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									Table 685. Average Annual Expenditures of all Consumer Units by Race and Age of Householder
[In dollars, except as noted. Based on Consumer Expenditure Survey. Data are averages for the noninstitutional population. Expenditures reported here are out of pocket. A consumer unit comprises either: (1) all members of a particular household who are related by blood, marriage, adoption, or other legal arrangements; (2) a person living alone or sharing a household with others or living as a roomer in a private home or lodging house or in permanent living quarters in a hotel or motel, but who is financially independent; or (3) two or more persons living together who pool their income to make joint expenditure decisions. Financial independence is determined by the three major expense categories: Housing, food, and other living expenses. To be considered financially independent, at least two of the three major expense
                                                                  2008               2008               2008               2008               2008               2008               2008               2008               2008               2008               2008
                                                                                                                                             Hispanic origin or Latino                                                    Age of householder
                                                                       2008, all                           Race
                              Type                                                  White and all other races and Asian          Black or
                                                                        consumer                                                                                             Under 25       25 to 34        35 to 44     45 to 54       55 to 64   65 years old       65 to 74  75 years old
                                                                                               White and all                      African       Hispanic   Non-Hispanic
                                                                           units         Total                        Asian                                                     years          years           years         years         years       and over      years old      and over
                                                                                                 other races                     American
Number of consumer units (1,000)                                         120,770      105,938        101,329         4,609         14,832          13,975       106,795         8,227         20,208          22,834       25,614         19,826         24,062         12,580        11,481

..Income before taxes \1                                                63,563        66,340         65,905         75,917        43,722         49,317         65,427        28,127         59,878         77,582        81,844         71,653         39,341        45,232         32,886
..Income after taxes \1                                                 61,774        64,335         63,916         73,528        43,482         48,955         63,451        27,907         58,809         75,677        78,537         69,009         38,841        44,402         32,747
..Age of reference person (in years)                                      49.1          49.4           49.6           43.5          46.9           43.1           49.9          21.5           29.6           39.7          49.4           59.3           75.0          69.0           81.6

Average number in consumer unit:
..Persons                                                                     2.5        2.5            2.5            2.7              2.5         3.2            2.4           2.0            2.8            3.3           2.7            2.1            1.7           1.8            1.5
..Children under 18                                                           0.6        0.6            0.6            0.6              0.8         1.1            0.6           0.4            1.0            1.4           0.6            0.2            (Z)           0.1            (Z)
..Persons 65 and over                                                         0.3        0.3            0.3            0.2              0.2         0.2            0.3           (Z)            (Z)            (Z)           (Z)            0.1            1.4           1.4            1.3
..Earners                                                                     1.3        1.3            1.3            1.4              1.2         1.5            1.3           1.3            1.5            1.6           1.7            1.3            0.4           0.6            0.2
..Vehicles                                                                    2.0        2.0            2.1            1.5              1.3         1.6            2.0           1.2            1.7            2.1           2.4            2.2            1.6           1.8            1.3

Percent distribution:
..Male                                                                         47         48             47             61               39          46             47            47             50             46            47             49             43            46             40
..Female                                                                       53         52             53             39               61          54             53            53             50             54            53             51             57            54             60
..Homeowner                                                                    66         69             70             55               46          51             68            15             46             67            75             81             79            81             76
....With mortgage                                                              42         44             44             42               32          36             43            11             41             58            57             46             21            29             12
....Without mortgage                                                           24         26             26             13               14          15             25             4              6              9            19             35             58            52             64
..Renter                                                                       34         31             30             45               54          49             32            85             54             33            25             19             21            19             24
..Black or African American                                                    12        (X)            (X)            (X)              100           2             14            12             14             14            13             11             10            11              8
..White, Asian, and All Other Races                                            88        100            100            100              (X)          98             86            88             86             86            87             89             90            89             92
..Hispanic or Latino                                                           12         13             14            (Z)                2         100            (X)            14             17             16            10              9              6             7              5
..Not Hispanic or Latino                                                       88         87             86            100               98         (X)            100            86             83             84            90             91             94            93             95

