Table 1501. Composition of consumer unit: Share of annual aggregate expenditures and sources of income, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1990 (Aggregates in millions of dollars, unless otherwise indicated) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | Husband and wife consumer units | | | | | | ________________________________________________ | | | | | | One | Single | | Total | | Husband and wife with | Other | parent, | person Item |Aggregate |husband|Husband| children |husband|at least |and other | | and | and | | and |one child| consu- ________________________ | | wife | wife | | | | wife |under 18 | mer | |consu- | only |Oldest |Oldest | Oldest |consu- | | units | | mer | | child | child |child 18| mer | | | | units | |under 6|6 to 17|or over | units | | | | | | | | | | | _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | Number of consumer units (in thousands).........| 96,968| 52,649| 20,653| 6,403| 13,701| 7,886 | 4,005| 6,074 | 38,245 Percent distribution of consumer units..........| 100.0| 54.3| 21.3| 6.6| 14.1| 8.1 | 4.1| 6.3 | 39.4 | | | | | | | | | Consumer unit characteristics (mean values): | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Income before taxes 1/........................| \$31,889|\$41,599|\$36,196|\$40,687|\$44,628|\$50,200 |\$44,902| \$17,415 | \$21,123 Income after taxes 1/.........................| 28,937| 37,709| 32,546| 37,052| 40,476| 46,047 | 40,728| 16,383 | 19,127 Average number of persons in consumer unit....| 2.6| 3.2| 2.0| 3.4| 4.2| 3.9 | 4.9| 2.9 | 1.5 Age of reference person.......................| 47.2| 46.9| 55.1| 31.2| 38.6| 51.6 | 49.6| 35.1 | 49.4 | | | | | | | | | Average number in consumer unit: | | | | | | | | | Earners.....................................| 1.4| 1.8| 1.2| 1.7| 1.9| 2.7 | 2.5| 1.0 | .9 Vehicles....................................| 2.0| 2.6| 2.4| 2.1| 2.7| 3.5 | 3.0| 1.0 | 1.2 Children under 18...........................| .7| .9| n.a. | 1.4| 2.2| .6 | 1.4| 1.8 | .2 Persons 65 and over.........................| .3| .3| .6| (2) | (3) | .2 | .5| (3) | .3 | | | | | | | | | Percent distribution: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Male......................................| 65| 88| 89| 88| 89| 88 | 85| 8 | 41 Female....................................| 35| 12| 11| 12| 11| 12 | 15| 92 | 59 | | | | | | | | | Housing tenure: | | | | | | | | | Percent homeowner.........................| 62| 78| 80| 60| 78| 85 | 79| 35 | 46 Homeowner with mortgage.................| 38| 52| 38| 54| 68| 60 | 54| 26 | 21 Homeowner without mortgage..............| 24| 25| 41| 6| 10| 25 | 25| 9 | 25 Renter....................................| 38| 22| 20| 40| 22| 15 | 21| 65 | 54 | | | | | | | | | Race of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Black.....................................| 11| 7| 6| 6| 7| 9 | 11| 33 | 14 White and other...........................| 89| 93| 94| 94| 93| 91 | 89| 67 | 86 | | | | | | | | | Education of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Elementary (1-8)..........................| 10| 9| 13| 4| 4| 10 | 17| 7 | 12 High school (9-12)........................