Table 3610. Consumer units of two or more persons by age of reference person: Average annual expenditures and characteristics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1993-94 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | | Total | | | | | | | | Item | two or | Under | 25-34 | 35-44 | 45-54 | 55-64 | 65 and | 65-74 | 75 and | more | 25 | | | | | over | | over |persons | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | Number of consumer units (in thousands).........| 72,218 | 3,797 | 15,276 | 18,425 | 14,084 | 8,891 | 11,745 | 7,503 | 4,242 | | | | | | | | | Consumer unit characteristics: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Income before taxes 1/........................|\$41,840 |\$22,668 |\$36,079 |\$48,508 |\$53,537 |\$46,447 |\$28,427 |\$29,899 |\$25,809 Income after taxes 1/.........................| 38,326 | 21,368 | 33,379 | 44,296 | 48,171 | 42,429 | 26,702 | 27,911 | 24,550 Age of reference person.......................| 46.3 | 22.2 | 30.1 | 39.3 | 49.1 | 59.4 | 73.1 | 69.3 | 79.9 | | | | | | | | | Average number in consumer unit: | | | | | | | | | Persons.....................................| 3.1 | 2.9 | 3.4 | 3.7 | 3.2 | 2.6 | 2.3 | 2.4 | 2.2 Children under 18...........................| 1.0 | 1.0 | 1.4 | 1.6 | .8 | .2 | .1 | .1 | .1 Persons 65 and over.........................| .3 | (2) | (2) | (2) | (2) | .1 | 1.7 | 1.6 | 1.8 Earners.....................................| 1.6 | 1.6 | 1.6 | 1.9 | 2.1 | 1.6 | .7 | .8 | .4 Vehicles....................................| 2.3 | 1.6 | 2.0 | 2.4 | 2.8 | 2.6 | 2.0 | 2.2 | 1.7 | | | | | | | | | Percent distribution: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Male......................................| 71 | 54 | 64 | 70 | 73 | 79 | 78 | 80 | 76 Female....................................| 29 | 46 | 36 | 30 | 27 | 21 | 22 | 20 | 24 | | | | | | | | | Housing tenure: | | | | | | | | | Homeowner.................................| 70 | 20 | 48 | 70 | 81 | 88 | 88 | 90 | 85 With mortgage...........................| 45 | 13 | 40 | 60 | 61 | 42 | 18 | 25 | 7 Without mortgage........................| 26 | 6 | 8 | 10 | 21 | 46 | 70 | 66 | 77 Renter....................................| 30 | 80 | 52 | 30 | 19 | 12 | 12 | 10 | 15 | | | | | | | | | Race of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Black.....................................| 12 | 18 | 14 | 12 | 11 | 9 | 8 | 9 | 8 White and other...........................| 88 | 82 | 86 | 88 | 89 | 91 | 92 | 91 | 92 | | | | | | | | | Education of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Elementary (1-8)..........................| 8 | 3 | 4 | 4 | 6 | 13 | 22 | 18 | 28 High school (9-12)........................| 45 | 58 | 48 | 41 | 42 | 46 | 46 | 47 | 45 College...................................| 47 | 38 | 48 | 55 | 51 | 41 | 32 | 34 | 26 Never attended and other..................| (3) | (3) | (3) | (3) | (3) | (3) | 1 | 1 | 1 | | | | | | | | | At least one vehicle owned..................| 92 | 78 | 89 | 93 | 94 | 94 | 93 | 94 | 92 | | | | | | | | | Average annual expenditures.....................|\$36,243 |\$22,978 |\$31,943 |\$40,161 |\$45,346 |\$38,310 |\$27,619 |\$29,148 |\$24,861 | | | | | | | | | Food..........................................| 5,210 | 3,437 | 4,699 | 5,895 | 6,166 | 5,322 | 4,185 | 4,347 | 3,881 Food at home................................| 3,277 | 2,196 | 2,960 | 3,723 | 3,657 | 3,270 | 2,914 | 2,997 | 2,755 Cereals and bakery products...............| 519 | 330 | 463 | 605 | 581 | 490 | 474 | 480 | 462 Cereals and cereal products.............| 196 | 150 | 187 | 235 | 220 | 165 | 161 | 161 | 162 Bakery products.........................| 323 | 180 | 276 | 370 | 361 | 325 | 313 | 319 | 300 Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs............