Table 1501. Composition of consumer unit: Shares of annual aggregate expenditures and sources of income, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1995 (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).........| 103,123| 53,966| 22,022| 5,560| 14,650| 7,699 | 4,035| 6,720 | 42,437 Percent distribution of consumer units..........| 100.0| 52.3| 21.4| 5.4| 14.2| 7.5 | 3.9| 6.5 | 41.2 | | | | | | | | | Consumer unit characteristics (mean values): | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Income before taxes 1/........................| \$36,918|\$49,517|\$44,759|\$47,944|\$53,154|\$59,012 |\$46,198| \$19,606 | \$24,019 Income after taxes 1/.........................| 33,864| 45,358| 41,036| 43,658| 48,580| 53,997 | 42,999| 18,775 | 21,983 Age of reference person.......................| 48.0| 48.0| 56.5| 31.4| 39.5| 52.0 | 48.3| 36.1 | 49.8 | | | | | | | | | Average number in consumer unit: | | | | | | | | | Persons.....................................| 2.5| 3.2| 2.0| 3.4| 4.1| 3.9 | 5.1| 2.9 | 1.6 Children under 18...........................| .7| .9| n.a. | 1.4| 2.1| .6 | 1.6| 1.8 | .2 Persons 65 and over.........................| .3| .3| .7| (2) | (3) | .2 | .5| (3) | .3 Earners.....................................| 1.3| 1.7| 1.2| 1.7| 1.9| 2.7 | 2.4| .9 | .9 Vehicles....................................| 1.9| 2.5| 2.3| 2.1| 2.5| 3.5 | 2.9| 1.1 | 1.3 | | | | | | | | | Percent distribution: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Male......................................| 62| 83| 85| 80| 83| 84 | 80| 15 | 44 Female....................................| 38| 17| 15| 20| 17| 16 | 20| 85 | 56 | | | | | | | | | Housing tenure: | | | | | | | | | Homeowner.................................| 64| 80| 85| 66| 76| 89 | 72| 33 | 48 With mortgage...........................| 38| 53| 41| 61| 64| 57 | 55| 23 | 21 Without mortgage........................| 26| 28| 45| 5| 12| 31 | 17| 10 | 27 Renter....................................| 36| 20| 15| 34| 24| 11 | 28| 67 | 52 | | | | | | | | | Race of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Black.....................................| 11| 7| 5| 5| 8| 7 | 14| 32 | 14 White and other...........................| 89| 93| 95| 95| 92| 93 | 86| 68 | 86 | | | | | | | | | Education of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Elementary (1-8)..........................| 9| 8| 9| 3| 4| 9 | 15| 4 | 10 High school (9-12)........................| 44| 43| 42| 38| 43| 45 | 46| 60 | 43 College...................................| 47| 49| 48| 60| 53| 46 | 38| 36 | 46 Never attended and other..................| (4) | (4) | (4) | (2) | (4) | (4) | 1| (4) | (4) | | | | | | | | | At least one vehicle owned..................| 86| 96| 96| 94| 95| 97 | 95| 71 | 75 | | | | | | | | | Annual aggregate expenditures...................|\$3,324,376| 67.2| 24.0| 7.0| 20.1| 11.0 | 5.1| 4.5 | 28.3 | | | | | | | | | Food..........................................| 463,040| 68.3| 22.9| 7.1| 22.0| 10.6 | 5.7| 4.8 | 26.9 Food at home................................