Residential Cost Index

October 2015

 

Residential Cost Index Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Oct.
2015
Sep.
2015
Percent
Change
Oct.
2014
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 131.9 132 -0.05% 135.4 -2.55%
Index Components*
Residential Maintenance & Repair 139.8 140.1 -0.21% 149.5 -6.44%
Cleaning 119.9 119.9 0% 117.7 1.87%
Power 141.6 141 0.42% 144 -1.64%
Phone, Cable, & Data 99.5 101.3 -1.78% 101.7 -2.16%
Landscaping 141.8 143 -0.82% 143.7 -1.34%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 129 129.1 -0.04% 128.8 0.17%

*Five heavily weighted index components are shown.
Sources: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, BrickBits.com, and Whitestone Research.
Note: Index values for recent data are preliminary. The Residential Cost Index is based on a 2,400 square foot single family home.