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Consumer Expenditure Surveys
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Texas: Quintiles of income before taxes, 2019-2020

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 (in thousands)

10,609,473.44 1,942,589.65 2,077,505.65 1,989,710.80 2,053,854.82 2,545,812.51
 

Consumer Unit Characteristics

 

Income before taxes

$86,417.07 $10,544.63 $30,449.28 $52,920.79 $89,589.43 $213,604.26

 

           

Age of reference person

49.2 55.1 53.9 47.0 44.9 46.2

Average Number in Consumer Unit

 

People

2.7 1.9 2.5 2.6 3.2 3.3

Children under 18

0.7 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.9 1.0

Adults 65 and older

0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2

Earners

1.4 0.5 1.0 1.3 1.8 2.0

Vehicles

1.9 1.1 1.5 1.8 2.2 2.6
 

Percent Distribution

 

Reference Person

 

Men

49.9 35.3 38.4 59.3 54.7 59.0

Women

50.1 64.7 61.6 40.7 45.3 41.0

Homeowner

64.7 47.7 54.9 60.4 67.1 87.0

With mortgage

35.6 16.3 20.2 29.1 41.1 63.6

Without mortgage

29.1 31.4 34.7 31.3 26.0 23.4

Renter

35.3 52.3 45.1 39.6 32.9 13.1

Race of Reference Person

Black or African-American

12.6 19.4 13.9 14.3 11.3 6.0

White, Asian, and all other races

87.4 80.6 86.1 85.7 88.7 94.0

Hispanic or Latino Origin of Reference Person

 

Hispanic or Latino

32.2 34.3 38.0 37.5 32.6 21.3

Not Hispanic or Latino

67.8 65.7 62.0 62.5 67.4 78.7

Education of Reference Person

 

Elementary (1-8)

4.7 8.2 7.5 4.7 4.2 /a

High school (9-12)

