1998 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 1998 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 1998 148.5 0.1% 1.4% 152.6 161.5 127.8
February 1998 148.0 -0.3% 0.8% 152.4 161.3 126.7
March 1998 148.0 0.0% 0.5% 152.9 161.6 125.5
April 1998 148.0 0.0% 0.6% 152.9 161.9 125.1
May 1998 146.8 -0.8% -0.5% 152.9 162.2 124.5
June 1998 148.2 1.0% 0.3% 153.2 162.5 124.7
July 1998 148.4 0.1% 0.3% 153.4 162.8 124.9
August 1998 148.7 0.2% 0.4% 153.9 163.0 124.8
September 1998 148.8 0.1% 0.5% 154.2 163.2 124.8
October 1998 149.1 0.2% 0.6% 155.2 163.4 124.2
November 1998 149.3 0.1% 0.5% 155.7 163.4 123.9
December 1998 149.6 0.2% 0.9% 155.9 164.0 124.0

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