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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)
Area

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data
Annual
average
2020
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
Percent change
Annual
average
2019 to
2020
12 months
ended
Mar
2021
Apr
2021

U.S. City Average

258.811 264.877 267.054 1.2 2.6 4.2

South(1)

248.639 255.319 257.207 1.0 2.9 4.4

South City Size Class (population)

A (greater than 2,500,000)

253.282 259.712 261.489 0.9 2.8 4.2

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

157.077 161.438 162.686 1.0 3.0 4.6

Metropolitan areas

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX(3)

239.081 246.995   0.6 3.4  

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

229.161   236.604 0.2   4.5

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.