Table 1500. Composition of consumer unit: Shares of average annual expenditures and sources of income, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1994 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | Husband and wife consumer units | | | | | _________________________________________________________ | | | | | | Single | Total | | Husband and wife with children | Other | One | person |husband| | |husband| parent, |and other _________________________________ Item | and |Husband| | | | | and |at least | consu- | wife | and | Total | | | | wife |one child| mer |consu- | wife |husband |Oldest |Oldest | Oldest |consu- |under 18 | units | mer | only |and wife| child | child |child 18| mer | | | units | | with |under 6|6 to 17|or over | units | | | | |children| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | Number of consumer units (in thousands).........| 53,578| 22,017| 27,572 | 5,529| 14,965| 7,079 | 3,989| 7,065 | 41,567 | | | | | | | | | Consumer unit characteristics: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Income before taxes 1/........................|\$48,919|\$45,100|\$52,005 |\$45,202|\$51,947|\$58,006 |\$48,311| \$19,069 | \$24,401 Income after taxes 1/.........................| 44,878| 41,240| 47,783 | 41,381| 47,680| 53,539 | 44,542| 18,121 | 22,182 Age of reference person.......................| 47.5| 56.0| 40.7 | 31.2| 39.2| 51.2 | 47.5| 35.7 | 49.9 | | | | | | | | | Average number in consumer unit: | | | | | | | | | Persons.....................................| 3.2| 2.0| 4.0 | 3.5| 4.2| 3.8 | 5.0| 2.9 | 1.6 Children under 18...........................| 1.0| n.a. | 1.6 | 1.5| 2.2| .5 | 1.7| 1.8 | .2 Persons 65 and over.........................| .3| .7| (2) | (2) | (2) | .2 | .5| (2) | .3 Earners.....................................| 1.7| 1.2| 2.0 | 1.6| 1.9| 2.7 | 2.3| .9 | .9 Vehicles....................................| 2.6| 2.3| 2.7 | 2.2| 2.5| 3.4 | 2.9| 1.0 | 1.3 | | | | | | | | | Percent distribution: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Male......................................| 85| 86| 83 | 83| 84| 82 | 84| 10 | 43 Female....................................| 15| 14| 17 | 17| 16| 18 | 16| 90 | 57 | | | | | | | | | Housing tenure: | | | | | | | | | Homeowner.................................| 79| 82| 77 | 62| 77| 88 | 78| 31 | 48 With mortgage...........................| 52| 38| 62 | 55| 66| 58 | 56| 23 | 20 Without mortgage........................| 28| 44| 15 | 8| 11| 30 | 22| 9 | 28 Renter....................................| 21| 18| 23 | 38| 23| 12 | 22| 69 | 52 | | | | | | | | | Race of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Black.....................................| 7| 5| 8 | 5| 9| 6 | 16| 28 | 13 White and other...........................| 93| 95| 92 | 95| 91| 94 | 84| 72 | 87 | | | | | | | | | Education of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Elementary (1-8)..........................| 7| 9| 5 | 3| 4| 9 | 12| 4 | 11 High school (9-12)........................| 44| 45| 42 | 41| 40| 46 | 52| 54 | 41 College...................................| 49| 46| 53 | 57| 55| 45 | 35| 41 | 48 Never attended and other..................| (3) | (3) | (3) | (3) | (2) | (3) | 1| 1 | (3) | | | | | | | | | At least one vehicle owned..................| 96| 96| 96 | 95| 96| 96 | 94| 70 | 77 | | | | | | | | | Average annual expenditures.....................|\$40,731|\$36,198|\$44,088 |\$38,560|\$44,145|\$48,489 |\$42,386| \$21,671 | \$21,861 | | | | | | | | | Food..........................................| 13.8| 12.8| 14.2 | 12.7| 14.9| 14.3 | 14.7| 16.6 | 13.7 Food at home................................