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Texas: 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

10,387,241 2,010,734 2,002,363 1,956,168 2,247,321 2,170,655
 

Consumer Unit Characteristics

 

Income before taxes

$71,611.68 $10,652.81 $27,959.22 $48,668.34 $80,849.64 $179,459.58

 

           

Age of reference person

48.7 51.1 53.3 47.4 46.5 46.0

Average Number in Consumer Unit

 

People

2.7 2.1 2.4 2.6 3.1 3.3

Children under 18

0.7 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 1.0

Adults 65 and older

0.4 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2

Earners

1.3 0.5 1.0 1.3 1.8 2.0

Vehicles

1.8 1.1 1.5 1.7 2.2 2.5
 

Percent Distribution

 

Reference Person

 

Men

47.0 38.5 41.3 43.2 52.7 57.7

Women

53.0 61.5 58.7 56.8 47.3 42.3

Homeowner

62.4 42.8 53.6 59.9 70.8 81.9

With mortgage

35.3 12.0 17.7 31.9 47.4 63.6

Without mortgage

27.1 30.9 36.0 28.0 23.4 18.4

Renter

37.7 57.2 46.4 40.1 29.2 18.1

Race of Reference Person

Black or African-American

9.9 14.5 10.2 9.5 7.8 7.8

White, Asian, and all other races

90.2 85.6 89.8 90.5 92.2 92.2

Hispanic or Latino Origin of Reference Person

 

Hispanic or Latino

39.3 45.6 46.7 43.7 38.0 23.9

Not Hispanic or Latino

60.7 54.4 53.3 56.3 62.0 76.1

Education of Reference Person

 

Elementary (1-8)

5.5 13.4 7.7 5.2 1.3 1.0

High school (9-12)

