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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, April 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
Apr.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Apr.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Apr.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

289.109 8.3 0.6 1.9         256.668 8.5   2.4

Food and beverages

296.915 9.0 1.0 1.9         265.970 8.0   2.7

Food

298.711 9.4 1.0 2.0         267.654 8.7   2.8

Food at home

282.161 10.8 1.3 2.8 249.456 12.2 -0.4 3.0 258.372 9.8 0.8 3.5

Cereals and bakery products

314.787 10.3 1.0 2.8         297.324 6.6   -1.2

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

310.399 14.3 1.7 3.0         296.508 17.8   3.7

Dairy and related products

251.030 9.1 2.4 3.6         205.870 3.6   7.9

Fruits and vegetables

339.385 7.8 0.6 1.7         312.896 3.9   3.2

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

197.138 9.8 1.4 2.6         315.191 12.7   3.8

Other food at home

244.282 11.0 1.0 3.0         225.435 9.4   4.4

Food away from home

323.559 7.2 0.6 0.8         272.205 7.5   2.1

Alcoholic beverages

271.376 3.9 0.4 0.8         230.648 -0.7   0.3

Housing

295.259 6.5 0.6 1.3         244.726 5.5   0.9

Shelter

348.389 5.1 0.5 1.1 294.240 7.8 1.4 2.0 286.094 4.3 0.3 1.2

Rent of primary residence

362.951 4.8 0.5 0.9 314.902 7.8 1.1 1.6 284.275 5.1 0.6 1.5

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

356.439 4.8 0.4 0.8 314.362 6.3 1.1 1.3 266.687 4.2 0.6 1.3

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)

356.458 4.8 0.4 0.8 314.362 6.3 1.1 1.3 266.687 4.2 0.6 1.3

Fuels and utilities

286.339 13.0 1.0 2.6         204.275 3.8   -2.1

Household energy

241.059 15.9 1.3 3.3 277.347 27.6 0.6 1.5 177.931 4.4 0.7 -3.1

Energy Services

240.865 13.7 1.3 2.5 272.725 27.5 0.7 1.4 174.248 3.8 0.7 -3.2

Electricity

242.778 11.0 0.9 2.7 253.730 28.2 0.3 0.2 170.519 0.3 0.5 -4.3

Utility (piped) gas service

230.916 22.7 2.3 2.0 299.980 24.3 2.7 7.3 175.368 23.7 2.0 2.0

Household furnishings & operations

142.110 9.9 0.5 1.3         161.497 15.8   1.8

Apparel

127.126 5.4 -1.4 -0.6         178.859 6.6   -2.2

Transportation

266.892 19.9 0.9 5.4         236.608 22.1   7.9

Private transportation

265.383 20.2 0.3 4.7         235.566 21.4   5.5

New and used motor vehicles(3)

127.338 17.4 0.7 0.4         107.032 13.1   -0.6

New vehicles(1)

169.699 13.2 1.0 1.0         188.091 9.2   0.8

Used cars and trucks(1)

206.981 22.7 -0.6 -2.4         338.558 23.1   -1.8

Motor fuel

365.314 44.0 -0.8 18.8 352.975 48.3 -1.9 16.4 336.999 45.7 -1.1 22.1

Gasoline (all types)

362.802 43.6 -1.0 18.6 349.336 47.7 -2.2 16.0 335.869 45.1 -1.4 21.6

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

592.317 4.4 0.5 1.4                

Medical care

541.515 3.2 0.3 0.9         543.443 1.0   0.7

Recreation(3)

129.892 4.3 0.4 0.6         127.266 12.4   3.4

Education and communication(3)

143.212 1.0 -0.2 -0.5         123.816 1.4   0.3

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

800.327 2.5 0.1 0.1         1,287.734 1.5   -0.7

Other goods and services

500.673 5.7 0.4 0.9         440.354 3.9   0.0

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

298.469 30.3 0.1 11.5 315.593 38.2 -0.8 9.1 247.728 25.3 -0.3 10.3

All items less shelter

268.974 9.8 0.6 2.3         245.935 10.5   3.0

All items less food and energy

290.846 6.2 0.5 1.0         260.045 6.9   1.5

All items (1967 = 100)

866.042               823.227      

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

All items

284.575 8.9 0.5 2.0         252.269 8.8   2.3

All items (1967 = 100)

847.663               805.132      

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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