Table 1400. Size of consumer unit: Share of annual aggregate expenditures and sources of income, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 1990 (Aggregates in millions of dollars, unless otherwise indicated) _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | One | Two or | Two | Three | Four | Five or Item |Aggregate | person | more | persons | persons | persons | more | | | persons | | | | persons | | | | | | | _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | Number of consumer units (in thousands).........| 96,968| 27,263 | 69,705 | 29,508 | 15,999 | 14,107 | 10,091 Percent distribution of consumer units..........| 100.0| 28.1 | 71.9 | 30.4 | 16.5 | 14.5 | 10.4 | | | | | | | Consumer unit characteristics (mean values): | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Income before taxes 1/........................| \$31,889| \$18,678 | \$37,187 | \$32,790 | \$37,719 | \$43,545 | \$40,602 Income after taxes 1/.........................| 28,937| 16,708 | 33,841 | 29,644 | 34,483 | 39,069 | 38,051 Average number of persons in consumer unit....| 2.6| 1.0 | 3.2 | 2.0 | 3.0 | 4.0 | 5.6 Age of reference person.......................| 47.2| 49.8 | 46.1 | 52.2 | 43.4 | 40.1 | 41.1 | | | | | | | Average number in consumer unit: | | | | | | | Earners.....................................| 1.4| .6 | 1.7 | 1.2 | 1.8 | 2.0 | 2.3 Vehicles....................................| 2.0| 1.0 | 2.3 | 2.1 | 2.3 | 2.7 | 2.6 Children under 18...........................| .7| n.a. | 1.0 | .1 | .8 | 1.6 | 2.8 Persons 65 and over.........................| .3| .3 | .3 | .5 | .2 | .1 | .1 | | | | | | | Percent distribution: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Sex of reference person: | | | | | | | Male......................................| 65| 43 | 73 | 72 | 69 | 78 | 75 Female....................................| 35| 57 | 27 | 28 | 31 | 22 | 25 | | | | | | | Housing tenure: | | | | | | | Percent homeowner.........................| 62| 43 | 70 | 70 | 67 | 73 | 68 Homeowner with mortgage.................| 38| 18 | 46 | 35 | 49 | 61 | 55 Homeowner without mortgage..............| 24| 25 | 24 | 35 | 18 | 13 | 13 Renter....................................| 38| 57 | 30 | 30 | 33 | 27 | 32 | | | | | | | Race of reference person: | | | | | | | Black.....................................| 11| 11 | 12 | 10 | 13 | 12 | 14 White and other...........................| 89| 89 | 88 | 90 | 87 | 88 | 86 | | | | | | | Education of reference person: | | | | | | | Elementary (1-8)..........................| 10| 12 | 10 | 12 | 8 | 6 | 12 High school (9-12)........................| 43| 38 | 45 | 46 | 45 | 45 | 46 College...................................| 46| 50 | 44 | 42 | 46 | 49 | 42 Never attended and other..................| (2) | 1 | (2) | (2) | 1 | (3) | (2) | | | | | | | At least one vehicle owned..................| 87| 73 | 92 | 92 | 91 | 94 | 91 | | | | | | | Annual aggregate expenditures...................|\$2,748,382| 17.0 | 83.0 | 30.9 | 19.6 | 19.2 | 13.3 | | | | | | | Food..........................................| 415,173| 15.1 | 84.9 | 30.4 | 19.8 | 19.8 | 15.0 Food at home................................| 240,057| 12.8 | 87.2 | 29.3 | 19.9 | 20.7 | 17.3 Cereals and bakery products...............| 35,568| 12.9 | 87.1 | 28.1 | 19.8 | 21.6 | 17.6 Cereals and cereal products.............| 12,423| 12.1 | 87.9 | 26.6 | 19.0 | 22.0 | 20.4 Bakery products.........................| 23,145| 13.4 | 86.6 | 28.8 | 20.2 | 21.4 | 16.1 Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs............| 64,546| 11.5 | 88.5 | 30.3 | 20.7 | 19.7 | 17.8 Beef....................................| 21,023| 10.2 | 89.8 | 31.5 | 20.4 | 20.0 | 17.8 Pork....................................| 12,773| 10.8 | 89.2 | 29.8 | 22.0 | 19.4 | 18.0 Other meats.............................| 9,545| 12.2 | 87.8 | 29.2 | 19.6 | 20.3 | 18.7 Poultry.................................| 10,407| 12.8 | 87.2 | 30.1 | 20.3 | 19.6 | 17.2 Fish and seafood........................| 7,924| 12.6 | 87.4 | 30.5 | 21.6 | 18.8 | 16.5 Eggs....................................| 2,874| 12.9 | 87.1 | 28.5 | 19.5 | 19.4 | 19.7 | | | | | | | Dairy products............................| 28,537| 12.8 | 87.2 | 27.5 | 19.4 | 22.0 | 18.3 Fresh milk and cream....................| 13,518| 12.8 | 87.2 | 25.6 | 19.6 | 21.4 | 20.6 Other dairy products....................| 15,019| 12.8 | 87.2 | 29.2 | 19.3 | 22.5 | 16.2 Fruits and vegetables.....................| 39,365| 14.2 | 85.8 | 31.6 | 19.1 | 19.2 | 16.0 Fresh fruits............................| 12,242| 14.5 | 85.5 | 33.5 | 18.0 | 18.2 | 15.7 Fresh vegetables........................| 11,422| 14.3 | 85.7 | 31.7 | 19.3 | 18.2 | 16.5 Processed fruits........................| 8,965| 14.6 | 85.4 | 29.9 | 19.9 | 20.7 | 14.9 Processed vegetables....................| 6,736| 12.8 | 87.2 | 30.0 | 19.8 | 20.5 | 16.9 | | | | | | | Other food at home........................| 72,042| 13.1 | 86.9 | 28.5 | 19.8 | 21.5 | 17.1 Sugar and other sweets..................| 9,100| 12.8 | 87.2 | 29.4 | 17.9 | 21.5 | 18.4 Fats and oils...........................| 6,569| 12.6 | 87.4 | 29.9 | 20.2 | 19.1 | 18.1 Miscellaneous foods.....................| 32,417| 12.8 | 87.2 | 27.2 | 20.4 | 22.0 | 17.6 Nonalcoholic beverages..................| 20,572| 14.2 | 85.8 | 28.7 | 19.5 | 22.0 | 15.6 Food prepared by consumer unit | | | | | | | on out-of-town trips...................| 3,384| 11.8 | 88.2 | 34.9 | 19.3 | 18.7 | 15.4 Food away from home.........................| 175,115| 18.2 | 81.8 | 32.0 | 19.6 | 18.5 | 11.8 | | | | | | | Alcoholic beverages...........................| 28,342| 25.0 | 75.0 | 35.3 | 17.4 | 15.2 | 7.1 | | | | | | | Housing.......................................| 861,359| 19.0 | 81.0 | 30.6 | 18.6 | 18.7 | 13.0 Shelter.....................................| 487,943| 21.6 | 78.4 | 29.8 | 17.9 | 18.1 | 12.6 Owned dwellings...........................| 286,391| 15.2 | 84.8 | 29.9 | 19.1 | 21.5 | 14.3 Mortgage interest.......................| 176,143| 13.0 | 87.0 | 25.9 | 20.7 | 24.2 | 16.3 Property taxes..........................| 57,913| 17.4 | 82.6 | 34.6 | 17.4 | 18.8 | 11.8 Maintenance, repairs, insurance, | | | | | | | other expenses.........................| 52,335| 20.4 | 79.6 | 38.5 | 15.6 | 15.4 | 10.1 Rented dwellings..........................| 148,673| 35.2 | 64.8 | 26.9 | 16.3 | 12.5 | 9.1 Other lodging.............................| 52,879| 17.8 | 82.2 | 37.3 | 15.6 | 16.0 | 13.3 | | | | | | | Utilities, fuels, and public services.......| 183,298| 17.8 | 82.2 | 31.0 | 19.0 | 18.2 | 14.0 Natural gas...............................| 23,901| 17.7 | 82.3 | 29.9 | 18.0 | 18.3 | 16.1 Electricity...............................| 73,521| 16.5 | 83.5 | 31.5 | 19.3 | 19.0 | 13.6 Fuel oil and other fuels..................| 9,715| 15.9 | 84.1 | 34.8 | 18.6 | 17.3 | 13.4 Telephone.................................| 57,431| 20.9 | 79.1 | 29.9 | 19.0 | 16.7 | 13.5 Water and other public services...........| 18,729| 14.5 | 85.5 | 31.6 | 19.4 | 19.9 | 14.7 Household operations........................