29.5 37.4 44.5 30.5 24.2 13.1

College

64.5 48.6 46.8 64.3 74.1 86.0

Never attended and other

0.4 0.6 1.0 a/ 0.5 a/

At least one vehicle owned or leased

90.6 70.9 90.8 94.5 97.3 98.2
 

Average annual expenditures

$57,143.01 $25,773.90 $35,285.44 $44,813.41 $64,666.03 $110,651.73

Food

6,767.10 3,444.26 5,070.31 5,670.35 7,624.87 11,954.80

Food at home

3,513.22 2,047.38 2,978.77 2,922.01 3,835.69 5,787.28

Cereals and bakery products

441.70 253.98 382.64 354.16 506.52 713.84

Cereals and cereal products

138.64 71.20 125.51 82.49 170.37 246.72

Bakery products

303.06 182.78 257.13 271.67 336.15 467.12

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

835.20 479.16 802.77 704.98 853.24 1,340.82

Beef

255.46 125.19 230.59 192.17 303.10 428.73

Pork

169.95 105.19 177.10 144.41 134.16 290.53

Other meats

92.74 51.85 71.50 86.10 93.80 159.87

Poultry

160.20 101.19 192.08 136.27 150.78 222.81

Fish and seafood

96.07 49.79 70.95 89.65 120.64 148.45

Eggs

60.78 45.96 60.56 56.38 50.76 90.43

Dairy products

328.22 180.05 266.09 266.66 368.88 560.54

Fresh milk and cream

118.86 59.79 127.51 101.22 126.02 180.66

Other dairy products

209.36 120.26 138.58 165.44 242.86 379.88

Fruits and vegetables

655.94 375.87 513.03 531.12 726.62 1,135.12

Fresh fruits

241.94 137.65 176.61 183.62 257.99 455.25

Fresh vegetables

230.31 123.85 171.60 179.03 277.93 400.01

Processed fruits

75.01 49.51 60.70 70.53 68.58 125.42

Processed vegetables

108.67 64.86 104.12 97.94 122.11 154.45

Other food at home

1,252.16 758.33 1,014.23 1,065.09 1,380.42 2,036.96

Sugar and other sweets

101.25 63.51 89.57 62.71 115.92 176.72

Fats and oils

89.15 63.74 74.57 62.35 102.12 144.29

Miscellaneous foods

645.36 380.53 491.99 546.19 728.30 1,079.66

Nonalcoholic beverages

375.93 225.06 338.27 383.19 396.26 533.29

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

40.47 25.48 19.82 10.66 37.81 103.00

Food away from home

3,253.88 1,396.88 2,091.54 2,748.34 3,789.18 6,167.52
 

Alcoholic beverages

516.75 119.84 207.54 391.55 732.11 1,115.85
 

Housing

19,673.89 10,993.41 13,510.13 16,205.97 21,679.22 34,582.87

Shelter

11,300.20 6,594.67 7,518.97 9,564.21 12,214.57 19,764.91

Owned dwellings

6,461.49 2,177.37 2,863.81 4,481.33 7,354.45 14,608.74

Mortgage interest and charges

2,637.43 598.75 744.22 1,782.26 3,156.68 6,505.41

Property taxes

2,327.28 890.66 1,127.59 1,616.61 2,455.15 5,272.82

Maintenance, repairs, insurance, other expenses

1,496.78 687.96 992.00 1,082.47 1,742.62 2,830.51

Rented dwellings

4,275.49 4,277.46 4,401.35 4,874.49 4,290.78 3,601.93

Other lodging

563.22 139.84 253.80 208.39 569.34 1,554.24

Utilities, fuels, and public services

4,240.87 2,745.20 3,566.78 3,913.62 4,750.16 6,015.81

Natural gas

272.54 165.22 255.92 239.94 248.11 441.95

Electricity

1,651.45 1,183.15 1,484.83 1,575.57 1,784.92 2,169.16

Fuel oil and other fuels

26.12 26.38 20.19 24.92 15.59 43.35

Telephone services

1,503.32 845.05 1,129.32 1,364.22 1,838.56 2,236.37

Residential phone service, VOIP, and phone cards

129.79 109.92 126.80 118.61 132.47 158.28

Cellular phone service

1,373.53 735.13 1,002.52 1,245.61 1,706.09 2,078.09

Water and other public services

787.44 525.41 676.51 708.97 863.00 1,124.98

Household operations

1,414.08 564.49 693.75 814.86 1,545.54 3,273.32

Personal Services

447.14 96.67 92.65 167.62 523.27 1,271.89

Other household expenses

966.94 467.81 601.11 647.24 1,022.27 2,001.43

Housekeeping supplies

630.63 334.24 577.65 478.40 567.44 1,202.70

Laundry and cleaning supplies

177.91 107.73 127.61 192.26 142.64 316.08

Other household products

348.97 176.92 351.39 208.05 335.91 681.77

Postage and stationery

103.75 49.59 98.66 78.10 88.88 204.85

Household furnishings and equipment

2,088.10 754.81 1,152.98 1,434.88 2,601.50 4,326.13

Household textiles

133.33 36.99 52.83 137.08 181.61 251.41

Furniture

662.82 226.84 321.68 370.86 713.55 1,591.97

Floor coverings

18.82 3.81 4.46 4.16 18.29 59.73

Major appliances

325.00 170.66 137.67 199.54 501.63 573.38

Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares

125.39 46.91 140.82 61.63 179.65 198.44

Miscellaneous household equipment

822.74 269.59 495.52 661.62 1,006.78 1,651.20
 

Apparel and services

1,820.97 804.61 992.52 1,264.73 2,061.21 3,952.72

Men and boys

489.58 189.96 275.70 254.65 526.13 1,201.18

Men, 16 and over

411.76 155.47 223.47 197.79 435.59 1,050.05

Boys, 2 to 15

77.82 34.49 52.23 56.86 90.54 151.13

Women and girls

592.16 247.14 334.92 474.90 692.46 1,205.79

Women, 16 and over

446.84 220.08 249.08 355.34 524.02 883.02

Girls, 2 to 15

145.32 27.06 85.85 119.56 168.44 322.77

Children under 2

114.03 45.15 40.07 79.16 76.48 329.02

Footwear

402.10 182.39 243.12 303.68 522.15 759.16

Other apparel products and services

223.10 139.97 98.70 152.33 243.99 457.57
 

Transportation

9,958.43 4,698.66 6,707.86 8,775.64 11,046.61 17,774.96

Vehicle purchases (net outlay)

