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Consumer Expenditure Surveys
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New York: Quintiles of income before taxes, 2017-2018

Annual expenditure means and characteristics, Consumer Expenditure Surveys
Item All Consumer Units Lowest 20 Percent Second 20 Percent Third 20 Percent Fourth 20 Percent Highest 20 Percent

Number of Consumer Units

7,894,076 1,583,666 1,439,455 1,503,107 1,622,076 1,745,771.86
 

Consumer Unit Characteristics

 

Income before taxes

$84,183.48 $10,279.48 $28,837.82 $55,417.11 $93,635.72 $212,844.91

 

           

Age of reference person

51.6 52.7 58.5 50.5 49.7 47.50

Average Number in Consumer Unit

 

People

2.4 1.5 2.0 2.6 3.0 2.94

Children under 18

0.5 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.58

Adults 65 and older

0.4 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.20

Earners

1.4 0.4 0.7 1.5 1.9 2.06

Vehicles

1.2 0.4 1.0 1.2 1.6 1.90
 

Percent Distribution

 

Reference Person

 

Men

47.2 31.2 39.6 48.4 51.6 62.6

Women

52.8 68.8 60.4 51.6 48.4 37.4

Homeowner

51.1 21.2 42.9 50.5 63.9 73.8

With mortgage

28.2 4.7 11.8 23.4 40.0 56.3

Without mortgage

22.9 16.5 31.1 27.1 23.9 17.5

Renter

48.9 78.8 57.1 49.5 36.1 26.2

Race of Reference Person

Black or African-American

16.2 21.2 23.9 17.1 12.8 7.5

White, Asian, and all other races

83.8 78.8 76.1 82.9 87.2 92.5

Hispanic or Latino Origin of Reference Person

 

Hispanic or Latino

17.3 24.0 20.1 17.1 18.1 8.1

Not Hispanic or Latino

82.8 76.0 79.9 82.9 81.9 91.9

Education of Reference Person

 

Elementary (1-8)

3.9 6.7 4.4 5.4 3.5 0.2

High school (9-12)

28.2 45.7 37.5 27.0 24.9 8.8

College

67.1 45.8 57.9 66.4 71.2 90.9

Never attended and other

0.8 1.8 0.3 1.1 0.5 0.2

At least one vehicle owned or leased

66.9 30.9 65.2 71.4 80.9 84.1
 

Average annual expenditures

$62,988.25 $25,074.61 $39,073.33 $50,796.99 $68,295.22 $124,700.98

Food

8,240.33 4,850.30 6,131.82 7,103.11 10,039.13 13,222.48

Food at home

4,672.10 3,073.36 4,223.87 4,090.93 5,752.97 6,287.95

Cereals and bakery products

618.10 405.03 571.75 572.89 814.55 724.54

Cereals and cereal products

196.27 136.12 205.04 162.54 225.45 255.21

Bakery products

421.83 268.91 366.71 410.35 589.10 469.33

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1,076.22 785.43 967.84 930.28 1,365.48 1,351.79

