Floor coverings priced at $20 in 2007 $22.75 in 2023

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Prices for Floor Coverings, 2007-2023 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for floor coverings are 13.73% higher in 2023 versus 2007 (a $2.75 difference in value).

Between 2007 and 2023: Floor coverings experienced an average inflation rate of 0.81% per year. In other words, floor coverings costing $20 in the year 2007 would cost $22.75 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.43% during this same period, inflation for floor coverings was lower.

In the year 2007: Pricing changed by 1.23%, which is above the average yearly change for floor coverings during the 2007-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2007 (2.85%), inflation for floor coverings was lower.

Price Inflation for Floor coverings since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (11.09%), 2023 (5.25%), and 2006 (4.43%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2007

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Floor coverings, over time, for $20 beginning in 2007. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2007$20.001.23%
2008$20.000.00%
2009$20.110.57%
2010$19.39-3.61%
2011$19.400.07%
2012$19.10-1.57%
2013$18.33-4.03%
2014$18.330.02%
2015$18.390.28%
2016$18.631.34%
2017$18.47-0.85%
2018$18.992.77%
2019$19.261.42%
2020$18.97-1.50%
2021$19.452.57%
2022$21.6111.09%
2023$22.755.25%*

* 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 Floor coverings:

Year199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023
CPI100.000101.538101.631104.238107.423108.731107.469107.477111.738116.685118.117118.119118.794114.508114.589112.789108.248108.273108.581110.032109.101112.124113.718112.016114.891127.634134.332

Adjust floor coverings prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2023 / CPI in 2007 * 2007 USD value = 2023 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Floor coverings was 118.117 in the year 2007 and 134.332 in 2023:

134.332 / 118.117 * $20 = $22.75

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2007 has the same "purchasing power" as $22.75 in 2023 (in the CPI category of Floor coverings).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Floor coverings in 1997. In addition to floor coverings, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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