Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card

Monthly and Bimonthly Indexes

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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(1) Baltimore-Columbia-Towson(1) Northeast region South region
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018

All items

256.558 1.7 258.877 2.3     257.455 1.1 270.548 1.5 246.953 1.4

All items (1967 = 100)(2)

768.533   747.882       770.027   426.030   400.593  

Food and beverages

258.154 1.7 238.496 1.6     262.635 0.9 264.398 1.4 255.037 1.6

Food

258.410 1.7 239.167 1.8     261.992 0.9 265.040 1.5 256.205 1.5

Food at home

241.153 0.5 241.908 0.9 246.699 2.7 232.020 -0.9 250.784 0.3 238.578 0.1

Cereals and bakery products

276.619 1.2 309.777 0.6     290.367 -2.2 301.038 2.0 281.465 1.2

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

249.277 -0.6 264.805 -0.4     228.113 0.5 250.926 -0.5 243.047 -0.8

Dairy and related products

218.758 1.1 203.194 4.2     234.772 5.2 228.880 0.6 220.224 -0.1

Fruits and vegetables

298.600 0.3 270.626 -0.8     275.860 2.2 310.602 -1.3 283.586 -0.5

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(3)

170.067 1.7 163.840 3.0     169.434 -4.6 176.897 1.8 168.573 2.2

Other food at home

210.841 0.3 221.665 1.1     208.059 -3.9 225.010 0.4 209.420 0.0

Food away from home

285.507 3.2 229.768 3.2     305.904 3.0 289.738 3.0 285.022 3.2

Alcoholic beverages

253.314 2.0 226.282 -2.2     268.622 1.4 255.136 0.5 238.416 2.9

Housing

267.263 2.8 269.067 3.2     260.005 0.0 288.578 1.4 245.324 2.8

Shelter

319.679 3.4 334.788 2.8 333.438 1.2 308.804 0.4 360.222 2.0 283.383 3.2

Rent of primary residence

332.638 3.7 311.523 2.7 368.464 2.3 363.560 1.0 363.327 3.0 296.843 3.5

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(4)

326.977 3.3 343.261 3.1 341.055 1.1 323.488 1.3 371.150 2.2 285.297 3.2

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(4)

327.015 3.4 343.261 3.1 341.055 1.1 323.488 1.3 370.844 2.2 285.306 3.2

Fuels and utilities

244.540 -0.2 214.175 4.0     214.808 -5.5 224.096 -2.1 241.333 0.4

Household energy

201.914 -1.2 175.873 3.3 191.933 3.0 186.136 -6.6 196.855 -2.9 194.026 -0.1

Energy services

205.900 -0.8 186.898 3.9 196.714 3.1 199.366 -6.7 194.676 -2.2 194.480 0.1

Electricity

217.811 -0.1 181.785 0.6 217.318 -0.5 186.652 -8.4 201.494 -2.6 193.267 0.1

Utility (piped) gas service

167.803 -3.5 182.949 9.4 147.633 13.9 180.720 11.6 168.411 -1.4 186.213 0.4

Household furnishings and operations

123.818 2.2 118.730 5.1     121.797 1.2 119.941 0.7 124.888 2.6

Apparel

123.641 1.0 110.743 -2.4     124.256 -1.5 128.731 0.5 133.148 2.0

Transportation

211.084 -1.1 215.590 -0.4     202.211 -0.6 208.236 -0.7 209.909 -2.2

Private transportation

206.979 -1.3 215.229 -0.7     199.938 -1.8 200.355 -1.3 208.988 -2.3

New and used motor vehicles(5)

100.407 0.4 101.459 3.3     96.300 -0.5 97.267 0.6 102.880 0.2

New vehicles(3)

146.456 0.2 178.580 0.8     194.261 -0.8 143.365 0.9 153.058 -0.4

Used cars and trucks(3)

144.026 2.1 265.490 2.1     248.517 2.1 150.275 2.2 145.103 1.8

Motor fuel

234.746 -7.0 250.194 -7.5 245.321 -6.7 223.823 -9.8 232.861 -6.9 214.791 -10.3

Gasoline

233.625 -7.1 246.884 -7.5 242.658 -6.8 219.032 -9.8 231.814 -6.9 213.538 -10.4

Motor vehicle insurance(3)

568.972 0.7 724.276 0.0     853.690 4.3 620.674 0.9 951.189 0.7

Medical care

500.916 3.5 545.806 4.1     474.169 8.9 528.447 4.6 475.283 2.8

Recreation(5)

120.458 1.2 125.525 4.9     129.907 2.6 127.197 2.8 120.379 1.6

Education and communication(5)

