CREC Project News and Updates

C2ER Publishes 2015 Annual Average Cost of Living Index

February 4, 2016

The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) published the 2015 Annual Average for the C2ER Cost of Living Index (COLI).

Starting in 2007, C2ER has published an Annual Review of data for the preceding year. The data contained within the report represents unweighted average prices submitted for the first three quarters of the year, with new index numbers calculated using the modified weights for the upcoming year applied to these average prices

The Cost of Living Index is designed to provide the best possible means to compare cost of living differences among urban areas based on the price of consumer goods and services appropriate for professional and managerial households in the top income quintile. For further information, please contact Jennie Allison.

About This Project

C2ER Cost of Living Index
Start Date: Jan 1970 — End Date: Jan 1970

CREC conducts a quarterly survey of prices for a basket of consumer goods and services.  Published by C2ER, the Cost of Living Index provides a useful and accurate measure to compare cost of living differences among urban areas. Items on which the Index is based have been carefully chosen to reflect the different categories of […]

About the Client

Council for Community and Economic Research

The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) promotes excellence in community and economic research by improving data quality and availability by fostering learning about regional economic analytic methods.