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Texas: 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

10,559,398 2,079,369 2,068,922 1,898,909 2,184,438 2,327,761
 

Consumer Unit Characteristics

 

Income before taxes

$80,813.85 $11,136.25 $30,853.51 $52,996.63 $86,736.36 $204,595.69

 

           

Age of reference person

48.7 52.0 52.5 47.5 45.5 46.5

Average Number in Consumer Unit

 

People

2.7 1.9 2.5 2.5 3.2 3.3

Children under 18

0.7 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.9 1.0

Adults 65 and older

0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2

Earners

1.4 0.5 1.1 1.3 1.8 2.0

Vehicles

1.8 1.1 1.5 1.8 2.2 2.6
 

Percent Distribution

 

Reference Person

 

Men

47.8 36.6 38.8 53.1 51.3 58.1

Women

52.2 63.4 61.2 46.9 48.7 41.9

Homeowner

62.6 43.0 50.8 63.8 66.0 86.3

With mortgage

36.1 15.5 18.8 31.9 42.5 67.2

Without mortgage

26.5 27.6 32.0 31.8 23.5 19.1

Renter

37.4 57.0 49.2 36.2 34.0 13.7

Race of Reference Person

Black or African-American

12.0 18.4 12.4 11.7 9.7 8.5

White, Asian, and all other races

88.0 81.6 87.6 88.3 90.3 91.5

Hispanic or Latino Origin of Reference Person

 

Hispanic or Latino

34.4 36.6 42.2 39.6 33.7 21.9

Not Hispanic or Latino

65.6 63.4 57.8 60.4 66.3 78.1

Education of Reference Person

 

Elementary (1-8)

5.1 8.9 9.0 4.4 2.9 0.6

High school (9-12)

