July 2014
Detail for Computation of the Median CPI
Component Annualized 1-month % change Relative Importance Cumulative Relative Importance
Public Transportation -38.55354 1.174059 1.174059
Women's & Girls' Apparel -11.47623 1.521965 2.696024
Energy Services -4.343318 3.819165 6.515189
Motor Fuel -4.003623 5.219246 11.73444
Used Cars and Trucks -3.952316 1.642866 13.3773
Leased Cars and Trucks -3.71693 0.3834579 13.76076
Tobacco & Smoking Products -3.387962 0.7098423 14.4706
Recreation -1.522317 5.721038 20.19164
Household Furnishings & Operation -1.16183 4.174448 24.36609
Alcoholic Beverages -0.925223 0.9960373 25.36213
Infants' & Toddlers' Apparel -0.2542792 0.1362112 25.49834
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels -0.2092515 0.2694799 25.76782
Communication 0.0145704 3.78415 29.55197
Fresh Fruits & Vegetables 0.4456908 1.053109 30.60507
Processed Fruits & Vegetables 0.8341017 0.3016601 30.90673
Northeast Urban: Owners' Equivalent Rent of Residences 0.849748 5.388016 36.29475
Midwest Urban: Owners' Equivalent Rent of Residences 1.088547 4.439016 40.73376
Personal Care Services 1.147525 0.6281792 41.36194
Education 1.167976 3.270406 44.63235
Motor Vehicle Parts and Equipment 1.2691 0.4330544 45.0654
Medical Care Services 1.453145 5.848068 50.91347
Motor Vehicle Fees 1.531865 0.5620189 51.47549
Lodging Away From Home 1.901544 0.8116167 52.28711
Motor Vehicle Insurance 2.46611 2.250506 54.53761
Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 2.864655 1.148142 55.68575
South Urban: Owners' Equivalent Rent of Residences 3.023827 7.728889 63.41464
Dairy and Related Products 3.353483 0.8751152 64.28976
New Vehicles 3.543554 3.505816 67.79557
Food Away From Home 3.758205 5.701513 73.49709
Rent of Primary Residence 3.977414 7.012035 80.50912
Misc Personal Services 4.06052 1.103178 81.6123
Medical Care Commodities 4.068721 1.709662 83.32196
Meats, Poultry, Fish & Eggs 4.131201 1.945283 85.26724
West Urban: Owners' Equivalent Rent of Residences 5.182429 6.363233 91.63048
Cereals & Bakery Products 5.260518 1.123789 92.75426
Nonalcoholic Beverages & Beverage Matls 5.540977 0.939029 93.69329
Miscellaneous Personal Goods 5.664514 0.1933047 93.8866
Personal Care Products 5.883199 0.7208861 94.60748
Water/Sewer/Trash Collection Services 6.064847 1.180755 95.78824
Watches & Jewelry 6.952735 0.2131771 96.00142
Men's & Boys' Apparel 7.039756 0.852638 96.85406
Car and Truck Rental 8.263137 0.0744218 96.92848
Other Food At Home 8.695207 2.006475 98.93496
Tenants' and Household Insurance 10.60465 0.3657926 99.30075
Footwear 29.35626 0.6992527 100