| 43| 43| 45| 36| 43| 45 | 44| 56 | 41 College...................................| 46| 47| 42| 60| 53| 44 | 39| 37 | 46 Never attended and other..................| (4) | (4) | (4) | (4) | (4) | (4) | (4) | (4) | 1 | | | | | | | | | At least one vehicle owned..................| 87| 96| 96| 95| 97| 97 | 95| 70 | 76 | | | | | | | | | Annual aggregate expenditures...................|\$2,748,382| 69.4| 24.0| 8.3| 19.6| 12.0 | 5.5| 4.1 | 26.5 | | | | | | | | | Food..........................................| 415,173| 70.5| 23.9| 7.6| 21.6| 12.0 | 5.4| 4.5 | 25.0 Food at home................................| 240,057| 71.4| 22.8| 8.4| 22.2| 12.0 | 5.9| 5.2 | 23.3 Cereals and bakery products...............| 35,568| 71.7| 21.8| 8.1| 23.6| 12.3 | 5.8| 5.3 | 23.0 Cereals and cereal products.............| 12,423| 71.6| 20.6| 8.9| 24.5| 11.6 | 5.9| 5.9 | 22.5 Bakery products.........................| 23,145| 71.8| 22.5| 7.7| 23.1| 12.6 | 5.8| 4.9 | 23.3 Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs............| 64,546| 71.5| 23.6| 7.9| 20.9| 12.8 | 6.2| 5.6 | 22.9 Beef....................................| 21,023| 73.0| 24.9| 7.8| 21.0| 13.2 | 6.0| 6.1 | 20.9 Pork....................................| 12,773| 70.6| 22.5| 8.0| 20.7| 12.8 | 6.6| 5.7 | 23.8 Other meats.............................| 9,545| 71.8| 22.9| 7.5| 21.2| 13.9 | 6.4| 5.5 | 22.7 Poultry.................................| 10,407| 70.4| 23.7| 7.6| 21.3| 12.3 | 5.6| 5.3 | 24.3 Fish and seafood........................| 7,924| 70.8| 23.4| 9.1| 20.2| 11.8 | 6.3| 4.6 | 24.6 Eggs....................................| 2,874| 68.9| 21.4| 8.0| 20.8| 11.8 | 7.0| 5.8 | 25.2 | | | | | | | | | Dairy products............................| 28,537| 71.5| 21.1| 9.3| 23.2| 11.9 | 5.9| 5.3 | 23.2 Fresh milk and cream....................| 13,518| 71.0| 19.2| 9.8| 23.4| 12.2 | 6.4| 5.8 | 23.3 Other dairy products....................| 15,019| 72.0| 22.9| 8.9| 23.1| 11.6 | 5.5| 4.9 | 23.1 Fruits and vegetables.....................| 39,365| 70.3| 24.7| 8.0| 20.4| 11.1 | 6.2| 4.8 | 24.9 Fresh fruits............................| 12,242| 70.7| 26.6| 7.2| 20.4| 10.7 | 5.7| 4.2 | 25.1 Fresh vegetables........................| 11,422| 70.0| 24.6| 7.7| 20.0| 11.4 | 6.3| 4.6 | 25.4 Processed fruits........................| 8,965| 69.7| 23.2| 9.5| 19.7| 11.6 | 5.7| 5.4 | 24.9 Processed vegetables....................| 6,736| 71.1| 23.2| 7.8| 22.0| 10.7 | 7.3| 5.4 | 23.5 | | | | | | | | | Other food at home........................| 72,042| 71.9| 22.1| 9.0| 23.4| 11.8 | 5.7| 5.0 | 23.1 Sugar and other sweets..................| 9,100| 72.8| 23.3| 7.2| 25.0| 12.0 | 5.4| 5.1 | 22.1 Fats and oils...........................| 6,569| 71.8| 23.6| 7.9| 22.3| 12.2 | 5.8| 5.1 | 23.1 Miscellaneous foods.....................| 32,417| 72.0| 21.0| 10.3| 23.9| 11.4 | 5.5| 5.3 | 22.7 Nonalcoholic beverages..................| 20,572| 70.5| 21.9| 8.2| 22.6| 12.4 | 5.4| 4.9 | 24.6 Food prepared by consumer unit | | | | | | | | | on out-of-town trips...................| 3,384| 76.7| 28.4| 8.3| 20.4| 10.2 | 9.4| 3.0 | 20.4 Food away from home.........................