2018 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 (2018) 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 246.71 3.03% 278.91 3.34% 249.25 2.08% 197.80 3.78%
Feb 247.39 4.00% 279.26 5.25% 249.62 2.11% 199.30 4.29%
Mar 247.79 4.47% 280.67 6.30% 249.46 2.34% 198.90 3.97%
Apr 248.43 2.82% 281.07 2.72% 250.01 2.40% 200.00 3.63%
May 250.02 3.45% 282.37 3.02% 250.54 2.74% 203.20 5.34%
Jun 250.86 3.68% 283.53 3.37% 250.86 2.90% 204.20 5.42%
Jul 251.69 3.68% 284.92 3.14% 251.29 2.97% 204.70 5.84%
Aug 251.55 3.25% 285.29 2.83% 251.85 2.78% 203.00 4.80%
Sept 252.10 3.24% 286.42 3.31% 251.99 2.28% 203.20 4.47%
Oct 252.83 3.49% 286.81 3.52% 252.83 2.51% 204.30 4.88%
Nov 252.07 2.68% 286.83 2.99% 252.88 2.13% 201.50 2.86%
Dec 252.27 2.63% 287.02 3.00% 252.73 1.92% 202.10 2.90%