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Consumer Price Index (CPI-U)

All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)
1982-84 = 100

Monthly (U.S), bimonthly (Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton) and semiannual (Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton and Portland-Salem) data

Percents shown for U.S. represent change in CPI compared to the same month of the previous year. For the Seattle area, the percents represent the changes in the CPI compared to the same bi-monthly period and the same half-yearly period of the previous year. The Portland percentages are for the change from the comparable half-yearly period.

January 2012 - Present (Note: CPI-U for 1982-84 = 100)

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
Jan 2012 226.665 2.9%  
Feb 2012 227.663 2.9% 235.744 2.7%  
Mar 2012 229.392 2.7%  
Apr 2012 230.085 2.3% 237.931 2.9%  
May 2012 229.815 1.7%  
Jun 2012 229.478 1.7% 239.540 2.7%  
First Half 2012 228.850 2.3% 237.344 2.8% 228.746 2.5%
Jul 2012 229.104 1.4%  
Aug 2012 230.379 1.7% 240.213 2.7%  
Sept 2012 231.407 2.0%  
Oct 2012 231.317 2.2% 241.355 2.3%  
Nov 2012 230.221 1.8%  
Dec 2012 229.601 1.7% 237.993 1.4%  
Second Half 2012 230.338 1.8% 239.981 2.2% 230.811 2.1%
Annual Average 229.594 2.1% 238.663 2.5% 229.779 2.3%
Jan 2013 230.280 1.6%  
Feb 2013 232.166 2.0% 239.898 1.8%  
Mar 2013 232.773 1.5%  
Apr 2013 232.531 1.1% 240.823 1.2%  
May 2013 232.945 1.4%  
Jun 2013 233.504 1.8% 242.820 1.4%  
First Half 2013 232.366 1.5% 240.777 1.4% 233.74 2.2%
Jul 2013 233.596 2.0%  
Aug 2013 233.877 1.5% 242.767 1.1%  
Sept 2013 234.149 1.2%  
Oct 2013 233.546 1.0% 242.787 0.6%  
Nov 2013 233.069 1.2%  
Dec 2013 233.049 1.5% 241.055 1.3%  
Second Half 2013 233.584 1.4% 242.35 1.0% 237.32 2.8%
Annual Average 232.957 1.5% 241.563 1.2% 235.53 2.5%
Jan 2014 233.916 1.6%  
Feb 2014 234.781 1.1% 242.770 1.2%  
Mar 2014 236.293 1.5%  
Apr 2014 237.072 2.0% 246.616 2.4%  
May 2014 237.900 2.1%  
Jun 2014 238.343 2.1% 247.642 2.0%  
First Half 2014 236.384 1.7% 245.676 2.0% 239.751 2.6%
Jul 2014 238.250 2.0%  
Aug 2014 237.852 1.7% 247.185 1.8%  
Sept 2014 238.031 1.7%  
Oct 2014 237.433 1.7% 247.854 2.1%  
Nov 2014 236.151 1.3%  
Dec 2014 234.812 0.8% 24505 1.7%  

Next Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • U.S. - February 26, 2015
  • Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton: Bimonthly - March 24, 2015
  • Next semiannual - mid February 2015