| 175,115| 69.3| 25.3| 6.5| 20.8| 12.0 | 4.7| 3.5 | 27.2 | | | | | | | | | Alcoholic beverages...........................| 28,342| 58.9| 25.8| 6.4| 14.9| 8.7 | 3.2| 3.0 | 38.0 | | | | | | | | | Housing.......................................| 861,359| 66.5| 23.1| 9.5| 18.7| 10.1 | 5.0| 4.9 | 28.6 Shelter.....................................| 487,943| 63.6| 21.9| 9.3| 17.9| 9.6 | 4.9| 5.0 | 31.4 Owned dwellings...........................| 286,391| 74.1| 24.2| 10.1| 22.1| 11.8 | 5.8| 3.3 | 22.6 Mortgage interest.......................| 176,143| 76.7| 20.4| 12.5| 26.0| 11.4 | 6.4| 3.4 | 19.9 Property taxes..........................| 57,913| 72.1| 28.7| 6.9| 17.0| 14.2 | 5.2| 2.7 | 25.3 Maintenance, repairs, insurance, | | | | | | | | | other expenses.........................| 52,335| 67.5| 31.8| 5.8| 14.6| 10.8 | 4.5| 3.5 | 29.0 Rented dwellings..........................| 148,673| 40.1| 14.3| 8.6| 9.9| 4.2 | 3.1| 9.1 | 50.8 Other lodging.............................| 52,879| 73.3| 31.4| 6.4| 17.6| 12.6 | 5.2| 2.3 | 24.4 | | | | | | | | | Utilities, fuels, and public services.......| 183,298| 65.5| 23.0| 7.1| 17.7| 11.9 | 5.8| 5.3 | 29.2 Natural gas...............................| 23,901| 64.5| 21.5| 6.9| 17.7| 12.7 | 5.7| 5.6 | 30.0 Electricity...............................| 73,521| 67.4| 23.9| 7.2| 18.4| 12.1 | 5.9| 5.2 | 27.4 Fuel oil and other fuels..................| 9,715| 71.1| 27.5| 6.4| 20.1| 13.1 | 4.1| 3.0 | 25.9 Telephone.................................| 57,431| 60.8| 21.1| 7.3| 15.5| 11.1 | 5.8| 5.8 | 33.3 Water and other public services...........| 18,729| 70.5| 24.7| 7.1| 20.4| 12.3 | 6.0| 4.9 | 24.6 Household operations........................| 43,292| 71.3| 18.3| 23.3| 21.2| 5.0 | 3.5| 8.1 | 20.6 Personal services.........................| 21,242| 76.2| 4.6| 40.0| 27.3| 1.4 | 2.9| 12.4 | 11.4 Other household expenses..................| 22,050| 66.6| 31.5| 7.3| 15.3| 8.5 | 4.1| 4.1 | 29.3 | | | | | | | | | Housekeeping supplies.......................| 39,200| 74.4| 27.2| 8.2| 22.1| 11.3 | 5.5| 3.6 | 22.0 Laundry and cleaning supplies.............| 10,895| 74.3| 24.3| 8.5| 23.4| 12.5 | 5.6| 4.7 | 21.0 Other household products..................| 16,526| 76.5| 27.3| 7.8| 24.0| 11.6 | 5.8| 3.3 | 20.2 Postage and stationery....................| 11,779| 71.4| 29.9| 8.5| 18.3| 9.9 | 5.0| 3.1 | 25.5 Household furnishings and equipment.........| 107,626| 76.2| 29.2| 9.7| 21.7| 11.0 | 4.5| 3.1 | 20.7 Household textiles........................| 9,547| 80.9| 29.0| 9.5| 21.3| 16.2 | 4.9| 1.9 | 17.1 Furniture.................................| 30,107| 71.7| 27.8| 9.4| 20.9| 8.9 | 4.7| 4.2 | 24.1 Floor coverings...........................| 8,869| 83.6| 20.6| 18.1| 32.2| 8.7 | 3.9| 5/1.9 | 14.5 Major appliances..........................| 14,293| 73.4| 28.3| 8.2| 19.2| 11.1 | 6.6| 4.8 | 21.8 Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares| 5,921| 72.4| 30.3| 7.2| 16.2| 12.8 | 6.0| 2.4 | 25.1 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 38,888| 78.5| 32.5| 8.9| 21.9| 11.7 | 3.5| 2.4 | 19.1 | | | | | | | | | Apparel and services..........................| 156,401| 69.8| 22.8| 8.0| 21.7| 11.5 | 5.7| 5.3 | 24.9 Men and boys................................