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Consumer Expenditure Surveys
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New York: Quintiles of income before taxes, 2018-2019

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

7,837,177 1,539,491 1,501,013 1,570,184 1,603,609 1,622,881
 

Consumer Unit Characteristics

 

Income before taxes

$87,713.92 $11,717.53 $31,081.23 $58,956.88 $100,953.32 $226,926.34
 

Age of reference person

51.9 55.9 57.2 49.1 49.2 48.7

Average Number in Consumer Unit

 

People

2.5 1.5 2.1 2.7 3.0 3.0

Children under 18

0.5 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6

Adults 65 and older

0.4 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.2

Earners

1.4 0.4 0.8 1.5 1.8 2.1

Vehicles

1.3 0.4 0.9 1.2 1.7 2.1
 

Percent Distribution

 

Reference Person

 

Men

47.1 34.7 42.1 48.2 54.5 55.3

Women

52.9 65.3 58.0 51.8 45.5 44.7

Homeowner

51.4 24.7 47.7 45.3 63.2 74.6

With mortgage

28.4 5.5 14.1 23.3 41.9 54.9

Without mortgage

23.0 19.2 33.6 22.0 21.3 19.7

Renter

48.6 75.4 52.3 54.7 36.8 25.5

Race of Reference Person

 

Black or African-American

14.0 23.9 15.8 12.4 10.1 8.4

White, Asian, and all other races

86.0 76.2 84.2 87.6 89.9 91.6

Hispanic or Latino Origin of Reference Person

 

Hispanic or Latino

16.2 20.0 18.6 21.6 14.2 7.1

Not Hispanic or Latino

83.8 80.0 81.5 78.4 85.8 92.9

Education of Reference Person

 

Elementary (1-8)

3.6 7.2 4.2 4.4 1.4 0.7

High school (9-12)

28.9 45.6 39.1 32.4 20.2 8.8

College

66.8 45.4 56.5 62.5 78.0 89.9

Never attended and other

0.7 1.8 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.6

At least one vehicle owned or leased

67.5 35.0 61.4 72.7 81.8 84.8
 

Average annual expenditures

$65,711.68 $26,439.50 $38,360.09 $52,072.03 $76,986.67 $131,529.14

Food

9,269.41 4,374.69 5,956.42 8,539.68 11,148.82 16,426.59

Food at home

5,264.76 3,128.84 4,011.95 4,966.25 6,293.33 7,986.28

Cereals and bakery products

697.94 451.26 545.60 677.82 828.86 993.66

Cereals and cereal products

219.32 141.59 177.20 208.80 249.42 321.83

Bakery products

478.62 309.67 368.41 469.02 579.44 671.84

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1,266.60 658.36 901.37 1,246.06 1,637.61 1,906.00