| 896 | 609 | 776 | 1,022 | 1,014 | 947 | 772 | 816 | 686 Beef....................................| 285 | 192 | 255 | 326 | 320 | 305 | 235 | 247 | 212 Pork....................................| 190 | 145 | 158 | 214 | 206 | 207 | 176 | 185 | 158 Other meats.............................| 117 | 73 | 99 | 133 | 133 | 126 | 104 | 106 | 101 Poultry.................................| 162 | 99 | 141 | 192 | 195 | 156 | 127 | 135 | 112 Fish and seafood........................| 107 | 70 | 90 | 118 | 123 | 117 | 95 | 106 | 73 Eggs....................................| 36 | 31 | 33 | 38 | 37 | 35 | 36 | 38 | 31 | | | | | | | | | Dairy products............................| 351 | 229 | 329 | 404 | 379 | 338 | 313 | 320 | 300 Fresh milk and cream....................| 154 | 110 | 153 | 180 | 159 | 138 | 135 | 136 | 133 Other dairy products....................| 197 | 119 | 176 | 225 | 219 | 200 | 178 | 184 | 167 Fruits and vegetables.....................| 520 | 314 | 452 | 563 | 578 | 531 | 530 | 527 | 536 Fresh fruits............................| 159 | 83 | 132 | 171 | 182 | 165 | 169 | 172 | 165 Fresh vegetables........................| 158 | 90 | 135 | 171 | 181 | 164 | 158 | 157 | 161 Processed fruits........................| 110 | 78 | 103 | 120 | 118 | 105 | 112 | 110 | 115 Processed vegetables....................| 92 | 63 | 83 | 101 | 97 | 97 | 91 | 88 | 95 | | | | | | | | | Other food at home........................| 992 | 714 | 940 | 1,129 | 1,106 | 965 | 825 | 854 | 770 Sugar and other sweets..................| 131 | 75 | 129 | 146 | 138 | 132 | 118 | 121 | 112 Fats and oils...........................| 95 | 66 | 80 | 108 | 102 | 99 | 91 | 91 | 91 Miscellaneous foods.....................| 437 | 363 | 456 | 504 | 467 | 385 | 341 | 353 | 318 Nonalcoholic beverages..................| 274 | 191 | 237 | 314 | 323 | 279 | 224 | 233 | 206 Food prepared by consumer unit | | | | | | | | | on out-of-town trips...................| 55 | 18 | 38 | 57 | 75 | 70 | 51 | 55 | 43 Food away from home.........................| 1,933 | 1,241 | 1,739 | 2,172 | 2,509 | 2,052 | 1,272 | 1,350 | 1,126 | | | | | | | | | Alcoholic beverages...........................| 283 | 246 | 298 | 301 | 300 | 310 | 205 | 243 | 134 | | | | | | | | | Housing.......................................| 11,235 | 7,248 | 10,708 | 12,906 | 13,246 | 10,963 | 8,404 | 8,675 | 7,915 Shelter.....................................| 6,174 | 4,304 | 6,141 | 7,390 | 7,316 | 5,504 | 4,050 | 4,114 | 3,936 Owned dwellings...........................| 4,117 | 808 | 3,156 | 5,328 | 5,473 | 4,198 | 2,848 | 3,057 | 2,478 Mortgage interest and charges...........| 2,375 | 538 | 2,175 | 3,613 | 3,235 | 1,959 | 571 | 780 | 202 Property taxes..........................| 1,032 | 143 | 568 | 1,057 | 1,379 | 1,306 | 1,261 | 1,335 | 1,131 Maintenance, repairs, insurance, | | | | | | | | | other expenses.........................| 710 | 128 | 414 | 658 | 859 | 933 | 1,016 | 943 | 1,146 Rented dwellings..........................| 1,607 | 3,401 | 2,776 | 1,658 | 1,120 | 687 | 710 | 519 | 1,046 Other lodging.............................| 449 | 95 | 209 | 403 | 723 | 619 | 492 | 537 | 411 | | | | | | | | | Utilities, fuels, and public services.......| 2,460 | 1,615 | 2,121 | 2,586 | 2,824 | 2,712 | 2,346 | 2,413 | 2,227 Natural gas...............................| 319 | 183 | 256 | 319 | 371 | 354 | 353 | 354 | 352 Electricity...............................| 991 | 612 | 839 | 1,062 | 1,129 | 1,104 | 949 | 995 | 867 Fuel oil and other fuels..................| 109 | 35 | 69 | 109 | 121 | 133 | 151 | 146 | 162 Telephone services........................| 749 | 673 | 733 | 785 | 862 | 777 | 579 | 598 | 546 Water and other public services...........