Table 1501. Composition of consumer unit: Shares of annual aggregate expenditures and sources of income, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1994 (Aggregates in millions of dollars, unless otherwise indicated) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | Husband and wife consumer units | | | | | | ________________________________________________ | | | | | | One | Single | | Total | | Husband and wife with | Other | parent, | person Item |Aggregate |husband|Husband| children |husband|at least |and other | | and | and | | and |one child| consu- ________________________ | | wife | wife | | | | wife |under 18 | mer | |consu- | only |Oldest |Oldest | Oldest |consu- | | units | | mer | | child | child |child 18| mer | | | | units | |under 6|6 to 17|or over | units | | | | | | | | | | | _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | Number of consumer units (in thousands).........| 102,210| 53,578| 22,017| 5,529| 14,965| 7,079 | 3,989| 7,065 | 41,567 Percent distribution of consumer units..........| 100.0| 52.4| 21.5| 5.4| 14.6| 6.9 | 3.9| 6.9 | 40.7 | | | | | | | | | Consumer unit characteristics (mean values): | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Income before taxes 1/........................| \$36,838|\$48,919|\$45,100|\$45,202|\$51,947|\$58,006 |\$48,311| \$19,069 | \$24,401 Income after taxes 1/.........................| 33,755| 44,878| 41,240| 41,381| 47,680| 53,539 | 44,542| 18,121 | 22,182 Age of reference person.......................| 47.6| 47.5| 56.0| 31.2| 39.2| 51.2 | 47.5| 35.7 | 49.9 | | | | | | | | | Average number in consumer unit: | | | | | | | | | Persons.....................................| 2.5| 3.2| 2.0| 3.5| 4.2| 3.8 | 5.0| 2.9 | 1.6 Children under 18...........................| .7| 1.0| n.a. | 1.5| 2.2| .5 | 1.7| 1.8 | .2 Persons 65 and over.........................| .3| .3| .7| (2) | (2) | .2 | .5| (2) | .3 Earners.....................................| 1.3| 1.7| 1.2| 1.6| 1.9| 2.7 | 2.3| .9 | .9 Vehicles....................................| 1.9| 2.6| 2.3| 2.2| 2.5| 3.4 | 2.9| 1.0 | 1.3 | | | | | | | | | Percent distribution: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Male......................................| 62| 85| 86| 83| 84| 82 | 84| 10 | 43 Female....................................| 38| 15| 14| 17| 16| 18 | 16| 90 | 57 | | | | | | | | | Housing tenure: | | | | | | | | | Homeowner.................................| 63| 79| 82| 62| 77| 88 | 78| 31 | 48 With mortgage...........................| 37| 52| 38| 55| 66| 58 | 56| 23 | 20 Without mortgage........................| 26| 28| 44| 8| 11| 30 | 22| 9 | 28 Renter....................................| 37| 21| 18| 38| 23| 12 | 22| 69 | 52 | | | | | | | | | Race of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Black.....................................| 11| 7| 5| 5| 9| 6 | 16| 28 | 13 White and other...........................| 89| 93| 95| 95| 91| 94 | 84| 72 | 87 | | | | | | | | | Education of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Elementary (1-8)..........................| 8| 7| 9| 3| 4| 9 | 12| 4 | 11 High school (9-12)........................