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
Dec
2016
Percent change from
Dec
2015
Dec
2016
Percent change from
Dec
2015
Dec
2016
Percent change from
Dec
2015

All Items

241.432 2.1 256.427 1.9    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

723.224   403.794      

Food and Beverages

247.134 -0.1 251.736 -0.1    

Food

247.313 -0.2 251.703 -0.2    

Food at home

236.464 -2.0 242.625 -2.1 241.309 -1.8

Food away from home

265.104 2.3 268.580 2.5    

Alcoholic beverages

243.414 1.4 250.978 0.9    

Housing

246.795 3.0 272.396 2.7    

Shelter

292.612 3.6 338.128 3.1 314.057 2.7

Rent of primary residence(2)

302.735 4.0 339.530 2.8 326.581 3.4

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

300.501 3.6 350.544 3.0 337.678 2.8

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

300.476 3.6 350.256 3.0 337.678 2.8

Fuels and utilities

229.492 2.7 211.471 3.8    

Household energy

190.931 2.5 186.353 3.9 221.759 8.1

Energy services(2)(4)

195.079 2.2 186.605 3.0 235.479 7.9

Electricity(2)

203.146 0.7 193.575 0.5 263.369 10.2

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

167.935 7.8 158.648 9.9 178.636 2.4

Household furnishings and operations

120.712 -1.1 119.814 -2.5    

Apparel

122.637 -0.1 126.535 -1.2    

Transportation

196.252 2.5 196.679 1.8    

Private transportation

191.417 2.8 188.848 2.1    

Motor fuel

196.831 9.1 199.091 10.0 194.247 8.1

Gasoline

195.915 9.1 198.287 10.1 192.046 8.1

Medical Care

469.447 4.1 486.991 3.4    

Recreation(5)

116.559 0.8 121.630 1.3    

Education and Communication(5)

139.076 -0.2 142.746 1.1    

Other Goods and Services

427.159 2.1 468.699 2.8    

Energy

193.306 5.4 191.636 6.4 208.204 8.1

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
Dec
2016
Percent change from
Dec
2015
Dec
2016
Percent change from
Dec
2015
Dec
2016
Percent change from
Dec
2015

All Items

235.390 2.0 252.622 1.9    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

701.154   394.581      

Food and Beverages

246.200 -0.2 250.351 -0.2    

Food

246.081 -0.4 250.257 -0.2    

Food at home

235.574 -2.0 241.372 -1.9 234.994 -1.8

Food away from home

265.188 2.3 269.181 2.6    

Alcoholic beverages

247.187 1.6 250.043 0.7    

Housing

243.031 3.0 270.044 2.7    

Shelter

285.760 3.6 334.524 3.1 319.815 2.9

Rent of primary residence(2)

299.598 3.9 334.976 2.8 326.581 3.4

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

271.386 3.5 308.856 3.1 296.761 2.8

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

271.386 3.5 308.886 3.1 296.761 2.8

Fuels and utilities

227.921 2.5 212.597 3.8    

Household energy

189.283 2.2 187.518 4.0 221.671 7.6

Energy services(2)(4)

193.933 2.0 187.548 3.1 233.739 7.6

Electricity(2)

200.509 0.5 194.595 0.7 263.370 10.2

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

167.692 7.8 159.107 9.7 178.641 2.4

Household furnishings and operations

115.505 -1.4 111.245 -3.8    

Apparel

121.697 -0.5 125.145 -1.9    

Transportation

194.494 2.7 198.115 2.3    

Private transportation

190.770 3.0 191.360 2.5    

Motor fuel

197.432 9.0 198.786 9.7 194.247 8.1

Gasoline

196.621 9.1 198.081 9.8 192.049 8.1

Medical Care

473.676 4.2 487.021 3.7    

Recreation(5)

112.036 0.6 122.414 1.6    

Education and Communication(5)

129.319 -0.8 131.200 0.6    

Other Goods and Services

464.943 2.5 540.513 4.0    

Energy

192.103 5.5 191.533 6.4 205.271 7.8

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.