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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, July 2021 (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
Jul.
2021
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jul.
2021
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Jul.
2021
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

273.003 5.4 0.5 1.4 253.319 5.6   0.8        

Food and beverages

277.187 3.4 0.7 1.4 273.869 3.6   1.0        

Food

278.127 3.4 0.7 1.4 267.864 3.8   0.8        

Food at home

259.022 2.6 0.6 1.4 224.736 3.7 0.3 0.8 233.809 0.6 -1.1 -1.2

Cereals and bakery products

289.533 1.5 1.0 1.0 264.637 2.7   -0.7        

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

286.994 5.9 1.4 4.1 276.029 10.7   5.2        

Dairy and related products

231.233 1.8 0.5 0.4 202.407 4.8   0.6        

Fruits and vegetables

312.875 2.2 -0.7 -0.9 189.293 -2.0   -3.9        

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

180.136 1.1 0.3 1.3 193.600 -1.1   0.9        

Other food at home

222.116 1.3 0.9 1.1 212.037 3.5   0.6        

Food away from home

308.023 4.6 0.8 1.5 332.712 3.9   0.8        

Alcoholic beverages

263.226 2.4 0.1 0.6 353.515 1.0   2.4        

Housing

281.604 3.4 0.4 1.1 247.315 3.5   0.8        

Shelter

335.812 2.8 0.5 1.0 277.107 3.6 0.5 0.9 276.135 1.2 -0.1 0.4

Rent of primary residence

348.469 1.9 0.2 0.4 297.134 3.1 0.4 1.3 271.083 0.7 -0.1 -0.1

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

343.293 2.4 0.3 0.6 299.308 3.4 0.4 0.9 257.317 1.3 0.2 0.2

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)

343.311 2.4 0.3 0.6 299.308 3.4 0.4 0.9 257.317 1.3 0.2 0.2

Fuels and utilities

262.320 7.0 0.7 2.6 257.894 2.7   2.3        

Household energy

217.106 8.1 0.8 3.2 228.414 3.7 3.2 3.4 176.273 19.4 5.5 6.0

Energy Services

221.196 7.2 0.8 3.2 224.731 3.6 3.2 3.4 173.422 19.4 5.5 6.0

Electricity

227.672 4.0 0.5 3.0 208.395 0.1 3.6 3.8 176.444 21.6 6.0 6.6

Utility (piped) gas service

198.207 19.0 1.9 3.7 251.117 25.0 1.4 1.5 141.881 6.7 2.5 2.5

Household furnishings & operations

131.024 3.8 -0.1 0.0 127.657 3.4   -1.1        

Apparel

119.078 4.2 -1.0 -1.5 106.021 2.0   -5.4        

Transportation

239.722 19.4 0.9 4.4 231.233 19.7   2.5        

Private transportation

238.055 19.8 1.2 4.8 236.646 19.8   3.1        

New and used motor vehicles(3)

120.058 19.9 0.9 6.8 126.799 23.5   5.4        

New vehicles(1)

157.203 6.4 1.5 3.3 213.344 13.7   2.1        

Used cars and trucks(1)

200.425 41.7 0.8 11.6 467.846 41.2   11.0        

Motor fuel

276.650 41.6 2.5 4.7 264.808 45.1 1.6 1.4 245.922 46.2 3.1 4.9

Gasoline (all types)

275.656 41.8 2.5 4.7 263.223 45.1 1.6 1.4 246.142 46.3 3.1 4.9

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

567.463 1.6 -0.4 -0.3 686.457 -9.3   0.1        

Medical care

524.219 0.3 0.2 0.1 481.860 0.9   0.1        

Recreation(3)

125.588 3.5 0.6 0.7 124.290 0.7   -0.4        

Education and communication(3)

142.386 1.1 0.1 0.3 135.314 2.4   0.1        

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

786.143 1.1 0.2 0.5 1,276.539 1.4   0.3        

Other goods and services

477.103 2.9 0.7 0.9 463.615 9.0   4.2        

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

244.800 23.8 1.7 4.0 247.396 22.3 2.3 2.3 207.469 32.2 4.2 5.4

All items less shelter

251.473 6.6 0.5 1.6 242.906 6.7   0.8        

All items less food and energy

279.146 4.3 0.3 1.2 256.714 4.6   0.7        

All items (1967 = 100)

817.796       794.647              

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

All items

267.789 6.0 0.5 1.6 260.464 6.2   1.0        

All items (1967 = 100)

797.661       803.183              

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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