Education of reference person:
..Elementary (grades 1 to 8)                                                    5          5              5              3                5          17              3             1              3              4             4              4             10             8             12
..High school (grades 9 to 12)                                                 35         34             34             19               45          44             34            32             29             32            35             32             46            45             48
..College                                                                      60         61             61             78               50          38             63            67             68             64            60             63             43            47             39
..Never attended and other                                                    (Z)        (Z)            (Z)            (Z)              (Z)           1            (Z)          (NA)            (Z)            (Z)           (Z)            (Z)              1             1            (Z)

At least one vehicle owned or leased                                           89         90             91             84               76          84             89            72             89             92            92             92             85            90             80

Average annual expenditures (dollars)                                   50,486        52,397         52,265         55,430        36,721         43,052         51,457        29,325         48,159         58,808        61,179         54,783         36,844        41,433         31,692
..Food                                                                   6,443         6,693          6,676          7,089         4,594          6,596          6,423         4,447          6,229          7,849         7,696          6,357          4,692         5,338          3,935
....Food at home                                                         3,744         3,868          3,865          3,943         2,825          4,039          3,707         2,330          3,393          4,509         4,452          3,710          3,075         3,421          2,667
......Cereals and bakery products                                          507           524            522            562           382            509            507           281            454            620           600            492            435           473            390
......Cereals and cereal products                                          170           173            169            256           148            191            167           103            169            213           203            152            131           142            118
......Bakery products                                                      337           351            353            306           234            318            340           178            286            407           397            340            304           332            271
......Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs                                       846           846            839          1,010           848          1,039            822           573            742          1,014         1,018            845            687           781            576
........Beef                                                               239           243            245            200           208            307            230           165            213            288           290            243            182           206            154
........Pork                                                               163           162            160            193           174            190            160           108            137            196           187            166            145           173            113
........Other meats                                                        106           109            111             72            85            100            107            66             91            129           132            102             89           102             74
........Poultry                                                            159           155            154            187           190            214            152           112            152            197           195            153            112           131             89
........Fish and seafood                                                   128           126            118            304           144            152            125            89            104            145           157            129            114           123            103
........Eggs                                                                51            52             52             54            47             76             48            33             46             60            57             53             45            48             42
......Dairy products                                                       430           452            457            326           263            429            430           256            395            518           506            419            362           406            309
........Fresh milk and cream                                               168           175            175            172           116            194            165           109            164            214           192            153            136           148            123
........Other dairy products                                               261           277            282            153           147            235            265           147            231            304           315            267            225           259            186
......Fruits and vegetables                                                657           685            678            852           447            789            640           370            583            754           779            682            577           616            531
........Fresh fruits                                                       222           234            231            306           128            284            214           114            196            259           262            230            197           212            179
........Fresh vegetables                                                   212           223            217            369           130            246            207           114            186            238           249            235            184           196            170
........Processed fruits                                                   116           119            120             94            98            138            114            78            103            132           140            111            106           110            101
........Processed vegetables                                               107           109            110             83            91            120            105            63             98            125           128            107             90            97             80
......Other food at home                                                 1,305         1,361          1,368          1,193           886          1,274          1,309           851          1,219          1,603         1,549          1,272          1,015         1,145            863
........Sugar and other sweets                                             129           136            136            126            80            121            130            79            103            154           149            135            121           132            107
........Fats and oils                                                      104           108            108            104            82            125            102            60             93            118           123            107             96           106             83
........Miscellaneous foods                                                680           711            716            598           449            608            689           450            680            850           796            636            508           564            441
........Nonalcoholic beverages                                             342           353            355            316           261            384            337           246            310            431           424            321            250           285            207
........Food prepared by consumer unit on out-of-town trips                 49            54             54             49            14             36             50            15             34             51            57             74             41            57             24
....Food away from home                                                  2,698         2,824          2,811          3,147         1,768          2,556          2,716         2,117          2,836          3,340         3,244          2,646          1,617         1,917          1,268
..Alcoholic beverages                                                      444           476            484            300           205            297            463           448            491            462           505            525            251           343            144
