Table 1600. Number of earners in consumer unit: Share of annual aggregate expenditures and sources of income, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1989 (Aggregates in millions of dollars, unless otherwise indicated) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | Single consumers | Consumer units of two or more persons | | | _______________________ _______________________________________________ Item | Aggregate | | | | | | | | No earner |One earner | No earner |One earner |Two earners| Three or | | | | | | | more | | | | | | | ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | Number of consumer units (in thousands).........| 95,818 | 9,373 | 17,189 | 9,095 | 18,077 | 31,897 | 10,186 Percent distribution of consumer units..........| 100.0 | 9.8 | 17.9 | 9.5 | 18.9 | 33.3 | 10.6 | | | | | | | Consumer unit characteristics (mean values): | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Income before taxes 1/........................| \$31,308 | \$10,987 | \$21,501 | \$17,484 | \$28,581 | \$42,027 | \$50,971 Income after taxes 1/.........................| 28,496 | 10,704 | 19,056 | 16,829 | 26,399 | 37,851 | 46,455 Average number of persons in consumer unit....| 2.6 | 1.0 | 1.0 | 2.4 | 3.0 | 3.0 | 4.4 Age of reference person.......................| 47.2 | 70.5 | 37.8 | 64.1 | 47.0 | 40.9 | 46.5 | | | | | | | Average number in consumer unit: | | | | | | | Earners.....................................| 1.4 | n.a. | 1.0 | n.a. | 1.0 | 2.0 | 3.4 Vehicles....................................| 2.0 | .7 | 1.2 | 1.5 | 1.9 | 2.5 | 3.6 Children under 18...........................| .7 | n.a. | n.a. | .5 | 1.1 | .9 | 1.2 Persons 65 and over.........................| .3 | .8 | .1 | 1.3 | .3 | .1 | .1 | | | | | | | Percent distribution: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex of reference person: | | | | | | | Male......................................| 66 | 26 | 55 | 68 | 66 | 79 | 81 Female....................................| 34 | 74 | 45 | 32 | 34 | 21 | 19 | | | | | | | Housing tenure: | | | | | | | Percent homeowner.........................| 63 | 58 | 32 | 70 | 65 | 71 | 82 Homeowner with mortgage.................| 39 | 9 | 21 | 13 | 40 | 54 | 66 Homeowner without mortgage..............| 24 | 48 | 11 | 57 | 25 | 16 | 16 Renter....................................| 37 | 42 | 68 | 30 | 35 | 29 | 18 | | | | | | | Race of reference person: | | | | | | | Black.....................................| 11 | 12 | 10 | 15 | 13 | 8 | 8 White and other...........................| 89 | 88 | 90 | 85 | 87 | 92 | 92 | | | | | | | Education of reference person: | | | | | | | Elementary (1-8)..........................| 11 | 28 | 4 | 28 | 12 | 5 | 7 High school (9-12)........................| 43 | 45 | 32 | 49 | 47 | 43 | 47 College...................................| 46 | 26 | 63 | 22 | 40 | 51 | 46 Never attended and other..................| 1 | 1 | (2) | 2 | 1 | (2) | (2) | | | | | | | At least one vehicle owned..................| 87 | 58 | 81 | 79 | 89 | 96 | 98 | | | | | | | Annual aggregate expenditures...................|\$2,664,680 | 4.3 | 12.5 | 6.3 | 17.9 | 42.7 | 16.3 | | | | | | | Food..........................................| 397,894 | 4.6 | 10.5 | 7.3 | 17.8 | 42.2 | 17.6 Food at home................................| 229,038 | 5.3 | 7.8 | 8.9 | 19.7 | 40.8 | 17.4 Cereals and bakery products...............| 34,377 | 5.7 | 7.8 | 8.9 | 19.9 | 40.2 | 17.6 Cereals and cereal products.............| 12,527 | 5.3 | 7.1 | 9.2 | 20.5 | 39.7 | 18.1 Bakery products.........................