| 43| 44| 45| 41| 40| 46 | 52| 54 | 41 College...................................| 48| 49| 46| 57| 55| 45 | 35| 41 | 48 Never attended and other..................| (3) | (3) | (3) | (3) | (2) | (3) | 1| 1 | (3) | | | | | | | | | At least one vehicle owned..................| 86| 96| 96| 95| 96| 96 | 94| 70 | 77 | | | | | | | | | Annual aggregate expenditures...................|\$3,243,017| 67.4| 24.5| 6.9| 20.2| 10.8 | 5.0| 4.5 | 28.1 | | | | | | | | | Food..........................................| 449,565| 67.3| 22.6| 7.2| 21.1| 11.7 | 4.7| 4.9 | 27.9 Food at home................................| 276,371| 66.9| 21.2| 7.9| 20.9| 11.6 | 5.2| 5.7 | 27.3 Cereals and bakery products...............| 43,682| 67.9| 21.1| 8.2| 21.9| 11.7 | 5.0| 5.6 | 26.5 Cereals and cereal products.............| 16,482| 67.0| 19.3| 8.9| 22.3| 11.2 | 5.3| 6.6 | 26.5 Bakery products.........................| 27,200| 68.4| 22.2| 7.7| 21.7| 12.1 | 4.8| 5.1 | 26.5 Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs............| 74,637| 65.6| 20.5| 7.2| 20.7| 11.6 | 5.7| 6.5 | 27.9 Beef....................................| 23,106| 66.3| 20.2| 7.4| 20.7| 11.8 | 6.2| 7.0 | 26.7 Pork....................................| 15,870| 63.7| 21.9| 6.6| 19.8| 10.1 | 5.3| 7.0 | 29.3 Other meats.............................| 9,573| 67.8| 21.2| 7.0| 22.7| 12.1 | 4.8| 5.7 | 26.4 Poultry.................................| 13,918| 65.4| 18.3| 8.1| 20.6| 13.1 | 5.3| 6.3 | 28.4 Fish and seafood........................| 9,113| 66.0| 21.1| 7.0| 20.6| 11.0 | 6.2| 5.5 | 28.5 Eggs....................................| 3,057| 63.6| 20.5| 7.1| 18.6| 10.7 | 6.6| 6.1 | 30.4 | | | | | | | | | Dairy products............................| 29,441| 67.2| 20.8| 7.9| 21.8| 11.6 | 5.2| 5.5 | 27.3 Fresh milk and cream....................| 12,955| 66.5| 18.5| 8.4| 22.1| 11.6 | 5.9| 5.7 | 27.8 Other dairy products....................| 16,486| 67.8| 22.5| 7.5| 21.6| 11.6 | 4.6| 5.3 | 26.9 Fruits and vegetables.....................| 44,486| 66.4| 22.5| 7.7| 19.9| 11.4 | 5.0| 5.1 | 28.5 Fresh fruits............................| 13,555| 67.7| 23.0| 7.5| 20.5| 11.8 | 4.9| 5.1 | 27.3 Fresh vegetables........................| 13,746| 65.8| 21.7| 7.1| 19.5| 12.3 | 5.1| 4.9 | 29.3 Processed fruits........................| 9,485| 65.7| 21.7| 8.7| 19.7| 10.7 | 5.0| 5.1 | 29.2 Processed vegetables....................| 7,701| 66.4| 23.8| 7.8| 20.0| 9.8 | 5.1| 5.3 | 28.3 | | | | | | | | | Other food at home........................| 84,125| 67.8| 21.5| 8.6| 20.8| 11.7 | 5.2| 5.6 | 26.7 Sugar and other sweets..................| 10,725| 67.6| 21.8| 8.1| 21.9| 10.0 | 5.7| 5.5 | 27.0 Fats and oils...........................| 8,076| 66.1| 21.6| 6.9| 19.8| 12.2 | 5.5| 5.3 | 28.6 Miscellaneous foods.....................| 36,849| 68.5| 20.5| 10.2| 21.6| 11.2 | 5.1| 6.1 | 25.5 Nonalcoholic beverages..................| 23,732| 66.3| 20.9| 7.5| 20.1| 12.8 | 5.0| 5.3 | 28.4 Food prepared by consumer unit | | | | | | | | | on out-of-town trips...................| 4,744| 72.9| 32.2| 5.4| 18.2| 12.2 | 4.9| 3.4 | 23.7 Food away from home.........................| 173,194| 67.8| 24.8| 6.0| 21.3| 11.7 | 3.9| 3.5 | 28.7 | | | | | | | | | Alcoholic beverages...........................