Dallas, Texas prices: $1 in 2000 $1.62 in 2022

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Prices in Dallas, 2000-2022 ($1)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas are 62.48% higher in 2022 versus 2000 (a $0.62 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2022: Dallas experienced an average inflation rate of 2.23% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $1 in Dallas in the year 2000 would cost $1.62 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.37% during this same period, inflation in Dallas was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 4.20%, which is above the average yearly change in Dallas during the 2000-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation in Dallas was higher.

Price Inflation in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas since 1963

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1980 (16.95%), 1979 (12.42%), and 1981 (11.74%).

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Buying power of $1.00 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in Dallas, over time, for $1 beginning in 2000. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2000$1.004.20%
2001$1.043.53%
2002$1.051.36%
2003$1.072.11%
2004$1.091.33%
2005$1.123.23%
2006$1.163.12%
2007$1.171.50%
2008$1.234.58%
2009$1.22-0.66%
2010$1.230.59%
2011$1.263.03%
2012$1.292.10%
2013$1.311.81%
2014$1.331.19%
2015$1.32-0.50%
2016$1.341.40%
2017$1.372.55%
2018$1.422.94%
2019$1.442.10%
2020$1.450.62%
2021$1.535.03%
2022$1.626.42%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas:

Year196319641965196619671968196919701971197219731974197519761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI29.50029.53329.85030.88331.83333.15035.24237.43338.58339.70841.76745.90850.15053.20857.12561.59269.24280.97590.48395.95099.458104.133108.033109.925112.667115.942119.408124.808130.650133.817137.167141.042144.717148.675151.325153.467157.800164.433170.233172.550176.183178.533184.300190.050192.904201.730200.399201.579207.683212.041215.888218.451217.359220.408226.025232.676237.562239.034251.066267.178

Adjust Dallas prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas was 164.433 in the year 2000 and 267.178 in 2022:

267.178 / 164.433 * $1 = $1.62

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $1 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $1.62 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas in 1963. In addition to Dallas, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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