| 21,849 | 5.9 | 8.2 | 8.7 | 19.5 | 40.5 | 17.3 Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs............| 58,533 | 4.7 | 6.7 | 9.7 | 20.3 | 40.4 | 18.1 Beef....................................| 19,371 | 4.1 | 6.3 | 9.5 | 20.1 | 40.9 | 19.2 Pork....................................| 11,143 | 4.5 | 6.4 | 10.5 | 22.3 | 38.4 | 18.0 Other meats.............................| 8,563 | 4.6 | 6.8 | 8.5 | 18.9 | 42.6 | 18.6 Poultry.................................| 9,545 | 5.6 | 7.3 | 10.0 | 19.9 | 40.1 | 17.2 Fish and seafood........................| 6,757 | 5.2 | 7.3 | 10.2 | 20.7 | 40.9 | 15.6 Eggs....................................| 3,154 | 5.9 | 7.2 | 10.1 | 19.8 | 38.2 | 18.9 | | | | | | | Dairy products............................| 29,150 | 5.5 | 8.0 | 8.4 | 19.8 | 41.1 | 17.1 Fresh milk and cream....................| 14,141 | 5.7 | 7.5 | 8.4 | 20.9 | 39.8 | 17.6 Other dairy products....................| 15,009 | 5.3 | 8.5 | 8.4 | 18.7 | 42.5 | 16.7 Fruits and vegetables.....................| 39,138 | 6.7 | 8.2 | 10.1 | 19.3 | 39.5 | 16.2 Fresh fruits............................| 12,036 | 7.3 | 8.3 | 11.2 | 19.0 | 38.5 | 15.7 Fresh vegetables........................| 12,201 | 6.7 | 8.5 | 10.1 | 19.6 | 39.3 | 15.8 Processed fruits........................| 8,561 | 6.9 | 8.3 | 10.0 | 19.0 | 39.7 | 16.1 Processed vegetables....................| 6,341 | 5.3 | 7.3 | 8.3 | 19.7 | 41.5 | 17.9 | | | | | | | Other food at home........................| 67,840 | 4.8 | 8.5 | 7.8 | 19.1 | 42.0 | 17.7 Sugar and other sweets..................| 8,217 | 4.7 | 7.8 | 9.1 | 19.4 | 42.0 | 17.0 Fats and oils...........................| 5,648 | 5.9 | 6.9 | 9.8 | 19.5 | 40.6 | 17.3 Miscellaneous foods.....................| 30,097 | 4.5 | 8.4 | 7.0 | 18.9 | 43.3 | 17.8 Nonalcoholic beverages..................| 20,681 | 5.1 | 9.3 | 7.9 | 19.1 | 40.7 | 17.9 Food prepared by consumer unit | | | | | | | on out-of-town trips...................| 3,198 | 4.3 | 9.5 | 8.1 | 20.1 | 40.8 | 17.2 Food away from home.........................| 168,856 | 3.6 | 14.2 | 5.1 | 15.3 | 44.0 | 17.9 | | | | | | | Alcoholic beverages...........................| 27,215 | 3.8 | 23.8 | 4.7 | 13.3 | 42.5 | 11.9 | | | | | | | Housing.......................................| 824,901 | 5.2 | 13.1 | 6.7 | 18.9 | 42.3 | 13.8 Shelter.....................................| 463,243 | 5.0 | 15.2 | 5.7 | 18.5 | 42.1 | 13.5 Owned dwellings...........................| 273,043 | 3.6 | 8.7 | 5.1 | 18.9 | 47.1 | 16.6 Mortgage interest.......................| 166,865 | 1.1 | 9.1 | 1.6 | 18.4 | 52.4 | 17.3 Property taxes..........................| 55,101 | 6.9 | 7.4 | 10.5 | 20.0 | 38.0 | 17.2 Maintenance, repairs, insurance, | | | | | | | other expenses.........................| 51,077 | 8.5 | 8.8 | 10.8 | 19.2 | 39.3 | 13.5 Rented dwellings..........................| 143,725 | 8.0 | 28.3 | 6.4 | 18.1 | 32.3 | 6.9 Other lodging.............................| 46,475 | 3.4 | 12.4 | 7.2 | 18.1 | 43.6 | 15.3 | | | | | | | Utilities, fuels, and public services.......| 175,799 | 6.7 | 11.1 | 8.9 | 20.3 | 37.8 | 15.2 Natural gas...............................| 23,667 | 7.6 | 10.1 | 10.8 | 19.9 | 36.6 | 15.0 Electricity...............................| 70,699 | 6.6 | 9.8 | 9.0 | 20.8 | 38.4 | 15.3 Fuel oil and other fuels..................| 9,659 | 9.2 | 8.0 | 12.2 | 19.4 | 35.8 | 15.5 Telephone.................................| 54,350 | 6.0 | 14.6 | 7.1 | 19.6 | 37.4 | 15.2 Water and other public services...........| 17,423 | 6.6 | 7.9 | 9.4 | 21.5 | 39.7 | 15.0 Household operations........................| 44,048 | 7.4 | 5.9 | 6.7 | 18.8 | 50.9 | 10.4 Personal services.........................