| 288,006| 68.4| 21.6| 7.7| 22.6| 10.4 | 6.1| 5.4 | 26.2 Cereals and bakery products...............| 45,322| 68.6| 21.3| 7.6| 23.6| 10.3 | 5.7| 5.5 | 25.8 Cereals and cereal products.............| 16,976| 68.3| 20.0| 7.6| 25.0| 10.0 | 5.6| 6.3 | 25.4 Bakery products.........................| 28,346| 68.8| 22.1| 7.6| 22.8| 10.5 | 5.8| 5.1 | 26.1 Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs............| 77,306| 67.9| 20.9| 7.1| 22.5| 10.9 | 6.6| 6.0 | 26.1 Beef....................................| 23,384| 68.1| 20.6| 6.8| 22.5| 10.7 | 7.5| 6.4 | 25.6 Pork....................................| 16,027| 66.4| 20.8| 7.2| 21.5| 10.8 | 6.1| 6.3 | 27.3 Other meats.............................| 10,647| 68.2| 19.6| 6.9| 24.1| 12.3 | 5.3| 6.1 | 25.7 Poultry.................................| 14,142| 67.7| 20.0| 7.0| 23.3| 11.0 | 6.5| 5.9 | 26.4 Fish and seafood........................| 10,000| 70.0| 24.5| 7.7| 21.0| 10.5 | 6.4| 4.9 | 25.1 Eggs....................................| 3,106| 66.6| 20.4| 6.8| 22.7| 9.9 | 6.8| 5.9 | 27.5 | | | | | | | | | Dairy products............................| 30,474| 68.4| 21.1| 8.0| 23.2| 10.5 | 5.7| 5.6 | 26.0 Fresh milk and cream....................| 12,638| 67.5| 19.0| 8.4| 23.9| 10.3 | 6.0| 6.3 | 26.2 Other dairy products....................| 17,836| 69.1| 22.5| 7.7| 22.7| 10.6 | 5.6| 5.1 | 25.9 Fruits and vegetables.....................| 46,918| 68.1| 23.5| 7.5| 21.1| 9.8 | 6.3| 4.9 | 27.0 Fresh fruits............................| 14,809| 67.9| 24.5| 7.1| 20.4| 9.5 | 6.5| 4.8 | 27.3 Fresh vegetables........................| 14,107| 68.0| 24.4| 7.0| 19.8| 10.0 | 6.8| 4.0 | 28.1 Processed fruits........................| 9,832| 68.5| 21.3| 9.1| 22.6| 10.0 | 5.4| 5.6 | 25.9 Processed vegetables....................| 8,169| 68.3| 22.5| 7.3| 22.8| 9.7 | 6.1| 5.9 | 25.8 | | | | | | | | | Other food at home........................| 87,987| 68.9| 21.7| 8.3| 22.8| 10.2 | 5.9| 5.1 | 26.0 Sugar and other sweets..................| 11,516| 69.7| 23.1| 7.5| 23.4| 10.1 | 5.6| 5.1 | 25.2 Fats and oils...........................| 8,447| 68.3| 22.6| 7.6| 21.6| 9.9 | 6.6| 5.3 | 26.4 Miscellaneous foods.....................| 38,691| 69.0| 20.2| 10.1| 23.2| 9.8 | 5.7| 5.4 | 25.6 Nonalcoholic beverages..................| 24,685| 67.2| 21.0| 6.9| 22.8| 10.6 | 5.9| 5.1 | 27.7 Food prepared by consumer unit | | | | | | | | | on out-of-town trips...................| 4,648| 75.2| 32.1| 5.1| 19.6| 12.2 | 6.1| 2.9 | 22.0 Food away from home.........................| 175,034| 68.1| 24.9| 6.0| 21.1| 11.0 | 5.0| 3.8 | 28.1 | | | | | | | | | Alcoholic beverages...........................| 28,509| 61.5| 26.6| 5.6| 16.5| 8.7 | 4.2| 2.1 | 36.4 | | | | | | | | | Housing.......................................| 1,078,095| 64.9| 23.6| 7.6| 19.6| 9.2 | 5.0| 5.1 | 30.0 Shelter.....................................| 611,331| 63.1| 22.2| 7.3| 19.7| 8.9 | 4.9| 5.2 | 31.8 Owned dwellings...........................| 386,591| 74.8| 26.4| 8.3| 23.5| 11.2 | 5.3| 3.1 | 22.1 Mortgage interest and charges...........