Dallas, Texas prices: $10 in 2010 $13.37 in 2022

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Prices in Dallas, 2010-2022 ($10)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas are 33.74% higher in 2022 versus 2010 (a $3.37 difference in value).

Between 2010 and 2022: Dallas experienced an average inflation rate of 2.45% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $10 in Dallas in the year 2010 would cost $13.37 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.41% during this same period, inflation in Dallas was higher.

In the year 2010: Pricing changed by 0.59%, which is below the average yearly change in Dallas during the 2010-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2010 (1.64%), inflation in Dallas was lower.

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 $10.00 since 2010

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in Dallas, over time, for $10 beginning in 2010. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2010$10.000.59%
2011$10.303.03%
2012$10.522.10%
2013$10.711.81%
2014$10.841.19%
2015$10.78-0.50%
2016$10.931.40%
2017$11.212.55%
2018$11.542.94%
2019$11.792.10%
2020$11.860.62%
2021$12.465.03%
2022$13.377.38%*

* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.


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

Year196319641965196619671968196919701971197219731974197519761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI29.50029.53329.85030.88331.83333.15035.24237.43338.58339.70841.76745.90850.15053.20857.12561.59269.24280.97590.48395.95099.458104.133108.033109.925112.667115.942119.408124.808130.650133.817137.167141.042144.717148.675151.325153.467157.800164.433170.233172.550176.183178.533184.300190.050192.904201.730200.399201.579207.683212.041215.888218.451217.359220.408226.025232.676237.562239.034251.066269.584

Adjust Dallas prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2010 * 2010 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas was 201.579 in the year 2010 and 269.584 in 2022:

269.584 / 201.579 * $10 = $13.37

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $10 in 2010 has the same "purchasing power" as $13.37 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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