Beef

274.72 125.96 222.58 295.02 309.06 421.46

Pork

179.13 91.82 117.36 169.12 254.57 266.06

Other meats

185.04 69.91 140.17 232.97 233.14 248.00

Poultry

270.16 179.77 174.62 251.95 357.20 392.91

Fish and seafood

287.52 146.18 200.74 241.18 401.96 453.60

Eggs

70.04 44.72 45.90 55.83 81.68 123.96

Dairy products

512.51 345.40 399.11 483.74 592.10 748.68

Fresh milk and cream

156.26 105.57 139.50 136.71 185.41 215.60

Other dairy products

356.25 239.83 259.61 347.03 406.69 533.07

Fruits and vegetables

1,046.48 627.04 805.30 989.39 1,213.59 1,609.96

Fresh fruits

391.94 207.55 283.17 392.15 458.23 623.12

Fresh vegetables

367.74 228.65 280.56 335.91 427.50 571.44

Processed fruits

126.37 73.07 114.56 106.94 163.57 174.87

Processed vegetables

160.43 117.77 127.02 154.39 164.28 240.53

Other food at home

1,741.22 1,046.78 1,360.56 1,569.24 2,021.17 2,727.98

Sugar and other sweets

173.13 130.89 160.12 148.84 148.14 279.22

Fats and oils

129.27 94.20 128.17 134.74 122.98 165.69

Miscellaneous foods

913.09 524.61 706.02 808.20 1,098.25 1,442.02

Nonalcoholic beverages

468.94 275.58 330.05 428.77 564.17 754.40

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

56.79 21.50 36.21 48.69 87.63 86.65

Food away from home

4,004.66 1,245.86 1,944.47 3,573.43 4,855.49 8,440.31
 

Alcoholic beverages

691.30 260.86 255.38 370.12 843.41 1,754.61
 

Housing

23,867.09 12,234.61 16,344.38 20,363.43 26,478.22 42,807.51

Shelter

15,710.89 8,648.55 10,922.90 13,814.59 16,680.49 27,715.43

Owned dwellings

7,564.06 2,002.18 3,863.68 4,967.06 8,784.79 17,569.08

Mortgage interest and charges

2,365.48 234.83 530.08 1,307.96 2,979.39 6,500.78

Property taxes

3,789.02 1,173.57 2,418.79 2,508.31 4,494.44 8,079.50

Maintenance, repairs, insurance, other expenses

1,409.56 593.78 914.81 1,150.79 1,310.97 2,988.79

Rented dwellings

7,248.58 6,481.73 6,615.63 8,293.89 7,004.63 7,791.14

Other lodging

898.25 164.65 443.59 553.65 891.07 2,355.21

Utilities, fuels, and public services

3,817.77 1,794.54 3,017.80 3,482.10 4,487.43 6,140.02

Natural gas

640.96 333.50 539.91 625.02 758.62 925.24

Electricity

1,228.93 690.75 1,028.14 1,114.50 1,326.60 1,939.35

Fuel oil and other fuels

252.67 91.05 152.48 174.98 302.43 524.67

Telephone services

1,401.81 588.69 1,048.41 1,339.99 1,737.31 2,228.30

Residential phone service, VOIP, and phone cards

266.39 199.68 279.96 269.17 278.59 302.39

Cellular phone service

1,135.42 389.01 768.45 1,070.82 1,458.72 1,925.91

Water and other public services

293.41 90.55 248.87 227.60 362.47 522.46

Household operations

1,722.92 599.77 797.57 988.59 1,510.55 4,567.68

Personal Services

663.94 110.32 119.35 130.84 419.77 2,449.86

Other household expenses

1,058.98 489.45 678.22 857.75 1,090.78 2,117.82

Housekeeping supplies

728.22 445.04 427.77 675.28 1,027.03 1,083.59

Laundry and cleaning supplies

179.32 104.25 112.60 195.58 286.09 200.43

Other household products

425.89 301.86 220.08 331.20 589.27 702.86

Postage and stationery

123.01 38.94 95.10 148.50 151.67 180.31

Household furnishings and equipment

1,887.29 746.71 1,178.34 1,402.87 2,772.72 3,300.80

Household textiles

114.59 43.10 84.40 129.91 144.78 170.67

Furniture

479.93 123.33 443.19 284.53 561.55 960.59

Floor coverings

23.24 1.95 8.16 30.38 18.88 54.79

Major appliances

247.45 93.87 111.18 225.01 264.79 525.03

Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares

124.72 30.61 84.19 108.69 121.57 278.56

Miscellaneous household equipment

897.36 453.84 447.22 624.35 1,661.15 1,311.16
 

Apparel and services

2,483.09 1,414.79 1,377.09 2,537.66 2,551.07 4,526.12

Men and boys

514.18 156.28 237.41 769.65 400.78 990.34

Men, 16 and over

411.18 132.10 165.83 666.43 275.90 800.37

Boys, 2 to 15

103.00 24.18 71.58 103.22 124.88 189.97

Women and girls

951.76 497.83 572.71 959.90 1,091.59 1,650.32

Women, 16 and over

809.56 318.17 504.36 869.30 958.77 1,405.48

Girls, 2 to 15

142.20 179.66 68.35 90.60 132.82 244.84

Children under 2

79.72 41.58 69.10 48.05 161.25 80.07

Footwear

555.57 530.41 306.98 475.51 538.73 944.79

Other apparel products and services

381.88 188.70 190.87 284.56 358.73 860.61
 

Transportation

8,615.88 2,816.54 4,701.78 6,379.16 10,614.78 17,976.11

Vehicle purchases (net outlay)

