According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in St Louis, Missouri were 7.88% higher in 2020 versus 2012 (a $0.63 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2020: St. Louis experienced an average inflation rate of 0.95% per year. In other words, $8 in St. Louis in the year 2012 would cost $8.63 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.49% during this same period, inflation in St. Louis was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 2.38%, which is above the average yearly change in St. Louis during the 2012-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation in St. Louis was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for St Louis, Missouri:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in St. Louis, over time, for $8 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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