Table 1200. Income before taxes: Shares of average annual expenditures and characteristics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1990 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | Complete reporting of income 1/ | ___________________________________________________________________________________ Item | | | | | | | | | | Total | Less | \$5,000 |\$10,000 |\$15,000 |\$20,000 |\$30,000 |\$40,000 | \$50,000 |complete | than | to | to | to | to | to | to | and |reporting| \$5,000 | \$9,999 |\$14,999 |\$19,999 |\$29,999 |\$39,999 |\$49,999 | over | | | | | | | | | ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | Number of consumer units (in thousands).........| 83,424 | 5,717 | 11,434 | 9,532 | 7,935 | 14,690 | 10,726 | 7,819 | 15,572 | | | | | | | | | Consumer unit characteristics: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Income before taxes 2/........................| \$31,889 | \$2,213 | \$7,520 |\$12,373 |\$17,306 |\$24,676 |\$34,422 |\$44,648 | \$78,711 Income after taxes 2/.........................| 28,937 | 2,206 | 7,394 | 11,847 | 16,323 | 22,854 | 31,417 | 40,684 | 69,590 Average number of persons in consumer unit....| 2.5 | 1.7 | 1.9 | 2.2 | 2.4 | 2.6 | 2.8 | 3.0 | 3.2 Age of reference person.......................| 47.1 | 44.8 | 54.9 | 52.0 | 48.3 | 45.9 | 42.7 | 43.6 | 44.5 | | | | | | | | | Average number in consumer unit: | | | | | | | | | Earners.....................................| 1.4 | .8 | .6 | .9 | 1.1 | 1.4 | 1.7 | 1.9 | 2.1 Vehicles....................................| 2.0 | .9 | 1.0 | 1.4 | 1.7 | 2.0 | 2.4 | 2.7 | 2.9 Children under 18...........................| .7 | .3 | .5 | .5 | .6 | .7 | .8 | .9 | .9 Persons 65 and over.........................| .3 | .3 | .5 | .5 | .4 | .3 | .2 | .1 | .1 | | | | | | | | | Percent distribution: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Male......................................| 64 | 41 | 39 | 47 | 62 | 68 | 76 | 79 | 83 Female....................................| 36 | 59 | 61 | 53 | 38 | 32 | 24 | 21 | 17 | | | | | | | | | Housing tenure: | | | | | | | | | Percent homeowner.........................| 62 | 33 | 46 | 51 | 54 | 59 | 67 | 77 | 87 Homeowner with mortgage.................| 39 | 12 | 12 | 16 | 23 | 36 | 49 | 60 | 74 Homeowner without mortgage..............| 23 | 22 | 34 | 35 | 32 | 23 | 18 | 16 | 13 Renter....................................| 38 | 67 | 54 | 49 | 46 | 41 | 33 | 23 | 13 | | | | | | | | | Race of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Black.....................................| 11 | 20 | 19 | 12 | 11 | 11 | 10 | 6 | 6 White and other...........................| 89 | 80 | 81 | 88 | 89 | 89 | 90 | 94 | 94 | | | | | | | | | Education of reference person: | | | | | | | | | Elementary (1-8)..........................| 11 | 16 | 26 | 17 | 13 | 8 | 5 | 5 | 2 High school (9-12)........................| 43 | 42 | 48 | 53 | 53 | 49 | 44 | 39 | 23 College...................................| 46 | 41 | 25 | 29 | 34 | 43 | 52 | 57 | 75 Never attended and other..................