2017 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 2015 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. The consumer and producer price indexes are published monthly by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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

 

Month
(in 2017)
Municipal
Cost Index
(MCI)
MCI
Yr-Yr %
Change
Construction
Cost Index
(CCI)
CCI
Yr-Yr %
Change
Consumer
Price
Index
(CPI)
CPI
Yr-Yr % Change
Producer
Price
Index
(PPI)
PPI
Yr-Yr %
Change
Jan 239.46 3.45% 269.90 3.64% 244.16 2.54% 190.60 4.44%
Feb 237.86 2.72% 265.33 1.39% 244.46 2.84% 191.10 5.29%
Mar 237.18 2.05% 264.05 0.39% 243.75 2.45% 191.30 4.88%
Apr 241.63 3.52% 273.64 3.62% 244.16 2.21% 193.00 5.29%
May 241.68 3.14% 274.09 3.51% 243.85 1.85% 192.90 4.27%
Jun 241.96 2.82% 274.28 3.44% 243.79 1.61% 193.70 3.36%
Jul 242.75 3.00% 276.25 3.76% 244.05 1.76% 193.40 3.26%
Aug 243.63 3.39% 277.45 4.11% 245.03 1.97% 193.70 4.03%
Sept 244.20 3.41% 277.25 3.97% 246.37 2.23% 194.50 4.01%
Oct 244.29 3.20% 277.06 3.55% 246.64 1.97% 194.80 4.28%
Nov 245.48 3.63% 278.50 3.99% 247.59 2.16% 195.90 5.10%
Dec 245.81 3.09% 278.67 3.25% 247.96 2.03% 196.40 4.30%