Tampa, Florida prices: $1,000 in 2018 $1,105.63 in 2021

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Prices in Tampa, 2018-2021 ($1,000)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Tampa, Florida are 10.56% higher in 2021 versus 2018 (a $105.63 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2021: Tampa experienced an average inflation rate of 3.40% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $1,000 in Tampa in the year 2018 would cost $1,105.63 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.57% during this same period, inflation in Tampa was higher.

In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 2.19%, which is below the average yearly change in Tampa during the 2018-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation in Tampa was lower.

Price Inflation in Tampa, Florida since 1987

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2021 (6.03%), 2007 (5.19%), and 1991 (4.21%).

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Buying power of $1,000.00 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in Tampa, over time, for $1,000 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2018$1,000.002.19%
2019$1,017.261.73%
2020$1,042.722.50%
2021$1,105.636.03%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Tampa, Florida:

Year19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021
CPI100.000103.700107.200111.700116.400119.200124.000126.500129.700131.600134.000137.500140.600145.700148.800153.900158.100162.000168.500175.200184.288190.136189.905193.504198.938203.637206.786210.815211.557214.037219.461224.263228.134233.844247.951

Adjust Tampa prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2021 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2021 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Tampa, Florida was 224.263 in the year 2018 and 247.951 in 2021:

247.951 / 224.263 * $1,000 = $1,105.63

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $1,000 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $1,105.63 in 2021 (in the CPI category of Tampa, Florida).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Tampa, Florida in 1987. In addition to Tampa, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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