1997 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 1997 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 1997 146.4 0.2% 3.5% 149.4 158.6 128.1
February 1997 146.8 0.3% 3.7% 150.1 158.6 128.8
March 1997 147.3 0.3% 3.7% 150.2 159.1 129.7
April 1997 147.1 -0.1% 3.4% 150.1 159.6 128.7
May 1997 147.5 0.3% 3.3% 151.5 160.0 127.7
June 1997 147.8 0.2% 3.0% 152.3 160.2 127.2
July 1997 148.0 0.1% 2.7% 153.0 160.1 127.3
August 1997 148.1 0.1% 2.6% 153.0 160.3 127.2
September 1997 148.0 -0.1% 2.3% 152.7 160.5 126.9
October 1997 148.2 0.1% 2.1% 152.6 160.8 127.2
November 1997 148.5 0.2% 1.9% 153.1 161.2 127.5
December 1997 148.3 -0.1% 1.5% 152.0 161.6 127.8

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