1978 Municipal Cost Index Archive


The Municipal Cost Index, developed exclusively by American City & County, is designed to show the effects of inflation on the cost of providing municipal services. This archive of 1978 Municipal Cost Index data includes monthly data from the Cost Construction Index, Consumer Price Index and Producer Price Index.

Learn more about the Municipal Cost Index, including its history and the factors included in its monthly calculation.

Abbreviations
MCI = Muncipal Cost Index
CCI = Construction Cost Index
CPI = Consumer Price Index
PPI = Producer Price Index

 

 

  MCI % change by MCI components
Month Year CCI CPI* PPI*
September 1978 214.2 n/a n/a 251.2 195.3 194.4
October 1978 216.8 1.2% n/a 256.7 196.7 195.9
November 1978 219.5 1.2% n/a 260.3 199.3 196.9
December 1978 217.8 -0.8% n/a 257.7 197.8 195.3

* The consumer and producer price indexes are published monthly by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.