| 8.4| 7.4| 8.8 | 8.5| 9.1| 8.7 | 10.2| 12.1 | 8.2 Cereals and bakery products...............| 1.4| 1.2| 1.4 | 1.4| 1.5| 1.4 | 1.5| 1.9 | 1.3 Cereals and cereal products.............| .5| .4| .6 | .6| .6| .5 | .6| .8 | .5 Bakery products.........................| .8| .8| .9 | .8| .9| .9 | .9| 1.1 | .8 Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs............| 2.2| 1.9| 2.3 | 2.1| 2.4| 2.3 | 3.0| 3.7 | 2.3 Beef....................................| .7| .6| .7 | .7| .8| .7 | 1.0| 1.2 | .7 Pork....................................| .5| .4| .5 | .4| .5| .4 | .6| .9 | .5 Other meats.............................| .3| .3| .3 | .3| .3| .3 | .3| .4 | .3 Poultry.................................| .4| .3| .5 | .4| .5| .5 | .5| .7 | .4 Fish and seafood........................| .3| .2| .3 | .2| .3| .3 | .4| .4 | .3 Eggs....................................| .1| .1| .1 | .1| .1| .1 | .1| .1 | .1 | | | | | | | | | Dairy products............................| .9| .8| 1.0 | .9| 1.0| .9 | 1.1| 1.2 | .9 Fresh milk and cream....................| .4| .3| .4 | .4| .4| .4 | .5| .6 | .4 Other dairy products....................| .5| .5| .5 | .5| .6| .5 | .5| .7 | .5 Fruits and vegetables.....................| 1.3| 1.3| 1.4 | 1.3| 1.4| 1.4 | 1.6| 1.7 | 1.4 Fresh fruits............................| .4| .4| .4 | .4| .4| .4 | .5| .5 | .4 Fresh vegetables........................| .4| .4| .4 | .4| .4| .5 | .5| .5 | .4 Processed fruits........................| .3| .3| .3 | .3| .3| .3 | .3| .4 | .3 Processed vegetables....................| .2| .2| .2 | .2| .2| .2 | .3| .3 | .2 | | | | | | | | | Other food at home........................| 2.6| 2.3| 2.7 | 2.8| 2.8| 2.7 | 3.0| 3.6 | 2.4 Sugar and other sweets..................| .3| .3| .3 | .3| .4| .3 | .4| .5 | .3 Fats and oils...........................| .2| .2| .2 | .2| .3| .3 | .3| .3 | .3 Miscellaneous foods.....................| 1.1| 1.0| 1.2 | 1.4| 1.3| 1.1 | 1.3| 1.7 | 1.0 Nonalcoholic beverages..................| .7| .6| .8 | .7| .8| .8 | .8| 1.0 | .7 Food prepared by consumer unit | | | | | | | | | on out-of-town trips...................| .2| .2| .1 | .1| .1| .2 | .1| .1 | .1 Food away from home.........................| 5.4| 5.4| 5.4 | 4.1| 5.8| 5.6 | 4.5| 4.5 | 5.4 | | | | | | | | | Alcoholic beverages...........................| .8| .9| .7 | .7| .6| .7 | .5| .4 | 1.2 | | | | | | | | | Housing.......................................| 30.8| 30.6| 31.0 | 34.0| 32.2| 26.6 | 30.6| 37.7 | 33.3 | | | | | | | | | Shelter.....................................| 16.9| 16.7| 17.1 | 19.0| 18.0| 14.1 | 16.4| 21.6 | 19.8 Owned dwellings...........................| 12.3| 11.7| 12.7 | 12.5| 13.7| 10.9 | 11.7| 8.1 | 8.4 Mortgage interest and charges...........| 7.0| 5.2| 8.1 | 8.6| 9.0| 6.1 | 7.4| 5.3 | 3.8 Property taxes..........................| 3.2| 3.8| 2.8 | 2.4| 2.9| 3.0 | 2.3| 1.8 | 2.5 Maintenance, repairs, insurance, | | | | | | | | | other expenses.........................| 2.1| 2.7| 1.7 | 1.5| 1.8| 1.8 | 1.9| 1.0 | 2.1 Rented dwellings..........................| 3.2| 3.0| 3.3 | 6.0| 3.3| 1.7 | 3.7| 13.0 | 10.3 Other lodging.............................| 1.4| 2.0| 1.1 | .5| 1.0| 1.5 | 1.0| .5 | 1.0 | | | | | | | | | Utilities, fuels, and public services.......| 6.5| 6.6| 6.3 | 6.1| 6.2| 6.5 | 7.0| 9.0 | 7.6 Natural gas...............................| .8| .9| .8 | .7| .8| .8 | .9| 1.3 | 1.0 Electricity...............................| 2.6| 2.7| 2.6 | 2.4| 2.6| 2.6 | 2.8| 3.5 | 2.8 Fuel oil and other fuels..................| .3| .3| .3 | .2| .3| .3 | .3| .2 | .4 Telephone services........................