| 38,047| 73.1| 22.5| 7.1| 25.1| 12.6 | 5.8| 4.1 | 22.8 Men, 16 and over..........................| 31,318| 72.4| 25.8| 6.8| 19.7| 14.3 | 5.8| 1.4 | 26.1 Boys, 2 to 15.............................| 6,729| 76.1| 6.8| 8.9| 50.4| 4.7 | 5.3| 16.4 | 7.5 Women and girls.............................| 64,941| 70.1| 25.0| 6.3| 21.4| 12.1 | 5.4| 5.5 | 24.4 Women, 16 and over........................| 56,482| 68.9| 27.9| 5.9| 17.2| 12.7 | 5.3| 4.5 | 26.5 Girls, 2 to 15............................| 8,459| 78.3| 5.8| 9.2| 49.4| 7.7 | 6.1| 11.8 | 9.9 Children under 2............................| 6,729| 80.9| 9.9| 36.8| 15.8| 7.9 | 10.6| 5.6 | 13.5 Footwear....................................| 21,703| 67.4| 23.6| 6.6| 22.3| 9.7 | 5.2| 6.4 | 26.2 Other apparel products and services.........| 24,981| 62.9| 20.3| 7.5| 18.4| 11.2 | 5.6| 5.4 | 31.6 | | | | | | | | | Transportation................................| 496,646| 72.3| 23.9| 8.0| 19.8| 14.3 | 6.2| 3.3 | 24.4 Vehicle purchases (net outlay)..............| 206,399| 76.4| 23.8| 8.6| 22.6| 14.9 | 6.4| 3.0 | 20.6 Cars and trucks, new......................| 112,339| 80.1| 28.8| 8.8| 22.3| 14.6 | 5.5| 5/.9 | 18.9 Cars and trucks, used.....................| 91,879| 72.1| 17.9| 8.3| 23.1| 15.3 | 7.4| 5.4 | 22.5 Other vehicles............................| 2,180| 63.4| 5/16.0| 5/7.3| 18.6| 5/13.3 | 5/8.2| 5/8.6 | 28.0 Gasoline and motor oil......................| 101,515| 70.6| 23.1| 7.5| 19.6| 14.0 | 6.4| 3.7 | 25.7 Other vehicle expenses......................| 159,403| 69.8| 23.9| 8.1| 17.6| 14.2 | 6.0| 3.5 | 26.7 Vehicle finance charges...................| 29,078| 73.2| 21.1| 10.5| 20.6| 15.2 | 5.9| 2.9 | 23.9 Maintenance and repairs...................| 57,300| 67.4| 23.9| 7.2| 17.1| 13.2 | 5.9| 3.6 | 29.0 Vehicle insurance.........................| 54,635| 70.1| 24.5| 7.4| 16.4| 15.2 | 6.6| 3.4 | 26.4 Vehicle rental, licenses, other charges...| 18,390| 71.0| 26.7| 9.2| 17.6| 12.7 | 4.8| 4.3 | 24.7 Public transportation.......................| 29,329| 62.3| 27.7| 5.8| 12.3| 11.0 | 5.7| 2.9 | 34.7 | | | | | | | | | Health care...................................| 143,476| 69.8| 30.2| 7.0| 15.3| 10.8 | 6.6| 2.6 | 27.6 Health insurance............................| 56,384| 69.5| 31.4| 6.6| 13.9| 11.3 | 6.2| 2.5 | 28.1 Medical services............................| 54,490| 70.3| 27.1| 8.4| 17.7| 10.3 | 6.7| 3.0 | 26.7 Drugs.......................................| 24,376| 69.9| 34.5| 5.3| 12.7| 10.4 | 7.1| 2.0 | 28.1 Medical supplies............................| 8,226| 68.0| 29.7| 4.6| 16.5| 11.1 | 6.0| 3.1 | 28.9 | | | | | | | | | Entertainment.................................| 137,829| 71.4| 25.1| 7.5| 22.2| 11.3 | 5.2| 3.8 | 24.8 Fees and admissions.........................| 36,001| 71.2| 25.4| 6.2| 23.2| 11.5 | 4.9| 3.7 | 25.1 Television, radios, sound equipment.........| 43,978| 66.1| 20.9| 7.3| 21.3| 11.1 | 5.6| 5.5 | 28.4 Pets, toys, and playground equipment........| 26,737| 71.2| 22.4| 9.9| 23.5| 9.6 | 5.9| 3.6 | 25.2 Other entertainment supplies, equipment, | | | | | | | | | and services...............................