Residential Operation Cost Index:

May 2014


Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
New Construction Cost Indexes
Residential Cost Index Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 May.
2014
Apr.
2014
Percent
Change
May.
2013
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 136.8 137.4 -0.43% 134.8 1.44%
Index Components*
Residential Maintenance & Repair 151.6 151.9 -0.19% 149.6 1.34%
Cleaning 116 117.5 -1.28% 114.7 1.13%
Power 148.3 148.7 -0.24% 145.3 2.12%
Phone, Cable, & Data 101.9 102.1 -0.2% 102.2 -0.29%
Landscaping 145.9 146 -0.05% 145.6 0.23%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 129.1 128.6 0.35% 126.4 2.13%

*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.