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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-
Cambridge-
Newton
Jun
2020
Percent change from
Jun
2019
Jun
2020
Percent change from
Jun
2019
Jun
2020
Percent change from
Jun
2019

All Items

257.797 0.6 272.283 0.8    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

772.245   428.762      

Food and Beverages

269.051 4.4 275.422 4.3    

Food

269.770 4.5 276.511 4.5    

Food at home

255.042 5.6 263.522 5.0 273.850 8.9

Food away from home

293.219 3.1 299.261 3.8    

Alcoholic beverages

258.033 2.2 260.041 2.0    

Housing

271.831 2.0 293.283 1.6    

Shelter

325.814 2.4 367.321 2.2 359.727 3.4

Rent of primary residence(2)

341.294 3.2 369.973 2.4 370.773 3.1

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

334.424 2.8 380.135 2.9 384.552 3.8

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

334.454 2.8 379.810 2.9 384.552 3.8

Fuels and utilities

244.717 0.0 223.222 -2.4    

Household energy

200.599 -0.9 194.986 -3.2 220.966 -8.1

Energy services(2)(4)

206.368 0.1 201.147 0.8 241.514 -3.5

Electricity(2)

218.191 0.1 212.556 2.8 296.062 -2.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

168.267 -0.2 164.255 -4.5 150.488 -7.1

Household furnishings and operations

125.997 1.4 120.756 -0.1    

Apparel

114.734 -7.3 117.665 -8.7    

Transportation

195.609 -8.2 193.629 -7.8    

Private transportation

193.105 -7.3 188.195 -6.6    

Motor fuel

186.494 -23.3 184.823 -22.2 179.544 -24.1

Gasoline

185.422 -23.4 183.774 -22.3 177.289 -24.1

Medical Care

520.734 5.1 552.744 5.7    

Recreation(5)

122.015 1.6 128.712 1.7    

Education and Communication(5)

139.258 1.4 146.720 2.7    

Other Goods and Services

462.149 2.8 507.516 2.3    

Energy

193.379 -12.6 190.948 -11.8 201.525 -15.0

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-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.

 

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-
Cambridge-
Newton
Jun
2020
Percent change from
Jun
2019
Jun
2020
Percent change from
Jun
2019
Jun
2020
Percent change from
Jun
2019

All Items

251.054 0.5 267.877 0.7    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

747.813   418.409      

Food and Beverages

268.397 4.6 274.251 4.4    

Food

268.628 4.7 275.024 4.5    

Food at home

254.653 5.8 262.300 4.8 267.910 9.3

Food away from home

293.538 3.2 300.737 4.0    

Alcoholic beverages

263.451 2.7 259.963 2.7    

Housing

268.062 2.2 291.432 1.8    

Shelter

318.715 2.5 363.086 2.3 365.016 3.5

Rent of primary residence(2)

337.816 3.2 365.100 2.4 370.773 3.1

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

301.899 2.8 334.434 2.9 337.955 3.8

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

301.927 2.8 334.469 2.9 337.955 3.8

Fuels and utilities

243.384 0.2 226.061 -1.4    

Household energy

199.459 -0.7 197.915 -2.1 223.115 -6.5

Energy services(2)(4)

205.139 0.0 202.439 0.9 241.825 -3.0

Electricity(2)

215.124 0.0 213.277 2.7 296.063 -2.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

167.867 -0.2 166.108 -3.9 150.492 -7.1

Household furnishings and operations

120.542 1.8 114.573 1.1    

Apparel

114.744 -6.6 117.549 -7.1    

Transportation

194.561 -8.5 195.751 -7.8    

Private transportation

192.135 -8.1 190.420 -7.1    

Motor fuel

186.923 -23.4 184.850 -22.1 179.362 -24.1

Gasoline

185.953 -23.5 183.926 -22.1 177.291 -24.1

Medical Care

528.939 5.7 556.410 6.6    

Recreation(5)

116.450 1.3 128.182 1.1    

Education and Communication(5)

126.817 1.2 132.626 2.5    

Other Goods and Services

507.032 3.1 585.288 1.9    

Energy

191.706 -13.3 190.758 -11.9 198.430 -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-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.