According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in St Louis, Missouri were 4.80% higher in 2020 versus 2016 (a $0.05 difference in value).
Between 2016 and 2020: St. Louis experienced an average inflation rate of 1.18% per year. In other words, $1 in St. Louis in the year 2016 would cost $1.05 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.87% during this same period, inflation in St. Louis was lower.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by 0.80%, which is below the average yearly change in St. Louis during the 2016-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), inflation in St. Louis was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for St Louis, Missouri:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in St. Louis, over time, for $1 beginning in 2016. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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