Residential Operation Cost Index:

October 2014


Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
New Construction Cost Indexes
Residential Cost Index Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Oct.
2014
Sep.
2014
Percent
Change
Oct.
2013
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 135.7 136.9 -0.95% 135.1 0.42%
Index Components*
Residential Maintenance & Repair 149.7 152 -1.53% 149.6 0.1%
Cleaning 117.6 117.8 -0.17% 115.2 2.08%
Power 144.7 146.4 -1.13% 146.1 -0.93%
Phone, Cable, & Data 101.5 101.8 -0.29% 102.2 -0.68%
Landscaping 143.5 144.1 -0.45% 140.9 1.83%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 128.8 129.2 -0.25% 126.7 1.66%

*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.