Parking and other fees priced at $20 in 2009 $26.02 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Parking and other fees

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Prices for Parking And Other Fees, 2009-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking and other fees were 30.12% higher in 2019 versus 2009 (a $6.02 difference in value).

Between 2009 and 2019: Parking and other fees experienced an average inflation rate of 2.67% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, parking and other fees costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $26.02 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.74% during this same period, inflation for parking and other fees was higher.

Price Inflation for Parking and other fees since 2009

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2012 (6.61%), 2013 (2.97%), and 2019 (2.82%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Parking and other fees:

Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
CPI 162.341 166.677 170.017 181.248 186.632 190.179 194.355 198.326 200.215 205.441 211.241

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Buying power of $20 since 2009

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Parking and other fees, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2009 $20.00 -
2010 $20.53 2.67%
2011 $20.95 2.00%
2012 $22.33 6.61%
2013 $22.99 2.97%
2014 $23.43 1.90%
2015 $23.94 2.20%
2016 $24.43 2.04%
2017 $24.67 0.95%
2018 $25.31 2.61%
2019 $26.02 2.82%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for parking and other fees, 2009-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2009 * 2009 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Parking and other fees was 162.341 in the year 2009 and 211.241 in 2019:

211.241 / 162.341 * $20 = $26.02

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2009 has the same "purchasing power" as $26.02 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Parking and other fees).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Parking and other fees in 2009. In addition to parking and other fees, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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