Cost of Living Index Quarter First Quarter 2014
Posted: May 20, 2014
The results are in for the first quarter of 2014's Cost of Living Index. Eau Claire's cost of living index is at 93.9. According to The Council for Community and Economic Research the cost of living index measures regional differences in the cost of consumer goods and services for professional and managerial households. This is based on 90,000 prices covering 60 different items which the City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division collected in the beginning of April. The categories this index is based on are: housing, utilities, grocery items, transportation, health care and miscellaneous goods and services. Have a look at the cost of living indexes of the larger cities throughout the country provided by The Council for Community and Economic Research.