| 20,971 | 3/4.7 | 1.7 | 2.3 | 18.4 | 65.0 | 7.9 Other household expenses..................| 23,077 | 9.8 | 9.8 | 10.6 | 19.2 | 38.0 | 12.6 | | | | | | | Housekeeping supplies.......................| 37,735 | 5.2 | 8.6 | 8.7 | 19.4 | 43.3 | 14.9 Laundry and cleaning supplies.............| 10,261 | 5.3 | 7.5 | 8.9 | 19.6 | 41.6 | 17.1 Other household products..................| 15,772 | 3.8 | 7.4 | 7.5 | 18.7 | 47.7 | 14.8 Postage and stationery....................| 11,702 | 6.8 | 11.1 | 10.0 | 20.3 | 38.9 | 12.9 Household furnishings and equipment.........| 104,076 | 3.0 | 11.8 | 6.2 | 17.8 | 46.8 | 14.3 Household textiles........................| 10,098 | 2.9 | 8.4 | 8.8 | 17.7 | 45.9 | 16.3 Furniture.................................| 29,930 | 2.2 | 12.4 | 5.5 | 18.5 | 46.7 | 14.7 Floor coverings...........................| 6,703 | 3/2.7 | 9.9 | 7.4 | 18.9 | 43.9 | 17.2 Major appliances..........................| 14,133 | 3.0 | 11.0 | 8.1 | 17.6 | 45.2 | 15.2 Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares| 6,251 | 3.8 | 10.9 | 7.1 | 19.4 | 42.4 | 16.3 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 36,961 | 3.6 | 13.2 | 5.0 | 17.0 | 48.9 | 12.3 | | | | | | | Apparel and services..........................| 151,603 | 3.8 | 13.2 | 5.8 | 17.3 | 43.7 | 16.1 Men and boys................................| 38,090 | 2.1 | 13.3 | 6.0 | 14.8 | 46.1 | 17.7 Men, 16 and over..........................| 31,003 | 2.1 | 15.7 | 6.3 | 12.0 | 45.4 | 18.4 Boys, 2 to 15.............................| 7,087 | 1.9 | 2.7 | 4.9 | 26.9 | 49.0 | 14.7 Women and girls.............................| 62,983 | 5.6 | 13.3 | 6.3 | 18.2 | 41.2 | 15.5 Women, 16 and over........................| 54,051 | 6.3 | 15.1 | 6.4 | 17.3 | 39.4 | 15.5 Girls, 2 to 15............................| 8,931 | 1.3 | 2.7 | 5.4 | 23.9 | 51.5 | 15.3 Children under 2............................| 6,931 | 1.1 | 3.5 | 5.4 | 24.2 | 54.8 | 11.1 Footwear....................................| 18,132 | 3.7 | 11.1 | 6.0 | 18.4 | 45.0 | 15.7 Other apparel products and services.........| 25,467 | 2.9 | 16.8 | 4.4 | 16.2 | 42.7 | 17.0 | | | | | | | Transportation................................| 496,999 | 2.9 | 11.9 | 5.2 | 17.6 | 42.7 | 19.6 Vehicle purchases (net outlay)..............| 219,513 | 2.8 | 10.4 | 4.7 | 17.8 | 43.0 | 21.3 Cars and trucks, new......................| 116,712 | 3.3 | 10.3 | 5.4 | 15.8 | 42.9 | 22.2 Cars and trucks, used.....................| 100,682 | 2.2 | 10.4 | 3.7 | 20.2 | 43.2 | 20.3 Other vehicles............................| 2,119 | (4) | 3/12.1 | 3/9.7 | 11.1 | 43.2 | 23.9 Gasoline and motor oil......................| 94,368 | 3.0 | 12.2 | 5.9 | 18.0 | 42.3 | 18.6 Other vehicle expenses......................| 155,937 | 2.6 | 12.8 | 5.3 | 17.1 | 43.8 | 18.5 Vehicle finance charges...................| 29,054 | .9 | 12.5 | 2.6 | 15.2 | 48.6 | 20.3 Maintenance and repairs...................| 53,784 | 3.3 | 13.3 | 6.1 | 18.1 | 41.6 | 17.6 Vehicle insurance.........................| 55,079 | 3.1 | 12.3 | 6.1 | 16.9 | 42.7 | 18.9 Vehicle rental, licenses, other charges...| 18,021 | 1.9 | 13.2 | 4.9 | 17.7 | 45.8 | 16.5 Public transportation.......................| 27,181 | 6.1 | 18.2 | 7.3 | 16.9 | 35.7 | 15.8 | | | | | | | Health care...................................| 134,806 | 9.7 | 8.3 | 14.6 | 20.4 | 34.6 | 12.3 Health insurance............................| 51,422 | 10.7 | 8.0 | 15.9 | 20.9 | 32.9 | 11.5 Medical services............................| 51,960 | 8.7 | 9.0 | 10.9 | 20.4 | 37.6 | 13.4 Drugs.......................................