According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Tampa, Florida were 4.27% higher in 2020 versus 2018 (a $0.85 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2020: Tampa experienced an average inflation rate of 2.11% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $20 in Tampa in the year 2018 would cost $20.85 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.52% during this same period, inflation in Tampa was higher.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 2.19%, which is above the average yearly change in Tampa during the 2018-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation in Tampa was lower.
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 $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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