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New England Consumer Price Index Card

 
Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Cambridge-
Newton
Jul
2021
Percent change from
Jul
2020
Jul
2021
Percent change from
Jul
2020
Jul
2021
Percent change from
Jul
2020

All Items

273.003 5.4 285.220 4.3 295.211 4.3

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

817.796   449.135   858.038  

Food and Beverages

277.187 3.4 281.387 2.5 292.389 2.3

Food

278.127 3.4 282.295 2.5 294.819 2.1

Food at home

259.022 2.6 265.218 1.3 266.042 -2.7

Food away from home

308.023 4.6 311.464 4.1 345.397 9.4

Alcoholic beverages

263.226 2.4 268.452 3.1 270.066 5.1

Housing

281.604 3.4 303.139 3.3 308.394 3.8

Shelter

335.812 2.8 376.327 2.3 369.208 3.0

Rent of primary residence(2)

348.469 1.9 374.519 1.1 376.720 1.5

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

343.293 2.4 386.814 1.6 393.353 2.2

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)(3)

343.311 2.4 386.478 1.6 393.353 2.2

Fuels and utilities

262.320 7.0 239.796 7.9 293.118 11.9

Household energy

217.106 8.1 210.453 8.6 243.038 12.9

Energy services(2)(4)

221.196 7.2 209.217 5.2 255.028 9.5

Electricity(2)

227.672 4.0 215.374 2.3 303.295 5.7

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

198.207 19.0 181.757 12.6 170.928 19.3

Household furnishings and operations

131.024 3.8 128.856 6.8 132.104 4.4

Apparel

119.078 4.2 122.306 4.1 123.164 -0.4

Transportation

239.722 19.4 230.214 16.7 213.981 17.6

Private transportation

238.055 19.8 226.236 17.9 221.406 20.1

Motor fuel

276.650 41.6 265.259 39.3 262.656 43.5

Gasoline

275.656 41.8 264.305 39.5 259.918 43.8

Medical Care

524.219 0.3 548.685 -1.0 695.077 -0.1

Recreation(5)

125.588 3.5 131.624 2.2 117.886 1.0

Education and Communication(5)

142.386 1.1 150.709 1.3 174.151 1.5

Other Goods and Services

477.103 2.9 526.208 3.0 529.524 2.5

Energy

244.800 23.8 232.729 20.9 249.249 24.8

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.

 

Consumer Price Indexes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Cambridge-
Newton
Jul
2021
Percent change from
Jul
2020
Jul
2021
Percent change from
Jul
2020
Jul
2021
Percent change from
Jul
2020

All Items

267.789 6.0 281.956 4.7 294.075 4.4

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

797.661   440.400   849.984  

Food and Beverages

276.724 3.4 280.614 2.6 286.800 1.6

Food

277.103 3.5 281.231 2.6 288.903 1.4

Food at home

258.885 2.6 264.676 1.5 259.653 -2.9

Food away from home

308.826 4.7 313.711 4.3 349.360 8.3

Alcoholic beverages

269.234 2.4 268.738 3.0 258.119 5.5

Housing

277.424 3.3 300.643 3.1 314.528 3.6

Shelter

328.031 2.7 371.280 2.1 373.629 2.5

Rent of primary residence(2)

345.249 2.0 369.520 1.1 376.720 1.5

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

309.995 2.5 340.611 1.7 345.690 2.2

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)(3)

310.020 2.5 340.658 1.7 345.690 2.2

Fuels and utilities

260.731 7.0 241.802 7.6 294.563 10.6

Household energy

215.641 8.1 212.547 8.2 242.765 11.8

Energy services(2)(4)

220.229 7.4 211.294 5.6 254.584 9.1

Electricity(2)

224.838 4.2 216.872 2.7 303.297 5.7

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

199.587 20.2 184.111 12.6 170.932 19.3

Household furnishings and operations

124.805 3.3 121.335 6.0 140.489 6.7

Apparel

118.543 4.0 120.756 3.4 127.691 1.5

Transportation

243.716 21.7 235.233 17.6 216.769 16.9

Private transportation

241.909 22.1 231.028 18.6 218.985 18.5

Motor fuel

277.362 41.7 264.239 38.9 262.912 43.7

Gasoline

276.493 41.9 263.538 39.1 259.921 43.8

Medical Care

531.631 0.1 550.466 -1.4 695.302 -0.2

Recreation(5)

120.210 3.4 132.081 2.3 115.683 2.1

Education and Communication(5)

129.822 0.9 136.665 1.0 154.091 0.9

Other Goods and Services

526.014 3.3 609.279 3.3 625.962 2.1

Energy

245.157 25.0 234.327 21.8 249.176 26.4

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.