Current CPI from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics

January 1992 - December 2011

Month U.S.   Seattle Portland
Jan 1992 138.1 2.6%  
Feb 1992 138.6 2.8%  
Mar 1992 139.3 3.2%  
Apr 1992 139.5 3.2%  
May 1992 139.7 3.0%  
Jun 1992 140.2 3.1% 1st Half 1992 137.8 3.6% 138.8 4.5%
Jul 1992 140.5 3.2%  
Aug 1992 140.9 3.1%  
Sep 1992 141.3 3.0%  
Oct 1992 141.8 3.2%  
Nov 1992 142.0 3.0%  
Dec 1992 141.9 2.9% 2nd Half 1992 140.2 3.7% 140.9 4.3%
Jan 1993 142.6 3.3%  
Feb 1993 143.1 3.2%  
Mar 1993 143.6 3.1%  
Apr 1993 144.0 3.2%  
May 1993 144.2 3.2%  
Jun 1993 144.4 3.0% 1st Half 1993 141.9 3.0% 143.6 3.5%
Jul 1993 144.4 2.8%  
Aug 1993 144.8 2.8%  
Sep 1993 145.1 2.7%  
Oct 1993 145.7 2.8%  
Nov 1993 145.8 2.7%  
Dec 1993 145.8 2.7% 2nd Half 1993 143.9 2.6% 145.8 3.5%
Jan 1994 146.2 2.5%  
Feb 1994 146.7 2.5%  
Mar 1994 147.2 2.5%  
Apr 1994 147.4 2.4%  
May 1994 147.5 2.3%  
Jun 1994 148.0 2.5%  
Jul 1994 148.4 2.8% 1st Half 1994 146.4 3.2% 147.7 2.9%
Aug 1994 149.0 2.9%  
Sep 1994 149.4 3.0%  
Oct 1994 149.5 2.6%  
Nov 1994 149.7 2.7%  
Dec 1994 149.7 2.7% 2nd Half 1994 149.2 3.7% 150.1 2.9%
Jan 1995 150.3 2.8%  
Feb 1995 150.9 2.9%  
Mar 1995 151.4 2.9%  
Apr 1995 151.9 3.1%  
May 1995 152.2 3.2%  
Jun 1995 152.5 3.0% 1st Half 1995 151.2 3.3% 152.5 3.2%
Jul 1995 152.5 2.8%  
Aug 1995 152.9 2.6%  
Sep 1995 153.2 2.5%  
Oct 1995 153.7 2.8%  
Nov 1995 153.6 2.6%  
Dec 1995 153.5 2.5% 2nd Half 1995 153.3 2.7% 153.9 3.2%
Jan 1996 154.4 2.7%  
Feb 1996 154.9 2.7%  
Mar 1996 155.7 2.8%  
Apr 1996 156.3 2.9%  
May 1996 156.6 2.9%  
Jun 1996 156.7 2.8% 1st Half 1996 155.6 2.9% 157.2 3.1%
Jul 1996 157.0 3.0%  
Aug 1996 157.3 2.9%  
Sep 1996 157.8 3.0%  
Oct 1996 158.3 3.0%  
Nov 1996 158.6 3.3%  
Dec 1996 158.6 3.3% 2nd Half 1996 159.4 4.0% 160.0 4.0%
Jan 1997 159.1 3.0%  
Feb 1997 159.6 3.0%  
Mar 1997 160.0 2.8%  
Apr 1997 160.2 2.5%  
May 1997 160.1 2.2%  
Jun 1997 160.3 2.3% First Half 1997 161.9 4.0% 162.6 3.4%
Jul 1997 160.5 2.2%  
Aug 1997 160.8 2.2%  
Sep 1997 161.2 2.2%  
Oct 1997 161.6 2.1%  
Nov 1997 161.5 1.8%  
Dec 1997 161.3 1.7% Second Half 1997 164.1 2.9% 165.5 3.4%
Jan 1998 161.6 1.6%  
Feb 1998 161.9 1.4%   166.5 N/A    
Mar 1998 162.2 1.4%  
Apr 1998 162.5 1.4%   166.4 N/A    
May 1998 162.8 1.7%  
Jun 1998 163.0 1.7%   167.5 N/A    
      First Half 1998 166.6 2.9% 166.1 2.2%
Jul 1998 163.2 1.7%  
Aug 1998 163.4 1.6%   168.5 N/A    
Sep 1998 163.6 1.5%  
Oct 1998 164.0 1.5%   169.3  
Nov 1998 164.0 1.5%  
Dec 1998 163.9 1.6%   169.4 2.7%    
      Second Half 1998 168.9 2.9% 168.1 1.6%
Jan 1999 164.3 1.7%  
Feb 1999 164.5 1.6%   170.6 2.5%  
Mar 1999 165.0 1.7%  
Apr 1999 166.2 2.3%   172.2 3.5%  
May 1999 166.2 2.1%  
Jun 1999 166.2 2.0%   172.7 3.1%  
      First Half 1999 171.6 3.0% 170.8 2.8%
Jul 1999 166.7 2.1%  
Aug 1999 167.1 2.3%   173.4 2.9%  
Sept 1999 167.9 2.6%  
Oct 1999 168.2 2.6%   174.7 3.2%  
Nov 1999 168.3 2.6%  
Dec 1999 168.3 2.7%   174.4 3.0%  
      Second Half 1999 174.0 3.0% 174.4 3.7%
Jan 2000 168.8 2.7%  
