According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Tampa, Florida were 10.13% higher in 2018 versus 2012 (a $0.10 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2018: Tampa experienced an average inflation rate of 1.62% per year. In other words, $1 in Tampa in the year 2012 would cost $1.10 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.50% during this same period, inflation in Tampa was higher.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 2.36%, which is above the average yearly change in Tampa during the 2012-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation in Tampa was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Tampa, Florida:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in Tampa, over time, for $1 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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