School Finance
March 15, 2017

Consumer Price Index February 2017

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for February 2017 was 243.603 representing a change of 2.7 percent over the index for February 2016.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for February 2017 was 258.768— representing a change of 2.6 percent over the index for February 2016.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for February 2017 was 267.662— representing a change of 2.6 percent over the index for February 2016.

The March CPI will be available April 15, 2017.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found in the complete document. CPI increases are projected at 2.5 percent for 2017 and 2.3 percent for 2018.


Released on March 15, 2017
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