According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Tampa, Florida were 12.03% higher in 2019 versus 2012 (a $0.96 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2019: Tampa experienced an average inflation rate of 1.64% per year. In other words, $8 in Tampa in the year 2012 would cost $8.96 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.55% 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 2012-2019 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 $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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