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Consumer Price Index (CPI-U)

This page provides Consumer Price Index data for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) 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 Consumer Price Index (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 Portland
January 233.707 -1.0%        
February 234.722 0.0% 245.496 1.1%    
March 236.119 -0.1%        

Next Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • U.S. - May 22, 2015
  • Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton: Bimonthly - May 22, 2015
  • Next semiannual - August 19, 2015

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

2014

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 233.916 1.6%        
February 234.781 1.1% 242.770 1.2%    
March 236.293 1.5%        
April 237.072 2.0% 246.616 2.4%    
May 237.900 2.1%        
June 238.343 2.1% 247.642 2.0%    
First Half 236.384 1.7% 245.676 2.0% 239.751 2.6%
July 238.250 2.0%        
August 237.852 1.7% 247.185 1.8%    
September 238.031 1.7%        
October 237.433 1.7% 247.854 2.1%    
November 236.151 1.3%        
December 234.812 0.8% 245.005 1.7%    
Second Half 237.088 1.5% 246.696 1.8% 242.679 2.3%
Annual Average 236.736 1.6% 246.186 1.9% 241.22 2.4%

2013

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 230.280 1.6%        
February 232.166 2.0% 239.898 1.8%    
March 232.773 1.5%        
April 232.531 1.1% 240.823 1.2%    
May 232.945 1.4%        
June 233.504 1.8% 242.820 1.4%    
First Half 232.366 1.5% 240.777 1.4% 233.74 2.2%
July 233.596 2.0%        
August 233.877 1.5% 242.767 1.1%    
September 234.149 1.2%        
October 233.546 1.0% 242.787 0.6%    
November 233.069 1.2%        
December 233.049 1.5% 241.055 1.3%    
Second Half 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%

2012

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 226.665 2.9%        
February 227.663 2.9% 235.744 2.7%    
March 229.392 2.7%        
April 230.085 2.3% 237.931 2.9%    
May 229.815 1.7%        
June 229.478 1.7% 239.540 2.7%    
First Half 228.850 2.3% 237.344 2.8% 228.746 2.5%
July 229.104 1.4%        
August 230.379 1.7% 240.213 2.7%    
September 231.407 2.0%        
October 231.317 2.2% 241.355 2.3%    
November 230.221 1.8%        
December 229.601 1.7% 237.993 1.4%    
Second Half 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%

2011

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 220.223 1.6%        
February 221.309 2.1% 229.482 1.5%    
March 223.467 2.7%        
April 224.906 3.2% 231.314 2.1%    
May 225.964 3.6%        
June 225.722 3.6% 233.25 3.2%    
First Half 223.598 2.8% 230.815 2.0% 223.11 2.6%
July 225.922 3.6%        
August 226.545 3.8% 233.810 2.7%    
September 226.889 3.9%        
October 226.421 3.5% 235.916 3.8%    
November 226.230 3.4%        
December 225.672 3.0% 234.812 3.5%    
Second Half 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%

2010

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 216.687 2.6%        
February 216.741 2.1% 226.085 0.6%    
March 217.631 2.3%        
April 218.009 2.2% 226.513 0.3%    
May 218.178 2.0%        
June 217.965 1.1% 226.118 -0.5%    
First Half 217.535 2.1% 226.195 0.3% 217.508 1.6%
July 218.011 1.2%        
August 218.312 1.1% 227.645 0.2%    
September 218.439 1.1%        
October 218.711 1.2% 227.251 0.4%    
November 218.803 1.1%        
December 219.179 1.5% 226.862 0.6%    
Second Half 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%

2009

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 211.143 0.0%        
February 212.193 0.2% 224.737 1.4%    
March 212.709 -0.4%        
April 213.240 -0.7% 225.918 1.2%    
May 213.856 -1.3%        
June 215.693 -1.4% 227.257 -0.4%    
First Half     225.58 0.9% 214.102 -0.2%
July 215.351 -2.1%        
August 215.834 -1.5%        
September 215.969 -1.3%        
October 216.177 -0.2% 226.277 0.2%    
November 216.330 1.8%        
December 215.949 2.7% 225.596 1.4%    
Second Half     226.475 0.3% 217.191 0.5%
Annual Average     226.028 0.6% 216.647 0.1%

2008

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 211.080 4.3%        
February 211.693 4.0% 221.728 4.7%    
March 213.528 4.0%        
April 214.823 3.9% 223.196 3.4%    
May 216.632 4.2%        
June 218.815 5.0% 228.068 5.8%    
First Half     223.569 4.6% 214.619 3.9%
July 219.964 5.6%        
August 219.086 5.4% 227.745 5.4%    
September 218.783 4.9%        
October 216.573 3.7% 225.915 3.4%    
November 212.425 1.1%        
December 210.228 0.1% 222.58 1.7%    
Second Half     225.869 3.8% 216.16 2.7%
Annual Average 215.303 3.8% 224.719 4.2% 215.39 3.3%

2007

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 202.416 2.1%        
February 203.499 2.4% 211.704 4.0%    
March 205.352 2.8%        
April 206.686 2.6% 215.767 4.0%    
May 207.949 2.7%        
June 208.352 2.7% 215.51 3.5%    
First Half     213.810 3.9% 206.653 3.47%
July 208.299 2.4%        
August 207.917 2.0% 215.9787 3.0%    
September 208.490 2.8%        
October 208.936 3.5% 218.427 4.1%    
November 210.177 4.3%        
December 210.036 4.1% 218.966 4.6%    
Second Half     217.502 3.8% 210.46 3.9%
Annual Average     215.656 3.9% 208.556 3.7%

2006

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 198.3 4.0%        
February 198.7 3.6% 203.6 3.0%    
March 199.8 3.4%        
April 201.5 3.5% 207.4 3.0%    
May 202.5 4.2%        
June 202.9 4.3% 208.2 4.2%    
First Half     205.8 3.3% 199.8 2.7%
July 203.5 4.1%        
August 203.9 3.8%        
September 202.9 2.1%        
October 201.8 1.3% 209.8 3.2%    
November 201.5 2.0%        
December 201.8 2.5% 209.3 4.2%    
Second Half     209.5 4.1% 202.5 2.5%
Annual Average     207.6 3.7% 201.1 2.6%

2005

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
January 190.7 3.0%        
February 191.8 3.0% 197.6 2.1%    
March 193.3 3.1%        
April 194.6 3.5% 201.3 3.6%    
May 194.4 2.8%        
June 194.5 2.5% 199.8 2.3%    
First Half     199.2 2.7% 194.5 2.5%
July 195.4 3.2%        
August 196.4 3.6% 199.9 2.7%    
September 198.8 4.7%        
October 199.2 4.3% 203.3 3.5%    
November 197.6 3.5%        
December 196.8 3.4% 200.9 3.0%    
Second Half     201.3 3.0% 197.5 2.6%
Annual Average 195.3 3.4% 200.2 2.8% 196.0 2.6%


 

Last Modified: May 18, 2015