| 23,040 | 10.6 | 7.2 | 18.2 | 21.9 | 31.4 | 10.8 Medical supplies............................| 8,383 | 6.7 | 9.3 | 20.0 | 13.6 | 35.4 | 15.0 | | | | | | | Entertainment.................................| 136,430 | 2.4 | 12.3 | 6.1 | 16.5 | 45.9 | 16.8 Fees and admissions.........................| 36,134 | 2.8 | 15.0 | 6.5 | 17.3 | 41.4 | 17.1 Television, radios, sound equipment.........| 41,082 | 3.4 | 14.5 | 5.8 | 17.2 | 43.9 | 15.2 Pets, toys, and playground equipment........| 23,889 | 2.1 | 9.2 | 6.1 | 20.3 | 47.6 | 14.7 Other entertainment supplies, equipment, | | | | | | | and services...............................| 35,325 | .8 | 9.3 | 6.1 | 12.4 | 51.6 | 19.8 | | | | | | | Personal care products and services...........| 35,109 | 4.3 | 12.5 | 7.4 | 17.4 | 41.4 | 17.1 | | | | | | | Reading.......................................| 15,014 | 5.3 | 14.6 | 7.6 | 18.8 | 40.2 | 13.5 | | | | | | | Education.....................................| 35,029 | 3.1 | 18.2 | 2.2 | 13.3 | 37.1 | 26.2 | | | | | | | Tobacco products and smoking supplies.........| 25,029 | 3.6 | 13.6 | 7.0 | 19.3 | 40.6 | 15.9 | | | | | | | Miscellaneous.................................| 61,578 | 4.8 | 14.5 | 5.4 | 17.7 | 42.4 | 15.2 | | | | | | | Cash contributions............................| 86,228 | 8.3 | 14.5 | 7.9 | 17.9 | 38.0 | 13.4 | | | | | | | Personal insurance and pensions...............| 236,844 | .4 | 13.2 | 1.2 | 16.5 | 50.5 | 18.2 Life and other personal insurance...........| 33,186 | 3.0 | 7.8 | 8.6 | 18.8 | 45.6 | 16.1 Pensions and Social Security................| 203,657 | (5) | 14.0 | (5) | 16.1 | 51.3 | 18.6 | | | | | | | Sources of income and personal taxes: 1/ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Money income before taxes.....................| 2,597,325 | 3.4 | 12.9 | 5.2 | 16.8 | 45.0 | 16.6 Wages and salaries..........................| 1,928,684 | (4) | 14.1 | (5) | 15.1 | 51.4 | 19.4 Self-employment income......................| 210,286 | (4) | 14.7 | (4) | 20.2 | 50.2 | 15.0 Social Security, private and government | | | | | | | retirement.................................| 280,990 | 21.4 | 4.4 | 34.4 | 23.7 | 12.3 | 3.8 Interest, dividends, rental income, other | | | | | | | property income............................| 103,990 | 19.4 | 11.6 | 24.4 | 19.1 | 19.5 | 6.0 Unemployment and workers' compensation, | | | | | | | veterans' benefits.........................| 17,181 | 6.7 | 9.4 | 15.2 | 18.6 | 37.0 | 13.2 Public assistance, supplemental security | | | | | | | income, food stamps........................| 24,017 | 9.8 | 1.6 | 41.3 | 29.2 | 12.0 | 6.1 Regular contributions for support...........| 22,662 | 16.1 | 18.5 | 4.7 | 23.5 | 27.5 | 9.7 Other income................................| 9,514 | 3/2.7 | 27.8 | 3.4 | 12.6 | 32.3 | 21.2 | | | | | | | Personal taxes................................| 233,286 | 1.0 | 16.4 | 2.2 | 14.3 | 49.8 | 16.4 Federal income taxes........................| 184,860 | .9 | 16.1 | 2.2 | 14.4 | 50.4 | 16.0 State and local income taxes................| 43,262 | .5 | 17.4 | 1.4 | 13.9 | 48.2 | 18.6 Other taxes.................................| 5,164 | 5.7 | 17.6 | 9.3 | 15.6 | 40.7 | 11.1 | | | | | | | Income after taxes............................| 2,364,038 | 3.6 | 12.6 | 5.6 | 17.1 | 44.5 | 16.6 | | | | | | | ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1/ Components of income and taxes are derived from "complete income reporters" only; see glossary. 2/ Value less than 0.5. 3/ Data are likely to have large sampling errors. 4/ No data reported. 5/ Value less than 0.05. n.a. Not applicable.