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Consumer Price Index (CPI-W)

This page provides Consumer Price Index data for All Urban Wage and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) in the U.S. (monthly), Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area (bimonthly), and Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton and Portland-Salem areas (semiannually), released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics within the last 10 years. For more information on the CPI, see MRSC's Consumer Price Index page.

Overview

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.

2015

Month U.S. Seattle Portand
January 228.294 -0.8%        
February 229.421 -0.6% 240.736 0.5%    
March 231.055 -0.6%        
April 231.520 -0.8% 243.165 -0.2%    

Next Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • U.S. - June 18, 2015
  • Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton: Bimonthly - July 17, 2015
  • Next semiannual - August 19, 2015

Current CPI from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2014

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 230.040 1.6%        
February 230.871 1.0% 239.607 1.3%    
March 232.560 1.4%        
April 233.443 2.0% 243.690 2.6%    
May 234.216 2.1%        
June 234.702 2.0% 244.293 2.2%    
First Half 232.639 1.7% 242.530 2.2% 233.565 2.4%
July 234.525 1.9%        
August 234.03 1.6% 244.471 2.1%    
September 234.17 1.6%        
October 233.229 1.5% 244.289 2.1%    
November 231.551 1.1%        
December 229.909 0.3% 240.726 1.1%    
Second Half 232.902 1.33% 243.162 1.7% 236.28 2%
Annual Average 232.771 1.5% 242.846 2.0% 234.923 2.3%

2013

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 226.520 1.5%        
February 228.677 1.9% 236.542 1.9%    
March 229.323 1.5%        
April 228.949 0.9% 237.405 1.1%    
May 229.399 1.2%        
June 230.399 1.8% 238.963 1.2%    
First Half 228.812 1.4% 237.271 1.4% 228.033 1.9%
July 230.084 2.0%        
August 230.359 1.5% 239.343 1.1%    
September 230.537 1.0%        
October 229.133 1.1%        
November 229.133 1.1%        
December 229.174 1.5% 238.021 1.5%    
Second Half 229.837 1.3% 238.987 1.0% 231.399 2.7%
Annual Average 229.324 1.4% 238.129 1.2% 229.716 2.3%

2012

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 223.216 3.1%        
February 224.317 3.1% 232.081 2.8%    
March 226.304 2.9%        
April 227.012 2.4% 234.808 2.8%    
May 226.600 1.6%        
June 226.036 1.6% 236.222 2.7%    
First Half 225.581 2.4% 233.959 2.9% 223.712 2.2%
July 225.568 1.3%        
August 227.056 1.7% 236.750 2.7%    
September 228.184 2.0%        
October 227.974 2.2% 237.947 2.3%    
November 226.595 1.7%        
December 225.889 1.8% 234.588 1.4%    
Second Half 226.878 1.8% 236.564 2.2% 225.389 1.8%
Annual Average 226.229 2.1% 235.261 2.5% 224.551 2.0%

2011

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 216.400 1.8%        
February 217.535 2.3% 225.790 2.1%    
March 220.024 3.0%        
April 221.743 3.6% 228.313 2.7%    
May 222.954 4.1%        
June 222.522 4.1% 230.072 3.7%    
First Half 220.196 3.2% 227.455 2.6% 218.872 2.7%
July 222.686 4.1%        
August 223.326 4.3% 230.558 3.2%    
September 223.688 4.4%        
October 223.043 3.9% 232.697 4.3%    
November 222.813 3.8%        
December 222.166 3.2% 231.297 3.8%    
Second Half 222.954 3.9% 231.415 3.7% 221.508 3.3%
Annual Average 221.575 3.6% 229.435 3.2% 220.190 3.0%