Beef

240.72 164.84 206.15 223.22 308.32 303.18

Pork

155.15 97.05 175.45 144.60 172.09 184.07

Other meats

152.74 121.31 129.78 163.54 195.08 151.15

Poultry

233.02 205.52 168.06 205.61 260.11 337.46

Fish and seafood

233.10 160.90 236.56 141.99 353.89 281.47

Eggs

61.49 35.82 51.84 51.31 75.98 94.46

Dairy products

478.73 329.19 418.29 390.61 626.41 642.74

Fresh milk and cream

155.29 107.34 144.11 120.28 206.55 202.63

Other dairy products

323.45 221.85 274.19 270.33 419.86 440.11

Fruits and vegetables

974.51 599.65 904.45 902.11 1,179.27 1,290.80

Fresh fruits

367.51 226.68 320.47 332.51 450.47 512.68

Fresh vegetables

354.08 208.50 299.44 322.63 422.26 523.96

Processed fruits

119.59 67.82 137.11 106.53 161.94 121.32

Processed vegetables

133.33 96.64 147.43 140.44 144.59 132.84

Other food at home

1,524.53 954.07 1,361.54 1,295.04 1,767.27 2,278.09

Sugar and other sweets

153.27 128.00 153.04 131.88 149.13 208.74

Fats and oils

125.92 87.08 145.81 108.53 143.95 143.50

Miscellaneous foods

815.57 456.81 700.82 654.63 938.92 1,360.67

Nonalcoholic beverages

378.22 272.75 336.90 349.91 467.33 467.50

Food prepared by consumer unit on out-of-town trips

51.55 9.43 24.98 50.08 67.95 97.68

Food away from home

3,568.23 1,776.94 1,907.95 3,012.18 4,286.16 6,934.53
 

Alcoholic beverages

596.57 308.92 219.94 434.84 719.89 1,347.15
 

Housing

23,769.11 11,343.49 16,602.06 20,806.15 25,341.95 42,199.27

Shelter

15,868.65 8,033.76 11,112.63 14,293.30 15,857.49 28,264.29

Owned dwellings

8,035.49 1,803.60 3,936.90 6,304.06 8,641.14 17,996.20

Mortgage interest and charges

2,810.39 300.87 720.20 1,605.83 3,284.28 7,407.16

Property taxes

3,803.79 1,184.29 2,280.35 3,160.63 3,937.36 7,865.84

Maintenance, repairs, insurance, other expenses

1,421.31 318.44 936.35 1,537.61 1,419.50 2,723.20

Rented dwellings

6,958.15 5,973.96 6,649.83 7,423.01 6,475.44 8,153.45

Other lodging

875.00 256.20 525.90 566.23 740.90 2,114.64

Utilities, fuels, and public services

3,745.39 1,735.63 2,969.48 3,529.92 4,342.47 5,839.05

Natural gas

596.47 302.41 491.95 591.36 720.96 838.11

Electricity

1,253.81 680.42 1,070.44 1,219.92 1,321.85 1,891.13

Fuel oil and other fuels

246.01 101.23 171.54 200.01 233.75 489.74

Telephone services

1,357.15 550.05 1,025.08 1,270.24 1,708.42 2,111.58

Residential phone service, VOIP, and phone cards

298.86 198.29 342.90 306.50 294.19 351.52

Cellular phone service

1,058.30 351.76 682.18 963.74 1,414.24 1,760.05

Water and other public services

291.95 101.52 210.47 248.39 357.49 508.50

Household operations

1,653.95 516.59 895.37 945.94 1,322.17 4,237.66

Personal Services

666.95 72.42 142.94 105.56 347.88 2,418.14

Other household expenses

987.00 444.17 752.43 840.38 974.29 1,819.51

Housekeeping supplies

663.22 397.72 443.68 541.39 942.92 1,020.10

Laundry and cleaning supplies

163.80 132.59 119.09 134.23 247.15 191.60

Other household products

356.22 205.62 217.37 265.41 459.76 660.02

Postage and stationery

143.19 59.51 107.22 141.75 236.01 168.48

Household furnishings and equipment

1,837.91 659.79 1,180.90 1,495.59 2,876.90 2,838.17

Household textiles

101.34 116.59 73.87 59.28 151.54 113.20

Furniture

457.42 123.39 479.98 295.94 434.48 902.18

Floor coverings

24.39 2.62 11.00 24.37 21.75 57.66

Major appliances

241.00 87.18 135.30 214.04 304.97 432.06

Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares

118.58 48.32 91.44 151.71 130.83 161.12

Miscellaneous household equipment

895.17 281.69 389.31 750.26 1,833.32 1,171.93
 

Apparel and services

2,297.46 1,336.41 1,775.46 2,122.81 2,256.04 3,923.83

Men and boys

528.23 300.97 338.74 580.87 396.96 993.14

Men, 16 and over

411.31 171.82 263.83 466.50 312.31 806.06

Boys, 2 to 15

116.91 129.15 74.91 114.37 84.65 187.08

Women and girls

896.21 429.03 903.93 757.68 1,000.72 1,395.22

Women, 16 and over

785.64 344.34 870.98 620.24 918.75 1,177.18

Girls, 2 to 15

110.57 84.68 32.94 137.44 81.97 218.03

Children under 2

109.87 63.06 75.82 112.47 172.05 125.10

Footwear

416.36 340.66 294.39 405.39 441.23 614.89

Other apparel products and services

346.78 202.69 162.58 266.40 245.08 795.48
 

Transportation

7,921.08 2,381.35 4,542.18 6,791.33 9,544.29 15,287.45

Vehicle purchases (net outlay)

