United States Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) and Inflation Rate: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH in January 2017 (Not Seas Adj.)
Updated on November 10, 2022.

According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in January 2017, the United States not seasonally adjusted Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers (CPI-U): Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH was 264.865 and the 12-month percent change (inflation rate) was 4.1%. The following item categories had the highest not seasonally adjusted 12-month percent change in CPI-U:

  1. Motor fuel: 18.8%
  2. Household energy: 8.9%
  3. Food away from home: 6.3%

The first chart below shows the 12-month percent change in CPI-U for a selected group of item categories, and the second chart shows the CPI-U for the selected group of item categories. You can also use the control below to select your own categories to see on the chart (at most 10). The table below have data on the CPI-U: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH and the 12-month percent change (inflation rate) for many more item categories in January 2017.

See links at the bottom of this page for similar information for other months. You can also see the monthly links for many other years here and for other US geographic areas here.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in prices paid by consumers for goods and services. The CPI of all urban consumers (CPI-U) reflects the spending patterns of all urban consumers which represents about 93 percent of the total US population. The CPI-U is based on the expenditures of almost all residents of urban or metropolitan areas, including professionals, the self-employed, the poor, the unemployed, and retired people, as well as urban wage earners and clerical workers.

All items
Energy
All items less food and energy
All items less medical care
Food
Household energy
Food away from home
Motor fuel
12-Month Percent Change of US CPI-U: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH of Selected Categories in January 2017 (Not Seas Adj.)
Motor fuel
Energy
Household energy
Food away from home
All items less food and energy
All items
All items less medical care
Food
US CPI-U: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH in January 2017 (Not Seas Adj.) (%)
Food away from home
All items less food and energy
All items
Food
All items less medical care
Household energy
Energy
Motor fuel
Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) and Inflation Rate: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH of Selected categories in January 2017 (Not Seas Adj.)
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Item CPI-U 12-month % change (Inflation Rate)
All items 264.865 4.1
Energy 213.684 12.7
All items less food and energy 276.636 5.1
All items less shelter 247.19 2.6
All items less medical care 250.627 3.9
All items less energy 273.515 4.6
Apparel 141.29 -2.4
Commodities 188.622 0.4
Commodities less food 155.677 -0.9
Commodities less food and beverages 151.672 -0.9
Durables 109.546 -1.4
Education and communication 161.094 6.9
Education and communication commodities 82.621 -4.3
Education and communication services 120.055 7.8
Food and beverages 259.177 1.9
Food 260.19 2.1
Food at home 245.733 -1.6
Alcoholic beverages 252.051 -0.9
Other goods and services 471.909 5.9
Other goods 109.523 0.4
Other personal services 119.846 10.4
Housing 268.742 4.9
Shelter 316.742 3.8
Fuels and utilities 270.189 -5.4
Household energy 226.756 8.9
Household furnishings and operations 128.024 -0.2
Household furnishings and supplies 100.619 -1.7
Medical care 635.944 6.2
Nondurables 226.138 1.0
Nondurables less food 198.186 -0.3
Nondurables less food and beverages 195.043 -0.3
Recreation 122.228 5.9
Services 333.811 6.2
Services less rent of shelter 371.192 5.2
Services less medical care services 313.11 6.1
Transportation 185.505 1.5
Private transportation 185.183 2.4
Transportation commodities less motor fuel 108.986 1.8
Food away from home 285.291 6.3
Rent of primary residence 328.042 3.7
Owners' equivalent rent of residences 338.105 2.9
Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence 338.105 2.9
Energy services 240.729 6.7
Electricity 271.662 8.5
Utility (piped) gas service 178.513 2.2
Motor fuel 200.438 18.8
Gasoline (all types) 198.22 18.9
Gasoline, unleaded regular 191.838 19.3
Gasoline, unleaded midgrade 211.648 15.9
Gasoline, unleaded premium 211.617 16.2

U.S. CPI-U: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH and 12-Month Percent Change for other Months and Years

Use the links below to see the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI-U): Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH and 12-month percent change (inflation rate) for other months and years. Also, You can see the monthly links for many more years here.
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