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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, August 2022 (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
Aug.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Aug.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Aug.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

296.171 8.3 0.0 0.0         264.074 9.5   0.1

Food and beverages

308.550 10.9 0.7 1.8         280.536 13.7   2.8

Food

310.875 11.4 0.8 1.9         283.030 14.8   2.9

Food at home

295.007 13.5 0.7 2.1 262.666 16.3 1.2 3.1 274.391 16.8 1.8 2.8

Cereals and bakery products

336.399 16.4 1.0 3.1         333.444 25.9   5.8

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

318.867 10.6 0.2 0.9         303.501 13.5   -0.5

Dairy and related products

267.461 16.2 0.7 2.4         228.118 20.2   5.8

Fruits and vegetables

343.221 9.4 0.4 0.8         320.898 10.3   1.6

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

206.693 13.4 0.9 2.9         342.991 19.7   5.7

Other food at home

259.976 16.7 1.0 3.2         240.142 17.4   3.0

Food away from home

334.212 8.0 0.9 1.6         286.571 12.8   3.0

Alcoholic beverages

275.627 4.3 0.5 0.8         232.998 -1.4   0.3

Housing

304.506 7.8 0.7 1.2         256.133 8.0   1.0

Shelter

357.264 6.2 0.7 1.2 301.169 8.2 1.1 1.6 293.375 6.4 0.9 1.0

Rent of primary residence

373.283 6.7 0.8 1.5 326.759 9.6 0.7 2.0 289.977 6.9 1.0 1.4

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

365.993 6.3 0.7 1.4 322.349 7.6 0.9 1.5 275.194 6.7 1.2 1.9

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)

366.046 6.3 0.7 1.4 322.349 7.6 0.9 1.5 275.194 6.7 1.2 1.9

Fuels and utilities

309.739 17.2 1.3 1.1         251.004 20.4   2.4

Household energy

265.453 21.2 1.5 1.1 331.995 36.0 1.8 10.3 231.890 25.9 3.9 3.0

Energy Services

267.564 19.8 1.8 2.1 327.692 36.3 1.8 10.6 227.727 25.7 4.0 3.1

Electricity

265.191 15.8 1.1 3.0 306.957 36.6 0.0 13.1 222.414 21.3 -1.9 -1.9

Utility (piped) gas service

268.866 33.0 3.9 -0.2 348.467 35.1 12.1 -0.8 231.303 50.0   34.5

Household furnishings & operations

145.110 9.9 0.6 1.1         162.103 5.0   -0.2

Apparel

127.328 5.1 1.7 0.6         180.341 2.6   2.2

Transportation

270.334 13.4 -3.1 -5.0         237.619 19.2   -4.4

Private transportation

269.389 13.2 -2.9 -4.6         241.382 18.4   -4.1

New and used motor vehicles(3)

131.226 9.8 0.1 0.6         109.674 9.0   0.3

New vehicles(1)

174.598 10.1 0.6 1.2         193.517 10.1   1.0

Used cars and trucks(1)

212.895 7.8 -0.4 0.0         347.671 8.1   -0.1

Motor fuel

351.315 26.2 -12.1 -18.8 324.912 22.2 -14.7 -25.8 312.061 26.2 -14.4 -22.8

Gasoline (all types)

348.593 25.6 -12.2 -19.0 321.328 21.5 -14.8 -26.1 310.094 25.3 -14.7 -23.2

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

615.559 8.7 1.0 1.9                

Medical care

553.429 5.4 0.7 1.2         551.549 3.6   0.7

Recreation(3)

131.437 4.1 0.3 0.6         127.471 9.5   0.4

Education and communication(3)

143.687 0.5 0.4 0.2         120.587 -3.0   -0.6

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

815.196 3.0 1.1 1.2         1,289.138 0.5   -0.7

Other goods and services

510.892 6.6 0.7 1.1         452.941 4.8   1.8

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

305.372 23.8 -6.2 -10.4 329.943 28.9 -6.9 -10.7 267.881 26.1 -6.2 -11.8

All items less shelter

275.409 9.3 -0.4 -0.6         253.418 11.0   -0.3

All items less food and energy

297.178 6.3 0.5 0.8         264.700 7.0   1.2

All items (1967 = 100)

887.197               846.980      

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

All items

291.629 8.7 -0.2 -0.3         260.238 9.8   0.1

All items (1967 = 100)

868.673               830.564      

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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