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Income 2000

Annual Average Consumer Price Index - All Items (CPI-U-RS):  1947 to 2000

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        Year        CPI-U-RS 1/                Year        CPI-U-RS 1/

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1947..........             38.3        1974..........             82.1

1948..........             41.4        1975..........             88.9

1949..........             40.9        1976..........             94.0

1950..........             41.4

1951..........             44.7        1977..........            100.0

                                       1978..........            104.3

1952..........             45.5        1979..........            114.1

1953..........             45.9        1980..........            126.8

1954..........             46.2        1981..........            138.7

1955..........             46.1

1956..........             46.7        1982..........            146.8

                                       1983..........            152.9

1957..........             48.3        1984..........            159.0

1958..........             49.7        1985..........            164.4

1959..........             50.0        1986..........            167.3

1960..........             50.9

1961..........             51.4        1987..........            173.0

                                       1988..........            179.3

1962..........             51.9        1989..........            187.1

1963..........             52.6        1990..........            196.5

1964..........             53.3        1991..........            203.7

1965..........             54.1

1966..........             55.7        1992..........            209.1

                                       1993..........            214.5

1967..........             57.4        1994..........            219.2

1968..........             59.7        1995..........            224.7

1969..........             62.3        1996..........            230.8

1970..........             65.3

1971..........             68.2        1997..........            235.8

                                       1998..........            239.1

1972..........             70.3        1999..........            244.1

1973..........             74.7        2000..........            252.3

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1/ The Census Bureau uses the Bureau of Labor Statistics' experimental Consumer

Price Index (CPI-U-RS) for 1977 through 2000.  The Census Bureau derived the

CPI-U-RS for years before 1977 by applying the 1977 CPI-U-RS-to-CPI-U ratio to the 

1947 to 1976 CPI-U.



Note:  Data users can compute the percentage changes in prices between earlier

years' data and 2000 by dividing the annual average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U-RS)

for 2000 by the annual average for the earlier year(s).



For more information on the CPI-U-RS go to www.bls.gov/cpi/cpirsdc.htm

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: June 16, 2010