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Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.84 per hour in the South to $38.36 in the Northeast during December 2018.
Gasoline prices averaged $2.406 a gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in February 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
In February 2019, prices for natural gas averaged $1.296 per therm in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, 23 percent higher than the national average.
Prices in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged up 0.2 percent in February, following a 0.5-percent increase in January.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Baltimore-Columbia-Towson increased 0.5 percent from December to February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.