| (3) | 2 | 1 | 1 | (3) | (3) | (3) | (4) | (4) | | | | | | | | | At least one vehicle owned..................| 87 | 60 | 65 | 81 | 90 | 93 | 96 | 98 | 98 | | | | | | | | | Average annual expenditures.....................| \$29,050 | \$12,381 |\$13,130 |\$16,429 |\$20,751 |\$24,535 |\$31,298 |\$38,397 | \$56,295 | | | | | | | | | Food..........................................| 15.0 | 19.1 | 18.4 | 17.3 | 16.6 | 15.6 | 15.0 | 15.2 | 12.7 Food at home................................| 8.6 | 11.2 | 12.9 | 12.0 | 10.5 | 9.5 | 8.8 | 8.5 | 6.2 Cereals and bakery products...............| 1.3 | 1.5 | 1.9 | 1.8 | 1.5 | 1.4 | 1.3 | 1.2 | 1.0 Cereals and cereal products.............| .4 | .6 | .7 | .7 | .5 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .3 Bakery products.........................| .8 | .9 | 1.2 | 1.1 | 1.0 | .9 | .8 | .8 | .6 Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs............| 2.3 | 3.2 | 3.8 | 3.2 | 2.9 | 2.6 | 2.3 | 2.3 | 1.6 Beef....................................| .8 | .9 | 1.4 | .9 | .9 | .9 | .8 | .8 | .5 Pork....................................| .4 | .7 | .7 | .7 | .6 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .3 Other meats.............................| .3 | .5 | .5 | .5 | .5 | .4 | .3 | .3 | .2 Poultry.................................| .4 | .5 | .6 | .5 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .4 | .3 Fish and seafood........................| .3 | .4 | .3 | .4 | .3 | .3 | .2 | .3 | .2 Eggs....................................| .1 | .2 | .2 | .2 | .1 | .1 | .1 | .1 | .1 | | | | | | | | | Dairy products............................| 1.0 | 1.2 | 1.6 | 1.5 | 1.3 | 1.2 | 1.1 | 1.0 | .7 Fresh milk and cream....................| .5 | .6 | .9 | .8 | .7 | .6 | .5 | .5 | .3 Other dairy products....................| .5 | .6 | .7 | .7 | .6 | .6 | .6 | .5 | .4 Fruits and vegetables.....................| 1.4 | 2.0 | 2.2 | 2.0 | 1.7 | 1.6 | 1.4 | 1.4 | 1.0 Fresh fruits............................| .4 | .6 | .7 | .6 | .5 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .3 Fresh vegetables........................| .4 | .5 | .7 | .6 | .6 | .4 | .4 | .4 | .3 Processed fruits........................| .3 | .4 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .3 | .3 | .3 | .2 Processed vegetables....................| .2 | .4 | .4 | .3 | .3 | .3 | .3 | .3 | .2 | | | | | | | | | Other food at home........................| 2.6 | 3.2 | 3.5 | 3.6 | 3.1 | 2.8 | 2.7 | 2.7 | 1.9 Sugar and other sweets..................| .3 | .3 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .3 | .3 | .3 | .2 Fats and oils...........................| .2 | .3 | .4 | .3 | .3 | .3 | .2 | .2 | .2 Miscellaneous foods.....................| 1.2 | 1.5 | 1.5 | 1.6 | 1.2 | 1.3 | 1.3 | 1.2 | .9 Nonalcoholic beverages..................| .8 | 1.0 | 1.1 | 1.1 | 1.0 | .8 | .8 | .7 | .5 Food prepared by consumer unit | | | | | | | | | on out-of-town trips...................| .1 | .2 | .1 | .1 | .1 | .1 | .1 | .1 | .1 Food away from home.........................| 6.3 | 7.9 | 5.4 | 5.3 | 6.1 | 6.1 | 6.2 | 6.7 | 6.5 | | | | | | | | | Alcoholic beverages...........................