Housing at school, excluding board priced at $20 in 2000 $43.23 in 2018

Historical Price Inflation for Housing at school, excluding board

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Prices for Housing At School, Excluding Board, 2000-2018 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for housing at school, excluding board were 116.15% higher in 2018 versus 2000 (a $23.23 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2018: Housing at school, excluding board experienced an average inflation rate of 4.38% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, housing at school, excluding board costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $43.23 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.12% during this same period, inflation for housing at school, excluding board was higher.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 4.18%, which is below the average yearly change for housing at school, excluding board during the 2000-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for housing at school, excluding board was higher.

Price Inflation for Housing at school, excluding board since 1984

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1989 (7.12%), 1985 (7.09%), and 1987 (6.72%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Housing at school, excluding board:

Year 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CPI 108.642 116.342 123.250 131.533 139.925 149.883 159.733 169.750 180.950 188.992 197.158 205.467 213.892 223.875 233.483 243.558 253.742 265.308 280.108 296.750 315.358 335.092 352.758 371.128 388.835 408.380 427.073 444.478 462.051 479.879 494.608 508.396 523.234 537.062 548.475

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Housing at school, excluding board, over time, for $20 beginning in 2000. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2000 $20.00 4.18%
2001 $20.91 4.56%
2002 $22.08 5.58%
2003 $23.39 5.94%
2004 $24.86 6.27%
2005 $26.41 6.26%
2006 $27.80 5.27%
2007 $29.25 5.21%
2008 $30.65 4.77%
2009 $32.19 5.03%
2010 $33.66 4.58%
2011 $35.03 4.08%
2012 $36.42 3.95%
2013 $37.82 3.86%
2014 $38.99 3.07%
2015 $40.07 2.79%
2016 $41.24 2.92%
2017 $42.33 2.64%
2018 $43.23 2.13%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for housing at school, excluding board, 2000-2018

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2018 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Housing at school, excluding board was 253.742 in the year 2000 and 548.475 in 2018:

548.475 / 253.742 * $20 = $43.23

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $43.23 in 2018 (in the CPI category of Housing at school, excluding board).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Housing at school, excluding board in 1984. In addition to housing at school, excluding board, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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