| 43,292| 14.0 | 86.0 | 25.1 | 23.3 | 25.0 | 12.6 Personal services.........................| 21,242| 5.6 | 94.4 | 12.1 | 30.9 | 35.5 | 15.9 Other household expenses..................| 22,050| 22.1 | 77.9 | 37.6 | 16.0 | 14.9 | 9.5 | | | | | | | Housekeeping supplies.......................| 39,200| 13.9 | 86.1 | 33.5 | 19.6 | 19.9 | 13.1 Laundry and cleaning supplies.............| 10,895| 11.5 | 88.5 | 30.2 | 20.9 | 21.9 | 15.6 Other household products..................| 16,526| 12.6 | 87.4 | 33.3 | 19.5 | 21.2 | 13.4 Postage and stationery....................| 11,779| 17.8 | 82.2 | 36.7 | 18.6 | 16.3 | 10.5 Household furnishings and equipment.........| 107,626| 13.3 | 86.7 | 34.9 | 19.2 | 19.3 | 13.3 Household textiles........................| 9,547| 11.5 | 88.5 | 33.8 | 19.2 | 22.7 | 12.9 Furniture.................................| 30,107| 15.8 | 84.2 | 33.9 | 17.4 | 21.0 | 11.8 Floor coverings...........................| 8,869| 10.9 | 89.1 | 22.6 | 25.2 | 16.4 | 24.9 Major appliances..........................| 14,293| 13.0 | 87.0 | 35.7 | 18.8 | 18.6 | 14.0 Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares| 5,921| 16.4 | 83.6 | 36.6 | 19.4 | 17.0 | 10.6 Miscellaneous household equipment.........| 38,888| 12.0 | 88.0 | 38.1 | 19.5 | 18.4 | 12.0 | | | | | | | Apparel and services..........................| 156,401| 15.4 | 84.6 | 29.4 | 20.6 | 20.0 | 14.5 Men and boys................................| 38,047| 15.4 | 84.6 | 26.9 | 20.9 | 22.1 | 14.7 Men, 16 and over..........................| 31,318| 18.0 | 82.0 | 29.8 | 20.7 | 19.2 | 12.3 Boys, 2 to 15.............................| 6,729| 3.3 | 96.7 | 13.6 | 21.7 | 35.3 | 26.0 Women and girls.............................| 64,941| 14.7 | 85.3 | 31.9 | 20.8 | 18.4 | 14.1 Women, 16 and over........................| 56,482| 16.4 | 83.6 | 35.1 | 21.0 | 15.9 | 11.6 Girls, 2 to 15............................| 8,459| 3.7 | 96.3 | 10.6 | 19.9 | 35.6 | 30.2 Children under 2............................| 6,729| 4.4 | 95.6 | 13.5 | 32.8 | 25.9 | 23.4 Footwear....................................| 21,703| 15.4 | 84.6 | 31.3 | 17.2 | 20.8 | 15.3 Other apparel products and services.........| 24,981| 20.2 | 79.8 | 29.4 | 19.6 | 18.5 | 12.3 | | | | | | | Transportation................................| 496,646| 14.6 | 85.4 | 30.5 | 21.4 | 20.2 | 13.3 Vehicle purchases (net outlay)..............| 206,399| 11.7 | 88.3 | 29.0 | 23.9 | 21.6 | 13.8 Cars and trucks, new......................| 112,339| 10.7 | 89.3 | 33.3 | 23.2 | 20.3 | 12.6 Cars and trucks, used.....................| 91,879| 13.1 | 86.9 | 24.0 | 24.2 | 23.3 | 15.5 Other vehicles............................| 2,180| 11.2 | 88.8 | 4/18.6 | 50.3 | 14.5 | 4/5.5 Gasoline and motor oil......................| 101,515| 14.9 | 85.1 | 31.0 | 19.7 | 20.1 | 14.4 Other vehicle expenses......................| 159,403| 16.2 | 83.8 | 31.6 | 20.2 | 19.6 | 12.4 Vehicle finance charges...................| 29,078| 12.9 | 87.1 | 27.8 | 23.3 | 23.0 | 13.1 Maintenance and repairs...................| 57,300| 18.6 | 81.4 | 32.0 | 18.8 | 18.4 | 12.2 Vehicle insurance.........................| 54,635| 15.7 | 84.3 | 32.3 | 20.5 | 18.6 | 12.9 Vehicle rental, licenses, other charges...| 18,390| 15.5 | 84.5 | 34.3 | 18.8 | 20.6 | 10.7 Public transportation.......................| 29,329| 24.9 | 75.1 | 33.7 | 15.8 | 14.8 | 10.7 | | | | | | | Health care...................................| 143,476| 18.6 | 81.4 | 36.9 | 18.0 | 15.5 | 10.9 Health insurance............................| 56,384| 18.8 | 81.2 | 38.1 | 17.8 | 15.5 | 9.8 Medical services............................