| 31,113| 79.0| 33.3| 7.4| 21.0| 12.9 | 4.5| 1.8 | 19.1 | | | | | | | | | Personal care products and services...........| 35,212| 71.4| 25.6| 7.1| 20.4| 12.9 | 5.4| 4.1 | 24.5 | | | | | | | | | Reading.......................................| 14,851| 67.3| 25.9| 7.9| 17.8| 10.6 | 5.1| 3.2 | 29.4 | | | | | | | | | Education.....................................| 39,401| 67.0| 13.3| 4.2| 19.4| 24.9 | 5.1| 4.0 | 29.1 | | | | | | | | | Tobacco products and smoking supplies.........| 26,611| 63.6| 20.9| 6.0| 16.7| 13.0 | 6.9| 4.8 | 31.7 | | | | | | | | | Miscellaneous.................................| 62,566| 63.6| 21.5| 7.2| 18.3| 10.9 | 5.7| 4.6 | 31.8 | | | | | | | | | Cash contributions............................| 79,130| 68.8| 31.2| 4.3| 15.0| 13.7 | 4.5| 2.7 | 28.5 | | | | | | | | | Personal insurance and pensions...............| 251,383| 74.3| 23.6| 9.7| 21.9| 13.3 | 5.9| 2.8 | 22.9 Life and other personal insurance...........| 33,432| 81.6| 27.7| 7.2| 23.4| 15.0 | 8.3| 2.5 | 15.9 Pensions and Social Security................| 217,951| 73.2| 23.0| 10.0| 21.6| 13.0 | 5.5| 2.8 | 24.0 | | | | | | | | | Sources of income and personal taxes: 1/ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Money income before taxes.....................| 2,660,355| 70.1| 24.2| 8.6| 19.4| 11.9 | 5.9| 3.5 | 26.5 Wages and salaries..........................| 2,016,626| 72.2| 20.8| 10.0| 22.3| 13.0 | 6.1| 3.3 | 24.5 Self-employment income......................| 193,151| 78.6| 25.9| 10.8| 23.4| 13.6 | 4.9| 1.3 | 20.0 Social Security, private and government | | | | | | | | | retirement.................................| 285,895| 60.7| 45.5| .3| 2.1| 6.8 | 6.0| 1.0 | 38.2 Interest, dividends, rental income, other | | | | | | | | | property income............................| 88,387| 63.5| 39.1| 2.7| 8.9| 6.8 | 6.0| 1.4 | 35.1 Unemployment and workers' compensation, | | | | | | | | | veterans' benefits.........................| 18,207| 60.7| 21.7| 5.3| 14.3| 12.1 | 7.3| 5.8 | 33.5 Public assistance, supplemental security | | | | | | | | | income, food stamps........................| 28,674| 24.5| 4.1| 3.1| 7.6| 4.6 | 5.0| 37.4 | 38.0 Regular contributions for support...........| 21,665| 25.5| 5.7| 3.8| 10.5| 1.9 | 3.5| 28.6 | 45.9 Other income................................| 7,750| 53.9| 22.0| 5.2| 11.4| 9.9 | 5.5| 3.1 | 43.0 | | | | | | | | | Personal taxes................................| 246,310| 70.8| 26.3| 8.3| 19.5| 10.7 | 6.0| 2.2 | 27.0 Federal income taxes........................| 193,443| 70.9| 26.4| 8.2| 19.6| 10.8 | 5.9| 2.0 | 27.0 State and local income taxes................| 46,591| 70.2| 25.0| 9.0| 19.4| 10.4 | 6.3| 2.8 | 27.1 Other taxes.................................| 6,275| 70.4| 34.9| 5.7| 17.3| 7.3 | 5.2| 3.3 | 26.4 | | | | | | | | | Income after taxes............................| 2,414,045| 70.0| 23.9| 8.7| 19.4| 12.1 | 5.9| 3.6 | 26.4 | | | | | | | | | _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1/ Components of income and taxes are derived from "complete income reporters" only; see glossary. 2/ No data reported. 3/ Value less than 0.05. 4/ Value less than 0.5. 5/ Data are likely to have large sampling errors. n.a. Not applicable.