2004 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 2004 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 2004 167.9 -0.2% 3.0% 174.8 184.5 138.9
February 2004 168.3 0.2% 3.3% 175.7 184.3 139.4
March 2004 170.0 1.0% 3.4% 176.8 185.2 143.0
April 2004 171.0 0.6% 3.4% 179.3 186.2 141.8
May 2004 172.4 0.8% 3.4% 181.1 187.4 142.7
June 2004 173.7 0.8% 5.0% 182.6 188.0 144.5
July 2004 175.2 0.9% 5.7% 184.0 189.1 146.6
August 2004 175.7 0.3% 5.7% 184.5 189.7 147.1
September 2004 176.3 0.3% 5.7% 185.8 189.4 147.6
October 2004 177.6 0.7% 6.3% 188.9 189.5 147.9
November 2004 177.9 0.2% 6.0% 189.5 189.9 147.7
December 2004 178.8 0.5% 6.2% 189.5 190.9 149.8

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