| 54,490| 17.8 | 82.2 | 34.0 | 18.7 | 16.8 | 12.6 Drugs.......................................| 24,376| 19.3 | 80.7 | 40.6 | 17.4 | 13.3 | 9.4 Medical supplies............................| 8,226| 19.3 | 80.7 | 37.0 | 17.1 | 14.5 | 12.2 | | | | | | | Entertainment.................................| 137,829| 16.6 | 83.4 | 31.3 | 18.3 | 20.2 | 13.7 Fees and admissions.........................| 36,001| 17.8 | 82.2 | 31.3 | 16.7 | 20.0 | 14.2 Television, radios, sound equipment.........| 43,978| 18.0 | 82.0 | 28.7 | 19.2 | 20.6 | 13.6 Pets, toys, and playground equipment........| 26,737| 17.1 | 82.9 | 28.2 | 18.2 | 21.0 | 15.6 Other entertainment supplies, equipment, | | | | | | | and services...............................| 31,113| 13.0 | 87.0 | 37.5 | 18.8 | 19.2 | 11.5 | | | | | | | Personal care products and services...........| 35,212| 16.1 | 83.9 | 31.4 | 20.1 | 19.6 | 12.8 | | | | | | | Reading.......................................| 14,851| 20.0 | 80.0 | 33.3 | 17.8 | 17.5 | 11.3 | | | | | | | Education.....................................| 39,401| 21.6 | 78.4 | 19.7 | 18.5 | 23.4 | 16.8 | | | | | | | Tobacco products and smoking supplies.........| 26,611| 16.0 | 84.0 | 31.2 | 21.1 | 17.2 | 14.5 | | | | | | | Miscellaneous.................................| 62,566| 21.8 | 78.2 | 29.6 | 18.4 | 18.8 | 11.4 | | | | | | | Cash contributions............................| 79,130| 21.0 | 79.0 | 37.8 | 17.5 | 12.4 | 11.3 | | | | | | | Personal insurance and pensions...............| 251,383| 14.0 | 86.0 | 30.2 | 21.5 | 21.0 | 13.3 Life and other personal insurance...........| 33,432| 9.2 | 90.8 | 32.2 | 22.1 | 21.0 | 15.6 Pensions and Social Security................| 217,951| 14.8 | 85.2 | 29.9 | 21.4 | 21.0 | 12.9 | | | | | | | Sources of income and personal taxes: 1/ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Money income before taxes.....................| 2,660,355| 16.8 | 83.2 | 31.3 | 19.6 | 19.4 | 12.9 Wages and salaries..........................| 2,016,626| 14.6 | 85.4 | 28.2 | 21.1 | 22.1 | 14.0 Self-employment income......................| 193,151| 14.1 | 85.9 | 30.6 | 18.4 | 19.4 | 17.5 Social Security, private and government | | | | | | | retirement.................................| 285,895| 28.6 | 71.4 | 52.0 | 11.2 | 4.2 | 3.9 Interest, dividends, rental income, other | | | | | | | property income............................| 88,387| 30.2 | 69.8 | 43.2 | 12.8 | 10.1 | 3.8 Unemployment and workers' compensation, | | | | | | | veterans' benefits.........................| 18,207| 17.6 | 82.4 | 35.1 | 19.1 | 14.2 | 13.9 Public assistance, supplemental security | | | | | | | income, food stamps........................| 28,674| 11.0 | 89.0 | 19.6 | 26.0 | 15.7 | 27.7 Regular contributions for support...........| 21,665| 34.5 | 65.5 | 18.5 | 19.5 | 16.2 | 11.3 Other income................................| 7,750| 33.0 | 67.0 | 31.4 | 14.8 | 12.0 | 8.7 | | | | | | | Personal taxes................................| 246,310| 19.1 | 80.9 | 32.4 | 18.2 | 21.5 | 8.8 Federal income taxes........................| 193,443| 19.5 | 80.5 | 32.2 | 18.1 | 21.5 | 8.6 State and local income taxes................| 46,591| 18.0 | 82.0 | 31.6 | 18.6 | 22.0 | 9.8 Other taxes.................................| 6,275| 14.9 | 85.1 | 43.9 | 15.6 | 18.3 | 7.3 | | | | | | | Income after taxes............................| 2,414,045| 16.5 | 83.5 | 31.2 | 19.7 | 19.2 | 13.4 | | | | | | | _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 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. n.a. Not applicable.