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CPI for U.S. City Average:
Monthly, Seasonally Adjusted

   
    Jan 1947    
 
 
    May 2021
Name May 2021 Apr 2021 May 2020 Units
All items
268.551 266.832 255.942 Index 1982-1984=100
Food and beverages
273.122 271.933 267.473 Index 1982-1984=100
Food
273.866 272.658 268.093 Index 1982-1984=100
Food at home
254.931 254.029 253.242 Index 1982-1984=100
Cereals and bakery products
286.440 285.055 284.730 Index 1982-1984=100
Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs
273.960 270.394 273.539 Index 1982-1984=100
Dairy and related products
230.992 229.991 230.778 Index 1982-1984=100
Fruits and vegetables
314.528 314.400 305.654 Index 1982-1984=100
Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials
178.013 178.937 178.434 Index 1982-1984=100
Coffee
196.516 195.533 193.755 Index 1982-1984=100
Other food at home
219.304 219.251 218.628 Index 1982-1984=100
Sugar and sweets
233.269 232.004 228.497 Index 1982-1984=100
Fats and oils
236.394 234.446 230.391 Index 1982-1984=100
Other foods
233.030 233.473 233.828 Index 1982-1984=100
Food away from home
303.481 301.819 291.709 Index 1982-1984=100
Other food away from home
204.899 202.900 199.763 Index Dec 1997=100
Alcoholic beverages
261.750 260.819 257.752 Index 1982-1984=100
Alcoholic beverages at home
211.842 210.713 209.350 Index 1982-1984=100
Alcoholic beverages away from home
370.685 370.416 363.372 Index 1982-1984=100
Housing
278.666 277.449 270.849 Index 1982-1984=100
Shelter
332.315 331.339 325.156 Index 1982-1984=100
Rent of primary residence
347.273 346.426 341.062 Index 1982-1984=100
Lodging away from home
156.623 155.998 143.757 Index Dec 1997=100
Owners' equivalent rent of residences
341.389 340.326 334.338 Index Dec 1982=100
Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence
341.409 340.344 334.374 Index Dec 1982=100
Fuels and utilities
256.998 255.523 241.609 Index 1982-1984=100
Household energy
211.839 210.304 197.314 Index 1982-1984=100
Fuel oil and other fuels
290.476 284.290 215.270 Index 1982-1984=100
Energy services
215.707 214.300 203.038 Index 1982-1984=100
Electricity
222.259 221.504 213.246 Index 1982-1984=100
Utility (piped) gas service
192.603 189.347 169.655 Index 1982-1984=100
Water and sewer and trash collection services
259.639 259.350 251.016 Index Dec 1997=100
Household furnishings and operations
130.884 129.169 125.180 Index 1982-1984=100
Apparel
120.793 119.335 114.423 Index 1982-1984=100
Men's and boys' apparel
115.138 115.898 110.495 Index 1982-1984=100
Women's and girls' apparel
100.702 98.559 96.085 Index 1982-1984=100
Footwear
138.415 136.460 129.184 Index 1982-1984=100
Infants' and toddlers' apparel
110.890 109.943 107.551 Index 1982-1984=100
Transportation
226.538 221.826 189.234 Index 1982-1984=100
Private transportation
224.535 220.165 187.090 Index 1982-1984=100
New and used motor vehicles
112.157 107.795 98.447 Index Dec 1997=100
New vehicles
151.693 149.267 146.785 Index 1982-1984=100
Used cars and trucks
178.505 166.374 137.592 Index 1982-1984=100
Motor fuel
250.491 252.241 161.106 Index 1982-1984=100
Gasoline (all types)
249.370 251.181 159.690 Index 1982-1984=100
Motor vehicle parts and equipment
151.777 150.454 148.642 Index 1982-1984=100
Motor vehicle maintenance and repair
314.164 315.177 305.574 Index 1982-1984=100
Public transportation
241.916 232.711 208.643 Index 1982-1984=100
Airline fare
235.174 219.838 189.533 Index 1982-1984=100
Medical care
523.594 524.002 518.877 Index 1982-1984=100
Medical care commodities
377.191 377.284 384.304 Index 1982-1984=100
Medical care services
570.827 571.336 562.281 Index 1982-1984=100
Professional services
400.530 400.374 389.274 Index 1982-1984=100
Services by other medical professionals
247.784 247.246 241.419 Index Dec 1986=100
Hospital and related services
944.217 942.737 918.626 Index 1982-1984=100
Recreation
124.745 124.452 122.757 Index Dec 1997=100
Video and audio
109.661 109.372 106.465 Index Dec 1997=100
Cable and satellite television and radio service
516.788 515.025 497.350 Index Dec 1983=100
Pet food
155.278 155.767 155.297 Index Dec 1997=100
Toys
29.546 29.702 29.092 Index 1982-1984=100
Music instruments and accessories
107.266 105.651 104.849 Index Dec 1997=100
Club dues and fees for participant sports and group exercises
145.417 146.026 151.327 Index Dec 1997=100
Admission to movies, theaters, and concerts
192.026 193.202 192.183 Index Dec 1997=100
Fees for lessons or instructions
333.620 335.978 321.285 Index Dec 1986=100
Education and communication
142.277 141.920 139.611 Index Dec 1997=100
Education
273.718 272.763 270.887 Index Dec 1997=100
Educational books and supplies
691.128 686.521 677.189 Index 1982-1984=100
Tuition, other school fees, and childcare
786.046 783.396 778.204 Index 1982-1984=100
Communication
75.724 75.593 73.795 Index Dec 1997=100
Information and information processing
71.525 71.405 69.715 Index Dec 1997=100
Information technology, hardware and services
7.363 7.357 7.354 Index Dec 1988=100
Personal computers and peripheral equipment
39.611 39.358 38.629 Index Dec 2007=100
Other goods and services
473.011 473.649 460.730 Index 1982-1984=100
Tobacco and smoking products
1,240.082 1,238.348 1,156.179 Index 1982-1984=100
Personal care
241.814 242.303 237.997 Index 1982-1984=100
Miscellaneous personal services
462.325 461.446 456.946 Index 1982-1984=100
Laundry and dry cleaning services
184.510 183.798 179.586 Index Dec 1997=100
   

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