| 216,943| 78.0| 22.2| 10.6| 28.2| 10.8 | 6.2| 3.6 | 18.3 Property taxes..........................| 95,926| 73.5| 32.6| 5.9| 18.8| 12.0 | 4.2| 2.8 | 23.7 Maintenance, repairs, insurance, | | | | | | | | | other expenses.........................| 73,723| 66.8| 30.7| 4.9| 15.6| 11.4 | 4.2| 1.9 | 31.3 Rented dwellings..........................| 184,397| 35.8| 10.9| 5.9| 11.8| 3.1 | 4.1| 10.2 | 53.9 Other lodging.............................| 40,342| 75.5| 34.4| 3.6| 18.8| 13.8 | 4.9| 1.9 | 22.6 | | | | | | | | | Utilities, fuels, and public services.......| 225,916| 62.8| 23.4| 5.8| 17.6| 10.6 | 5.5| 5.6 | 31.6 Natural gas...............................| 27,652| 62.4| 24.2| 5.2| 16.9| 11.0 | 5.0| 5.8 | 31.8 Electricity...............................| 89,639| 64.1| 23.5| 5.8| 18.6| 10.7 | 5.5| 5.7 | 30.2 Fuel oil and other fuels..................| 8,885| 63.5| 27.7| 5.5| 14.3| 10.9 | 5.0| 3.1 | 33.3 Telephone services........................| 72,997| 59.5| 21.8| 5.9| 16.2| 10.2 | 5.4| 6.1 | 34.4 Water and other public services...........| 26,744| 67.3| 24.7| 5.8| 19.4| 11.4 | 6.0| 4.5 | 28.2 Household operations........................| 52,444| 70.1| 18.9| 20.3| 21.5| 5.5 | 3.9| 7.6 | 22.3 Personal services.........................| 26,633| 73.1| 7.6| 34.0| 25.6| 1.9 | 4.0| 11.8 | 15.1 Other household expenses..................| 25,812| 67.0| 30.5| 6.2| 17.2| 9.3 | 3.7| 3.2 | 29.9 | | | | | | | | | Housekeeping supplies.......................| 44,136| 71.4| 27.9| 7.9| 20.7| 9.8 | 5.2| 3.8 | 24.8 Laundry and cleaning supplies.............| 11,328| 70.0| 22.7| 7.6| 24.2| 9.2 | 6.4| 5.1 | 24.8 Other household products..................| 19,921| 73.4| 29.5| 8.6| 20.0| 9.8 | 5.5| 3.4 | 23.2 Postage and stationery....................| 12,887| 69.7| 29.9| 7.1| 18.8| 10.2 | 3.7| 3.2 | 27.1 Household furnishings and equipment.........| 144,268| 72.4| 29.9| 6.8| 21.3| 9.3 | 5.1| 3.3 | 24.3 Household textiles........................| 10,332| 68.9| 31.2| 6.8| 16.3| 9.0 | 5.6| 3.3 | 27.8 Furniture.................................| 33,686| 72.4| 24.1| 9.9| 23.1| 10.0 | 5.3| 4.7 | 22.9 Floor coverings...........................| 18,222| 78.4| 53.9| 1.6| 16.7| 4.4 | 1.9| 5/.9 | 20.7 Major appliances..........................| 15,966| 69.8| 26.8| 6.2| 18.1| 11.8 | 6.9| 3.9 | 26.4 Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares| 8,768| 66.2| 27.6| 4.2| 17.3| 13.1 | 4.0| 3.8 | 30.0 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 57,293| 72.8| 26.8| 7.3| 24.2| 9.1 | 5.5| 3.0 | 24.2 | | | | | | | | | Apparel and services..........................| 175,225| 65.8| 20.2| 8.7| 21.4| 10.4 | 5.1| 6.0 | 28.2 Men and boys................................| 43,696| 67.0| 19.4| 7.7| 23.9| 11.0 | 5.0| 6.3 | 26.7 Men, 16 and over..........................| 33,846| 68.0| 23.8| 7.2| 19.5| 12.5 | 5.0| 2.2 | 29.7 Boys, 2 to 15.............................| 9,850| 63.4| 4.5| 9.4| 38.9| 5.7 | 4.8| 20.3 | 16.3 Women and girls.............................