2,150.62 671.17 1,285.25 1,352.94 2,572.14 4,501.36

Cars and trucks, new

1,262.90 271.35 324.89 871.62 1,522.88 3,031.14

Cars and trucks, used

874.11 337.52 960.36 481.32 1,043.86 1,470.22

Other vehicles

13.61 62.30 a/ a/ 5.40 a/

Gasoline, other fuels, and motor oil

1,480.03 466.94 966.61 1,433.67 1,972.03 2,405.18

Other vehicle expenses

2,782.58 666.84 1,431.75 2,790.52 3,460.02 5,235.43

Vehicle finance charges

118.68 10.20 70.31 110.33 166.41 219.84

Maintenance and repairs

666.51 254.45 412.07 542.58 674.13 1,423.52

Vehicle insurance

748.36 150.70 321.18 1,111.44 1,210.91 882.62

Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, and other charges

1,249.02 251.49 628.19 1,026.18 1,408.57 2,709.46

Public and other transportation

1,507.86 576.41 858.58 1,214.20 1,540.09 3,145.49
 

Healthcare

4,252.21 1,775.28 3,629.74 3,681.17 4,355.30 7,405.20

Health insurance

3,027.87 1,393.96 2,489.50 2,615.60 3,155.64 5,190.23

Medical services

762.20 153.05 667.47 603.43 696.22 1,590.88

Drugs

305.66 154.62 345.13 333.99 308.02 380.14

Medical supplies

156.47 73.65 127.64 128.15 195.42 243.95
 

Entertainment

3,128.29 825.24 1,528.38 2,286.43 2,697.39 8,224.83

Fees and admissions

853.68 136.92 326.43 550.98 798.34 2,275.16

Audio and visual equipment and services

918.55 415.00 741.00 811.01 1,029.67 1,567.89

Pets, toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

1,040.88 203.10 346.71 457.35 630.12 3,734.13

Pets

898.35 116.61 250.18 337.32 471.66 3,475.33

Toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

142.53 86.48 96.53 120.03 158.46 258.80

Other entertainment supplies, equipment, and services

315.18 70.22 114.24 467.09 239.26 647.66
 

Personal care products and services

781.82 395.53 488.26 634.11 803.80 1,561.55
 

Reading

98.85 27.64 80.84 106.58 115.57 150.96
 

Education

1,930.61 732.02 648.44 613.07 1,351.65 5,754.35
 

Tobacco products and smoking supplies

276.64 105.73 237.81 247.03 434.09 345.30
 

Miscellaneous

834.21 277.27 593.58 455.89 736.93 1,944.53
 

Cash contributions

1,370.37 356.46 936.17 995.61 1,501.20 2,849.24
 

Personal insurance and pensions

7,490.73 358.97 1,658.64 4,518.84 8,397.99 20,484.83

Life and other personal insurance

511.42 76.16 300.22 341.81 560.47 1,180.87

Pensions and Social Security

6,979.31 282.82 1,358.42 4,177.03 7,837.52 19,303.96
 

Sources of Income and Personal Taxes

Money income before taxes

84,183.48 10,279.48 28,837.82 55,417.11 93,635.72 212,844.91

Wages and salaries

67,313.36 2,583.01 13,342.23 41,405.97 78,392.59 182,546.33

Self-employment income

5,142.75 232.57 1,060.19 2,401.53 3,686.08 16,676.87

Social Security, private and government retirement

8,250.44 4,655.69 12,344.63 8,315.69 8,920.65 7,456.67

Interest, dividends, rental income, other property incom

1,899.70 61.62 374.11 1,336.47 1,530.78 5,652.73

Public assistance, Supplemental Security Income, Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

766.86 1,981.58 1,027.41 602.28 237.14 84.01

Unemployment and workers' compensation, veterans' benefits, and regular contributions for support

370.10 96.49 284.21 742.40 623.50 133.12

Other income

440.27 668.53 405.03 612.79 244.97 295.17
 

*a/: Value is too small to display.

 

Last Modified Date: July 14, 2020