138.154 0.6 132.081 1.3     149.157 3.6 145.094 2.4 133.022 0.1

Tuition, other school fees, and child care(3)

765.726 2.6 1,044.748 2.3     1,232.067 5.2 1,276.125 3.6 1,343.441 2.2

Other goods and services

453.074 2.3 558.271 3.9     425.533 0.2 502.699 2.8 431.284 1.2

Energy

216.978 -4.4 202.721 -2.0 219.335 -2.2 209.044 -8.3 211.696 -4.8 199.306 -5.7

Footnotes
(1) 1998-2017 indexes based on a substantially smaller sample.
(2) For the Northeast and the South, Dec. 1977=100.
(3) For Washington, Nov. 1977=100. For Baltimore, March 1978=100. For Philadelphia, December 1977=100.
(4) For the U.S., Philadelphia, Northeast, & South, Dec. 1982 = 100. For Washington & Baltimore, Nov. 1982=100.
(5) December 1997=100.

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, CBSA includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, CBSA includes the District of Columbia; Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George's in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD, CBSA includes Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Queen Anne's Counties in Maryland.

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

South region includes the District of Columbia and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

 

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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(1) Baltimore-Columbia-Towson(1) Northeast region South region
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018
Aug
2019
Percent change from
Aug
2018

All items

250.112 1.5 259.137 2.1     255.497 1.0 266.409 1.4 242.437 1.1

All items (1967 = 100)(2)

745.009   752.707       761.643   416.116   392.654  

Food and beverages

257.021 1.7 243.776 1.6     258.720 1.1 263.114 1.4 253.801 1.6

Food

256.950 1.7 243.616 1.8     258.737 1.0 263.560 1.4 254.414 1.5

Food at home

240.490 0.5 246.017 0.8 245.341 2.5 233.952 -0.5 249.821 0.3 237.315 0.2

Cereals and bakery products

277.935 1.2 312.178 0.7     281.157 -2.5 300.917 1.9 280.450 1.1

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

249.704 -0.7 267.645 -1.0     236.051 1.3 251.363 -0.5 242.157 -0.9

Dairy and related products

217.269 1.1 204.166 4.8     221.830 5.7 227.922 0.7 217.588 -0.1

Fruits and vegetables

296.308 0.4 267.456 -1.3     288.215 2.2 310.095 -1.5 284.819 -0.2

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(3)

169.917 1.8 169.890 3.1     168.637 -4.7 177.778 1.7 167.007 2.1

Other food at home

209.872 0.5 223.512 1.4     199.507 -3.9 224.300 0.5 208.022 0.1

Food away from home

285.695 3.2 232.064 3.2     300.659 3.1 290.941 3.0 283.888 3.2

Alcoholic beverages

257.181 2.0 236.057 -0.7     264.153 1.9 254.116 0.5 245.745 3.5

Housing

263.156 2.8 270.738 3.2     267.835 0.3 286.284 1.5 245.538 2.7

Shelter

312.304 3.4 341.295 2.8 335.134 1.4 321.733 0.8 356.080 2.1 284.222 3.3

Rent of primary residence

329.282 3.8 311.523 2.7 368.464 2.3 363.560 1.0 358.553 3.0 295.145 3.4

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(4)

295.166 3.3 305.268 3.1 310.837 1.1 293.435 1.3 326.545 2.1 265.203 3.3

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(4)

295.196 3.3 305.268 3.1 310.837 1.1 293.435 1.3 326.578 2.1 265.185 3.3

Fuels and utilities

242.865 -0.3 213.081 3.9     205.642 -5.5 225.162 -2.2 241.818 0.4

Household energy

200.327 -1.2 175.752 3.5 196.959 3.0 177.021 -6.5 197.896 -3.1 193.045 -0.1

Energy services

204.818 -0.9 188.853 3.8 201.432 2.9 196.776 -6.6 196.098 -2.5 194.481 0.0

Electricity

214.921 -0.1 181.784 0.6 217.319 -0.5 186.651 -8.4 202.530 -2.8 191.061 0.0

Utility (piped) gas service

167.379 -4.0 182.945 9.4 147.634 13.9 180.720 11.6 169.427 -1.9 190.648 -0.2

Household furnishings and operations

117.768 1.7 112.553 5.4     109.125 1.5 112.635 1.2 116.823 1.7

Apparel

123.166 0.8 112.567 -3.4     125.850 -1.4 127.588 0.5 131.292 1.3

Transportation

210.822 -1.4 227.738 -0.4     203.339 -0.8 210.868 -0.9 207.727 -2.6

Private transportation

207.499 -1.6 226.613 -0.6     202.179 -1.6 204.065 -1.4 206.418 -2.7

New and used motor vehicles(5)