| 67,901| 65.5| 22.0| 6.5| 21.5| 10.7 | 4.7| 5.9 | 28.7 Women, 16 and over........................| 57,464| 64.5| 24.8| 6.0| 17.6| 11.5 | 4.6| 4.1 | 31.4 Girls, 2 to 15............................| 10,438| 70.8| 6.6| 9.2| 43.3| 6.5 | 5.2| 15.5 | 13.6 Children under 2............................| 8,300| 73.9| 11.0| 34.7| 15.7| 4.5 | 8.0| 9.2 | 16.8 Footwear....................................| 28,598| 64.7| 15.6| 10.5| 23.3| 9.9 | 5.4| 6.2 | 29.1 Other apparel products and services.........| 26,729| 63.7| 24.9| 6.3| 16.9| 10.9 | 4.8| 4.6 | 31.7 | | | | | | | | | Transportation................................| 620,165| 69.2| 23.2| 6.9| 20.0| 13.4 | 5.7| 4.2 | 26.6 Vehicle purchases (net outlay)..............| 272,089| 69.8| 20.9| 7.3| 21.9| 13.6 | 6.1| 4.7 | 25.5 Cars and trucks, new......................| 123,511| 71.0| 25.3| 5.8| 23.3| 11.3 | 5.4| 3.4 | 25.6 Cars and trucks, used.....................| 145,032| 68.9| 17.1| 8.7| 20.9| 15.4 | 6.8| 5.9 | 25.2 Other vehicles............................| 3,546| 64.4| 5/24.6| 5/5.7| 14.4| 5/19.5 | 5/.2| 5/4.2 | 31.5 Gasoline and motor oil......................| 103,703| 68.5| 23.3| 6.5| 19.7| 13.1 | 5.8| 4.2 | 27.4 Other vehicle expenses......................| 207,752| 69.0| 24.8| 7.0| 18.2| 13.9 | 5.2| 3.7 | 27.3 Vehicle finance charges...................| 26,838| 72.5| 23.5| 8.6| 21.8| 12.0 | 6.6| 4.2 | 23.3 Maintenance and repairs...................| 67,293| 67.0| 24.9| 5.9| 16.9| 14.3 | 4.9| 4.0 | 29.0 Vehicle insurance.........................| 73,459| 67.2| 23.9| 5.7| 17.8| 14.5 | 5.3| 4.1 | 28.7 Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, | | | | | | | | | other charges............................| 40,162| 73.5| 27.1| 10.1| 18.5| 13.3 | 4.4| 2.1 | 24.4 Public transportation.......................| 36,620| 67.6| 31.2| 4.8| 16.3| 9.8 | 5.6| 3.9 | 28.5 | | | | | | | | | Health care...................................| 178,603| 67.9| 30.1| 5.5| 16.7| 10.8 | 4.9| 3.0 | 29.1 Health insurance............................| 88,725| 68.0| 32.6| 4.9| 15.3| 10.0 | 5.2| 2.9 | 29.1 Medical services............................| 52,750| 69.1| 23.7| 7.7| 20.4| 13.0 | 4.3| 3.0 | 27.9 Drugs.......................................| 28,847| 65.9| 35.4| 3.4| 13.1| 8.7 | 5.3| 2.9 | 31.2 Medical supplies............................| 8,281| 67.2| 25.7| 5.3| 20.2| 11.7 | 4.3| 4.2 | 28.6 | | | | | | | | | Entertainment.................................| 166,157| 67.7| 24.3| 6.7| 22.2| 10.2 | 4.2| 4.3 | 28.0 Fees and admissions.........................| 44,617| 71.8| 26.8| 5.0| 25.4| 10.7 | 3.8| 2.9 | 25.3 Television, radios, sound equipment.........| 55,873| 62.0| 20.4| 6.4| 18.9| 11.2 | 5.1| 5.5 | 32.5 Pets, toys, and playground equipment........| 33,173| 69.1| 23.3| 8.4| 24.5| 8.4 | 4.4| 5.7 | 25.2 Other entertainment supplies, equipment, | | | | | | | | | and services...............................| 32,495| 70.3| 28.6| 7.8| 21.2| 9.6 | 3.1| 2.9 | 26.8 | | | | | | | | | Personal care products and services...........