Percent change for the month of August 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 0.1  0.1
Chicago 12-Month  1.7  2.0

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

St. Louis, 1st Half 2018 (6-mth)

1.1

1.2

St. Louis, 1st Half 2018 (12-mth)

2.0

2.4

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

U.S. Monthly  0.1  0.1
U.S. 12-Month   2.7   2.9