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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
2021
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
Percent change
Annual
average
2020 to
2021
12 months
ended
Mar
2022
Apr
2022

U.S. City Average

270.970 287.504 289.109 4.7 8.5 8.3

South(1)

261.259 278.598 279.879 5.1 9.1 8.8

South City Size Class (population)

A (greater than 2,500,000)

265.307 283.581 285.087 4.7 9.2 9.0

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

165.362 176.109 176.855 5.3 9.1 8.7

Metropolitan areas

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX(3)

251.620 269.347   5.2 9.0  

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

238.975   256.668 4.3   8.5

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.