2,436.48 867.62 1,188.58 1,017.39 2,776.44 6,115.99

Cars and trucks, new

1,244.96 643.53 572.72 347.46 1,174.67 3,375.08

Cars and trucks, used

1,165.39 224.08 615.86 669.92 1,474.13 2,740.91

Other vehicles

26.12 a/ a/ a/ 127.65 a/

Gasoline, other fuels, and motor oil

1,528.93 466.18 892.26 1,441.14 2,068.44 2,677.77

Other vehicle expenses

3,174.77 855.63 1,856.64 2,660.03 4,183.40 6,129.57

Vehicle finance charges

124.89 15.08 79.18 72.27 160.17 287.40

Maintenance and repairs

671.19 238.01 535.31 586.04 888.41 1,085.61

Vehicle insurance

1,116.59 313.79 693.40 986.22 1,491.89 2,049.07

Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, and other charges

1,262.09 288.75 548.75 1,015.50 1,642.93 2,707.48

Public and other transportation

1,475.70 627.11 764.30 1,260.61 1,586.50 3,052.78
 

Healthcare

4,338.06 1,995.32 3,246.28 3,712.90 5,282.68 7,239.25

Health insurance

3,059.90 1,569.72 2,293.72 2,544.56 3,655.46 5,092.27

Medical services

784.79 192.27 475.32 620.72 1,072.03 1,507.99

Drugs

326.62 165.12 364.22 316.21 359.16 422.88

Medical supplies

166.76 68.22 113.02 231.42 196.04 216.11
 

Entertainment

3,139.97 921.48 1,684.11 1,955.94 4,024.09 7,038.80

Fees and admissions

809.44 169.54 321.64 528.15 802.60 2,148.82

Audio and visual equipment and services

943.29 547.13 725.55 843.25 1,041.03 1,538.78

Pets, toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

1,055.80 169.37 312.78 444.71 1,561.58 2,829.25

Pets

910.55 108.25 247.56 266.14 1,348.80 2,618.60

Toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

145.25 61.12 65.22 178.57 212.78 210.65

Other entertainment supplies, equipment, and services

331.43 35.44 324.14 139.83 618.88 521.95
 

Personal care products and services

817.29 382.06 524.16 687.09 910.67 1,560.18
 

Reading

81.28 37.71 55.52 83.40 86.72 140.75
 

Education

2,121.93 450.51 495.61 1,111.32 2,608.46 5,709.98
 

Tobacco products and smoking supplies

255.31 128.46 210.01 293.37 402.41 235.76
 

Miscellaneous

889.82 361.79 788.34 523.60 912.67 1,817.52
 

Cash contributions

1,408.51 461.31 668.25 759.13 1,439.36 3,589.50
 

Personal insurance and pensions

7,732.74 599.36 2,052.76 4,755.22 9,683.31 20,706.46

Life and other personal insurance

594.68 127.70 337.35 362.61 709.26 1,386.99

Pensions and Social Security

7,138.06 471.66 1,715.41 4,392.60 8,974.05 19,319.47
 

Sources of Income and Personal Taxes

 

Money income before taxes

87,713.92 11,717.53 31,081.23 58,956.88 100,953.32 226,926.34

Wages and salaries

69,345.38 2,833.30 16,308.27 44,447.78 82,283.68 192,798.65

Self-employment income

6,897.64 529.39 759.74 3,044.80 6,583.59 22,653.67

Social Security, private and government retirement

8,383.87 5,592.62 11,762.83 8,442.34 8,711.19 7,526.47

Interest, dividends, rental income, other property incom

1,498.28 52.04 665.60 747.95 2,649.75 3,228.51

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

692.52 1,946.75 898.77 455.28 146.46 81.11

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

367.03 153.08 303.62 925.73 362.75 92.32

Other income

529.20 610.35 382.39 893.00 215.90 545.60

Note: *a/: Value is too small to display.

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2021