Residential Operation Cost Index:

March 2014


Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
New Construction Cost Indexes
Residential Cost Index Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Mar.
2014
Feb.
2014
Percent
Change
Mar.
2013
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 136.5 136.5 0.03% 134.6 1.44%
Index Components*
Residential Maintenance & Repair 151.1 150.7 0.31% 150.2 0.64%
Cleaning 115.8 115.8 0% 114.2 1.4%
Power 148.4 148.8 -0.28% 144 3.07%
Phone, Cable, & Data 101.5 101.9 -0.39% 101.8 -0.29%
Landscaping 144.4 143.4 0.67% 145 -0.41%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 128.2 127.4 0.64% 126.3 1.51%

*Five heavily weighted index components are shown.
Sources: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, BrickBits.com, and Whitestone Research.
Note: Index values for recent data are preliminary. The Residential Cost Index is based on a 2,400 square foot single family home.