United States Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) and Inflation Rate: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV in October 2008 (Not Seas Adj.)
Updated on November 10, 2022.

According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in October 2008, the United States not seasonally adjusted Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers (CPI-U): Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV was 239.853 and the 12-month percent change (inflation rate) was 16.8%. The following item categories had the highest not seasonally adjusted 12-month percent change in CPI-U:

  1. Motor fuel: 18.2%
  2. Household energy: 15.2%
  3. Food at home: 6.4%

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: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV and the 12-month percent change (inflation rate) for many more item categories in October 2008.

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.

Energy
Food at home
Household energy
Motor fuel
12-Month Percent Change of US CPI-U: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV of Selected Categories in October 2008 (Not Seas Adj.)
Motor fuel
Energy
Household energy
Food at home
US CPI-U: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV in October 2008 (Not Seas Adj.) (%)
Motor fuel
Energy
Food at home
Household energy
Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) and Inflation Rate: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV of Selected categories in October 2008 (Not Seas Adj.)
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Item CPI-U 12-month % change (Inflation Rate)
Energy 239.853 16.8
Food at home 225.456 6.4
Shelter 267.53 3.6
Household energy 203.346 15.2
Rent of primary residence 280.559 5.6
Owners' equivalent rent of residences 272.112 2.9
Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence 272.112 2.9
Energy services 207.476 14.4
Electricity 213.007 13.5
Utility (piped) gas service 192.917 18.3
Motor fuel 285.202 18.2
Gasoline (all types) 282.083 18.2
Gasoline, unleaded regular 283.379 17.8
Gasoline, unleaded midgrade 263.908 19.1
Gasoline, unleaded premium 273.105 20.4

U.S. CPI-U: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV and 12-Month Percent Change for other Months and Years

Use the links below to see the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI-U): Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 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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