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

   
    Jan 1947    
 
 
    Sep 2018
Name Sep 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2017 Units
All items
251.994 251.846 246.392 Index 1982-1984=100
Food and beverages
254.059 253.897 250.606 Index 1982-84=100
Food
254.234 254.157 250.825 Index 1982-84=100
Food at home
239.850 240.153 238.850 Index 1982-84=100
Cereals and bakery products
274.270 272.643 272.287 Index 1982-84=100
Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs
247.183 249.638 245.934 Index 1982-84=100
Dairy and related products
216.692 217.328 216.617 Index 1982-84=100
Fruits and vegetables
298.494 299.962 297.092 Index 1982-84=100
Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials
168.680 167.645 167.680 Index 1982-84=100
Coffee
195.077 194.490 199.452 Index 1982-84=100
Other food at home
210.472 210.003 210.039 Index 1982-84=100
Sugar and sweets
216.771 214.046 215.800 Index 1982-84=100
Fats and oils
227.796 228.002 228.267 Index 1982-84=100
Other foods
224.874 224.744 224.378 Index 1982-84=100
Food away from home
277.258 276.648 270.353 Index 1982-84=100
Other food away from home
193.123 192.907 185.586 Index Dec 1997=100
Alcoholic beverages
250.342 249.037 246.298 Index 1982-84=100
Alcoholic beverages at home
203.322 202.340 201.025 Index 1982-84=100
Alcoholic beverages away from home
352.899 351.155 344.413 Index 1982-84=100
Housing
259.494 259.291 252.509 Index 1982-84=100
Shelter
309.610 309.128 299.760 Index 1982-84=100
Rent of primary residence
321.704 320.934 310.431 Index 1982-84=100
Lodging away from home
161.179 162.817 160.268 Index Dec 1997=100
Owners' equivalent rent of residences
317.085 316.515 307.046 Index Dec 1982=100
Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence
317.105 316.529 307.047 Index Dec 1982=100
Fuels and utilities
239.057 240.397 237.746 Index 1982-84=100
Household energy
197.797 199.320 198.525 Index 1982-84=100
Fuel oil and other fuels
302.542 302.274 261.648 Index 1982-84=100
Energy services
200.191 201.835 202.623 Index 1982-84=100
Electricity
209.356 210.510 211.863 Index 1982-84=100
Utility (piped) gas service
169.932 172.912 171.940 Index 1982-84=100
Water and sewer and trash collection services
238.433 238.138 230.066 Index Dec 1997=100
Household furnishings and operations
121.696 121.490 120.318 Index 1982-84=100
Apparel
124.838 123.684 125.530 Index 1982-84=100
Men's and boys' apparel
117.986 115.441 116.992 Index 1982-84=100
Women's and girls' apparel
109.625 108.061 110.737 Index 1982-84=100
Footwear
134.732 136.606 135.882 Index 1982-84=100
Infants' and toddlers' apparel
120.727 118.645 119.460 Index 1982-84=100
Transportation
212.000 212.706 204.528 Index 1982-84=100
Private transportation
207.672 208.470 199.801 Index 1982-84=100
New and used motor vehicles
98.512 99.569 98.110 Index Dec 1997=100
New vehicles
146.679 146.877 145.997 Index 1982-84=100
Used cars and trucks
134.780 138.931 136.785 Index 1982-84=100
Motor fuel
247.766 248.315 226.887 Index 1982-84=100
Gasoline (all types)
246.524 247.053 225.964 Index 1982-84=100
Motor vehicle parts and equipment
143.731 143.927 143.165 Index 1982-84=100
Motor vehicle maintenance and repair
288.457 286.931 282.203 Index 1982-84=100
Public transportation
261.744 260.825 262.139 Index 1982-84=100
Airline fare
271.642 268.841 272.639 Index 1982-84=100
Medical care
485.081 484.303 476.825 Index 1982-84=100
Medical care commodities
379.908 380.315 377.245 Index 1982-84=100
Medical care services
518.819 517.643 508.775 Index 1982-84=100
Professional services
378.402 377.668 375.133 Index 1982-84=100
Services by other medical professionals
237.154 237.499 237.209 Index Dec 1986=100
Hospital and related services
871.083 872.721 839.655 Index 1982-84=100
Recreation
119.289 118.923 119.006 Index Dec 1997=100
Video and audio
104.677 104.078 105.376 Index Dec 1997=100
Cable and satellite television and radio service
475.105 471.257 469.137 Index Dec 1983=100
Pet food
150.700 150.306 150.377 Index Dec 1997=100
Toys
32.809 33.097 36.469 Index 1982-84=100
Music instruments and accessories
101.443 101.599 102.457 Index Dec 1997=100
Club dues and fees for participant sports and group exercises
139.350 139.263 136.148 Index Dec 1997=100
Admission to movies, theaters, and concerts
183.286 183.542 180.337 Index Dec 1997=100
Fees for lessons or instructions
313.515 308.338 304.319 Index Dec 1986=100
Education and communication
137.575 137.379 135.870 Index Dec 1997=100
Education
260.587 260.274 254.085 Index Dec 1997=100
Educational books and supplies
693.294 695.087 680.956 Index 1982-84=100
Tuition, other school fees, and childcare
746.631 745.608 727.764 Index 1982-84=100
Communication
74.226 74.107 74.111 Index Dec 1997=100
Information and information processing
70.310 70.200 70.249 Index Dec 1997=100
Information technology, hardware and services
7.537 7.517 7.575 Index Dec 1988=100
Personal computers and peripheral equipment
41.152 40.709 42.252 Index Dec 2007=100
Other goods and services
443.473 442.833 434.123 Index 1982-84=100
Tobacco and smoking products
1,065.774 1,062.908 1,032.620 Index 1982-84=100
Personal care
231.694 231.433 227.454 Index 1982-84=100
Miscellaneous personal services
442.220 441.165 425.182 Index 1982-84=100
Laundry and dry cleaning services
170.689 169.860 165.685 Index Dec 1997=100
   

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