| 28,341| 58.3| 26.4| 6.2| 13.4| 9.5 | 2.8| 1.9 | 39.8 | | | | | | | | | Housing.......................................| 1,032,674| 65.2| 23.6| 7.1| 20.5| 8.9 | 4.9| 5.5 | 29.3 Shelter.....................................| 581,190| 63.4| 22.9| 7.0| 20.5| 8.3 | 4.8| 5.7 | 30.9 Owned dwellings...........................| 356,887| 75.0| 26.2| 7.5| 25.4| 10.5 | 5.5| 3.5 | 21.5 Mortgage interest and charges...........| 196,111| 78.0| 21.1| 9.4| 30.5| 10.7 | 6.4| 4.2 | 17.8 Property taxes..........................| 94,197| 73.4| 32.4| 5.4| 20.3| 11.0 | 4.2| 3.0 | 23.7 Maintenance, repairs, insurance, | | | | | | | | | other expenses.........................| 66,579| 68.6| 32.5| 4.8| 17.5| 9.1 | 4.8| 2.3 | 29.1 Rented dwellings..........................| 183,915| 38.2| 13.1| 6.9| 11.8| 3.1 | 3.4| 10.8 | 51.0 Other lodging.............................| 40,389| 75.2| 38.6| 2.7| 17.0| 12.6 | 4.3| 1.8 | 23.0 | | | | | | | | | Utilities, fuels, and public services.......| 223,691| 63.0| 23.5| 5.8| 18.4| 9.9 | 5.3| 6.1 | 30.8 Natural gas...............................| 28,898| 61.5| 23.6| 5.5| 17.3| 9.9 | 5.2| 6.8 | 31.6 Electricity...............................| 88,053| 65.4| 24.2| 5.8| 19.9| 10.2 | 5.3| 6.1 | 28.5 Fuel oil and other fuels..................| 10,014| 64.4| 27.2| 5.0| 16.6| 11.3 | 4.4| 3.2 | 32.4 Telephone services........................| 70,506| 58.9| 21.6| 6.1| 16.6| 9.2 | 5.3| 6.8 | 34.4 Water and other public services...........| 26,220| 67.6| 25.2| 5.9| 20.0| 10.8 | 5.7| 4.7 | 27.7 Household operations........................| 50,096| 69.9| 18.2| 16.6| 26.4| 4.5 | 4.2| 8.9 | 21.3 Personal services.........................| 23,487| 73.1| 1.6| 30.8| 34.6| 1.6 | 4.5| 15.3 | 11.5 Other household expenses..................| 26,609| 67.0| 32.8| 4.1| 19.2| 7.0 | 3.9| 3.1 | 29.9 | | | | | | | | | Housekeeping supplies.......................| 40,079| 70.2| 26.6| 8.0| 19.7| 11.1 | 4.8| 3.7 | 26.1 Laundry and cleaning supplies.............| 11,144| 69.3| 22.0| 7.6| 21.1| 12.8 | 5.7| 4.9 | 25.8 Other household products..................| 17,721| 72.0| 26.5| 8.9| 20.8| 11.0 | 4.8| 3.5 | 24.5 Postage and stationery....................| 11,214| 68.4| 31.2| 6.9| 16.6| 9.7 | 3.9| 2.7 | 29.0 Household furnishings and equipment.........| 137,617| 72.8| 27.9| 6.3| 22.5| 10.9 | 5.3| 3.3 | 23.8 Household textiles........................| 10,147| 71.1| 26.7| 6.6| 22.0| 10.6 | 5.3| 3.0 | 25.9 Furniture.................................| 32,547| 70.7| 27.8| 6.5| 22.5| 8.1 | 5.9| 4.5 | 24.8 Floor coverings...........................| 12,215| 84.0| 25.8| 5.4| 26.3| 21.2 | 4/5.3| 4/1.4 | 14.6 Major appliances..........................| 15,224| 70.2| 25.7| 5.7| 21.3| 9.9 | 7.6| 5.2 | 24.6 Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares| 8,242| 71.9| 28.4| 9.3| 16.9| 11.5 | 5.8| 2.6 | 25.5 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 59,242| 72.8| 29.0| 6.1| 22.8| 10.6 | 4.3| 2.8 | 24.4 | | | | | | | | | Apparel and services..........................| 167,683| 67.9| 21.4| 7.9| 21.6| 11.6 | 5.4| 6.1 | 26.0 Men and boys................................