| 1.1 | 1.4 | .8 | .9 | 1.2 | 1.1 | 1.0 | 1.1 | 1.0 | | | | | | | | | Housing.......................................| 30.6 | 33.6 | 35.0 | 34.3 | 30.8 | 30.9 | 29.1 | 29.1 | 30.1 Shelter.....................................| 17.3 | 19.0 | 18.6 | 19.1 | 17.2 | 17.2 | 16.6 | 16.6 | 17.5 Owned dwellings...........................| 10.2 | 5.8 | 7.1 | 7.1 | 7.1 | 8.1 | 9.3 | 11.0 | 13.1 Mortgage interest.......................| 6.3 | 3.0 | 2.0 | 2.2 | 3.3 | 4.4 | 5.9 | 7.4 | 9.2 Property taxes..........................| 2.0 | 1.3 | 2.6 | 2.2 | 1.9 | 1.6 | 1.9 | 2.0 | 2.2 | | | | | | | | | Maintenance, repairs, insurance, | | | | | | | | | other expenses.........................| 1.8 | 1.4 | 2.5 | 2.7 | 1.9 | 2.0 | 1.5 | 1.6 | 1.8 Rented dwellings..........................| 5.3 | 10.5 | 10.7 | 10.6 | 8.8 | 7.8 | 5.7 | 3.9 | 1.7 Other lodging.............................| 1.9 | 2.7 | .9 | 1.3 | 1.3 | 1.3 | 1.6 | 1.6 | 2.6 | | | | | | | | | Utilities, fuels, and public services.......| 6.4 | 8.2 | 10.0 | 9.3 | 8.0 | 7.5 | 6.3 | 5.8 | 4.8 Natural gas...............................| .8 | .9 | 1.5 | 1.2 | 1.0 | .9 | .8 | .8 | .6 Electricity...............................| 2.6 | 3.2 | 3.9 | 3.8 | 3.2 | 3.0 | 2.5 | 2.3 | 1.9 Fuel oil and other fuels..................| .3 | .5 | .6 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .3 | .3 | .2 Telephone.................................| 2.0 | 3.0 | 3.2 | 2.9 | 2.6 | 2.4 | 2.0 | 1.8 | 1.5 Water and other public services...........| .7 | .6 | .9 | .9 | .7 | .8 | .7 | .6 | .5 Household operations........................| 1.5 | .8 | 1.7 | 1.3 | 1.3 | 1.2 | 1.3 | 1.3 | 1.9 Personal services.........................| .8 | 5/.2 | .8 | .5 | .7 | .7 | .8 | .8 | 1.0 Other household expenses..................| .7 | .6 | .9 | .8 | .6 | .6 | .5 | .5 | .9 | | | | | | | | | Housekeeping supplies.......................| 1.5 | 1.9 | 1.8 | 1.6 | 1.4 | 1.5 | 1.5 | 1.5 | 1.3 Laundry and cleaning supplies.............| .4 | .6 | .6 | .5 | .5 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .3 Other household products..................| .6 | .6 | .7 | .7 | .5 | .6 | .6 | .6 | .6 Postage and stationery....................| .5 | .7 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .5 | .4 | .4 | .4 Household furnishings and equipment.........| 3.9 | 3.7 | 2.8 | 3.0 | 3.0 | 3.3 | 3.5 | 4.0 | 4.7 Household textiles........................| .3 | .7 | .3 | .4 | .2 | .3 | .3 | .3 | .4 Furniture.................................| 1.0 | .5 | .7 | .9 | .9 | .9 | 1.1 | 1.1 | 1.1 Floor coverings...........................| .3 | (4) | 5/.2 | 5/.1 | .2 | .2 | .1 | .5 | .5 Major appliances..........................| .5 | .5 | .6 | .5 | .6 | .6 | .5 | .5 | .5 Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares| .2 | .3 | .2 | .2 | .2 | .2 | .2 | .2 | .3 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 1.4 | 1.8 | .8 | .9 | .8 | 1.1 | 1.2 | 1.3 | 1.9 | | | | | | | | | Apparel and services..........................| 5.7 | 5.6 | 5.1 | 5.0 | 5.5 | 5.4 | 5.9 | 5.1 | 6.1 Men and boys................................