1996 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 1996 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*
January 1996 141.5 -0.6% 2.2% 143.3 153.6 125.3
February 1996 141.5 0.0% 2.1% 143.2 153.5 125.5
March 1996 142.1 0.4% 2.2% 143.4 154.4 126.1
April 1996 142.3 0.1% 2.1% 143.6 154.9 125.9
May 1996 142.8 0.4% 2.3% 144.0 155.7 126.4
June 1996 143.5 0.5% 2.5% 144.6 156.3 127.5
July 1996 144.1 0.4% 2.9% 145.3 156.6 128.2
August 1996 144.3 0.1% 2.5% 145.8 156.7 127.9
September 1996 144.7 0.3% 2.6% 146.8 157.0 127.8
October 1996 145.2 0.3% 3.1% 147.5 157.3 128.1
November 1996 145.7 0.3% 3.2% 148.6 157.8 128.0
December 1996 146.1 0.3% 2.6% 149.2 158.3 127.9

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