The Mid-Atlantic BLS Information Office in Philadelphia services the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Mid-Atlantic News Releases and Tables

Mid-Atlantic Databases

Selected Databases

Need help getting started on your database search? Below is a list of the most frequently used BLS Databases in the Regions. If these databases do not contain the information you need, please visit the appropriate Program Homepage or contact this regional office for additional assistance.

Survey Name Data Search Tool
Mid-Atlantic Information Office (Philadelphia, PA) Most Requested Statistics

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Mid-Atlantic Geographic Data

Mid-Atlantic Frequently Asked Questions


Mid-Atlantic Special Notices

  • Discontinuance of mailing paper copies of the Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index (CPI) Announcement
  • As of April 1, 2008, subscribers will no longer receive paper copies of the Mid-Atlantic CPI Announcement (Philadelphia Blue Card) in the mail. The Mid-Atlantic CPI Announcement will continue to be available through the Bureaus Web site.

    A free email subscription service is available for the CPI announcement. Shortly after the CPI announcement is posted online each month, subscribers to this service receive an email message containing a link to the announcement. The subscription form with a list of available regional office CPI summaries (blue cards) is located at

    The mailing of regional CPI announcements (summaries) and other regional publications is being discontinued as a result of unanticipated budget constraints faced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. See for details.

    NEW An Analysis of Southern energy expenditures and prices, 1984-2006. In the South, where heavy usage of electricity and gasoline causes consumers to spend a larger-than-average share of their budgets on energy-related goods and services, energy prices have increased sharply in recent years. On the whole, however, energy expenses actually made up a smaller share of Southern budgets in 2006 than they did in 1984.


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Services provided to the public

Automated Information / Telephone Hotlines

CPI Hotlines: Recorded CPI messages available 24 hours a day.

  • Philadelphia: (215) 656-3948
  • Pittsburgh: (412) 644-2900
  • Washington-Baltimore: (410) 962-4898

Telephone: The Economic Analysis & Information staff is available for phone assistance from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM at

(215) 597-DATA (or 3282).

Location: The office is open from 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM and is located at:

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Suite 610 East -- The Curtis Center
170 South Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3305

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