4,601.60 1,971.22 3,049.68 4,040.37 4,457.60 9,124.67

Cars and trucks, new

2,388.31 1,099.61 1,199.15 1,581.54 1,924.34 5,886.43

Cars and trucks, used

2,108.30 871.61 1,828.23 2,458.83 2,198.18 3,103.26

Other vehicles

105.00 0.00 22.29 0.00 335.07 134.97

Gasoline, other fuels, and motor oil

2,238.55 1,303.60 1,699.12 1,949.48 2,694.70 3,390.46

Other vehicle expenses

2,552.89 1,217.69 1,744.90 2,575.56 3,061.99 3,995.37

Vehicle finance charges

319.03 149.48 154.11 238.69 386.04 631.26

Maintenance and repairs

822.84 408.85 567.84 807.70 916.94 1,361.21

Vehicle insurance

930.33 537.28 765.16 1,134.33 1,212.54 975.21

Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, and other charges

480.68 122.08 257.79 394.84 546.47 1,027.69

Public and other transportation

565.39 206.15 214.16 210.23 832.31 1,264.46
 

Healthcare

4,681.12 2,375.97 3,292.01 3,444.24 5,911.11 7,942.92

Health insurance

3,262.95 1,524.32 2,351.08 2,548.37 4,022.63 5,572.12

Medical services

895.68 400.89 549.78 507.39 1,327.87 1,575.57

Drugs

386.87 260.92 317.85 317.68 439.35 578.61

Medical supplies

135.61 189.84 73.31 70.79 121.26 216.62
 

Entertainment

2,724.41 1,060.30 1,254.97 1,641.95 2,961.91 6,466.91

Fees and admissions

665.68 169.77 140.98 310.82 745.17 1,854.91

Audio and visual equipment and services

918.96 494.76 678.08 775.84 883.13 1,700.87

Pets, toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

695.71 351.90 374.44 400.14 957.92 1,378.12

Pets

531.87 289.54 298.19 328.99 633.25 1,092.41

Toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

163.84 62.36 76.25 71.16 324.67 285.71

Other entertainment supplies, equipment, and services

444.06 43.87 61.47 155.15 375.69 1,533.00
 

Personal care products and services

714.08 381.61 422.81 595.98 960.37 1,171.53
 

Reading

68.62 19.29 47.63 64.05 68.18 138.73
 

Education

1,205.49 274.92 407.22 406.26 1,188.37 3,548.21
 

Tobacco products and smoking supplies

238.29 172.89 326.09 229.40 240.71 224.54
 

Miscellaneous

638.13 280.28 313.96 579.80 828.18 1,119.12
 

Cash contributions

1,767.15 485.20 770.25 1,033.67 1,726.75 4,577.11
 

Personal insurance and pensions

6,368.59 662.65 1,962.14 4,509.83 7,636.43 16,081.45

Life and other personal insurance

436.90 111.28 297.85 358.60 506.89 864.89

Pensions and Social Security

5,931.69 551.37 1,664.29 4,151.22 7,129.54 15,216.55
 

Sources of Income and Personal Taxes

Money income before taxes

71,611.68 10,652.81 27,959.22 48,668.34 80,849.64 179,459.58

Wages and salaries

58,898.80 3,854.61 17,461.28 38,333.46 70,121.72 155,026.47

Self-employment income

4,343.10 13.96 823.26 1,589.48 2,854.50 15,622.96

Social Security, private and government retirement

5,684.58 4,628.75 8,729.90 7,010.18 4,635.90 3,744.53

Interest, dividends, rental income, other property incom

1,349.24 64.61 98.20 476.38 2,072.62 3,730.94

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

459.58 1,016.16 495.31 299.40 459.79 55.20

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

535.05 393.05 266.94 482.00 412.64 1,088.47

Other income

341.32 681.66 84.33 477.45 292.47 191.01
 

*a/: Value is too small to display.

 

Last Modified Date: July 14, 2020