..Housing                                                               17,109        17,574         17,456         20,138        13,770         15,582         17,307         9,975         17,318         20,649        19,562         17,611         12,993        13,845         12,035
....Shelter                                                             10,183        10,491         10,345         13,703         7,985          9,688         10,248         6,530         10,935         12,689        11,629         10,122          6,933         7,281          6,553
......Owned dwellings                                                    6,760         7,155          7,095          8,471         3,940          5,334          6,947         1,383          5,873          9,056         8,606          7,387          4,685         5,334          3,974
........Mortgage interest and charges                                    3,826         4,017          3,951          5,479         2,463          3,525          3,866           918          4,151          6,194         4,943          3,613          1,288         1,836            688
........Property taxes                                                   1,758         1,879          1,866          2,168           896          1,217          1,829           282          1,059          1,965         2,185          2,284          1,766         1,865          1,657
......Maintenance, repair, insurance, other expenses                     1,176         1,259          1,279            824           581            592          1,252           184            663            896         1,477          1,489          1,631         1,634          1,629
......Rented dwellings                                                   2,724         2,579          2,484          4,680         3,762          4,065          2,549         4,940          4,734          3,013         2,037          1,607          1,658         1,294          2,057
......Other lodging                                                        698           756            766            552           282            289            752           206            328            621           986          1,128            590           652            522
....Utilities, fuels, and public services                                3,649         3,656          3,674          3,275         3,598          3,457          3,674         1,875          3,152          4,130         4,247          3,974          3,314         3,538          3,067
......Natural gas                                                          531           531            531            536           533            424            545           211            400            588           623            603            539           552            526
......Electricity                                                        1,353         1,341          1,351          1,119         1,439          1,305          1,360           739          1,179          1,549         1,544          1,462          1,232         1,325          1,131
......Fuel oil and other fuels                                             192           211            218          \2 55            58             51            210            25             97            167           213            254            279           251            309
......Telephone                                                          1,127         1,121          1,121          1,118         1,168          1,231          1,113           732          1,120          1,315         1,360          1,148            823           947            688
......Water and other public services                                      446           452            453            447           400            446            446           167            356            511           506            507            440           464            413
....Household operations                                                   998         1,052          1,057            931           610            797          1,024           326          1,137          1,376           964            879            884           750          1,032
......Personal services                                                    383           398            397            417           279            402            381           140            721            766           251             70            218            86            362
......Other household expenses                                             614           654            660            514           331            395            643           185            417            609           713            809            667           664            670
....Housekeeping supplies                                                  654           680            688            494           461            542            669           303            594            664           765            743            627           747            485
......Laundry and cleaning supplies                                        148           147            148            131           153            184            143            83            150            178           166            153            115           135             91
......Other household products                                             350           367            372            240           226            252            363           155            294            361           438            400            322           380            253
......Postage and stationery                                               156           166            168            123            81            107            163            66            150            126           161            190            190           232            141
....Household furnishings and equipment                                  1,624         1,694          1,693          1,735         1,116          1,098          1,692           942          1,499          1,789         1,956          1,894          1,235         1,529            898
......Household textiles                                                   126           128            129            107           116             93            131            36            105            105           191            158            101           142             54
......Furniture                                                            388           394            394            393           339            266            404           284            459            479           416            411            228           267            184
......Floor coverings                                                       45            48             49             14            21             15             48             8             26             46            50             61             51            49             53
......Major appliances                                                     204           216            215            225           121            164            209           104            171            238           228            264            160           185            131
......Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares                           113           120            120            129            61             91            116            49             85             97           130            161            116           133             96
......Miscellaneous household equipment                                    749           789            785            866           458            468            785           460            654            824           941            839            579           753            379
..Apparel and services                                                   1,801         1,776          1,767          1,997         1,983          2,119          1,760         1,351          1,965          2,235         2,228          1,622          1,092         1,381            755
....Men and boys                                                           427           429            425            513           413            468            422           296            436            623           488            391            239           340            121
......Men, 16 and over                                                     344           350            345            451           304            357            343           261            321            451           401            354            220           309            115
......Boys, 2 to 15                                                         83            79             80             62           109            111             79            35            115            172            87             37             19            30              7
....Women and girls                                                        718           710            705            828           778            878            698           439            708            824           977            671            487           567            393
......Women, 16 and over                                                   597           590            584            746           646            717            582           410            562            589           821            615            448           500            387
......Girls, 2 to 15                                                       121           120            121             82           132            161            116            29            146            236           156             57             39            68              6
