Percent change for the month of October 2017 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  -0.4  -0.5
Chicago 12-Month  1.6  1.3

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

St. Louis, 1st Half 2017 (6-mth)

0.6

0.4

St. Louis, 1st Half 2017 (12-mth)

1.8

1.5

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

U.S. Monthly  -0.1  -0.2
U.S. 12-Month   2.0   2.1