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CPI for U.S. City Average:
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

   
    Jan 1913    
 
 
    Aug 2018
Name Aug 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2017 Units
All items
252.146 252.006 245.519 Index 1982-84=100
Food and beverages
253.779 253.476 250.212 Index 1982-84=100
Food
254.077 253.746 250.493 Index 1982-84=100
Food at home
240.015 239.820 238.843 Index 1982-84=100
Cereals and bakery products
273.338 273.258 272.544 Index 1982-84=100
Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs
250.743 250.042 247.985 Index 1982-84=100
Dairy and related products
216.435 215.622 216.537 Index 1982-84=100
Fruits and vegetables
297.644 297.632 295.009 Index 1982-84=100
Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials
167.231 166.577 166.822 Index 1982-84=100
Coffee
195.593 195.339 197.426 Index 1982-84=100
Other food at home
210.158 210.736 209.905 Index 1982-84=100
Sugar and sweets
214.046 214.285 216.240 Index 1982-84=100
Candy and chewing gum
144.084 143.760 144.943 Index Dec 1997=100
Fats and oils
228.672 229.367 228.973 Index 1982-84=100
Other foods
224.865 225.548 223.981 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
248.407 248.469 245.042 Index 1982-84=100
Alcoholic beverages at home
201.492 201.666 199.382 Index 1982-84=100
Alcoholic beverages away from home
351.155 350.889 344.593 Index 1982-84=100
Housing
259.884 259.268 252.615 Index 1982-84=100
Shelter
309.296 308.393 299.157 Index 1982-84=100
Rent of primary residence
320.651 319.351 309.479 Index 1982-84=100
Lodging away from home
168.400 170.378 164.450 Index Dec 1997=100
Owners' equivalent rent of residences
316.401 315.391 306.201 Index Dec 1982=100
Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence
316.415 315.406 306.198 Index Dec 1982=100
Tenants' and household insurance
151.975 151.771 149.386 Index Dec 1997=100
Fuels and utilities
245.052 244.269 241.936 Index 1982-84=100
Household energy
204.275 203.747 203.169 Index 1982-84=100
Fuel oil and other fuels
290.343 289.327 241.670 Index 1982-84=100
Energy services
207.617 207.091 208.454 Index 1982-84=100
Water and sewer and trash collection services
238.439 237.186 229.772 Index Dec 1997=100
Household furnishings and operations
121.138 121.480 120.236 Index 1982-84=100
Household operations
186.868 186.910 177.038 Index Dec 1997=100
Repair of household items
252.093 258.458 241.062 Index Dec 1997=100
Apparel
122.447 122.831 124.147 Index 1982-84=100
Men's and boys' apparel
114.297 115.880 115.875 Index 1982-84=100
Women's and girls' apparel
105.799 105.618 108.996 Index 1982-84=100
Footwear
136.077 135.795 135.684 Index 1982-84=100
Infants' and toddlers' apparel
118.550 119.100 112.687 Index 1982-84=100
Transportation
213.482 214.039 200.652 Index 1982-84=100
Private transportation
209.725 209.959 196.210 Index 1982-84=100
New and used motor vehicles
99.985 100.071 98.772 Index Dec 1997=100
New vehicles
146.149 146.526 145.712 Index 1982-84=100
Used cars and trucks
141.095 140.687 139.350 Index 1982-84=100
Motor fuel
252.546 253.424 209.881 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
253.387 259.360 253.737 Index 1982-84=100
Airline fare
255.877 264.994 259.359 Index 1982-84=100
Medical care
484.172 485.193 476.869 Index 1982-84=100
Medical care commodities
382.171 381.954 381.114 Index 1982-84=100
Medical care services
516.841 518.277 507.390 Index 1982-84=100
Professional services
377.845 378.837 374.744 Index 1982-84=100
Services by other medical professionals
237.499 237.826 236.129 Index Dec 1986=100
Hospital and related services
868.611 870.943 834.654 Index 1982-84=100
Recreation
118.972 119.272 118.875 Index Dec 1997=100
Video and audio
103.991 103.973 104.861 Index Dec 1997=100
Cable and satellite television and radio service
470.559 468.929 465.966 Index Dec 1983=100
Pet food
150.306 150.832 151.374 Index Dec 1997=100
Toys
33.004 33.507 36.401 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
Recreational books
96.713 96.725 94.719 Index Dec 1997=100
Education and communication
137.336 136.770 135.702 Index Dec 1997=100
Education
260.613 257.477 253.805 Index Dec 1997=100
Educational books and supplies
697.221 704.868 690.041 Index 1982-1984=100
Tuition, other school fees, and childcare
746.517 736.755 726.410 Index 1982-84=100
Communication
73.983 74.171 74.011 Index Dec 1997=100
Information and information processing
70.083 70.267 70.161 Index Dec 1997=100
Telephone services
90.516 90.878 90.112 Index Dec 1997=100
Information technology, hardware and services
7.481 7.481 7.574 Index Dec 1988=100
Personal computers and peripheral equipment
40.575 40.230 42.451 Index Dec 2007=100
Other goods and services
442.934 443.170 433.328 Index 1982-84=100
Tobacco and smoking products
1,064.098 1,062.895 1,029.619 Index 1982-84=100
Personal care
231.433 231.655 227.105 Index 1982-84=100
Personal care products
161.302 161.265 160.678 Index 1982-84=100
Cosmetics, perfume, bath, nail preparations and implements
185.514 186.493 186.852 Index 1982-84=100
Personal care services
265.052 265.283 258.768 Index 1982-84=100
Miscellaneous personal services
441.857 441.092 425.575 Index 1982-84=100
Laundry and dry cleaning services
169.860 169.268 165.555 Index Dec 1997=100
   

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