| 41,482| 66.0| 24.3| 6.0| 20.7| 10.0 | 5.0| 4.6 | 29.4 | | | | | | | | | Reading.......................................| 16,752| 66.0| 27.7| 6.1| 17.3| 10.8 | 4.1| 3.1 | 30.9 | | | | | | | | | Education.....................................| 48,598| 70.3| 17.8| 2.2| 23.4| 23.1 | 3.7| 3.6 | 26.1 | | | | | | | | | Tobacco products and smoking supplies.........| 27,718| 57.7| 19.2| 5.0| 16.7| 9.8 | 7.1| 5.7 | 36.6 | | | | | | | | | Miscellaneous.................................| 78,983| 56.0| 22.3| 5.7| 15.0| 8.5 | 4.5| 4.4 | 39.7 | | | | | | | | | Cash contributions............................| 95,365| 67.4| 33.6| 2.9| 16.8| 10.5 | 3.5| 3.9 | 28.7 | | | | | | | | | Personal insurance and pensions...............| 305,684| 73.4| 25.5| 8.0| 22.2| 13.0 | 4.7| 3.0 | 23.6 Life and other personal insurance...........| 38,473| 77.2| 29.0| 6.4| 23.8| 13.0 | 5.0| 3.4 | 19.4 Pensions and Social Security................| 267,211| 72.9| 25.0| 8.3| 22.0| 12.9 | 4.6| 3.0 | 24.2 | | | | | | | | | Sources of income and personal taxes: 1/ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Money income before taxes.....................| 3,080,956| 69.4| 25.4| 7.2| 20.2| 11.8 | 4.8| 3.6 | 27.0 Wages and salaries..........................| 2,376,254| 71.7| 22.1| 8.6| 23.3| 12.8 | 5.0| 3.5 | 24.8 Self-employment income......................| 169,713| 78.7| 29.6| 7.7| 25.4| 12.9 | 3.2| 2.2 | 19.1 Social Security, private and government | | | | | | | | | retirement.................................| 363,422| 60.3| 46.0| 5/.1| 1.8| 8.2 | 4.2| .8 | 38.9 Interest, dividends, rental income, other | | | | | | | | | property income............................| 71,894| 61.8| 42.1| 1.9| 8.9| 6.0 | 2.9| .6 | 37.6 Unemployment and workers' compensation, | | | | | | | | | veterans' benefits.........................| 23,282| 54.5| 18.3| 3.9| 16.4| 9.1 | 6.8| 4.7 | 40.8 Public assistance, supplemental security | | | | | | | | | income, food stamps........................| 38,586| 29.6| 5.9| 2.0| 11.9| 3.2 | 6.5| 33.2 | 37.2 Regular contributions for support...........| 22,780| 24.8| 3.4| 5/1.1| 10.4| 2.7 | 7.1| 30.5 | 44.7 Other income................................| 15,024| 56.0| 23.5| 6.0| 10.0| 8.5 | 8.1| 4.1 | 39.9 | | | | | | | | | Personal taxes................................| 254,838| 70.5| 25.6| 7.8| 21.0| 12.1 | 4.0| 1.8 | 27.7 Federal income taxes........................| 186,493| 70.8| 25.6| 7.9| 20.8| 12.3 | 4.2| 1.7 | 27.5 State and local income taxes................| 53,447| 69.9| 23.5| 8.4| 21.9| 12.2 | 3.9| 2.2 | 27.8 Other taxes.................................| 14,898| 69.2| 32.5| 3.9| 20.1| 10.2 | 2.6| 2.5 | 28.3 | | | | | | | | | Income after taxes............................| 2,826,118| 69.3| 25.4| 7.1| 20.1| 11.8 | 4.9| 3.8 | 26.9 | | | | | | | | | _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1/ Components of income and taxes are derived from "complete income reporters" only; see glossary. 2/ No data reported. 3/ Value less than 0.05. 4/ Value less than 0.5. 5/ Data are likely to have large sampling errors. n.a. Not applicable.