....Children under 2 years old                                              93            92             93             67           100            146             86           170            192            125            56             45             28            38             17
....Footwear                                                               314           292            292            313           478            395            304           253            346            404           411            243            179           219            132
....Other apparel products and services                                    248           253            252            277           214            231            251           192            284            259           296            272            159           218             93
..Transportation                                                         8,604         8,895          8,889          9,049         6,520          7,986          8,684         5,464          8,699          9,797        10,691          9,377          5,620         6,740          4,392
....Vehicle purchases (net outlay)                                       2,755         2,865          2,885          2,414         1,969          2,554          2,781         1,988          3,149          3,122         3,351          2,999          1,502         1,920          1,044
......Cars and trucks, new                                               1,305         1,378          1,373          1,480           783            802          1,371           615          1,336          1,420         1,588          1,572            885         1,115            634
......Cars and trucks, used                                              1,315         1,347          1,367            905         1,088          1,679          1,268         1,114          1,679          1,555         1,634          1,253            565           759            352
......Other vehicles                                                       134           140            145          \2 30         \2 97          \2 74            142           259            134            148           129            174          \2 52         \2 46          \2 58
....Gasoline and motor oil                                               2,715         2,779          2,790          2,539         2,257          2,717          2,715         1,974          2,754          3,347         3,298          2,818          1,629         2,045          1,173
....Other vehicle expenses                                               2,621         2,703          2,698          2,815         2,033          2,335          2,658         1,273          2,380          2,798         3,414          2,921          2,039         2,261          1,793
......Vehicle finance charges                                              312           316            319            250           285            316            312           233            418            397           366            308            116           175             52
......Maintenance and repairs                                              731           766            772            628           476            564            752           412            600            747           990            856            555           609            496
......Vehicle insurance                                                  1,113         1,124          1,113       \2 1,384         1,036          1,078          1,118        \2 427            856          1,100         1,514          1,223          1,073         1,106          1,035
......Vehicle, rental, leases, licenses, other charges                     465           497            494            553           237            378            476           202            506            554           544            534            294           371            209
....Public transportation                                                  513           548            515          1,280           261            380            530           229            416            530           628            638            450           513            382
..Health care                                                            2,976         3,169          3,211          2,233         1,595          1,571          3,160           682          1,737          2,499         2,930          3,825          4,605         4,779          4,413
....Health insurance                                                     1,653         1,743          1,757          1,425         1,015            816          1,763           389            983          1,341         1,523          1,945          2,844         2,901          2,783
....Medical services                                                       727           787            804            412           292            407            768           143            472            711           838          1,022            793           853            728
....Drugs                                                                  482           514            524            298           252            274            509           117            215            349           432            714            821           880            756
....Medical supplies                                                       114           124            126             97            36             75            119            33             67             98           138            144            145           145            146
..Entertainment                                                          2,835         3,022          3,007          3,447         1,478          1,787          2,971         1,608          2,766          3,603         3,297          3,036          1,914         2,418          1,349
....Fees and admissions                                                    616           672            672            680           210            364            648           271            524            823           805            643            389           498            268
....Television, radios, sound equipment                                  1,036         1,056          1,065            863           894            851          1,060           681          1,105          1,168         1,174          1,113            763           885            628
....Pets, toys, and playground equipment                                   704           767            728          1,709           242            380            745           380            696            992           787            728            431           574            266
....Other supplies, entertainment supplies, equipment, and services        479           527            542            195           133            192            517           276            441            621           531            552            331           461            187
..Personal care products and services                                      616           628            630            584           528            545            625           370            547            728           736            630            512           559            456
..Reading                                                                  116           126            127             90            47             38            126            48             79            102           124            157            142           152            132
..Education                                                              1,046         1,121          1,096          1,676           508            669          1,095         1,691            759            953         2,012            867            272           345            192
..Tobacco products and smoking supplies                                    317           330            337            166           223            143            339           251            298            354           437            354            161           227             88
..Miscellaneous                                                            840           878            884            736           565            586            873           280            726            862           957          1,316            588           659            507
..Cash contributions                                                     1,737         1,816          1,845          1,165         1,171          1,010          1,832           427          1,036          1,550         2,152          2,163          2,156         2,033          2,291
..Personal insurance and pensions                                        5,605         5,895          5,856          6,760         3,532          4,124          5,799         2,283          5,510          7,165         7,853          6,943          1,846         2,616          1,003
....Life and other personal insurance                                      317           326            325            332           254            116            343            37            155            284           394            519            330           461            187
....Pensions and social security                                         5,288         5,570          5,531          6,428         3,278          4,007          5,456         2,246          5,354          6,881         7,458          6,424          1,516         2,155            815

