Prices Climbing Steadily in Bay Area

The cost of clothing is up more than six percent.


The price of goods in the San Francisco Bay Area has increased by 2.6 percent this year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.

According to the Consumer Price Index for the Bay Area, food prices in the region rose 2.8 percent and prices for gasoline rose 2.2 percent over the last year.

Bay Area prices for all items, not including food and energy, rose by 2.9 percent over the last 12 months, with the cost of shelter increasing by 3.5 percent and the cost of apparel increasing by 6.2 percent, according the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.

--Bay City News


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