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Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators

 

CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. City Average, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, and Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, December 2021 (1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted) (PDF format: not updated until mid-morning on release day)
Item and group U.S. City Average
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land
Index Percent change
Index Percent change
Index Percent change
Dec.
2021
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Dec.
2021
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Dec.
2021
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

278.802 7.0 0.3 0.8         245.509 6.6   0.7

Food and beverages

285.556 6.0 0.5 0.9         253.796 4.9   0.7

Food

286.966 6.3 0.5 1.0         254.948 5.2   0.7

Food at home

267.555 6.5 0.4 0.8 232.792 9.0 1.1 1.8 242.059 6.3 -1.0 -0.3

Cereals and bakery products

297.279 4.8 0.5 0.9         268.674 -0.5   -6.7

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

297.604 12.5 -0.5 0.1         279.564 12.7   0.4

Dairy and related products

235.442 1.6 1.0 1.0         202.257 5.2   1.3

Fruits and vegetables

321.931 5.0 1.1 1.1         292.947 5.5   0.7

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

186.723 5.2 0.9 0.2         295.534 8.8   3.6

Other food at home

230.809 5.6 0.5 1.4         209.984 3.4   -0.8

Food away from home

317.372 6.0 0.6 1.2         263.656 4.2   1.7

Alcoholic beverages

265.410 2.3 0.2 0.3         226.606 1.1   1.7

Housing

287.511 5.1 0.4 0.8         240.485 3.7   0.7

Shelter

341.241 4.1 0.4 0.8 284.089 5.2 0.8 0.8 278.716 1.9 0.4 0.9

Rent of primary residence

355.931 3.3 0.4 0.9 304.618 4.5 0.6 1.1 275.028 1.7 0.5 0.8

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

350.508 3.8 0.4 0.9 307.270 5.0 0.5 1.2 261.456 1.9 0.4 0.8

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)

350.511 3.8 0.4 0.9 307.270 5.0 0.5 1.2 261.456 1.9 0.4 0.8

Fuels and utilities

270.831 9.5 0.1 0.1         212.970 7.3   -2.3

Household energy

225.435 11.6 0.1 0.0 262.882 17.9 0.7 0.5 188.109 9.3 -0.2 -3.5

Energy Services

228.199 10.4 0.1 -0.1 258.873 17.8 0.7 0.4 184.856 8.9 -0.2 -3.6

Electricity

227.974 6.3 0.2 -0.7 240.120 18.0 0.6 0.2 187.521 7.9 -0.3 -4.2

Utility (piped) gas service

224.366 24.1 0.1 1.7 288.880 17.0 1.4 1.5 154.283 16.4 0.0 0.0

Household furnishings & operations

136.787 7.4 1.1 1.5         157.893 12.3   2.3

Apparel

121.068 5.8 -1.1 -2.6         176.240 7.9   -0.2

Transportation

246.499 21.1 0.4 2.3         207.769 20.6   0.7

Private transportation

246.999 22.6 0.5 2.3         212.969 23.2   1.1

New and used motor vehicles(3)

124.853 20.9 2.0 3.9         106.096 19.7   1.8

New vehicles(1)

166.653 11.8 1.3 2.5         185.424 12.4   0.2

Used cars and trucks(1)

207.164 37.3 3.5 6.1         336.726 36.3   6.0

Motor fuel

291.510 49.5 -2.1 0.6 277.101 53.8 -3.9 -0.6 256.081 58.9 -3.9 -0.3

Gasoline (all types)

290.185 49.6 -2.2 0.6 275.321 53.8 -3.9 -0.6 255.971 58.9 -3.9 -0.4

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

567.875 4.1 -0.1 0.6         665.617 1.5   0.9

Medical care

530.026 2.2 0.2 0.5         534.973 0.3   0.4

Recreation(3)

126.695 3.3 -0.2 -0.5         117.911 7.0   1.7

Education and communication(3)

143.844 1.6 0.0 -0.1         124.344 3.6   0.1

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

798.837 2.1 -0.1 0.0         1,295.012 2.9   0.0

Other goods and services

487.131 4.5 0.5 0.7         433.287 4.1   1.6

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

256.207 29.3 -1.1 0.3 270.973 33.7 -1.7 -0.1 218.575 30.5 -2.2 -1.8

All items less shelter

257.431 8.5 0.3 0.8         233.233 8.9   0.6

All items less food and energy

283.908 5.5 0.4 0.8         251.120 4.9   1.0

All items (1967 = 100)

835.168               787.435      

CPI FOR URBAN WAGE EARNERS
AND CLERICAL WORKERS (CPI-W)

All items

273.925 7.8 0.3 0.9         241.517 7.5   0.7

All items (1967 = 100)

815.937               770.816      

Footnotes
(1) For Dallas, indexes on a February 1978=100 base. For Houston, indexes on an April 1978=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.

Note: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban households. The indexes for food at home, energy, and shelter are compiled monthly for Dallas and Houston. Full surveys, which produce the All Items Indexes and major components, are compiled every two months. These full surveys are published for the odd-numbered months for Dallas and for the even-numbered months for Houston.

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