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

   
    Jan 1947    
 
 
    Aug 2018
Name Aug 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2017 Units
All items
251.846 251.286 245.262 Index 1982-1984=100
Food and beverages
253.897 253.685 250.319 Index 1982-84=100
Food
254.157 253.927 250.563 Index 1982-84=100
Food at home
240.153 240.131 238.960 Index 1982-84=100
Cereals and bakery products
272.643 272.579 271.852 Index 1982-84=100
Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs
249.638 249.429 246.875 Index 1982-84=100
Dairy and related products
217.328 217.096 217.431 Index 1982-84=100
Fruits and vegetables
299.962 300.828 297.281 Index 1982-84=100
Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials
167.645 167.288 167.234 Index 1982-84=100
Coffee
194.490 194.799 196.313 Index 1982-84=100
Other food at home
210.003 209.980 209.748 Index 1982-84=100
Sugar and sweets
214.046 214.285 216.240 Index 1982-84=100
Fats and oils
228.002 228.870 228.302 Index 1982-84=100
Other foods
224.744 224.522 223.859 Index 1982-84=100
Food away from home
276.648 276.125 269.522 Index 1982-84=100
Other food away from home
192.907 192.802 185.074 Index Dec 1997=100
Alcoholic beverages
249.037 249.059 245.662 Index 1982-84=100
Alcoholic beverages at home
202.340 202.486 200.220 Index 1982-84=100
Alcoholic beverages away from home
351.155 350.889 344.593 Index 1982-84=100
Housing
259.291 258.538 252.009 Index 1982-84=100
Shelter
309.128 308.206 299.027 Index 1982-84=100
Rent of primary residence
320.934 319.783 309.753 Index 1982-84=100
Lodging away from home
162.817 161.811 159.093 Index Dec 1997=100
Owners' equivalent rent of residences
316.515 315.669 306.313 Index Dec 1982=100
Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence
316.529 315.687 306.309 Index Dec 1982=100
Fuels and utilities
240.397 239.211 237.234 Index 1982-84=100
Household energy
199.320 198.228 198.121 Index 1982-84=100
Fuel oil and other fuels
302.274 295.376 251.601 Index 1982-84=100
Energy services
201.835 200.935 202.608 Index 1982-84=100
Electricity
210.510 209.873 211.584 Index 1982-84=100
Utility (piped) gas service
172.912 171.298 172.692 Index 1982-84=100
Water and sewer and trash collection services
238.138 237.389 229.481 Index Dec 1997=100
Household furnishings and operations
121.490 121.480 120.585 Index 1982-84=100
Apparel
123.684 125.738 125.452 Index 1982-84=100
Men's and boys' apparel
115.441 117.894 117.035 Index 1982-84=100
Women's and girls' apparel
108.061 109.978 111.372 Index 1982-84=100
Footwear
136.606 137.402 136.212 Index 1982-84=100
Infants' and toddlers' apparel
118.645 121.947 112.777 Index 1982-84=100
Transportation
212.706 210.776 200.142 Index 1982-84=100
Private transportation
208.470 206.636 195.252 Index 1982-84=100
New and used motor vehicles
99.569 99.464 98.428 Index Dec 1997=100
New vehicles
146.877 146.845 146.438 Index 1982-84=100
Used cars and trucks
138.931 138.446 137.213 Index 1982-84=100
Motor fuel
248.315 241.115 206.365 Index 1982-84=100
Gasoline (all types)
247.053 239.842 205.413 Index 1982-84=100
Motor vehicle parts and equipment
143.927 143.763 143.368 Index 1982-84=100
Motor vehicle maintenance and repair
286.931 286.067 280.488 Index 1982-84=100
Public transportation
260.825 257.483 261.186 Index 1982-84=100
Airline fare
268.841 262.422 272.499 Index 1982-84=100
Medical care
484.303 485.406 476.941 Index 1982-84=100
Medical care commodities
380.315 381.534 379.261 Index 1982-84=100
Medical care services
517.643 518.702 508.180 Index 1982-84=100
Professional services
377.668 378.882 374.569 Index 1982-84=100
Services by other medical professionals
237.499 237.826 236.129 Index Dec 1986=100
Hospital and related services
872.721 872.986 838.607 Index 1982-84=100
Recreation
118.923 118.992 118.828 Index Dec 1997=100
Video and audio
104.078 103.573 104.956 Index Dec 1997=100
Cable and satellite television and radio service
471.257 467.005 466.657 Index Dec 1983=100
Pet food
150.306 150.832 151.374 Index Dec 1997=100
Toys
33.097 33.571 36.504 Index 1982-84=100
Music instruments and accessories
101.599 99.959 101.734 Index Dec 1997=100
Club dues and fees for participant sports and group exercises
139.263 138.538 136.080 Index Dec 1997=100
Admission to movies, theaters, and concerts
183.542 184.789 181.172 Index Dec 1997=100
Fees for lessons or instructions
308.338 308.812 303.153 Index Dec 1986=100
Education and communication
137.379 137.172 135.726 Index Dec 1997=100
Education
260.274 258.895 253.471 Index Dec 1997=100
Educational books and supplies
695.087 710.052 687.930 Index 1982-84=100
Tuition, other school fees, and childcare
745.608 740.748 725.522 Index 1982-84=100
Communication
74.107 74.231 74.124 Index Dec 1997=100
Information and information processing
70.200 70.324 70.267 Index Dec 1997=100
Information technology, hardware and services
7.517 7.499 7.607 Index Dec 1988=100
Personal computers and peripheral equipment
40.709 40.146 42.591 Index Dec 2007=100
Other goods and services
442.833 443.042 433.223 Index 1982-84=100
Tobacco and smoking products
1,062.908 1,061.378 1,028.464 Index 1982-84=100
Personal care
231.433 231.655 227.105 Index 1982-84=100
Miscellaneous personal services
441.165 440.422 424.907 Index 1982-84=100
Laundry and dry cleaning services
169.860 169.268 165.555 Index Dec 1997=100
   

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