| 292 | 111 | 225 | 310 | 341 | 344 | 313 | 320 | 300 Household operations........................| 577 | 312 | 688 | 775 | 464 | 458 | 433 | 369 | 546 Personal services.........................| 304 | 257 | 563 | 492 | 125 | 92 | 60 | 54 | 71 Other household expenses..................| 273 | 55 | 125 | 283 | 339 | 366 | 373 | 315 | 475 | | | | | | | | | Housekeeping supplies.......................| 478 | 226 | 416 | 492 | 560 | 498 | 509 | 530 | 470 Laundry and cleaning supplies.............| 130 | 78 | 111 | 147 | 141 | 143 | 119 | 120 | 117 Other household products..................| 222 | 77 | 204 | 231 | 267 | 215 | 236 | 248 | 214 Postage and stationery....................| 126 | 71 | 101 | 114 | 152 | 140 | 154 | 162 | 139 Household furnishings and equipment.........| 1,547 | 791 | 1,341 | 1,662 | 2,082 | 1,791 | 1,067 | 1,250 | 736 Household textiles........................| 122 | 32 | 84 | 128 | 185 | 134 | 108 | 118 | 90 Furniture.................................| 378 | 305 | 422 | 421 | 465 | 332 | 209 | 265 | 111 Floor coverings...........................| 132 | 21 | 71 | 112 | 232 | 262 | 60 | 74 | 35 Major appliances..........................| 176 | 122 | 149 | 181 | 208 | 203 | 165 | 188 | 123 Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares| 99 | 48 | 84 | 111 | 106 | 116 | 94 | 102 | 78 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 640 | 263 | 532 | 709 | 886 | 743 | 431 | 503 | 298 | | | | | | | | | Apparel and services..........................| 1,970 | 1,505 | 1,890 | 2,254 | 2,476 | 1,928 | 1,226 | 1,383 | 933 Men and boys................................| 494 | 299 | 453 | 601 | 628 | 484 | 298 | 332 | 235 Men, 16 and over..........................| 372 | 256 | 344 | 385 | 499 | 395 | 262 | 288 | 215 Boys, 2 to 15.............................| 122 | 43 | 109 | 216 | 128 | 89 | 35 | 44 | 20 Women and girls.............................| 770 | 430 | 629 | 893 | 1,010 | 846 | 538 | 627 | 368 Women, 16 and over........................| 641 | 381 | 505 | 643 | 894 | 779 | 504 | 581 | 357 Girls, 2 to 15............................| 129 | 50 | 124 | 251 | 115 | 67 | 34 | 47 | 11 Children under 2............................| 106 | 192 | 207 | 102 | 70 | 62 | 29 | 34 | 18 Footwear....................................| 300 | 309 | 309 | 340 | 378 | 263 | 160 | 174 | 134 Other apparel products and services.........| 300 | 275 | 292 | 318 | 390 | 274 | 202 | 217 | 177 | | | | | | | | | Transportation................................| 6,833 | 5,644 | 6,202 | 7,206 | 8,646 | 7,666 | 4,650 | 5,074 | 3,900 Vehicle purchases (net outlay)..............| 3,044 | 3,269 | 2,924 | 3,119 | 3,751 | 3,539 | 1,789 | 1,966 | 1,478 Cars and trucks, new......................| 1,559 | 1,487 | 1,301 | 1,539 | 2,036 | 2,147 | 928 | 1,038 | 734 Cars and trucks, used.....................| 1,455 | 1,760 | 1,583 | 1,535 | 1,674 | 1,379 | 861 | 927 | 744 Other vehicles............................| 31 | 4/22 | 40 | 45 | 41 | 4/13 | 4/0 | 4/1 | (5) Gasoline and motor oil......................| 1,168 | 838 | 1,066 | 1,296 | 1,438 | 1,209 | 850 | 957 | 661 Other vehicle expenses......................| 2,236 | 1,349 | 1,952 | 2,427 | 2,947 | 2,418 | 1,603 | 1,761 | 1,324 Vehicle finance charges...................| 294 | 245 | 325 | 344 | 388 | 268 | 100 | 132 | 43 Maintenance and repairs...................| 756 | 437 | 654 | 837 | 967 | 818 | 569 | 613 | 492 Vehicle insurance.........................| 800 | 506 | 665 | 825 | 1,042 | 886 | 674 | 699 | 629 Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, | | | | | | | | | other charges............................| 385 | 162 | 308 | 420 | 550 | 446 | 260 | 317 | 160 Public transportation.......................| 385 | 189 | 259 | 364 | 509 | 501 | 407 | 390 | 437 | | | | | | | | | Health care...................................