Regional Price Parities

Across states, Hawaii had the highest all items RPP (118.5) and Mississippi had the lowest (85.7). Across large metropolitan areas – those with population greater than two million – San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA had the highest all items RPP (128.0) and Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN (90.0) had the lowest.

  • Current Release: May 16, 2019
  • Next Release: May, 2020

What are Regional Price Parities (RPPs)?

Allows comparisons of buying power across the 50 states and the District of Columbia, or from one metro area to another, for a given year. Price levels are expressed as a percentage of the overall national level.

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