According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Phoenix, Arizona were 8.48% higher in 2018 versus 2015 (a $76.32 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2018: Phoenix experienced an average inflation rate of 2.75% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $900 in Phoenix in the year 2015 would cost $976.32 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.94% during this same period, inflation in Phoenix was higher.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 0.15%, which is below the average yearly change in Phoenix during the 2015-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation in Phoenix was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Phoenix, Arizona:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in Phoenix, over time, for $900 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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