| 40,244| 71.0| 22.2| 6.7| 24.2| 12.4 | 5.5| 6.1 | 22.9 Men, 16 and over..........................| 31,054| 69.7| 26.8| 6.5| 19.1| 13.7 | 3.7| 3.9 | 26.4 Boys, 2 to 15.............................| 9,190| 75.2| 6.9| 7.2| 41.4| 7.9 | 11.7| 13.5 | 11.4 Women and girls.............................| 66,459| 67.1| 21.3| 6.5| 21.4| 13.3 | 4.5| 6.2 | 26.7 Women, 16 and over........................| 56,269| 65.9| 24.0| 6.5| 16.6| 14.7 | 4.1| 4.8 | 29.3 Girls, 2 to 15............................| 10,189| 73.4| 6.4| 6.6| 48.0| 5.6 | 6.8| 14.1 | 12.5 Children under 2............................| 8,147| 78.4| 12.0| 37.1| 14.7| 4.1 | 10.6| 6.3 | 15.4 Footwear....................................| 25,847| 64.2| 17.6| 6.5| 21.7| 12.5 | 5.8| 7.4 | 28.4 Other apparel products and services.........| 26,987| 65.8| 27.0| 5.3| 20.2| 7.8 | 5.5| 4.4 | 29.7 | | | | | | | | | Transportation................................| 617,721| 69.3| 24.7| 7.5| 18.8| 12.9 | 5.5| 3.7 | 27.0 Vehicle purchases (net outlay)..............| 278,486| 70.5| 23.5| 9.2| 18.6| 13.4 | 5.7| 3.5 | 26.0 Cars and trucks, new......................| 142,124| 72.3| 26.6| 10.4| 16.6| 12.8 | 5.9| 2.6 | 25.1 Cars and trucks, used.....................| 131,847| 69.0| 20.4| 8.2| 20.8| 14.0 | 5.6| 4.7 | 26.3 Other vehicles............................| 4,515| 53.5| 4/16.9| 4/1.2| 4/16.8| 4/17.5 | 4/1.1| 4/.8 | 45.7 Gasoline and motor oil......................| 100,770| 68.7| 24.1| 6.5| 19.9| 12.5 | 5.7| 4.3 | 27.0 Other vehicle expenses......................| 199,518| 68.8| 25.0| 6.5| 19.1| 12.9 | 5.3| 3.7 | 27.5 Vehicle finance charges...................| 24,050| 72.8| 23.5| 8.0| 22.8| 12.5 | 6.0| 4.3 | 22.9 Maintenance and repairs...................| 69,483| 67.0| 24.4| 6.7| 17.8| 13.2 | 4.9| 4.0 | 29.0 Vehicle insurance.........................| 70,488| 67.3| 24.8| 5.8| 17.5| 13.5 | 5.7| 3.9 | 28.8 Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, | | | | | | | | | other charges............................| 35,498| 73.0| 27.2| 6.7| 22.5| 11.5 | 5.1| 2.1 | 24.9 Public transportation.......................| 38,947| 65.6| 33.0| 3.7| 15.5| 9.6 | 3.8| 3.3 | 31.1 | | | | | | | | | Health care...................................| 179,321| 68.0| 31.4| 5.5| 16.7| 9.3 | 5.0| 3.5 | 28.6 Health insurance............................| 83,296| 68.2| 33.0| 5.1| 15.6| 8.9 | 5.6| 3.3 | 28.5 Medical services............................| 58,365| 68.6| 27.9| 7.2| 20.1| 9.2 | 4.2| 4.2 | 27.2 Drugs.......................................| 29,186| 65.1| 33.9| 3.7| 12.6| 10.0 | 4.8| 2.2 | 32.7 Medical supplies............................| 8,474| 71.6| 30.4| 4.3| 18.5| 12.4 | 6.0| 3.6 | 24.8 | | | | | | | | | Entertainment.................................| 160,110| 68.3| 24.5| 5.8| 23.0| 10.4 | 4.5| 4.6 | 27.1 Fees and admissions.........................| 44,881| 70.6| 26.5| 4.7| 26.2| 9.5 | 3.7| 3.6 | 25.9 Television, radios, sound equipment.........| 54,487| 63.5| 21.2| 5.9| 21.6| 10.2 | 4.6| 5.6 | 30.9 Pets, toys, and playground equipment........| 29,480| 69.3| 22.9| 7.7| 24.8| 9.7 | 4.2| 5.6 | 25.0 Other entertainment supplies, equipment, | | | | | | | | | and services...............................