Sources of income and personal taxes:
Money income before taxes \1                                            63,563        66,340         65,905         75,917        43,722         49,317         65,427        28,127         59,878         77,582        81,844         71,653         39,341        45,232         32,886
..Wages and salaries                                                    51,007        53,026         52,334         68,227        36,592         42,875         52,072        25,371         55,684         70,592        72,664         54,256         11,530        17,321          5,185
..Self-employment income                                                 3,219         3,502          3,533          2,825         1,195          2,600          3,300           580          2,265          4,040         3,868          5,236          1,791         2,007          1,555
..Social Security, private and government retirement                     6,577         6,921          7,120          2,549         4,122          2,304          7,136           261            373            813         2,421          8,623         22,155        22,591         21,677
..Interest, dividends, rental income, other property income              1,509         1,688          1,730            773           230            355          1,660           107            425            749         1,326          2,289          3,173         2,596          3,804
..Unemployment and workers' compensation, veterans' benefits               225           229            237          \2 49           197            194            229            80            185            205           261            482             78           104          \2 49
..Public assistance, supplemental security, income, food stamps            371           303            296            438           860            506            353           374            317            443           407            439            252           258            246
..Regular contributions for support                                        446           469            458            703           282            280            468           892            334            561           738            188            180           153            210
..Other income                                                             208           203            196            353           244            202            208           463            294            179           160            140            182           202            160

