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, June 2019 (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
Jun.
2019
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jun.
2019
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jun.
2019
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

256.143 1.6 0.0 0.2         229.316 0.8   0.0

Food and beverages

257.778 1.9 0.0 0.1         233.245 2.4   0.1

Food

258.064 1.9 0.0 0.1         233.831 2.8   -0.1

Food at home

241.407 0.9 -0.3 -0.2 211.021 -0.3 -0.6 0.0 226.759 3.6 0.0 -0.2

Cereals and bakery products

276.891 1.2 -0.3 0.1         266.468 0.6   -0.4

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

249.231 0.3 -0.4 0.0         248.554 5.0   0.2

Dairy and related products

217.433 0.6 -0.2 0.0         177.127 0.5   1.3

Fruits and vegetables

298.611 1.0 -1.2 -1.6         286.411 4.8   1.0

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

170.230 2.3 -0.6 -0.3         270.379 0.1   -5.0

Other food at home

212.056 0.9 0.6 0.5         202.355 6.0   0.9

Food away from home

284.316 3.1 0.3 0.5         237.125 2.1   0.0

Alcoholic beverages

252.538 1.5 0.2 0.3         213.703 -3.6   3.5

Housing

266.461 3.0 0.5 0.8         225.902 2.7   1.0

Shelter

318.300 3.5 0.4 0.6 257.774 3.7 1.2 1.1 269.455 3.1 0.3 1.5

Rent of primary residence

330.648 3.9 0.4 0.6 274.742 2.7 0.3 0.7 263.156 1.9 0.6 1.3

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

325.189 3.4 0.3 0.5 276.922 3.6 1.0 1.2 250.865 4.0 0.9 1.5

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)

325.227 3.4 0.3 0.5 276.922 3.6 1.0 1.2 250.865 4.0 0.9 1.5

Fuels and utilities

244.703 0.1 1.4 1.6         178.717 1.3   -0.8

Household energy

202.402 -0.9 1.7 2.0 214.515 -2.3 0.2 0.2 155.450 1.0 0.6 -0.9

Energy Services

206.219 -0.7 2.0 2.4 210.986 -2.2 0.3 0.3 152.979 1.0 0.6 -0.9

Electricity

217.947 -0.3 2.6 3.5 206.635 0.3 0.1 0.5 152.950 1.1 0.7 -0.7

Utility (piped) gas service

168.628 -2.1 -0.1 -1.4 170.226 -17.8 1.1 -0.9 140.739 0.7 0.0 -2.5

Household furnishings & operations

124.237 2.3 0.7 0.7         136.885 1.9   -0.4

Apparel

123.749 -1.3 -0.5 -1.4         181.281 -5.9   -6.9

Transportation

213.073 -0.7 -1.1 -0.5         186.763 -2.7   -0.9

Private transportation

208.319 -0.9 -1.1 -0.8         186.248 -2.9   -0.9

New and used motor vehicles(3)

99.874 0.4 0.5 -0.1         88.427 -0.1   0.0

New vehicles(1)

147.417 0.6 -0.2 -0.3         164.883 1.0   0.1

Used cars and trucks(1)

140.823 1.2 1.4 0.3         230.489 1.1   0.0

Motor fuel

243.163 -5.4 -4.9 -2.6 229.529 -12.7 -7.7 -7.6 220.349 -10.1 -6.4 -4.3

Gasoline (all types)

242.043 -5.4 -4.9 -2.6 228.164 -12.8 -7.8 -7.7 220.418 -10.2 -6.5 -4.3

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

569.079 0.7 0.1 -0.2         708.611 -3.8   0.0

Medical care

495.563 2.0 0.1 0.5         510.217 2.6   0.6

Recreation(3)

120.145 0.8 -0.1 -0.6         103.401 -0.6   -1.9

Education and communication(3)

137.344 0.6 0.1 0.1         122.772 0.6   2.2

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

759.028 3.3 0.1 0.3         1,260.589 1.9   0.0

Other goods and services

449.345 1.5 -0.1 0.2         410.830 -1.2   -1.4

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

221.373 -3.4 -1.9 -0.5 223.850 -8.4 -4.4 -4.3 184.532 -5.3 -3.3 -2.7

All items less shelter

234.791 0.7 -0.1 0.0         214.252 -0.2   -0.7

All items less food and energy

263.177 2.1 0.2 0.3         237.201 1.2   0.4

All items (1967 = 100)

767.291               735.500      

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

All items

249.747 1.4 0.0 0.2         224.306 0.3   -0.3

All items (1967 = 100)

743.920               715.887      

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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