Table 1600. Number of earners in consumer unit: Shares of annual aggregate expenditures and sources of income, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1992 (Aggregates in millions of dollars, unless otherwise indicated) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | Single consumers | Consumer units of two or more persons | | | _______________________ _______________________________________________ Item | Aggregate | | | | | | | | No earner |One earner | No earner |One earner |Two earners| Three or | | | | | | | more | | | | | | | ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | Number of consumer units (in thousands).........| 100,019 | 11,190 | 17,872 | 10,130 | 19,333 | 32,202 | 9,291 Percent distribution of consumer units..........| 100.0 | 11.2 | 17.9 | 10.1 | 19.3 | 32.2 | 9.3 | | | | | | | Consumer unit characteristics (mean values): | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Income before taxes 1/........................| \$33,854 | \$10,662 | \$23,324 | \$18,654 | \$32,090 | \$47,452 | \$55,915 Income after taxes 1/.........................| 30,786 | 10,376 | 20,760 | 17,566 | 29,603 | 42,769 | 50,724 Age of reference person.......................| 47.6 | 69.3 | 38.9 | 62.1 | 46.8 | 41.2 | 46.5 | | | | | | | Average number in consumer unit: | | | | | | | Persons.....................................| 2.5 | 1.0 | 1.0 | 2.5 | 3.0 | 3.1 | 4.4 Children under 18...........................| .7 | n.a. | n.a. | .6 | 1.1 | .9 | 1.2 Persons 65 and over.........................| .3 | .8 | .1 | 1.1 | .3 | .1 | .1 Earners.....................................| 1.3 | n.a. | 1.0 | n.a. | 1.0 | 2.0 | 3.3 Vehicles....................................| 1.9 | .7 | 1.2 | 1.5 | 1.9 | 2.4 | 3.4 | | | | | | | Percent distribution: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex of reference person: | | | | | | | Male......................................| 64 | 30 | 54 | 68 | 63 | 77 | 79 Female....................................| 36 | 70 | 46 | 32 | 37 | 23 | 21 | | | | | | | Housing tenure: | | | | | | | Percent homeowner.........................| 61 | 56 | 35 | 68 | 64 | 69 | 81 With mortgage...........................| 36 | 7 | 23 | 12 | 36 | 54 | 65 Without mortgage........................| 25 | 49 | 12 | 56 | 28 | 16 | 16 Renter....................................| 39 | 44 | 65 | 32 | 36 | 31 | 19 | | | | | | | Race of reference person: | | | | | | | Black.....................................| 11 | 12 | 11 | 18 | 14 | 9 | 8 White and other...........................| 89 | 88 | 89 | 82 | 86 | 91 | 92 | | | | | | | Education of reference person: | | | | | | | Elementary (1-8)..........................| 10 | 24 | 4 | 23 | 12 | 5 | 7 High school (9-12)........................| 43 | 47 | 32 | 52 | 47 | 42 | 43 College...................................| 46 | 27 | 64 | 23 | 41 | 53 | 49 Never attended and other..................| (2) | 1 | (3) | 2 | (2) | (2) | (2) | | | | | | | At least one vehicle owned..................| 86 | 56 | 81 | 77 | 89 | 96 | 97 | | | | | | | Annual aggregate expenditures...................|\$2,985,625 | 4.6 | 12.7 | 6.4 | 19.3 | 42.2 | 14.8 | | | | | | | Food..........................................| 427,638 | 4.7 | 10.7 | 6.8 | 18.8 | 43.3 | 15.7 Food at home................................| 264,469 | 5.5 | 8.4 | 8.2 | 20.5 | 41.8 | 15.6 Cereals and bakery products...............| 41,120 | 5.7 | 8.0 | 8.1 | 20.4 | 41.8 | 16.0 Cereals and cereal products.............| 14,103 | 5.2 | 7.4 | 8.2 | 21.9 | 41.6 | 15.9 Bakery products.........................