Personal taxes \1                                                        1,789         2,006          1,988          2,389           240            362          1,976           219          1,069          1,905         3,307          2,644            500           830            139
..Federal income taxes                                                   1,817         1,996          1,987          2,202           539            731          1,959           467          1,346          2,033         2,982          2,465            695           975            388
..2008 Tax stimulus (new UCC Q20082)                                      -784          -804           -809           -691          -638           -715           -793          -451           -882         -1,017          -818           -761           -576          -637           -509
..State and local income taxes                                             542           585            581            689           234            247            581           182            510            712           847            650            119           178             54
..Other taxes                                                              213           228            230            188           106             99            228            21             96            177           296            289            263           314            206
Income after taxes \1                                                   61,774        64,335         63,916         73,528        43,482         48,955         63,451        27,907         58,809         75,677        78,537         69,009         38,841        44,402         32,747
Net change in total assets and liabilities                              -4,072        -4,648         -4,333        -11,579            43         -3,017         -4,210           -32         -5,003         -6,635        -8,594         -4,637          3,041         1,525          4,702
..Net change in total assets                                             7,349         7,736          7,257         18,270         4,588          5,275          7,621         6,488         14,400         10,321         4,755          2,426          5,721         6,055          5,355
..Net change in total liabilities                                       11,421        12,384         11,589         29,850         4,545          8,292         11,831         6,520         19,403         16,956        13,349          7,062          2,680         4,530            653
Other financial information:
..Other money receipts                                                     519           580            590            349            86            115            572            82            210            262           578          1,183            562           418            720
..Mortgage principal paid, owned property                               -2,295        -2,437         -2,420         -2,812        -1,276         -1,676         -2,376          -295         -1,529         -3,085        -3,420         -2,948         -1,135        -1,590           -637
..Estimated market value of owned home                                 169,794       181,931        179,766        229,539        83,106        115,549        176,893        23,255         96,942        178,766       206,496        226,326        186,919       195,521        177,493
..Estimated monthly rental value of owned home                             877           926            920          1,057           526            651            907           159            583            973         1,031          1,102            930           990            866
..Gifts of goods and services                                            1,209         1,286          1,294          1,100           651            699          1,276           429            579            856         2,037          1,752          1,016         1,291            700
..Food                                                                      97           106            108             53            35             55            103            37             51             73           155            155             72            90             51
..Alcoholic beverages \3                                                       14         16             16           \2 7                3           5             16          \2 3             10             14            14             19             19            28              8
..Housing                                                                     229        244            247            169              120         101            245            94            136            134           412            319            176           226            118
....Housekeeping supplies                                                      31         34             35             15                9          17             33            27             26             22            44             36             31            42             17
....Household textiles                                                         13         15             15           \2 3             \2 3        \2 1             15          \2 2              8              3            33             15              9            10              7
....Appliances and miscellaneous housewares                                    21         23             23          \2 19             \2 3          15             22          \2 6             14             13            37             31             13            18           \2 8
......Major appliances                                                          6          7              7           \2 2             \2 1        \2 4              7          \2 3           \2 1              6             8             13              5             7           \2 4
......Small appliances and miscellaneous housewares                            14         16             16          \2 17             \2 1       \2 11             15          \2 3             13              7            29             18              8            11           \2 4
....Miscellaneous household equipment                                          57         63             64             46               13          24             62            14             41             38           104             65             50            75             21
....Other housing                                                             106        108            109          \2 86               92          44            114            45             48             58           194            172             73            82             64
..Apparel and services                                                        223        225            229            132              203         210            224           159            201            219           283            236            193           292             77
....Males 2 and over                                                           47         49             50             21               32          35             49            32             21             44            63             58             52            81             17
....Females 2 and over                                                         79         80             82             33               64          76             79            39             39             64           125             98             75           112             31
....Children under 2                                                           50         49             50             35               56          49             50            70             72             61            45             40             27            35             16
....Other apparel products and services                                        47         47             47          \2 43               51          50             47         \2 19             69             49            50             40             40            64             12
......Jewelry and watches                                                      18         19             18          \2 37            \2 13       \2 10             19          \2 9             41             15            13             14             16            24           \2 7
......All other apparel products and services                                  29         28             29           \2 6               38          40             27         \2 11             28             35            37             26             24            40           \2 6
..Transportation                                                               99        109            107            165               29          25            109            58             45             69           126            146            119           125            113
..Health care                                                                  22         25             25          \2 16             \2 6        \2 7             24           (Z)           \2 4              9            32             33             38         \2 14          \2 65
..Entertainment                                                                89         95             94            115               41          54             93            37             54             83           109            139             78           112             38
....Toys, games, hobbies, and tricycles                                        29         31             31          \2 20            \2 17       \2 17             31         \2 11             25             34            34             39             21            33           \2 6
....Other entertainment                                                        59         64             63             95               24          36             62            25             29             49            74            100             57            79             32
..Personal care products and services \3                                       12         13             13             17                3          10             12          \2 4              8             17            17             11              9            14           \2 2
..Readings \3                                                                   1          1              1           (NA)              (Z)         (Z)              1           (Z)            (Z)              1             1              1              1             2              1
..Education                                                                   324        348            347            353              152         129            349         \2 12             38            105           771            573            196           234            153
..All other gifts \3                                                           99        105            106             72               60         103             99            24             32            132           117            119            116           154             74