| 1,995 | 631 | 1,286 | 1,793 | 2,026 | 2,516 | 3,245 | 3,136 | 3,438 Health insurance............................| 919 | 252 | 573 | 754 | 833 | 1,112 | 1,802 | 1,737 | 1,918 Medical services............................| 649 | 275 | 476 | 721 | 719 | 831 | 658 | 656 | 661 Drugs.......................................| 320 | 75 | 165 | 219 | 342 | 404 | 667 | 616 | 756 Medical supplies............................| 108 | 30 | 71 | 98 | 133 | 170 | 118 | 127 | 102 | | | | | | | | | Entertainment.................................| 1,875 | 1,086 | 1,635 | 2,227 | 2,541 | 1,741 | 1,212 | 1,385 | 902 Fees and admissions.........................| 494 | 169 | 359 | 612 | 648 | 517 | 385 | 415 | 333 Television, radios, sound equipment.........| 650 | 524 | 582 | 735 | 935 | 546 | 400 | 447 | 316 Pets, toys, and playground equipment........| 351 | 246 | 363 | 425 | 418 | 312 | 210 | 252 | 132 Other entertainment supplies, equipment, | | | | | | | | | and services...............................| 379 | 147 | 331 | 455 | 539 | 365 | 217 | 271 | 120 | | | | | | | | | Personal care products and services...........| 459 | 285 | 426 | 494 | 547 | 453 | 409 | 390 | 447 | | | | | | | | | Reading.......................................| 182 | 73 | 134 | 194 | 217 | 220 | 190 | 199 | 175 | | | | | | | | | Education.....................................| 525 | 541 | 283 | 526 | 1,186 | 348 | 178 | 243 | 62 | | | | | | | | | Tobacco products and smoking supplies.........| 302 | 294 | 304 | 333 | 354 | 335 | 165 | 187 | 126 | | | | | | | | | Miscellaneous.................................| 816 | 333 | 656 | 911 | 1,012 | 968 | 677 | 697 | 640 | | | | | | | | | Cash contributions............................| 1,045 | 137 | 438 | 796 | 1,577 | 1,484 | 1,547 | 1,551 | 1,540 | | | | | | | | | Personal insurance and pensions...............| 3,515 | 1,517 | 2,984 | 4,325 | 5,052 | 4,056 | 1,325 | 1,639 | 770 Life and other personal insurance...........| 492 | 98 | 277 | 486 | 746 | 704 | 442 | 535 | 278 Pensions and Social Security................| 3,023 | 1,419 | 2,707 | 3,839 | 4,305 | 3,352 | 883 | 1,104 | 492 | | | | | | | | | Sources of income and personal taxes: 1/ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Money income before taxes.....................| 41,840 | 22,668 | 36,079 | 48,508 | 53,537 | 46,447 | 28,427 | 29,899 | 25,809 Wages and salaries..........................| 32,904 | 19,455 | 32,502 | 42,738 | 45,862 | 34,398 | 6,545 | 8,235 | 3,537 Self-employment income......................| 2,352 | 792 | 1,325 | 2,983 | 4,022 | 2,250 | 1,373 | 1,718 | 759 Social Security, private and government | | | | | | | | | retirement.................................| 4,137 | 121 | 247 | 520 | 1,462 | 7,134 | 17,017 | 16,538 | 17,870 Interest, dividends, rental income, other | | | | | | | | | property income............................| 1,076 | 95 | 211 | 654 | 890 | 1,760 | 2,893 | 2,704 | 3,230 Unemployment and workers' compensation, | | | | | | | | | veterans' benefits.........................| 359 | 158 | 329 | 461 | 383 | 426 | 226 | 282 | 127 Public assistance, supplemental security | | | | | | | | | income, food stamps........................| 594 | 1,488 | 968 | 554 | 470 | 308 | 231 | 265 | 171 Regular contributions for support...........| 286 | 295 | 335 | 470 | 300 | 85 | 63 | 62 | 4/65 Other income................................| 134 | 264 | 164 | 129 | 148 | 87 | 80 | 95 | 51 | | | | | | | | | Personal taxes................................| 3,514 | 1,300 | 2,700 | 4,212 | 5,366 | 4,017 | 1,725 | 1,987 | 1,260 Federal income taxes........................| 2,605 | 957 | 1,995 | 3,151 | 4,028 | 2,962 | 1,199 | 1,393 | 855 State and local income taxes................