According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Denver, Colorado were 16.65% higher in 2018 versus 2012 (a $0.17 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2018: Denver experienced an average inflation rate of 2.60% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $1 in Denver in the year 2012 would cost $1.17 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.50% during this same period, inflation in Denver was higher.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 1.94%, which is below the average yearly change in Denver during the 2012-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation in Denver was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Denver, Colorado:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in Denver, over time, for $1 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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