Feb 2000 169.8 3.2%   176.1 3.2%  
Mar 2000 171.2 3.8%  
Apr 2000 171.3 3.1%   177.8 3.3%  
May 2000 171.5 3.2%  
June 2000 172.4 3.7%   179.2 3.8%  
      First Half 2000 177.3 3.3% 176.4 3.3%
July 2000 172.8 3.7%  
Aug 2000 172.8 3.4%   180.3 4.0%  
Sept 2000 173.7 3.5%  
Oct 2000 174.0 3.4%   182.1 4.2%  
Nov 2000 174.1 3.4%  
Dec 2000 174.0 3.4%   181.5 4.1%  
      Second Half 2000 181.1 4.1% 179.5 2.9%
Jan 2001 175.1 3.7%  
Feb 2001 175.8 3.5%   184.0 4.5%  
Mar 2001 176.2 2.9%  
April 2001 176.9 3.3%   184.2 3.6%  
May 2001 177.7 3.6%  
June 2001 178.0 3.2%   186.3 4.0%  
      First Half 2001 184.4 4.0% 181.2 2.7%
July 2001 177.5 2.7%  
Aug 2001 177.5 2.7%   186.8 3.6%  
Sept 2001 178.3 2.6%  
Oct 2001 177.67 2.1%   187.9 3.2%  
Nov 2001 177.4 1.9%  
Dec 2001 176.7 1.6%   186.1 2.5%  
      Second Half 2001 186.9 3.2% 183.6 2.3%
Annual Average 177.1 2.8%   185.7 3.6% 182.4 2.5%
Jan 2002 177.1 1.1%  
Feb 2002 177.8 1.1%   187.6 2.0%  
Mar 2002 178.8 1.5%  
Apr 2002 179.8 1.6%   188.8 2.5%  
May 2002 179.8 1.2%  
June 2002 179.9 1.1%   189.4 1.7%  
      First Half 2002 188.3 2.1% 183.5 1.3%
July 2002 180.1 1.5%  
Aug 2002 180.7 1.8%   190.3 1.9%  
Sept 2002 181.0 1.5%  
Oct 2002 181.3 2.0%   190.9 1.6%  
Nov 2002 181.3 2.2%  
Dec 2002 180.9 2.4%   190.0 2.1%  
      Second Half 2002 190.3 1.8% 184.0 0.2%
Annual Average 179.9 1.6%   189.3 1.9% 183.8 0.8%
Jan 2003 181.7 2.6%  
Feb 2003 183.1 3.0%   191.3 2.0%  
Mar 2003 184.2 3.0%  
Apr 2003 183.8 2.2%   192.3 1.9%  
May 2003 183.5 2.1%  
June 2003 183.7 2.1%   191.7 1.2%  
      First Half 2003 191.6 1.8% 186.0 1.4%
July 2003 183.9 2.1%  
Aug 2003 184.6 2.2%   194.4 2.2%  
Sept 2003 185.2 2.3%  
Oct 2003 185.0 2.0%   193.7 1.5%  
Nov 2003 184.5 1.8%  
Dec 2003 184.3 1.9%   191.0 0.5%  
      Second Half 2003 193.1 1.5% 186.5 1.4%
Annual Average 184.0 2.3%   192.3 1.6% 186.3 1.4%
Jan 2004 185.2 1.9%  
Feb 2004 186.2 1.7%   193.5 1.2%  
Mar 2004 187.4 1.7%  
Apr 2004 188.0 2.3%   194.3 1.0%  
May 2004 189.1 3.1%  
June 2004 189.7 3.3%   195.3 1.9%  
      First Half 2004 194.0 1.3% 189.8 2.0%
July 2004 189.4 3.0%  
Aug 2004 189.5 2.7%   194.6 0.1%  
Sept 2004 189.9 2.5%  
Oct 2004 190.9 3.2%   196.5 1.4%  
Nov 2004 191.0 3.5%  
Dec 2004 190.3 3.3%   195.1 2.1%  
      Second Half 2004 195.4 1.2% 192.5 3.2%
Annual Average 188.9 2.7%   194.7 1.2% 191.1 2.6%
Jan 2005 190.7 3.0%  
Feb 2005 191.8 3.0%   197.6 2.1%  
Mar 2005 193.3 3.1%  
Apr 2005 194.6 3.5%   201.3 3.6%  
May 2005 194.4 2.8%  
June 2005 194.5 2.5%   199.8 2.3%  
      First Half 2005 199.2 2.7% 194.5 2.5%
July 2005 195.4 3.2%  
Aug 2005 196.4 3.6%   199.9 2.7%  
Sept 2005 198.8 4.7%  
Oct 2005 199.2 4.3%   203.3 3.5%  
Nov 2005 197.6 3.5%  
Dec 2005 196.8 3.4%   200.9 3.0%  
      Second Half 2005 201.3 3.0% 197.5 2.6%
Annual Average 195.3 3.4%   200.2 2.8% 196.0 2.6%
Jan 2006 198.3 4.0%  
Feb 2006 198.7 3.6%   203.6 3.0%  
Mar 2006 199.8 3.4%  
Apr 2006 201.5 3.5%   207.4 3.0%  
May 2006 202.5 4.2%  
June 2006 202.9 4.3%   208.2 4.2%  