99.178 0.6 105.908 3.6     93.864 -0.6 98.560 0.7 100.676 0.2

New vehicles(3)

147.557 0.1 185.826 0.8     189.468 -0.8 143.474 1.0 152.519 -0.5

Used cars and trucks(3)

145.020 2.1 265.478 2.1     248.530 2.1 150.107 2.2 146.259 1.7

Motor fuel

235.591 -7.0 250.154 -7.5 245.522 -6.8 223.806 -9.8 232.460 -6.8 214.679 -10.3

Gasoline

234.608 -7.0 246.884 -7.5 242.659 -6.8 219.042 -9.8 231.545 -6.8 213.541 -10.4

Motor vehicle insurance(3)

575.004 0.6 724.283 0.0     853.701 4.3 615.926 1.0 969.081 0.7

Medical care

506.108 3.7 533.710 4.9     480.347 10.1 528.126 4.6 484.709 3.1

Recreation(5)

115.189 0.9 119.717 3.7     116.958 1.9 127.527 2.2 115.304 1.6

Education and communication(5)

125.893 0.0 121.872 1.0     134.715 2.9 131.188 2.1 118.845 -0.7

Tuition, other school fees, and child care(3)

735.713 2.6 1,017.536 2.6     1,192.463 4.9 1,263.590 3.7 1,241.576 1.7

Other goods and services

496.249 2.8 615.146 3.3     519.245 0.2 580.291 2.9 467.466 1.7

Energy

216.638 -4.6 200.873 -2.0 226.185 -2.8 198.874 -8.3 212.155 -4.9 198.736 -6.1

Footnotes
(1) 1998-2017 indexes based on a substantially smaller sample.
(2) For the Northeast and the South, Dec. 1977=100.
(3) For Washington, Nov. 1977=100. For Baltimore, March 1978=100. For Philadelphia, December 1977=100.
(4) For the U.S., Philadelphia, Northeast, & South, Dec. 1982 = 100. For Washington & Baltimore, Nov. 1984=100.
(5) December 1997=100.

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, CBSA includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, CBSA includes the District of Columbia; Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George's in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD, CBSA includes Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Queen Anne's Counties in Maryland.

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

South region includes the District of Columbia and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change to
Aug 2019 from --
Jul
2019
Aug
2019
Aug
2018
Jun
2019
Jul
2019

U.S. city average

256.571 256.558 1.7 0.2 0.0

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

241.589 241.985 1.6 0.5 0.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

274.682 274.579 3.0 0.1 0.0

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

278.817 279.428 1.8 0.2 0.2

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

280.943        

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

238.891        

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

267.285        

Minneapolis-St.Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

251.802        

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA(1)

105.816        

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

299.333        

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL(2)

229.334        

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV(3)

265.170        

Urban Hawaii

281.928        

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

  246.311 2.2 1.3  

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD(3)

  257.455 1.1 0.3  

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

  236.400 1.4 0.6  

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

  229.423 1.4 0.0  

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

  270.176 1.9 0.4  

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

  258.877 2.3 0.5  

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ(4)

  143.760 3.0 0.5  

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

  295.490 2.7 0.1  

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

  280.286 3.2 0.6  

St. Louis, MO-IL

  232.882 1.1 -0.1  

Urban Alaska

  230.406 0.7 -1.6  

Footnotes
(1) December 2017=100.
(2) 1987=100.
(3) 1998-2017 indexes based on a substantially smaller sample.
(4) December 2001=100.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change to
Aug 2019 from --
Jul
2019
Aug
2019
Aug
2018
Jun
2019
Jul
2019

U.S. city average

250.236 250.112 1.5 0.1 0.0

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

233.486 233.746 1.6 0.5 0.1

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

265.012 264.687 2.9 0.0 -0.1

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

273.287 273.903 1.7 0.2 0.2

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

279.164        

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

244.768        

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

257.133        

Minneapolis-St.Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

244.800        

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA(1)

105.815        

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

281.391        

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL(2)

226.546        

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV(3)

260.949        

Urban Hawaii

278.099        

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

  242.415 1.5 1.2  

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD(3)

  255.497 1.0 0.6  

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

  231.707 1.5 0.7  

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

  224.664 1.0 0.2  

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

  265.956 1.6 0.4  

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

  259.137 2.1 0.5  

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ(4)

  142.070 2.8 0.3  

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

  288.514 2.5 0.0  

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

  274.520 2.5 0.4  

St. Louis, MO-IL

  230.932 0.7 0.0  

Urban Alaska

  226.667 0.9 -1.1  

Footnotes
(1) December 2017=100.
(2) 1987=100.
(3) 1998-2017 indexes based on a substantially smaller sample.
(4) December 2001=100.