| 27,017 | 6.0 | 8.4 | 8.0 | 19.6 | 41.9 | 16.0 Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs............| 68,783 | 5.1 | 7.7 | 8.6 | 21.2 | 41.9 | 15.4 Beef....................................| 21,067 | 4.3 | 7.7 | 7.8 | 21.1 | 42.6 | 16.4 Pork....................................| 15,582 | 5.4 | 7.0 | 9.5 | 21.7 | 42.0 | 14.5 Other meats.............................| 9,376 | 5.5 | 7.5 | 7.7 | 20.9 | 42.1 | 16.3 Poultry.................................| 12,320 | 5.5 | 8.4 | 9.2 | 21.1 | 40.8 | 15.0 Fish and seafood........................| 7,662 | 4.7 | 8.1 | 8.5 | 20.7 | 43.5 | 14.4 Eggs....................................| 2,776 | 7.2 | 8.8 | 10.4 | 22.9 | 36.2 | 14.4 | | | | | | | Dairy products............................| 30,179 | 5.5 | 8.8 | 8.3 | 20.7 | 41.1 | 15.6 Fresh milk and cream....................| 13,392 | 5.8 | 8.2 | 9.6 | 21.0 | 39.5 | 16.0 Other dairy products....................| 16,788 | 5.3 | 9.3 | 7.3 | 20.5 | 42.3 | 15.2 Fruits and vegetables.....................| 42,879 | 6.6 | 9.1 | 9.0 | 21.3 | 39.5 | 14.6 Fresh fruits............................| 12,750 | 7.0 | 9.1 | 9.3 | 21.0 | 39.4 | 14.2 Fresh vegetables........................| 12,668 | 5.8 | 9.3 | 8.7 | 22.0 | 39.7 | 14.4 Processed fruits........................| 10,023 | 6.9 | 9.4 | 9.8 | 21.3 | 38.4 | 14.2 Processed vegetables....................| 7,438 | 6.8 | 8.2 | 7.9 | 20.4 | 40.5 | 16.2 | | | | | | | Other food at home........................| 81,508 | 5.0 | 8.7 | 7.3 | 19.4 | 43.3 | 16.2 Sugar and other sweets..................| 10,239 | 5.6 | 7.7 | 8.6 | 20.3 | 42.4 | 15.5 Fats and oils...........................| 7,239 | 6.3 | 7.2 | 10.3 | 20.4 | 40.5 | 15.3 Miscellaneous foods.....................| 38,455 | 4.8 | 8.6 | 6.4 | 19.1 | 44.2 | 16.8 Nonalcoholic beverages..................| 21,293 | 5.1 | 9.3 | 7.3 | 19.1 | 42.8 | 16.2 Food prepared by consumer unit | | | | | | | on out-of-town trips...................| 4,282 | 3.1 | 12.2 | 7.4 | 19.9 | 43.7 | 13.7 Food away from home.........................| 163,169 | 3.5 | 14.3 | 4.5 | 16.2 | 45.7 | 15.9 | | | | | | | Alcoholic beverages...........................| 30,141 | 3.7 | 22.5 | 4.8 | 16.4 | 41.4 | 11.2 | | | | | | | Housing.......................................| 947,902 | 5.9 | 13.9 | 7.1 | 20.1 | 40.6 | 12.5 Shelter.....................................| 541,211 | 5.6 | 16.0 | 6.0 | 19.9 | 40.3 | 12.3 Owned dwellings...........................| 331,101 | 3.5 | 10.8 | 5.5 | 20.7 | 44.9 | 14.7 Mortgage interest and charges...........| 196,814 | .9 | 11.0 | 2.4 | 19.9 | 50.0 | 15.7 Property taxes..........................| 78,241 | 6.3 | 10.0 | 9.7 | 20.5 | 39.1 | 14.3 Maintenance, repairs, insurance, | | | | | | | other expenses.........................| 56,046 | 8.6 | 11.0 | 10.6 | 23.6 | 34.7 | 11.5 Rented dwellings..........................| 176,128 | 10.0 | 26.5 | 6.8 | 18.9 | 30.6 | 7.1 Other lodging.............................| 33,981 | 2.6 | 11.9 | 7.1 | 16.9 | 46.2 | 15.3 | | | | | | | Utilities, fuels, and public services.......| 198,428 | 7.4 | 11.7 | 9.8 | 21.2 | 36.5 | 13.4 Natural gas...............................| 25,240 | 8.7 | 10.1 | 10.6 | 22.4 | 35.4 | 12.9 Electricity...............................| 78,681 | 6.9 | 10.3 | 10.1 | 21.4 | 37.4 | 13.8 Fuel oil and other fuels..................| 9,223 | 12.9 | 8.2 | 11.5 | 21.5 | 35.6 | 10.2 Telephone services........................| 62,266 | 6.6 | 15.3 | 8.5 | 20.5 | 35.8 | 13.3 Water and other public services...........| 23,018 | 7.4 | 9.9 | 10.4 | 21.2 | 37.0 | 14.1 Household operations........................| 48,689 | 9.3 | 7.0 | 5.5 | 21.5 | 48.9 | 7.8 Personal services.........................