      First Half 2006 205.8 3.3% 199.8 2.7%
July 2006 203.5 4.1%        
Aug 2006 203.9 3.8%   209.6 4.9%  
Sept 2006 202.9 2.1%        
Oct 2006 201.8 1.3%   209.8 3.2%  
Nov 2006 201.5 2.0%        
Dec 2006 201.8 2.5%   209.3 4.2%  
      Second Half 2006 209.5 4.1% 202.5 2.5%
Annual Average 201.6 3.2%   207.6 3.7% 201.1 2.6%
Jan 2007 202.416 2.1%  
Feb 2007 203.499 2.4%   211.704 4.0%  
Mar 2007 205.352 2.8%  
Apr 2007 206.686 2.6%   215.767 4.0%  
May 2007 207.949 2.7%  
June 2007 208.352 2.7%   215.51 3.5%  
      First Half 2007 213.810 3.9% 206.653 3.47%
July 2007 208.299 2.4%  
Aug 2007 207.917 2.0%   215.9787 3.0%  
Sept 2007 208.490 2.8%  
Oct 2007 208.936 3.5%   218.427 4.1%  
Nov 2007 210.177 4.3%  
Dec 2007 210.036 4.1%   218.966 4.6%  
      Second Half 2007 217.502 3.8% 210.46 3.9%
Annual Average 207.342 2.8%   215.656 3.9% 208.556 3.7%
Jan 2008 211.080 4.3%  
Feb 2008 211.693 4.0%   221.728 4.7%  
Mar 2008 213.528 4.0%  
Apr 2008 214.823 3.9%   223.196 3.4%  
May 2008 216.632 4.2%  
June 2008 218.815 5.0%   228.068 5.8%  
      First Half 2008 223.569 4.6% 214.619 3.9%
July 2008 219.964 5.6%  
Aug 2008 219.086 5.4%   227.745 5.4%  
Sept 2008 218.783 4.9%  
Oct 2008 216.573 3.7%   225.915 3.4%  
Nov 2008 212.425 1.1%  
Dec 2008 210.228 0.1%   222.58 1.7%  
      Second Half 2008 225.869 3.8% 216.16 2.7%
Annual Average 215.303 3.8%   224.719 4.2% 215.39 3.3%
Jan 2009 211.143 0.0%  
Feb 2009 212.193 0.2%   224.737 1.4%  
Mar 2009 212.709 -0.4%  
Apr 2009 213.240 -0.7%   225.918 1.2%  
May 2009 213.856 -1.3%  
June 2009 215.693 -1.4%   227.257 -0.4%  
      First Half 2009 225.58 0.9% 214.102 -0.2%
July 2009 215.351 -2.1%  
Aug 2009 215.834 -1.5%   227.138 -0.3%  
Sept 2009 215.969 -1.3%  
Oct 2009 216.177 -0.2%   226.277 0.2%  
Nov 2009 216.330 1.8%  
Dec 2009 215.949 2.7%   225.596 1.4%  
      Second Half 2009 226.475 0.3% 217.191 0.5%
Annual Average 214.537 -0.4%   226.028 0.6% 216.647 0.1%
Jan 2010 216.687 2.6%  
Feb 2010 216.741 2.1%   226.085 0.6%  
Mar 2010 217.631 2.3%  
Apr 2010 218.009 2.2%   226.513 0.3%  
May 2010 218.178 2.0%  
June 2010 217.965 1.1%   226.118 -0.5%  
First Half 2010 217.535 2.1%   226.195 0.3% 217.508 1.6%
July 2010 218.011 1.2%  
Aug 2010 218.312 1.1%   227.645 0.2%  
Sept 2010 218.439 1.1%  
Oct 2010 218.711 1.2%   227.251 0.4%  
Nov 2010 218.803 1.1%  
Dec 2010 219.179 1.5%   226.862 0.6%  
Second Half 2010 218.576 1.2%   227.190 0.3% 219.18 0.9%
Annual Average 218.056 1.6%   226.693 0.3% 218.34 1.3%
Jan 2011 220.223 1.6%  
Feb 2011 221.309 2.1%   229.482 1.5%  
Mar 2011 223.467 2.7%  
Apr 2011 224.906 3.2%   231.314 2.1%  
May 2011 225.964 3.6%  
Jun 2011 225.722 3.6%   233.25 3.2%  
First Half 2011 223.598 2.8%   230.815 2.0% 223.11 2.6%
July 2011 225.922 3.6%  
Aug 2011 226.545 3.8%   233.810 2.7%  
Sept 2011 226.889 3.9%  
Oct 2011 226.421 3.5%   235.916 3.8%  
Nov 2011 226.230 3.4%  
Dec 2011 225.672 3.0%   234.812 3.5%  
Second Half 2011 226.280 3.5%   234.715 3.3% 226.077 3.1%
Annual Average 224.939 3.2%   232.765 2.7% 224.590 2.9%