| 1.9| 1.9| 1.9 | 2.0| 1.8| 1.9 | 2.2| 3.1 | 2.7 Water and other public services...........| .8| .8| .8 | .7| .8| .8 | .9| .8 | .8 Household operations........................| 1.6| 1.1| 2.0 | 3.9| 2.0| .7 | 1.2| 2.9 | 1.2 Personal services.........................| .8| (2) | 1.3 | 3.4| 1.2| .1 | .6| 2.4 | .3 Other household expenses..................| .8| 1.1| .7 | .5| .8| .5 | .6| .5 | .9 | | | | | | | | | Housekeeping supplies.......................| 1.3| 1.3| 1.2 | 1.2| 1.2| 1.2 | 1.4| 1.1 | 1.1 Laundry and cleaning supplies.............| .4| .3| .4 | .3| .4| .4 | .4| .4 | .3 Other household products..................| .6| .6| .6 | .6| .6| .5 | .6| .5 | .5 Postage and stationery....................| .3| .4| .3 | .3| .3| .3 | .3| .2 | .4 Household furnishings and equipment.........| 4.6| 4.8| 4.4 | 3.8| 4.7| 4.2 | 4.6| 3.2 | 3.6 Household textiles........................| .3| .3| .3 | .3| .3| .3 | .4| .2 | .3 Furniture.................................| 1.1| 1.1| 1.0 | 1.0| 1.1| .8 | 1.1| 1.0 | .9 Floor coverings...........................| .5| .4| .5 | .3| .5| .7 | 4/.4| 4/.1 | .2 Major appliances..........................| .5| .5| .5 | .4| .5| .4 | .7| .5 | .4 Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares| .3| .3| .3 | .3| .2| .3 | .3| .1 | .2 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 2.0| 2.2| 1.9 | 1.5| 2.1| 1.7 | 1.7| 1.2 | 1.6 | | | | | | | | | Apparel and services..........................| 5.2| 4.5| 5.5 | 5.4| 5.6| 5.4 | 6.1| 7.5 | 4.8 Men and boys................................| 1.3| 1.1| 1.4 | 1.1| 1.5| 1.4 | 1.5| 1.9 | 1.0 Men, 16 and over..........................| 1.0| 1.0| 1.0 | .8| .9| 1.2 | .8| .9 | .9 Boys, 2 to 15.............................| .3| .1| .4 | .3| .6| .2 | .8| .9 | .1 Women and girls.............................| 2.0| 1.8| 2.2 | 1.7| 2.2| 2.4 | 2.0| 3.0 | 1.9 | | | | | | | | | Women, 16 and over........................| 1.7| 1.7| 1.7 | 1.4| 1.5| 2.2 | 1.6| 2.0 | 1.8 Girls, 2 to 15............................| .3| .1| .5 | .3| .8| .2 | .4| 1.0 | .1 Children under 2............................| .3| .1| .4 | 1.2| .2| .1 | .6| .4 | .1 Footwear....................................| .8| .6| .8 | .7| .9| .9 | 1.1| 1.5 | .8 Other apparel products and services.........| .8| .9| .7 | .7| .8| .6 | .9| .8 | .9 | | | | | | | | | Transportation................................| 19.6| 19.1| 19.9 | 21.7| 17.6| 23.1 | 20.0| 15.0 | 18.3 Vehicle purchases (net outlay)..............| 9.0| 8.2| 9.4 | 12.0| 7.8| 10.9 | 9.4| 6.4 | 8.0 Cars and trucks, new......................| 4.7| 4.8| 4.7 | 6.9| 3.6| 5.3 | 5.0| 2.4 | 3.9 Cars and trucks, used.....................| 4.2| 3.4| 4.7 | 5.1| 4.2| 5.4 | 4.4| 4.0 | 3.8 Other vehicles............................| .1| 4/.1| .1 | (2) | 4/.1| 4/.2 | (2) | (2) | .2 Gasoline and motor oil......................| 3.2| 3.1| 3.2 | 3.0| 3.0| 3.7 | 3.4| 2.9 | 3.0 Other vehicle expenses......................| 6.3| 6.3| 6.3 | 6.0| 5.8| 7.4 | 6.4| 4.8 | 6.0 Vehicle finance charges...................| .8| .7| .9 | .9| .8| .9 | .9| .7 | .6 Maintenance and repairs...................| 2.1| 2.1| 2.1 | 2.1| 1.9| 2.6 | 2.1| 1.9 | 2.2 Vehicle insurance.........................| 2.2| 2.2| 2.1 | 1.9| 1.9| 2.8 | 2.4| 1.8 | 2.2 Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, | | | | | | | | | other charges............................| 1.2| 1.2| 1.2 | 1.1| 1.2| 1.2 | 1.1| .5 | 1.0 Public transportation.......................| 1.2| 1.6| .9 | .7| .9| 1.1 | .9| .8 | 1.3 | | | | | | | | | Health care...................................| 5.6| 7.1| 4.6 | 4.6| 4.5| 4.8 | 5.4| 4.1 | 5.6 Health insurance............................