Inflation growing slower in this Bay Area region

Consumers across the country are facing soaring gas, food and housing prices, but in San Francisco and the East Bay costs are not growing quite as fast, according to a new report by WalletHub.

The outlet tracked the Consumer Price Index, a measurement of inflation, in 23 large metro areas and found San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward tied for second to last in inflation growth over the past year. The data did not include San Jose.

Inflation grew 6.8 percent in San Francisco over the past year ending in June. That was the same increase experienced in Honolulu, but almost half the growth in Anchorage, where inflation grew the fastest in the country

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