2010

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 212.568 3.3%        
February 212.544 2.8% 221.215 1.1%    
March 213.525 3.0%        
April 213.952 2.9% 222.309 -0.1%    
May 214.124 2.6%        
June 213.839 1.4% 221.857 -0.1%    
First Half 213.426 2.7% 221.714 0.8% 213.036 2.5%
July 213.898 1.6%        
August 214.205 1.4% 223.444 0.7%    
September 214.306 1.4%        
October 214.623 1.5% 223.112 0.8%    
November 214.750 1.3%        
December 215.262 1.7% 222.853 0.9%    
Second Half 214.507 1.5% 223.053 0.7% 214.409 1.2%
Annual Average 213.967 2.1% 222.384 0.8% 213.722 1.8%

2009

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 205.700 -0.5%        
February 206.708 -0.3% 218.752 1.1%    
March 207.218 -0.9%        
April 207.925 -1.3% 220.208 0.8%    
May 208.774 -1.9%        
June 210.972 -2.0% 221.993 -0.7%    
First Half     219.853 0.5% 207.898 -0.7%
July 210.526 -2.7%        
August 211.156 -1.9% 221.873 -0.6%    
September 211.322 -1.7%        
October 211.549 -0.3% 221.339 0.3%    
November 212.003 2.3%        
December 211.703 3.4% 220.905 2.1%    
Second Half     221.463 0.3% 211.950 0.7%
Annual Average 209.630 -0.7% 220.658 0.4% 209.924 0.0%

2008

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 206.744 4.6%        
February 207.254 4.4% 216.332 5.1%    
March 209.147 4.3%        
April 210.698 4.2% 218.483 3.8%    
May 212.788 4.5%        
June 215.223 5.6% 223.573 6.2%    
First Half     218.664 4.9% 209.456 4.1%
July 216.304 6.2%        
August 215.247 5.9% 223.273 6.2%    
September 214.935 5.4%        
October 212.182 3.8% 220.687 3.6%    
November 207.296 0.7%        
December 204.813 -0.5% 261.424 1.1%    
Second Half     220.721 4.0% 210.557 2.8%
Annual Average 211.053 4.1% 219.692 4.5% 210.006 3.4%

2007

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 197.559 1.8%        
February 198.544 2.2% 205.746 3.9%    
March 200.612 2.7%        
April 202.130 2.5% 210.388 3.9%    
May 203.661 2.8%        
June 203.906 2.7% 210.600 3.3%    
First Half     208.373 3.8% 201.217 3.3%
July 203.700 2.3%        
August 203.199 1.8% 210.220 2.5%    
September 203.889 2.8%        
October 204.338 3.7% 213.107 4.5%    
November 205.891 4.6%        
December 205.777 4.3% 214.024 4.8%    
Second Half     212.160 3.8% 204.801 3.8%
Annual Average 202.767 2.9% 210.266 3.8% 203.009 3.6%

2006

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 194.0 4.1%        
February 194.2 3.7% 198.0 2.9%    
March 195.3 3.6%        
April 197.2 3.7% 202.5 3.2%    
May 198.2 4.3%        
June 198.6 4.5% 203.8 4.6%    
First Half     200.8 3.5% 194.7 2.8%
July 199.2 4.3%        
August 199.6 3.95% 205.1 5.0%    
September 198.4 1.7%        
October 197.0 0.9% 203.9 2.7%    
November 196.8 1.8%        
December 197.2 2.4% 204.3 4.2%    
Second Half     204.4 4.0% 197.3 2.7%
Annual Average 197.1 3.2% 202.6 3.7% 196.0 2.7%

2005

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 186.3 3.0%        
February 187.3 3.0% 192.4 2.4%    
March 188.6 3.1%        
April 190.2 3.7% 196.2 3.8%    
May 190.0 2.9%        
June 190.1 2.6% 194.8 2.3%    
First Half     194.1 2.9% 189.4 2.4%
July 191.0 3.3%        
August 192.1 3.8% 195.3 3.0%    
September 195.0 5.2%        
October 195.2 4.7% 198.6 3.7%    
November 193.4 3.5%        
December 192.5 3.5% 196.1 3.0%    
Second Half     196.5 3.18% 192.2 2.8%
Annual Average 191.0 3.5% 195.3 3.0% 190.8 2.6%

 

Last Modified: May 22, 2015