| 24,231 | 9.0 | 4/1.5 | 2.7 | 22.0 | 60.3 | 4.5 Other household expenses..................| 24,458 | 9.7 | 12.4 | 8.3 | 21.0 | 37.6 | 11.0 | | | | | | | Housekeeping supplies.......................| 43,325 | 7.0 | 9.5 | 7.4 | 18.3 | 43.1 | 14.7 Laundry and cleaning supplies.............| 11,847 | 5.4 | 9.4 | 7.2 | 20.2 | 40.8 | 17.0 Other household products..................| 19,543 | 7.5 | 7.7 | 7.3 | 18.0 | 45.5 | 14.0 Postage and stationery....................| 11,935 | 7.9 | 12.5 | 7.9 | 17.0 | 41.3 | 13.4 Household furnishings and equipment.........| 116,250 | 3.5 | 12.1 | 7.8 | 19.0 | 44.4 | 13.3 Household textiles........................| 9,216 | 3.9 | 8.6 | 6.4 | 15.7 | 48.0 | 17.4 Furniture.................................| 31,621 | 2.0 | 13.4 | 4.6 | 23.2 | 44.3 | 12.5 Floor coverings...........................| 7,078 | 6.8 | 6.8 | 24.9 | 17.4 | 38.5 | 5.7 Major appliances..........................| 14,072 | 3.9 | 14.2 | 11.0 | 18.4 | 40.5 | 11.9 Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares| 8,423 | 3.4 | 11.2 | 6.5 | 19.1 | 45.3 | 14.6 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 45,839 | 3.7 | 12.4 | 6.9 | 17.1 | 45.6 | 14.3 | | | | | | | Apparel and services..........................| 171,143 | 3.1 | 12.9 | 4.7 | 18.2 | 45.7 | 15.4 Men and boys................................| 45,018 | 1.9 | 13.0 | 4.2 | 19.3 | 45.7 | 16.0 Men, 16 and over..........................| 36,970 | 1.9 | 15.3 | 4.3 | 17.5 | 44.5 | 16.4 Boys, 2 to 15.............................| 8,048 | 1.5 | 2.0 | 3.4 | 27.6 | 51.1 | 14.4 Women and girls.............................| 68,056 | 4.3 | 12.0 | 4.3 | 17.4 | 45.8 | 16.2 Women, 16 and over........................| 58,644 | 4.9 | 13.6 | 4.3 | 16.4 | 44.9 | 16.0 Girls, 2 to 15............................| 9,412 | 1.0 | 1.9 | 4.6 | 24.0 | 51.3 | 17.2 Children under 2............................| 7,772 | 1.1 | 4.1 | 6.5 | 28.2 | 51.3 | 8.9 Footwear....................................| 23,124 | 3.0 | 11.9 | 6.6 | 18.5 | 44.7 | 15.3 Other apparel products and services.........| 27,173 | 3.0 | 18.5 | 4.3 | 15.2 | 44.6 | 14.4 | | | | | | | Transportation................................| 522,935 | 2.6 | 11.5 | 5.8 | 19.1 | 43.4 | 17.6 Vehicle purchases (net outlay)..............| 218,903 | 1.5 | 9.7 | 5.1 | 19.5 | 45.5 | 18.7 Cars and trucks, new......................| 113,113 | 4/1.0 | 10.0 | 5.3 | 19.8 | 47.1 | 16.9 Cars and trucks, used.....................| 102,226 | 2.1 | 9.0 | 5.0 | 19.5 | 44.1 | 20.4 Other vehicles............................| 3,563 | (5) | 24.2 | 4/.8 | 4/10.9 | 34.5 | 29.6 Gasoline and motor oil......................| 97,351 | 3.3 | 11.6 | 6.6 | 19.9 | 41.7 | 16.9 Other vehicle expenses......................| 177,630 | 3.2 | 12.9 | 5.8 | 18.3 | 42.7 | 17.1 Vehicle finance charges...................| 25,631 | 1.1 | 10.9 | 2.3 | 16.9 | 50.6 | 18.3 Maintenance and repairs...................| 61,221 | 3.9 | 13.5 | 6.5 | 19.1 | 40.7 | 16.4 Vehicle insurance.........................| 62,916 | 3.9 | 12.0 | 6.8 | 19.1 | 40.8 | 17.3 Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, | | | | | | | other charges............................| 27,862 | 2.2 | 15.7 | 5.3 | 15.6 | 44.0 | 17.2 Public transportation.......................| 29,052 | 5.3 | 16.7 | 8.7 | 18.3 | 37.5 | 13.5 | | | | | | | Health care...................................| 163,467 | 9.9 | 8.7 | 14.1 | 20.8 | 34.3 | 12.2 Health insurance............................| 72,561 | 11.5 | 7.8 | 15.7 | 21.0 | 33.0 | 11.0 Medical services............................| 53,312 | 6.3 | 10.3 | 9.4 | 21.2 | 38.5 | 14.3 Drugs.......................................