Dallas, Texas prices: $15 in 2013 $19.62 in 2023

Inflation in Texas


Prices in Dallas, 2013-2023 ($15)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas are 30.79% higher in 2023 versus 2013 (a $4.62 difference in value).

Between 2013 and 2023: Dallas experienced an average inflation rate of 2.72% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $15 in Dallas in the year 2013 would cost $19.62 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.61% during this same period, inflation in Dallas was higher.

In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 1.81%, which is below the average yearly change in Dallas during the 2013-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation in Dallas was higher.

Price Inflation in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas since 1963

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1980 (16.95%), 1979 (12.42%), and 1981 (11.74%).

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Buying power of $15.00 since 2013

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in Dallas, over time, for $15 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate

* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas:


Adjust Dallas prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2023 / CPI in 2013 * 2013 USD value = 2023 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas was 215.888 in the year 2013 and 282.365 in 2023:

282.365 / 215.888 * $15 = $19.62

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $15 in 2013 has the same "purchasing power" as $19.62 in 2023 (in the CPI category of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas).

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas in 1963. In addition to Dallas, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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