Annual data for U.S., Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, and Portland-Salem: 1980-2012

Percents shown represent change in the CPI-U over the previous year.

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
1980 82.4 13.5% 82.7 16.6% 87.2 13.2%
1981 90.9 10.3% 91.6 10.8% 95.0 9.0%
1982 96.5 6.2% 97.8 6.8% 98.0 3.2%
1983 99.6 3.2% 99.3 1.5% 99.1 1.1%
1984 103.9 4.3% 103.0 3.7% 102.8 3.7%
1985 107.6 3.6% 105.6 2.5% 106.7 3.8%
1986 109.6 1.9% 106.7 1.0% 108.2 1.4%
1987 113.6 3.6% 109.2 2.3% 110.9 2.5%
1988 118.3 4.1% 112.8 3.3% 114.7 3.4%
1989 124.0 4.8% 118.2 4.8% 120.4 5.0%
1990 130.7 5.4% 126.8 7.3% 127.4 5.8%
1991 136.3 4.3% 134.1 5.8% 133.9 5.1%
1992 140.3 2.9% 139.0 3.7% 139.8 4.4%
1993 144.5 3.0% 142.9 2.8% 144.7 3.5%
1994 148.2 2.6% 147.8 3.4% 148.9 2.9%
1995 152.4 2.8% 152.3 3.0% 153.2 2.9%
1996 156.9 3.0% 157.5 3.4% 158.6 3.5%
1997 160.5 2.3% 163.0 3.5% 164.0 3.4%
1998 163.0 1.6% 167.7 2.9% 167.1 1.9%
1999 166.6 2.2% 172.8 3.0% 172.6 3.3%
2000 172.2 3.4% 179.2 3.7% 178.0 3.1%
2001 177.1 2.8% 185.7 3.6% 182.4 2.5%
2002 179.9 1.6% 189.3 1.9% 183.8 0.8%
2003 184.0 2.3% 192.3 1.6% 186.3 1.4%
2004 188.9 2.7% 194.7 1.2% 191.1 2.6%
2005 195.3 3.4% 200.2 2.8% 196.0 2.6%
2006 201.6 3.2% 207.6 3.7% 201.1 2.6%
2007 207.342 2.8% 215.656 3.9% 208.556 3.7%
2008 215.303 3.8% 224.719 4.2% 215.389 3.3%
2009 214.537 -0.4% 226.028 0.6% 215.647 0.1%
2010 218.056 1.6% 226.693 0.3% 218.344 1.3%
2011 224.939 3.2% 232.765 2.7% 224.590 2.9%
2012 229.594 2.1% 238.663 2.5% 229.779 2.3%
2013 232.957 1.5% 241.563 1.2% 235.528 2.5%

Last Modified: January 20, 2015