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

   
    Jan 1947    
 
 
    Sep 2019
Name Sep 2019 Aug 2019 Sep 2018 Units
All items
256.358 256.300 252.010 Index 1982-1984=100
Food and beverages
258.493 258.200 254.024 Index 1982-1984=100
Food
258.758 258.393 254.208 Index 1982-1984=100
Food at home
241.226 241.124 239.805 Index 1982-1984=100
Cereals and bakery products
277.380 276.100 273.801 Index 1982-1984=100
Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs
248.400 247.737 247.567 Index 1982-1984=100
Dairy and related products
219.688 219.339 216.556 Index 1982-1984=100
Fruits and vegetables
297.172 300.292 298.232 Index 1982-1984=100
Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials
170.681 170.495 168.478 Index 1982-1984=100
Coffee
192.495 194.239 194.549 Index 1982-1984=100
Other food at home
211.420 210.776 210.517 Index 1982-1984=100
Sugar and sweets
223.481 219.893 216.771 Index 1982-1984=100
Fats and oils
224.743 224.535 227.741 Index 1982-1984=100
Other foods
225.293 225.158 224.949 Index 1982-1984=100
Food away from home
286.246 285.507 277.258 Index 1982-1984=100
Other food away from home
197.715 196.744 193.123 Index Dec 1997=100
Alcoholic beverages
253.535 254.209 250.191 Index 1982-1984=100
Alcoholic beverages at home
206.284 207.453 203.187 Index 1982-1984=100
Alcoholic beverages away from home
356.532 355.739 352.899 Index 1982-1984=100
Housing
267.497 266.730 259.621 Index 1982-1984=100
Shelter
320.496 319.417 309.633 Index 1982-1984=100
Rent of primary residence
334.004 332.838 321.696 Index 1982-1984=100
Lodging away from home
168.933 165.478 160.953 Index Dec 1997=100
Owners' equivalent rent of residences
327.923 327.046 317.139 Index Dec 1982=100
Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence
327.965 327.084 317.156 Index Dec 1982=100
Fuels and utilities
240.484 240.681 239.710 Index 1982-1984=100
Household energy
197.422 197.774 198.465 Index 1982-1984=100
Fuel oil and other fuels
275.793 278.893 299.447 Index 1982-1984=100
Energy services
200.841 201.096 201.029 Index 1982-1984=100
Electricity
211.647 211.571 210.279 Index 1982-1984=100
Utility (piped) gas service
165.963 167.140 170.513 Index 1982-1984=100
Water and sewer and trash collection services
245.975 245.431 238.581 Index Dec 1997=100
Household furnishings and operations
124.652 124.292 121.849 Index 1982-1984=100
Apparel
124.638 125.108 125.041 Index 1982-1984=100
Men's and boys' apparel
121.108 118.834 117.968 Index 1982-1984=100
Women's and girls' apparel
106.609 108.461 109.776 Index 1982-1984=100
Footwear
137.559 137.693 135.161 Index 1982-1984=100
Infants' and toddlers' apparel
118.132 119.553 120.969 Index 1982-1984=100
Transportation
208.800 210.345 211.733 Index 1982-1984=100
Private transportation
204.145 205.803 207.494 Index 1982-1984=100
New and used motor vehicles
99.112 99.730 98.621 Index Dec 1997=100
New vehicles
146.746 146.932 146.606 Index 1982-1984=100
Used cars and trucks
138.850 141.154 135.322 Index 1982-1984=100
Motor fuel
226.354 231.859 246.565 Index 1982-1984=100
Gasoline (all types)
225.107 230.634 245.255 Index 1982-1984=100
Motor vehicle parts and equipment
147.314 146.368 143.731 Index 1982-1984=100
Motor vehicle maintenance and repair
298.441 297.884 288.457 Index 1982-1984=100
Public transportation
264.456 263.920 260.012 Index 1982-1984=100
Airline fare
274.033 271.974 268.875 Index 1982-1984=100
Medical care
502.301 501.385 485.501 Index 1982-1984=100
Medical care commodities
379.132 381.413 380.134 Index 1982-1984=100
Medical care services
542.060 540.065 519.302 Index 1982-1984=100
Professional services
384.278 383.292 378.640 Index 1982-1984=100
Services by other medical professionals
240.832 239.806 237.154 Index Dec 1986=100
Hospital and related services
890.304 889.912 871.574 Index 1982-1984=100
Recreation
120.456 120.418 119.261 Index Dec 1997=100
Video and audio
104.768 104.418 104.512 Index Dec 1997=100
Cable and satellite television and radio service
481.750 479.401 474.381 Index Dec 1983=100
Pet food
155.656 156.185 150.700 Index Dec 1997=100
Toys
30.903 30.891 32.892 Index 1982-1984=100
Music instruments and accessories
100.545 102.203 101.443 Index Dec 1997=100
Club dues and fees for participant sports and group exercises
141.790 142.489 139.350 Index Dec 1997=100
Admission to movies, theaters, and concerts
186.828 187.345 183.286 Index Dec 1997=100
Fees for lessons or instructions
317.051 320.148 313.515 Index Dec 1986=100
Education and communication
138.011 138.071 137.480 Index Dec 1997=100
Education
266.452 266.302 260.474 Index Dec 1997=100
Educational books and supplies
680.289 692.188 693.472 Index 1982-1984=100
Tuition, other school fees, and childcare
764.828 763.801 746.286 Index 1982-1984=100
Communication
73.256 73.351 74.159 Index Dec 1997=100
Information and information processing
69.247 69.344 70.246 Index Dec 1997=100
Information technology, hardware and services
7.379 7.443 7.518 Index Dec 1988=100
Personal computers and peripheral equipment
39.776 40.137 41.140 Index Dec 2007=100
Other goods and services
453.645 453.291 443.836 Index 1982-1984=100
Tobacco and smoking products
1,133.447 1,126.639 1,070.055 Index 1982-1984=100
Personal care
234.603 234.749 231.694 Index 1982-1984=100
Miscellaneous personal services
450.538 449.428 442.670 Index 1982-1984=100
Laundry and dry cleaning services
177.497 176.628 170.689 Index Dec 1997=100
   

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