Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest

 
Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, All Items, for the U.S. City Average, South, and selected metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted (1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
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Annual
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2018
Jul
2019
Aug
2019
Percent change
Annual
average
2017 to
2018
12 months
ended
Jul
2019
Aug
2019

U.S. City Average

251.107 256.571 256.558 2.4 1.8 1.7

South(1)

242.737 247.250 246.953 2.2 1.4 1.4

South City Size Class (population)

A (greater than 2,500,000)

246.970 251.878 251.959 2.5 1.5 1.6

B/C (2,500,000 or less)(2)

153.447 156.192 155.873 2.1 1.4 1.2

Metropolitan areas

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX(3)

232.788 238.891   3.0 2.3  

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX(3)

225.927   229.423 2.4   1.4

Footnotes
(1) The South region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
(2) Index on a December 1996=100 base.
(3) Published in alternate months.

Source: Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban households.