New BLS Data: Seattle area prices up 2.3 percent over the past 12 months

The latest Consumer Price Index news release for the greater Seattle area is now available from BLS at

Items of note include:

  • Prices in the Seattle area increased 0.5% since August, while up 2.3% over the last 12 months
  • Gasoline prices rose 4.0% over the last 2 months, while up 6.0% over the year
  • Food prices fell 0.2% since August, while up 1.3% over the year
  • The all items less food and energy index rose 0.4% since August, and 2.4% over the past 12 months


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