Percent change for the month of April 2018 for the urban wage earners and clerical indices, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

Chicago Monthly  0.7  0.8
Chicago 12-Month  2.1  2.1

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

St. Louis, 2nd Half 2017 (6-mth)

0.9

1.1

St. Louis, 2nd Half 2017 (12-mth)

1.6

1.6

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

U.S. Monthly  0.4  0.5
U.S. 12-Month   2.5   2.6