| 716 | 314 | 602 | 896 | 1,091 | 778 | 242 | 282 | 173 Other taxes.................................| 193 | 29 | 103 | 166 | 247 | 277 | 284 | 313 | 232 | | | | | | | | | Income after taxes............................| 38,326 | 21,368 | 33,379 | 44,296 | 48,171 | 42,429 | 26,702 | 27,911 | 24,550 | | | | | | | | | Addenda: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Net change in total assets and liabilities....| -1,703 | -894 | -2,565 | -2,411 | -2,082 | -345 | -306 | -173 | -541 Net change in total assets..................| 5,137 | 3,102 | 5,231 | 8,900 | 4,390 | 4,759 | 951 | 1,605 | -205 Net change in total liabilities.............| 6,840 | 3,995 | 7,796 | 11,310 | 6,472 | 5,104 | 1,257 | 1,778 | 336 | | | | | | | | | Other financial information: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Other money receipts........................| 604 | 591 | 454 | 459 | 868 | 671 | 668 | 369 | 1,195 Mortgage principal paid on owned property...| -1,293 | -146 | -792 | -1,973 | -1,822 | -1,501 | -457 | -594 | -215 Estimated market value of owned home........| 79,249 | 11,514 | 41,498 | 79,950 |103,584 |105,583 |100,032 |103,129 | 94,555 Estimated monthly rental value of owned home| 526 | 99 | 332 | 549 | 664 | 675 | 601 | 612 | 582 | | | | | | | | | Gifts of goods and services...................| 1,104 | 347 | 636 | 858 | 1,938 | 1,524 | 1,034 | 1,200 | 732 Food........................................| 95 | 15 | 40 | 63 | 216 | 146 | 59 | 51 | 73 Housing.....................................| 292 | 121 | 219 | 256 | 475 | 346 | 243 | 245 | 239 Housekeeping supplies.....................| 41 | 20 | 37 | 40 | 51 | 46 | 39 | 41 | 36 Household textiles........................| 15 | 4/2 | 8 | 16 | 20 | 20 | 19 | 19 | 4/19 Appliances and miscellaneous housewares...| 30 | 8 | 23 | 22 | 40 | 45 | 37 | 44 | 24 Major appliances........................| 7 | 4/3 | 2 | 5 | 12 | 11 | 7 | 8 | 4/3 Small appliances and miscellaneous | | | | | | | | | housewares.............................| 24 | 5 | 20 | 18 | 28 | 35 | 31 | 36 | 21 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 76 | 21 | 59 | 84 | 103 | 99 | 57 | 66 | 41 Other housing.............................| 129 | 71 | 92 | 94 | 260 | 136 | 91 | 75 | 119 Apparel and services........................| 278 | 134 | 225 | 236 | 348 | 427 | 265 | 340 | 123 Males, 2 and over.........................| 84 | 33 | 59 | 70 | 101 | 153 | 78 | 102 | 34 Females, 2 and over.......................| 104 | 39 | 82 | 92 | 129 | 155 | 105 | 142 | 37 Children under 2..........................| 43 | 27 | 50 | 40 | 56 | 51 | 26 | 30 | 18 Other apparel products and services.......| 47 | 35 | 34 | 34 | 61 | 69 | 55 | 66 | 35 Jewelry and watches.....................| 21 | 27 | 13 | 16 | 24 | 22 | 31 | 33 | 28 All other apparel products and services.| 26 | 4/9 | 21 | 18 | 38 | 46 | 24 | 33 | 6 Transportation..............................| 58 | 9 | 24 | 40 | 87 | 113 | 72 | 83 | 53 Health care.................................| 29 | 4/3 | 6 | 26 | 61 | 30 | 36 | 39 | 4/30 Entertainment...............................| 87 | 34 | 53 | 84 | 125 | 112 | 89 | 111 | 51 Toys, games, hobbies, and tricycles.......| 35 | 11 | 26 | 32 | 42 | 56 | 38 | 46 | 22 Other entertainment.......................| 52 | 22 | 27 | 51 | 83 | 56 | 52 | 65 | 29 Education...................................| 147 | 4/1 | 7 | 63 | 467 | 173 | 104 | 148 | 4/25 All other gifts.............................| 117 | 29 | 62 | 89 | 159 | 177 | 166 | 183 | 136 | | | | | | | | | _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1/ Components of income and taxes are derived from "complete income reporters" only; see glossary. 2/ Value less than 0.05. 3/ Value less than 0.5. 4/ Data are likely to have large sampling errors. 5/ No data reported.