| 27,857 | 13.6 | 7.5 | 18.1 | 21.4 | 29.6 | 9.8 Medical supplies............................| 9,737 | 8.2 | 9.6 | 15.7 | 15.9 | 34.5 | 16.0 | | | | | | | Entertainment.................................| 150,022 | 3.1 | 12.4 | 5.7 | 21.4 | 41.4 | 15.9 Fees and admissions.........................| 37,926 | 3.0 | 14.2 | 6.8 | 17.5 | 42.7 | 15.7 Television, radios, sound equipment.........| 49,190 | 4.6 | 14.3 | 6.1 | 18.6 | 42.3 | 14.1 Pets, toys, and playground equipment........| 27,427 | 3.6 | 11.3 | 5.0 | 20.5 | 46.5 | 13.1 Other entertainment supplies, equipment, | | | | | | | and services...............................| 35,479 | .7 | 8.5 | 4.7 | 30.3 | 34.9 | 20.9 | | | | | | | Personal care products and services...........| 38,755 | 4.5 | 11.6 | 7.5 | 18.1 | 42.7 | 15.5 | | | | | | | Reading.......................................| 16,157 | 6.1 | 15.6 | 8.5 | 17.8 | 40.5 | 11.5 | | | | | | | Education.....................................| 42,613 | 3.5 | 17.6 | 1.9 | 15.6 | 36.1 | 25.3 | | | | | | | Tobacco products and smoking supplies.........| 27,497 | 5.1 | 13.7 | 7.3 | 21.0 | 38.7 | 14.2 | | | | | | | Miscellaneous.................................| 76,491 | 4.5 | 16.3 | 6.4 | 19.3 | 41.8 | 11.7 | | | | | | | Cash contributions............................| 95,855 | 8.8 | 14.3 | 10.2 | 22.2 | 31.9 | 12.6 | | | | | | | Personal insurance and pensions...............| 275,009 | .4 | 13.4 | .9 | 16.4 | 51.6 | 17.3 Life and other personal insurance...........| 35,283 | 2.8 | 7.2 | 6.2 | 20.4 | 46.9 | 16.4 Pensions and Social Security................| 239,726 | 4/.1 | 14.3 | 4/.2 | 15.8 | 52.3 | 17.4 | | | | | | | Sources of income and personal taxes: 1/ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Money income before taxes.....................| 2,924,780 | 3.5 | 12.6 | 5.7 | 17.9 | 45.1 | 15.2 Wages and salaries..........................| 2,165,375 | (5) | 14.1 | (3) | 15.8 | 52.2 | 17.8 Self-employment income......................| 215,112 | (5) | 11.4 | (5) | 27.9 | 46.6 | 14.0 Social Security, private and government | | | | | | | retirement.................................| 335,837 | 23.6 | 4.2 | 34.7 | 22.0 | 11.6 | 3.9 Interest, dividends, rental income, other | | | | | | | property income............................| 97,610 | 13.8 | 9.7 | 27.4 | 20.8 | 22.3 | 6.0 Unemployment and workers' compensation, | | | | | | | veterans' benefits.........................| 29,424 | 6.4 | 10.0 | 9.9 | 22.4 | 40.1 | 11.0 Public assistance, supplemental security | | | | | | | income, food stamps........................| 40,692 | 10.1 | 1.5 | 42.3 | 29.2 | 12.5 | 4.3 Regular contributions for support...........| 29,003 | 10.6 | 28.6 | 6.5 | 22.5 | 22.7 | 9.1 Other income................................| 11,727 | 5.6 | 29.1 | 3.3 | 20.0 | 30.5 | 11.5 | | | | | | | Personal taxes................................| 265,024 | 1.0 | 15.3 | 3.6 | 15.3 | 49.1 | 15.6 Federal income taxes........................| 197,518 | .7 | 15.7 | 3.3 | 15.1 | 49.6 | 15.6 State and local income taxes................| 53,936 | .4 | 15.5 | 2.5 | 14.7 | 50.6 | 16.3 Other taxes.................................| 13,570 | 8.4 | 8.5 | 13.9 | 21.7 | 35.6 | 12.0 | | | | | | | Income after taxes............................| 2,659,756 | 3.7 | 12.4 | 5.9 | 18.2 | 44.7 | 15.2 | | | | | | | ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1/ Components of income and taxes are derived from "complete income reporters" only; see glossary. 2/ Value less than 0.5. 3/ Value less than 0.05. 4/ Data are likely to have large sampling errors. 5/ No data reported. n.a. Not applicable.