| 31,262| 72.2| 29.1| 5.3| 19.5| 12.8 | 5.6| 3.3 | 24.4 | | | | | | | | | Personal care products and services...........| 40,449| 67.0| 24.4| 6.8| 19.4| 11.0 | 5.4| 4.9 | 28.1 | | | | | | | | | Reading.......................................| 16,844| 64.4| 27.7| 5.2| 18.4| 9.1 | 4.0| 3.5 | 32.0 | | | | | | | | | Education.....................................| 46,992| 68.4| 18.3| 2.4| 22.6| 21.3 | 3.7| 4.4 | 27.1 | | | | | | | | | Tobacco products and smoking supplies.........| 26,426| 58.7| 19.4| 5.6| 16.3| 11.1 | 6.4| 5.8 | 35.4 | | | | | | | | | Miscellaneous.................................| 76,484| 60.9| 22.6| 5.1| 18.6| 9.5 | 5.2| 4.9 | 34.2 | | | | | | | | | Cash contributions............................| 98,153| 68.9| 35.4| 3.4| 14.6| 9.8 | 5.6| 1.6 | 29.6 | | | | | | | | | Personal insurance and pensions...............| 302,253| 72.9| 25.9| 7.4| 23.3| 11.3 | 4.9| 3.1 | 24.0 Life and other personal insurance...........| 40,648| 77.8| 32.4| 6.0| 21.4| 12.2 | 5.8| 3.3 | 18.9 Pensions and Social Security................| 261,605| 72.1| 24.9| 7.7| 23.6| 11.2 | 4.8| 3.1 | 24.8 | | | | | | | | | Sources of income and personal taxes: 1/ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Money income before taxes.....................| 3,167,858| 69.3| 26.0| 7.0| 20.8| 10.4 | 5.1| 3.6 | 27.1 Wages and salaries..........................| 2,390,220| 71.7| 22.5| 8.3| 24.2| 11.3 | 5.4| 3.3 | 25.0 Self-employment income......................| 210,864| 75.6| 29.7| 6.9| 22.4| 13.4 | 3.2| 1.6 | 22.7 Social Security, private and government | | | | | | | | | retirement.................................| 361,451| 60.1| 47.1| 4/.2| 2.1| 5.9 | 4.8| 1.2 | 38.7 Interest, dividends, rental income, other | | | | | | | | | property income............................| 99,733| 65.0| 43.8| 1.7| 12.7| 4.9 | 1.9| 1.0 | 34.0 Unemployment and workers' compensation, | | | | | | | | | veterans' benefits.........................| 27,189| 66.4| 20.9| 5.7| 22.5| 10.5 | 7.0| 4.3 | 29.3 Public assistance, supplemental security | | | | | | | | | income, food stamps........................| 41,520| 27.2| 5.0| 2.9| 8.8| 3.4 | 7.1| 36.6 | 36.2 Regular contributions for support...........| 24,640| 26.5| 4.9| 4.9| 10.4| 4/2.8 | 3.4| 34.4 | 39.2 Other income................................| 12,241| 50.4| 12.9| 8.3| 14.7| 4.9 | 9.7| 4.6 | 45.0 | | | | | | | | | Personal taxes................................| 265,111| 68.4| 26.6| 7.1| 20.4| 9.6 | 4.8| 2.1 | 29.4 Federal income taxes........................| 196,757| 68.2| 26.8| 7.0| 20.4| 9.3 | 4.6| 2.0 | 29.8 State and local income taxes................| 54,057| 67.6| 23.7| 7.6| 21.1| 9.5 | 5.6| 2.6 | 29.8 Other taxes.................................| 14,297| 75.3| 34.9| 5.5| 17.9| 13.2 | 3.9| 2.0 | 22.6 | | | | | | | | | Income after taxes............................| 2,902,747| 69.4| 26.0| 7.0| 20.8| 10.5 | 5.2| 3.7 | 26.9 | | | | | | | | | _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1/ Components of income and taxes are derived from "complete income reporters" only; see glossary. 2/ Value less than 0.05. 3/ Value less than 0.5. 4/ Data are likely to have large sampling errors. n.a. Not applicable.