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
Mar
2017
Percent change from
Mar
2016
Mar
2017
Percent change from
Mar
2016
Mar
2017
Percent change from
Mar
2016

All Items

243.801 2.4 258.510 2.2 265.070 2.5

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

730.320   407.074   770.433  

Food and Beverages

248.967 0.5 253.835 0.6 258.411 -0.3

Food

249.165 0.5 253.854 0.6 258.746 -0.4

Food at home

238.256 -0.9 244.742 -0.6 243.793 -1.9

Food away from home

267.055 2.4 270.806 2.5 284.807 2.1

Alcoholic beverages

244.978 1.1 252.397 0.1 259.430 0.9

Housing

248.978 3.1 273.929 2.5 268.885 3.0

Shelter

295.044 3.5 339.146 2.7 316.390 2.5

Rent of primary residence(2)

304.868 3.9 340.886 2.7 328.992 3.3

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

302.259 3.5 351.089 2.6 338.114 2.5

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

302.242 3.5 350.803 2.6 338.114 2.5

Fuels and utilities

232.714 3.9 216.094 4.5 272.981 10.2

Household energy

193.703 4.0 191.099 4.9 229.481 10.8

Energy services(2)(4)

197.709 3.4 191.240 2.7 244.524 8.9

Electricity(2)

205.692 1.6 196.727 -0.3 276.971 9.4

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

170.755 10.3 166.105 11.0 179.588 7.5

Household furnishings and operations

121.548 -0.7 120.941 -1.5 128.342 -1.2

Apparel

128.250 0.6 134.409 1.2 147.823 4.4

Transportation

200.091 4.6 198.829 4.2 184.533 2.7

Private transportation

194.890 4.9 190.246 4.7 183.721 3.2

Motor fuel

205.155 19.9 200.558 24.2 194.747 18.2

Gasoline

204.217 19.9 199.687 24.2 192.520 18.3

Medical Care

474.561 3.5 493.595 2.9 637.160 0.8

Recreation(5)

118.573 1.3 124.153 2.3 124.970 6.3

Education and Communication(5)

136.234 -2.2 140.072 -0.8 158.582 1.4

Other Goods and Services

428.336 1.8 475.234 3.4 475.618 6.1

Energy

198.597 10.9 195.085 12.0 212.731 13.6

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.

 

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
Mar
2017
Percent change from
Mar
2016
Mar
2017
Percent change from
Mar
2016
Mar
2017
Percent change from
Mar
2016

All Items

237.656 2.3 254.725 2.3 263.888 2.6

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

707.906   397.867   762.731  

Food and Beverages

247.976 0.4 252.529 0.6 253.953 -0.7

Food

247.881 0.4 252.475 0.6 254.583 -0.8

Food at home

237.272 -0.9 243.448 -0.5 237.060 -2.0

Food away from home

267.172 2.3 271.677 2.5 291.080 2.1

Alcoholic beverages

248.560 1.3 251.538 -0.1 245.357 0.2

Housing

245.098 3.1 271.736 2.6 273.968 3.2

Shelter

287.929 3.5 335.464 2.7 321.481 2.7

Rent of primary residence(2)

301.684 3.8 336.353 2.7 328.992 3.3

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

272.932 3.4 309.204 2.6 297.144 2.5

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

272.934 3.4 309.229 2.6 297.144 2.5

Fuels and utilities

231.172 3.7 217.646 4.5 274.053 9.2

Household energy

192.074 3.8 192.631 4.9 229.337 9.4

Energy services(2)(4)

196.589 3.3 192.660 3.1 242.330 8.8

Electricity(2)

203.080 1.6 198.102 -0.3 276.973 9.4

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

170.551 10.5 167.053 12.3 179.592 7.5

Household furnishings and operations

116.383 -0.9 112.687 -2.3 129.912 -2.6

Apparel

127.740 0.4 133.621 0.7 152.331 5.9

Transportation

198.359 5.0 200.143 4.8 189.151 3.5

Private transportation

194.445 5.2 192.958 5.2 186.691 3.7

Motor fuel

205.894 19.9 200.426 24.0 194.747 18.2

Gasoline

205.068 19.8 199.667 24.1 192.522 18.2

Medical Care

479.285 3.6 493.494 3.1 632.474 0.9

Recreation(5)

114.095 1.0 125.482 3.0 124.314 8.1

Education and Communication(5)

125.753 -3.4 127.748 -2.1 142.658 0.1

Other Goods and Services

465.732 2.0 545.941 4.1 551.216 5.3

Energy

197.594 11.2 195.162 12.4 209.730 12.7

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.