27.0 43.1 35.7 30.9 20.6 9.7

College

68.2 48.1 56.8 64.4 74.8 90.3

Never attended and other

0.2 0.6 0.0 /a 0.4 /a

At least one vehicle owned or leased

93.9 80.9 94.4 95.5 97.7 99.0
 

Average annual expenditures

$61,485.31 $30,668.63 $35,470.17 $47,761.76 $68,674.27 $112,264.91

Food

6,916.81 4,066.26 4,523.08 7,159.28 8,026.31 9,964.37

Food at home

3,607.29 2,357.87 2,600.46 4,075.38 4,268.96 4,366.39

Cereals and bakery products

417.22 283.74 272.76 495.94 479.73 510.96

Cereals and cereal products

135.86 84.85 84.78 175.00 144.48 174.27

Bakery products

281.36 198.90 187.99 320.94 335.25 336.69

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

803.96 592.28 570.72 942.47 933.58 907.90

Beef

219.65 240.92 129.79 301.73 220.43 193.31

Pork

156.57 143.58 122.96 199.87 143.48 165.01

Other meats

100.81 62.69 56.72 127.21 141.67 100.77

Poultry

146.42 72.90 91.54 156.16 197.94 193.90

Fish and seafood

129.98 34.25 132.80 104.60 172.27 191.42

Eggs

50.52 37.96 36.90 52.90 57.79 63.50

Dairy products

310.95 214.10 249.21 347.42 348.24 370.27

Fresh milk and cream

110.16 87.77 74.39 134.86 119.46 125.16

Other dairy products

200.79 126.33 174.82 212.56 228.78 245.11

Fruits and vegetables

645.30 435.31 476.74 691.28 815.01 746.98

Fresh fruits

246.54 161.63 190.12 243.20 331.63 283.27

Fresh vegetables

193.56 136.62 143.50 208.53 257.60 202.77

Processed fruits

77.38 47.11 41.30 95.62 85.14 108.32

Processed vegetables

127.82 89.96 101.82 143.93 140.64 152.61

Other food at home

1,429.86 832.43 1,031.02 1,598.27 1,692.39 1,830.29

Sugar and other sweets

113.91 82.42 74.98 156.44 113.10 130.61

Fats and oils

96.94 53.96 72.21 102.94 110.82 135.11

Miscellaneous foods

791.07 424.93 585.40 811.73 966.73 1,083.04

Nonalcoholic beverages

386.93 252.38 285.25 495.43 466.88 388.60

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

41.01 18.74 13.17 31.73 34.86 92.93

Food away from home

3,309.52 1,708.39 1,922.63 3,083.91 3,757.35 5,597.99
 

Alcoholic beverages

456.01 100.87 275.64 309.66 540.45 984.97
 

Housing

20,468.15 13,642.36 13,339.44 16,553.49 21,434.78 33,827.62

Shelter

11,769.93 7,913.10 7,197.41 8,920.35 11,743.66 20,692.60

Owned dwellings

6,999.44 3,195.45 2,853.02 3,790.99 6,386.14 16,288.13

Mortgage interest and charges

2,408.85 724.04 778.60 1,272.72 2,648.89 5,719.12

Property taxes

2,703.09 1,291.04 1,057.53 1,643.96 2,484.33 6,127.69

Maintenance, repairs, insurance, other expenses

1,887.49 1,180.37 1,016.89 874.31 1,252.92 4,441.32

Rented dwellings

4,098.52 4,197.85 4,211.51 4,749.14 4,927.54 2,753.20

Other lodging

671.97 519.80 132.88 380.22 429.98 1,651.27

Utilities, fuels, and public services

4,559.50 3,185.22 3,639.28 4,273.02 5,046.60 6,190.02

Natural gas

287.60 258.62 202.57 267.04 264.28 413.97

Electricity

1,753.99 1,326.90 1,576.28 1,571.88 1,875.57 2,269.17

Fuel oil and other fuels

33.34 25.35 21.98 32.19 23.87 57.24

Telephone services

1,627.38 949.71 1,183.06 1,616.93 1,999.36 2,215.15

Residential phone service, VOIP, and phone cards

134.84 148.03 120.35 131.51 146.13 130.08

Cellular phone service

1,492.55 801.68 1,062.72 1,485.42 1,853.23 2,085.07

Water and other public services

857.18 624.64 655.39 784.98 883.52 1,234.48

Household operations

1,507.88 906.86 914.56 1,113.09 1,578.95 2,702.34

Personal Services

340.95 263.56 167.89 168.44 333.62 681.97

Other household expenses

1,166.93 643.31 746.67 944.66 1,245.32 2,020.36

Housekeeping supplies

734.36 449.11 600.29 767.81 863.91 925.51

Laundry and cleaning supplies

185.97 105.99 163.58 192.71 258.61 188.54

Other household products

430.34 190.88 407.49 452.90 461.52 596.81

Postage and stationery

118.05 152.24 29.22 122.20 143.79 140.17

Household furnishings and equipment

1,896.48 1,188.07 987.89 1,479.21 2,201.66 3,317.16

Household textiles

108.65 40.98 39.34 105.63 130.79 202.44

Furniture

460.75 389.45 305.28 280.81 502.94 748.63

Floor coverings

17.48 11.84 2.46 1.45 6.63 55.31

Major appliances

343.35 308.33 222.02 337.82 272.04 530.29

Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares

120.65 41.40 40.42 129.17 139.88 234.41

Miscellaneous household equipment

845.60 396.08 378.36 624.34 1,149.37 1,546.09
 

Apparel and services

1,470.04 659.15 830.08 1,408.70 1,831.85 2,327.99

Men and boys

349.30 148.07 244.39 317.14 459.95 520.62

Men, 16 and over

267.98 113.67 185.80 233.99 367.43 400.56

Boys, 2 to 15

81.32 34.40 58.59 83.15 92.52 120.07

Women and girls

465.80 235.69 221.31 544.35 528.28 728.14

Women, 16 and over

394.43 176.89 172.82 463.39 470.28 626.72

Girls, 2 to 15

71.38 58.80 48.49 80.96 58.00 101.42

Children under 2

68.71 6.95 108.36 93.15 84.74 39.03

Footwear

329.26 158.43 116.21 372.70 511.93 428.34

Other apparel products and services

256.97 110.00 139.82 81.35 246.95 611.84
 

Transportation

11,069.53 5,028.97 6,829.06 8,911.12 14,555.68 18,008.59

Vehicle purchases (net outlay)

