According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for moving, storage, freight expense were 26.64% higher in 2018 versus 2006.
Between 2006 and 2018: Moving expenses experienced an average inflation rate of 1.99% per year. In other words, moving expenses costing $200 in the year 2006 would cost $253.28 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.78% during this same period, inflation for moving expenses was similar.
In the year 2006: Pricing changed by 2.48%, above the average yearly change for moving expenses during the 2006-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2006 (3.23%), price inflation for moving expenses was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Moving, storage, freight expense: