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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, September 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
Sep.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Sep.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month
Sep.
2022
12-
month
1-
month
2-
month

All items

296.808 8.2 0.2 0.2 278.297 9.2   0.5        

Food and beverages

310.678 10.8 0.7 1.4 314.586 13.5   2.4        

Food

313.142 11.2 0.7 1.5 309.825 14.2   2.4        

Food at home

296.771 13.0 0.6 1.3 265.951 16.8 1.3 2.4 276.710 14.8 0.8 2.7

Cereals and bakery products

339.336 16.2 0.9 1.9 305.384 12.4   2.0        

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

319.486 9.0 0.2 0.4 322.263 12.5   1.0        

Dairy and related products

268.793 15.9 0.5 1.2 231.714 19.1   -0.9        

Fruits and vegetables

348.173 10.4 1.4 1.9 230.784 21.9   8.2        

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

208.332 12.9 0.8 1.7 224.768 13.7   -2.0        

Other food at home

260.580 15.7 0.2 1.3 256.663 20.8   3.2        

Food away from home

337.369 8.5 0.9 1.8 374.636 11.1   2.3        

Alcoholic beverages

275.810 4.1 0.1 0.5 371.484 5.4   2.7        

Housing

306.521 8.0 0.7 1.4 276.995 10.6   1.8        

Shelter

359.704 6.6 0.7 1.3 303.312 8.6 0.7 1.8 296.226 7.4 1.0 1.9

Rent of primary residence

376.569 7.2 0.9 1.7 330.192 10.1 1.1 1.7 293.656 7.9 1.3 2.2

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

368.932 6.7 0.8 1.5 325.239 7.8 0.9 1.8 278.095 7.7 1.1 2.3

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)

368.989 6.7 0.8 1.5 325.239 7.8 0.9 1.8 278.095 7.7 1.1 2.3

Fuels and utilities

311.690 16.9 0.6 1.9 345.991 23.8   2.3        

Household energy

267.114 20.8 0.6 2.1 336.048 31.3 1.2 3.0 219.758 16.2 -5.2 -1.5

Energy Services

269.667 19.8 0.8 2.6 331.715 31.6 1.2 3.1 215.683 15.8 -5.3 -1.5

Electricity

265.487 15.5 0.1 1.2 310.933 30.7 1.3 1.3 208.816 10.4 -6.1 -7.9

Utility (piped) gas service

275.894 33.1 2.6 6.7 351.560 36.1 0.9 13.1 227.870 47.7 -1.5  

Household furnishings & operations

145.912 9.3 0.6 1.1 137.351 10.4   1.5        

Apparel

130.143 5.5 2.2 4.0 117.128 4.2   4.5        

Transportation

266.109 12.6 -1.6 -4.6 258.138 13.3   -5.2        

Private transportation

264.941 12.0 -1.7 -4.5 262.579 11.8   -6.0        

New and used motor vehicles(3)

129.572 9.9 -1.3 -1.1 136.025 9.7   -2.4        

New vehicles(1)

175.312 9.4 0.4 1.0 224.554 5.2   0.5        

Used cars and trucks(1)

203.867 7.2 -4.2 -4.6 479.284 7.9   -4.3        

Motor fuel

331.772 18.8 -5.6 -17.0 299.797 12.1 -7.7 -21.3 278.267 13.6 -10.8 -23.7

Gasoline (all types)

328.918 18.2 -5.6 -17.1 295.585 11.2 -8.0 -21.6 275.698 12.5 -11.1 -24.2

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

624.558 10.3 1.5 2.5                

Medical care

556.323 6.0 0.5 1.2 505.119 6.2   1.1        

Recreation(3)

131.581 4.1 0.1 0.4 124.766 -0.1   1.3        

Education and communication(3)

144.089 0.2 0.3 0.7 131.754 -3.2   0.1        

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare(1)

822.056 3.0 0.8 1.9 1,324.873 2.5   2.1        

Other goods and services

512.565 6.9 0.3 1.1 483.670 3.6            

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

297.343 19.8 -2.6 -8.6 319.720 21.7 -3.1 -9.8 246.313 15.0 -8.1 -13.8

All items less shelter

275.381 9.0 0.0 -0.4 267.470 9.5   -0.3        

All items less food and energy

298.442 6.6 0.4 0.9 275.468 7.2   1.5        

All items (1967 = 100)

889.104       873.002              

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

All items

291.854 8.5 0.1 -0.1 287.694 9.5   0.2        

All items (1967 = 100)

869.344       887.154              

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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