| 2.6| 3.4| 2.0 | 2.0| 2.0| 2.2 | 2.8| 1.8 | 2.6 Medical services............................| 1.8| 2.0| 1.8 | 2.0| 1.8| 1.6 | 1.4| 1.6 | 1.7 Drugs.......................................| .9| 1.2| .6 | .5| .6| .8 | .9| .4 | 1.0 Medical supplies............................| .3| .3| .2 | .2| .2| .3 | .3| .2 | .2 | | | | | | | | | Entertainment.................................| 5.0| 4.9| 5.2 | 4.3| 5.6| 4.8 | 4.3| 4.9 | 4.8 Fees and admissions.........................| 1.5| 1.5| 1.5 | 1.0| 1.8| 1.2 | 1.0| 1.0 | 1.3 Television, radios, sound equipment.........| 1.6| 1.5| 1.7 | 1.5| 1.8| 1.6 | 1.5| 2.0 | 1.9 Pets, toys, and playground equipment........| .9| .9| 1.0 | 1.0| 1.1| .8 | .8| 1.1 | .8 Other entertainment supplies, equipment, | | | | | | | | | and services...............................| 1.0| 1.1| 1.0 | .8| .9| 1.2 | 1.0| .7 | .8 | | | | | | | | | Personal care products and services...........| 1.2| 1.2| 1.2 | 1.1| 1.2| 1.2 | 1.5| 1.5 | 1.2 | | | | | | | | | Reading.......................................| .5| .6| .5 | .4| .5| .4 | .4| .4 | .6 | | | | | | | | | Education.....................................| 1.5| 1.1| 1.8 | 0.5| 1.6| 2.9 | 1.1| 1.4 | 1.4 | | | | | | | | | Tobacco products and smoking supplies.........| .7| .6| .7 | .7| .7| .9 | 1.0| 1.0 | 1.0 | | | | | | | | | Miscellaneous.................................| 2.1| 2.2| 2.1 | 1.8| 2.2| 2.1 | 2.4| 2.5 | 2.9 | | | | | | | | | Cash contributions............................| 3.1| 4.4| 2.3 | 1.6| 2.2| 2.8 | 3.2| 1.0 | 3.2 | | | | | | | | | Personal insurance and pensions...............| 10.1| 9.8| 10.4 | 10.5| 10.6| 10.0 | 8.8| 6.1 | 8.0 Life and other personal insurance...........| 1.4| 1.7| 1.3 | 1.1| 1.3| 1.4 | 1.4| .9 | .8 Pensions and Social Security................| 8.6| 8.2| 9.1 | 9.4| 9.3| 8.5 | 7.4| 5.2 | 7.1 | | | | | | | | | Sources of income and personal taxes: 1/ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Money income before taxes.....................|\$48,919|\$45,100|\$52,005 |\$45,202|\$51,947|\$58,006 |\$48,311| \$19,069 | \$24,401 Wages and salaries..........................| 78.0| 65.2| 86.5 | 90.0| 87.6| 81.8 | 79.7| 69.8 | 69.7 Self-employment income......................| 7.3| 7.6| 7.4 | 6.6| 7.2| 8.6 | 4.2| 3.1 | 5.6 Social Security, private and government | | | | | | | | | retirement.................................| 9.9| 20.7| 2.4 | 4/.4| 1.1| 6.5 | 10.7| 3.7 | 16.3 Interest, dividends, rental income, other | | | | | | | | | property income............................| 2.9| 5.3| 1.6 | .7| 1.9| 1.5 | 1.2| .9 | 4.0 Unemployment and workers' compensation, | | | | | | | | | veterans' benefits.........................| .8| .7| .9 | .7| .9| .9 | 1.2| 1.0 | .9 Public assistance, supplemental security | | | | | | | | | income, food stamps........................| .5| .3| .5 | .5| .6| .4 | 1.8| 13.5 | 1.8 Regular contributions for support...........| .3| .1| .4 | .6| .4| 4/.2 | .5| 7.5 | 1.1 Other income................................| .3| .2| .3 | .5| .3| .2 | .7| .5 | .6 | | | | | | | | | Personal taxes................................| 8.3| 8.6| 8.1 | 8.5| 8.2| 7.7 | 7.8| 5.0 | 9.1 Federal income taxes........................| 6.1| 6.4| 6.0 | 6.2| 6.1| 5.6 | 5.6| 3.4 | 6.8 State and local income taxes................| 1.7| 1.6| 1.7 | 1.9| 1.7| 1.6 | 1.9| 1.3 | 1.9 Other taxes.................................| .5| .6| .4 | .4| .4| .6 | .3| .3 | .4 | | | | | | | | | Income after taxes............................| 91.7| 91.4| 91.9 | 91.5| 91.8| 92.3 | 92.2| 95.0 | 90.9 | | | | | | | | | _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 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. n.a. Not applicable.