4,951.06 1,603.73 2,633.56 3,786.32 7,437.47 8,300.84

Cars and trucks, new

2,283.97 642.92 925.10 1,673.32 4,346.49 3,458.38

Cars and trucks, used

2,616.04 960.81 1,708.46 2,113.00 2,827.24 4,842.46

Other vehicles

51.06 /a /a /a 263.73 /a

Gasoline, other fuels, and motor oil

2,018.01 1,178.47 1,631.55 1,818.63 2,345.67 2,865.50

Other vehicle expenses

3,578.27 1,944.98 2,377.14 3,009.91 4,376.93 5,600.83

Vehicle finance charges

340.27 147.85 185.78 234.48 442.93 613.02

Maintenance and repairs

936.93 551.09 663.35 673.53 1,182.94 1,458.24

Vehicle rental, leases, licenses, and other charges

406.33 236.34 186.54 303.70 369.27 825.50

Vehicle insurance

1,894.74 1,009.70 1,341.49 1,798.20 2,381.79 2,704.08

Public and other transportation

522.18 301.78 186.81 296.26 395.62 1,241.42
 

Healthcare

5,280.27 2,549.98 3,737.73 4,384.58 5,886.47 8,884.53

Health insurance

3,745.62 1,825.14 2,574.79 3,186.29 4,393.76 6,080.78

Medical services

890.27 331.25 675.71 696.77 881.58 1,650.17

Drugs

481.17 338.96 311.55 365.38 421.26 925.16

Medical supplies

163.20 54.63 175.67 136.14 189.87 228.42
 

Entertainment

3,496.88 1,076.54 1,424.96 1,588.94 2,829.10 10,032.54

Fees and admissions

1,345.41 100.78 194.84 235.07 407.85 5,541.35

Audio and visual equipment and services

894.31 548.51 720.36 820.64 923.30 1,340.37

Pets, toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

1,016.73 386.02 437.19 389.77 1,267.93 2,503.89

Pets

912.14 361.60 379.16 318.51 1,068.46 2,355.04

Toys, hobbies, and playground equipment

104.6 24.42 58.03 71.26 199.47 148.85

Other entertainment supplies, equipment, and services

240.43 41.22 72.57 143.46 230.03 646.92
 

Personal care products and services

728.27 278.60 372.85 722.89 932.09 1,166.25
 

Reading

81.72 30.98 31.73 42.52 147.58 137.75
 

Education

1231.94 1154.36 381.18 568.96 1225.04 2498.57
 

Tobacco products and smoking supplies

287.43 215.00 425.88 322.55 227.21 250.34
 

Miscellaneous

742.05 333.25 344.97 662.66 681.08 1548.24
 

Cash contributions

2,102.85 625.60 898.14 971.31 2,010.54 5,172.02
 

Personal insurance and pensions

7,153.36 906.72 2,055.43 4,155.11 8,346.09 17,461.12

Life and other personal insurance

431.87 185.95 223.08 281.81 434.90 904.75

Pensions and Social Security

6,721.49 720.78 1,832.35 3,873.29 7,911.19 16,556.37
 

Sources of Income and Personal Taxes

Money income before taxes

86,417.07 10,544.63 30,449.28 52,920.79 89,589.43 213,604.26

Wages and salaries

71,552.11 4,239.25 18,609.79 42,549.81 78,415.84 183,248.61

Self-employment income

6,521.4 -5.80 502.69 1,328.27 3,760.08 22,700.03

Social Security, private and government retirement

6,532.66 5,021.45 10,053.73 7,727.05 6,064.73 4,256.46

Interest, dividends, rental income, other property income

759.82 54.78 68.22 529.31 493.87 2,256.91

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

323.34 719.51 611.12 159.52 170.20 37.77

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

528.20 212.29 463.07 360.11 542.18 942.50

Other income

199.54 303.16 140.66 266.73 142.53 161.99

Personal taxes (contains some imputed values)

9,815.99 123.27 -45.88 2,988.82 6,859.42 32,980.93

Federal income taxes

8,659.15 -632.98 -1,215.89 1,579.49 5,630.11 31,784.95

Stimulus payment (new UCC Q20202)

1,153.04 751.94 1,170.01 1,406.32 1,227.67 1,187.07

State and local income taxes

/a /a /a /a /a /a

Other taxes

3.80 4.30 /a 3.01 1.64 8.90
 

*a/: Value is too small to display.

 

Last Modified Date: June 21, 2022