29.1 40.2 40.8 30.9 22.8 13.4

College

65.6 50.2 49.8 64.7 74.3 86.0

Never attended and other

0.2 0.7 0.4 a/ a/ a/

At least one vehicle owned or leased

92.3 74.9 93.5 95.9 97.7 99.0
 

Average annual expenditures

$61,493.37 $26,520.12 $37,862.79 $49,413.04 $69,297.36 $116,304.11

Food

7,450.60 3,795.15 5,367.42 7,149.86 7,789.44 12,310.10

Food at home

3,849.22 2,064.15 2,978.84 4,039.27 3,952.92 5,790.36

Cereals and bakery products

460.22 240.97 327.29 486.58 504.09 685.77

Cereals and cereal products

142.25 68.37 108.68 151.54 142.08 223.49

Bakery products

317.97 172.60 218.62 335.04 362.01 462.29

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

890.55 429.03 750.04 970.36 880.69 1,321.06

Beef

245.93 114.21 199.70 277.16 238.11 369.67

Pork

186.97 103.68 163.83 226.44 154.02 266.38

Other meats

107.50 55.05 62.45 124.98 117.88 160.39

Poultry

165.40 75.71 129.83 164.00 192.82 245.19

Fish and seafood

122.36 34.83 139.21 109.85 119.26 198.78

Eggs

62.40 45.55 55.03 67.93 58.60 80.65

Dairy products

350.94 183.09 283.22 348.35 386.92 517.28

Fresh milk and cream

118.33 62.83 114.09 126.31 118.12 159.77

Other dairy products

232.61 120.26 169.13 222.04 268.79 357.51

Fruits and vegetables

709.41 403.21 553.65 717.98 688.13 1,116.74

Fresh fruits

277.14 148.21 217.00 245.14 258.88 494.59

Fresh vegetables

231.39 125.94 180.79 230.58 248.63 347.66

Processed fruits

81.41 56.76 59.91 96.58 77.28 107.96

Processed vegetables

119.47 72.30 95.95 145.69 103.34 166.53

Other food at home

1,438.09 807.86 1,064.64 1,516.00 1,493.10 2,149.50

Sugar and other sweets

113.63 75.64 87.08 105.72 112.88 178.91

Fats and oils

96.96 47.72 66.50 102.43 86.73 169.62

Miscellaneous foods

775.85 418.96 562.11 764.45 818.58 1,233.14

Nonalcoholic beverages

411.57 252.45 333.62 512.74 429.23 479.20

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

40.08 13.08 15.33 30.67 45.67 88.63

Food away from home

3,601.38 1,731.00 2,388.59 3,110.59 3,836.52 6,519.74
 

Alcoholic beverages

516.39 166.77 330.28 385.92 650.32 980.00
 

Housing

20,542.90 10,930.95 13,871.72 16,378.81 22,804.37 36,316.77

Shelter

11,795.08 6,193.42 7,567.69 8,936.48 12,858.78 21,890.06

Owned dwellings

6,908.11 2,031.65 2,760.10 4,336.90 6,700.99 17,242.83

Mortgage interest and charges

2,497.12 583.57 705.40 1,566.67 2,679.47 6,386.88

Property taxes

2,576.05 943.60 1,053.34 1,758.68 2,420.04 6,200.88

Maintenance, repairs, insurance, other expenses

1,834.94 504.48 1,001.37 1,011.55 1,601.49 4,655.06

Rented dwellings

4,165.86 3,778.79 4,574.26 4,225.26 5,513.46 2,835.55

Other lodging

721.11 382.97 233.32 374.32 644.33 1,811.69

Utilities, fuels, and public services

4,478.23 2,729.74 3,660.14 4,300.06 5,078.13 6,349.62

Natural gas

288.41 187.50 265.88 270.38 245.95 453.10

Electricity

1,712.29 1,173.93 1,513.14 1,603.09 1,904.25 2,279.14

Fuel oil and other fuels

39.65 28.23 19.32 42.82 29.42 74.91

Telephone services

1,608.55 800.39 1,187.94 1,628.07 1,993.16 2,327.47

Residential phone service, VOIP, and phone cards

120.17 108.20 118.50 94.22 121.88 151.92

Cellular phone service

1,488.38 692.19 1,069.44 1,533.85 1,871.28 2,175.55

Water and other public services

829.33 539.68 673.86 755.71 905.34 1,215.00

Household operations

1,617.71 775.74 880.74 1,041.44 1,681.33 3,440.51

Personal Services

491.12 222.78 194.00 190.00 480.72 1,250.31

Other household expenses

1,126.58 552.96 686.74 851.44 1,200.61 2,190.20

Housekeeping supplies

715.50 353.59 677.44 634.38 800.23 1,058.51

Laundry and cleaning supplies

202.04 127.64 142.36 241.78 205.75 267.62

Other household products

413.20 193.67 447.52 305.33 465.28 637.51

Postage and stationery

100.25 32.28 87.57 87.26 129.20 153.38

Household furnishings and equipment

1,936.39 878.47 1,085.72 1,466.46 2,385.90 3,578.06

Household textiles

115.12 35.55 45.43 137.35 121.54 205.31

Furniture

556.78 251.64 296.34 396.57 537.55 1,209.58

Floor coverings

23.50 7.99 3.54 2.72 12.45 82.41

Major appliances

325.58 272.29 105.16 243.13 435.60 532.88

Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares

139.44 34.23 136.71 96.63 183.48 237.70

Miscellaneous household equipment

775.97 276.76 498.54 590.06 1,095.27 1,310.17
 

Apparel and services

1,930.90 808.54 1,146.68 1,467.14 2,302.54 3,658.88

Men and boys

467.84 158.86 272.10 309.72 617.92 919.68

Men, 16 and over

376.24 122.86 200.96 208.32 523.17 778.32

Boys, 2 to 15

91.60 36.00 71.14 101.40 94.75 141.36

Women and girls

657.73 299.81 370.64 563.61 764.06 1,205.88

Women, 16 and over

530.89 243.33 270.27 483.11 640.42 944.87

Girls, 2 to 15

126.84 56.48 100.37 80.50 123.64 261.01

Children under 2

94.25 28.68 68.15 128.78 122.34 103.30

Footwear

419.78 184.32 309.13 363.74 552.48 641.50

Other apparel products and services

291.29 136.87 126.66 101.29 245.73 788.52
 

Transportation

11,000.58 5,081.38 7,213.68 9,625.82 13,822.53 18,102.38

Vehicle purchases (net outlay)

