1 127.330 0.9 144.367 -4.1

Transportation

222.883 0.7 224.332 1.0 218.738 1.7

Private transportation

219.320 0.8 218.199 1.1 216.252 1.9

Motor fuel

315.963 0.9 310.757 1.9 313.812 1.3

Gasoline

314.768 0.8 309.759 1.9 310.091 1.2

Medical Care

438.768 2.5 453.311 1.7 580.180 -0.1

Recreation (5)

112.016 0.2 120.778 -0.7 113.882 -1.5

Education and Communication (5)

129.776 1.2 129.285 0.3 137.502 0.2

Other Goods and Services

441.144 1.8 501.843 2.2 510.859 3.0

Energy

260.019 2.4 251.464 2.2 248.771 2.6

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.