| 1.4 | 1.1 | 1.2 | 1.1 | 1.1 | 1.2 | 1.2 | 1.3 | 1.6 Men, 16 and over..........................| 1.1 | .9 | .7 | .8 | .8 | 1.0 | 1.0 | 1.1 | 1.5 Boys, 2 to 15.............................| .2 | .2 | .5 | .3 | .2 | .2 | .2 | .3 | .2 Women and girls.............................| 2.4 | 2.5 | 2.1 | 1.9 | 2.3 | 2.3 | 2.8 | 2.1 | 2.4 Women, 16 and over........................| 2.1 | 2.3 | 1.9 | 1.7 | 2.1 | 2.0 | 2.4 | 1.8 | 2.1 Girls, 2 to 15............................| .3 | .2 | .2 | .2 | .3 | .3 | .4 | .3 | .3 Children under 2............................| .2 | .2 | .2 | .4 | .2 | .3 | .2 | .3 | .2 Footwear....................................| .8 | .9 | .7 | .8 | 1.0 | .7 | .8 | .7 | .8 Other apparel products and services.........| .9 | 1.0 | .8 | .8 | .9 | .8 | .9 | .8 | 1.1 | | | | | | | | | Transportation................................| 17.9 | 15.8 | 15.4 | 17.1 | 20.1 | 18.6 | 19.3 | 18.7 | 17.3 Vehicle purchases (net outlay)..............| 7.5 | 5.6 | 6.0 | 6.7 | 9.4 | 7.2 | 8.4 | 7.7 | 7.4 Cars and trucks, new......................| 4.0 | 5/1.7 | 1.8 | 2.7 | 4.4 | 3.4 | 4.0 | 4.0 | 4.9 Cars and trucks, used.....................| 3.4 | 3.8 | 4.1 | 3.9 | 5.0 | 3.8 | 4.3 | 3.4 | 2.5 Other vehicles............................| .1 | 5/.1 | 5/.2 | 5/.1 | (4) | (4) | 5/.1 | 5/.3 | .1 Gasoline and motor oil......................| 3.6 | 4.4 | 3.9 | 4.1 | 4.2 | 4.4 | 3.9 | 3.7 | 2.9 Other vehicle expenses......................| 5.8 | 4.6 | 4.8 | 5.4 | 5.7 | 6.1 | 6.0 | 6.6 | 5.6 Vehicle finance charges...................| 1.0 | .5 | .6 | .6 | 1.1 | 1.1 | 1.2 | 1.3 | 1.1 Maintenance and repairs...................| 2.1 | 2.1 | 2.0 | 2.2 | 2.0 | 2.2 | 2.2 | 2.4 | 1.9 Vehicle insurance.........................| 2.0 | 1.6 | 1.7 | 2.0 | 2.1 | 2.2 | 2.0 | 2.1 | 1.9 Vehicle rental, licenses, other charges...| .7 | .5 | .4 | .6 | .6 | .6 | .6 | .7 | .8 Public transportation.......................| 1.0 | 1.2 | .7 | .8 | .8 | .9 | .9 | .8 | 1.4 | | | | | | | | | Health care...................................| 5.2 | 6.8 | 8.4 | 8.4 | 7.2 | 5.8 | 4.8 | 4.2 | 3.7 Health insurance............................| 2.0 | 2.6 | 3.5 | 3.6 | 2.9 | 2.5 | 1.9 | 1.7 | 1.3 Medical services............................| 1.9 | 2.5 | 2.6 | 2.7 | 2.3 | 2.1 | 1.8 | 1.6 | 1.7 Drugs.......................................| .9 | 1.2 | 1.9 | 1.7 | 1.4 | 1.0 | .8 | .6 | .5 Medical supplies............................| .3 | .4 | .4 | .4 | .6 | .3 | .3 | .3 | .2 | | | | | | | | | Entertainment.................................| 5.0 | 4.0 | 4.4 | 3.7 | 4.0 | 4.6 | 4.8 | 5.8 | 5.6 Fees and admissions.........................| 1.3 | 1.0 | .7 | .7 | .9 | 1.2 | 1.3 | 1.4 | 1.6 Television, radios, sound equipment.........| 1.6 | 1.7 | 1.6 | 1.7 | 1.5 | 1.6 | 1.7 | 1.7 | 1.5 Pets, toys, and playground equipment........| 1.0 | .8 | 1.2 | .9 | .9 | 1.1 | 1.0 | 1.0 | .9 Other entertainment supplies, equipment, | | | | | | | | | and services...............................| 1.2 | .5 | 1.0 | .4 | .6 | .6 | .9 | 1.8 | 1.6 | | | | | | | | | Personal care products and services...........