Residential Cost Index

July 2016

 

 

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Residential Cost Index Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Jul.
2016
Jun.
2016
Percent
Change
Jul.
2015
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 112.9 112.9 -0.02% 112.7 0.15%
Index Components*
Cleaning 120.8 120.6 0.17% 119.6 1%
Power 143.1 143.3 -0.15% 141.5 1.15%
Phone, Cable, & Data 99.3 99.4 -0.1% 100 -0.7%
Landscaping 139 140.8 -1.26% 143.3 -3.01%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 130.6 130.8 -0.16% 129.5 0.84%

*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.