4,747.56 1,913.25 2,784.25 4,243.79 6,360.74 7,921.51

Cars and trucks, new

2,341.66 930.63 642.78 2,200.46 2,971.70 4,636.03

Cars and trucks, used

2,279.06 982.61 2,119.90 2,043.33 2,796.35 3,285.48

Other vehicles

126.84 a/ 21.58 a/ 592.69 a/

Gasoline, other fuels, and motor oil

2,292.94 1,264.64 1,758.59 2,120.86 2,766.72 3,382.22

Other vehicle expenses

3,225.63 1,575.26 2,384.11 2,805.11 3,832.25 5,197.44

Vehicle finance charges

331.92 123.19 142.47 233.01 430.32 675.10

Maintenance and repairs

896.07 554.93 717.95 733.21 971.03 1,428.20

Vehicle insurance

1,546.16 742.07 1,365.85 1,503.92 1,926.75 2,071.31

Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, and other charges

451.47 155.07 157.85 334.97 504.15 1,022.83

Public and other transportation

734.46 328.23 286.72 456.06 862.82 1,601.21
 

Healthcare

5,100.64 2,388.95 3,585.84 4,356.23 5,838.28 8,769.96

Health insurance

3,566.52 1,634.99 2,521.60 3,035.50 4,331.47 5,935.98

Medical services

967.90 434.24 641.51 790.80 955.74 1,890.59

Drugs

406.09 256.50 240.52 422.30 395.01 672.19

Medical supplies

160.13 63.21 182.20 107.62 156.06 271.20
 

Entertainment

3,228.72 915.36 1,528.87 1,852.69 2,666.14 8,780.39

Fees and admissions

1,394.05 107.88 180.80 359.96 729.39 5,392.23

Audio and visual equipment and services

928.06 500.58 826.43 846.85 968.51 1,418.03

Pets, toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

678.38 253.46 415.79 442.46 748.28 1,458.21

Pets

542.28 216.52 342.37 351.35 447.15 1,302.02

Toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

136.10 36.94 73.41 91.11 301.13 156.19

Other entertainment supplies, equipment, and services

228.22 53.44 105.85 203.41 219.96 511.92
 

Personal care products and services

785.32 359.76 472.62 796.24 940.37 1,252.84
 

Reading

82.75 12.20 48.98 69.76 118.07 152.78
 

Education

1,005.40 305.02 386.78 513.74 1,383.74 2,226.19
 

Tobacco products and smoking supplies

254.19 244.98 332.67 299.90 246.11 163.66
 

Miscellaneous

670.88 274.24 362.42 743.02 654.19 1,240.69
 

Cash contributions

1,974.38 388.72 853.02 1,044.57 1,755.45 5,351.46
 

Personal insurance and pensions

6,949.73 848.10 2,361.81 4,729.34 8,325.81 16,998.01

Life and other personal insurance

505.66 123.56 367.80 406.64 547.57 1,010.95

Pensions and Social Security

6,444.08 724.53 1,994.01 4,322.71 7,778.24 15,987.06
 

Sources of Income and Personal Taxes

Money income before taxes

80,813.85 11,136.25 30,853.51 52,996.63 86,736.36 204,595.69

Wages and salaries

66,743.34 3,965.74 20,306.19 40,955.14 76,637.15 175,848.03

Self-employment income

5,656.76 298.64 778.21 1,750.53 2,347.74 21,071.03

Social Security, private and government retirement

6,172.60 5,186.30 8,497.71 8,747.80 4,899.38 4,081.16

Interest, dividends, rental income, other property incom

1,080.01 39.83 65.30 726.47 1,404.64 2,894.84

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

357.92 786.03 582.82 178.64 227.18 44.56

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

487.86 330.96 472.33 205.47 842.01 539.85

Other income

315.36 528.75 150.95 432.58 378.26 116.22
 

*a/: Value is too small to display.

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2021