| 1.3 | 1.5 | 1.4 | 1.3 | 1.3 | 1.3 | 1.3 | 1.4 | 1.2 | | | | | | | | | Reading.......................................| .5 | .5 | .5 | .5 | .5 | .6 | .6 | .5 | .5 | | | | | | | | | Education.....................................| 1.4 | 4.1 | 2.1 | .9 | 1.0 | 1.0 | 1.0 | 1.0 | 1.7 | | | | | | | | | Tobacco products and smoking supplies.........| 1.0 | 1.4 | 1.6 | 1.6 | 1.3 | 1.2 | 1.0 | .9 | .5 | | | | | | | | | Miscellaneous.................................| 2.3 | 2.8 | 2.2 | 2.3 | 2.2 | 2.5 | 2.5 | 2.6 | 2.2 | | | | | | | | | Cash contributions............................| 3.0 | .9 | 2.2 | 2.2 | 2.7 | 3.0 | 2.9 | 2.6 | 3.8 | | | | | | | | | Personal insurance and pensions...............| 10.1 | 2.5 | 2.5 | 4.5 | 5.7 | 8.4 | 10.7 | 11.7 | 13.7 Life and other personal insurance...........| 1.2 | .8 | 1.0 | 1.0 | .9 | 1.1 | 1.1 | 1.2 | 1.5 Pensions and Social Security................| 8.8 | 1.7 | 1.6 | 3.5 | 4.7 | 7.3 | 9.6 | 10.6 | 12.3 | | | | | | | | | Sources of income and personal taxes: 2/ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Money income before taxes.....................| \$31,889 | \$2,213 | \$7,520 |\$12,373 |\$17,306 |\$24,676 |\$34,422 |\$44,648 | \$78,711 Wages and salaries..........................| 75.8 | 53.6 | 26.6 | 45.9 | 59.9 | 71.5 | 82.4 | 85.8 | 80.6 Self-employment income......................| 7.3 | -34.5 | 1.7 | 3.3 | 3.0 | 4.6 | 4.6 | 3.6 | 11.6 Social Security, private and government | | | | | | | | | retirement.................................| 10.7 | 46.5 | 48.7 | 37.3 | 27.7 | 17.0 | 8.1 | 6.5 | 3.4 Interest, dividends, rental income, other | | | | | | | | | property income............................| 3.3 | 3.0 | 1.4 | 3.8 | 3.8 | 3.7 | 2.9 | 2.6 | 3.6 Unemployment and workers' compensation, | | | | | | | | | veterans' benefits.........................| .7 | 3.0 | 2.3 | 1.1 | 1.5 | 1.1 | .8 | .8 | .2 Public assistance, supplemental security | | | | | | | | | income, food stamps........................| 1.1 | 16.9 | 15.3 | 5.8 | 2.0 | .7 | .1 | 5/.1 | (4) Regular contributions for support...........| .8 | 7.5 | 2.5 | 2.2 | 1.6 | 1.2 | .8 | .5 | .4 Other income................................| .3 | 4.0 | 1.4 | .7 | .5 | .3 | .2 | .1 | .2 | | | | | | | | | Personal taxes................................| 9.3 | .3 | 1.7 | 4.3 | 5.7 | 7.4 | 8.7 | 8.9 | 11.6 Federal income taxes........................| 7.3 | -.5 | .9 | 3.0 | 4.2 | 5.5 | 6.8 | 6.8 | 9.4 State and local income taxes................| 1.8 | .3 | .4 | .8 | 1.2 | 1.5 | 1.8 | 1.9 | 2.0 Other taxes.................................| .2 | .5 | .4 | .5 | .3 | .4 | .2 | .2 | .2 | | | | | | | | | Income after taxes............................| 90.7 | 99.7 | 98.3 | 95.7 | 94.3 | 92.6 | 91.3 | 91.1 | 88.4 | | | | | | | | | ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1/ See Quintiles of income before taxes table for expenditures and income of all consumer units and incomplete income reporters. 2/ Components of income and taxes are derived from "complete income reporters" only; see glossary. 3/ Value less than 0.5. 4/ Value less than 0.05. 5/ Data are likely to have large sampling errors.