SYMBOLS:
NA Not available.
X Not applicable.
Z Value less than 0.5. For average number in consumer unit, less than 0.05.

FOOTNOTES:
\1 Components of income and taxes are derived from "complete income reporters" only.
\2 Data are likely to have large sampling errors.
\3 Prior to 2000, gifts of alcoholic, personal care products and services, and reading maerials were included in "All other gifts."

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditures in 2008, News Release, USDL-09-1208, October 2009. and earlier reports.

For more information:
http://www.bls.gov/cex/home.htm

Internet release date: 12/15/2010
                      Table 685. Average Annual Expenditures of all Consumer Units by Race and Age of Householder
                      [In dollars, To be as noted. financially independent, at least two of the three major expense categories have to be provided by the respondent.
g, food, and other living expenses. except considered Based on Consumer Expenditure Survey. Data are averages for the noninstitutional population. Expenditures reported here are out of pocket. A consumer unit comprises either: (1) all members of a particular household who are related by blood, marriage, adoption, or other legal arrangements; (2) a person living alone or sharing a household with others or living as a roomer in a private home or lodging house or in permanent living quarters in a hotel or motel, but who is financially independent; or (3) two or more persons living together who pool their income to make joint expenditure decisions. Financial independence is determined by the three major expense categories: Housing, food, and other living expenses. To be considered financially independent, at least two of the three major expense


                                                    Type



                      Number of consumer units (1,000)

                      ..Income before taxes \1
                      ..Income after taxes \1
                      ..Age of reference person (in years)

                      Average number in consumer unit:
                      ..Persons
                      ..Children under 18
                      ..Persons 65 and over
                      ..Earners
                      ..Vehicles

                      Percent distribution:
                      ..Male
                      ..Female
                      ..Homeowner
                      ....With mortgage
                      ....Without mortgage
                      ..Renter
                      ..Black or African American
                      ..White, Asian, and All Other Races
                      ..Hispanic or Latino
                      ..Not Hispanic or Latino

                      Education of reference person:
                      ..Elementary (grades 1 to 8)
                      ..High school (grades 9 to 12)
                      ..College
                      ..Never attended and other

                      At least one vehicle owned or leased

                      Average annual expenditures (dollars)
                      ..Food
                      ....Food at home
                      ......Cereals and bakery products
                      ......Cereals and cereal products
                      ......Bakery products
                      ......Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs
                      ........Beef
                      ........Pork
                      ........Other meats
                      ........Poultry
                      ........Fish and seafood
                      ........Eggs
                      ......Dairy products
                      ........Fresh milk and cream
                      ........Other dairy products
                      ......Fruits and vegetables
                      ........Fresh fruits
                      ........Fresh vegetables
                      ........Processed fruits
                      ........Processed vegetables
                      ......Other food at home
                      ........Sugar and other sweets
                      ........Fats and oils
                      ........Miscellaneous foods
                      ........Nonalcoholic beverages
                      ........Food prepared by consumer unit on out-of-town trips
                      ....Food away from home
                      ..Alcoholic beverages
                      ..Housing
                      ....Shelter
                      ......Owned dwellings
                      ........Mortgage interest and charges
                      ........Property taxes
                      ......Maintenance, repair, insurance, other expenses
                      ......Rented dwellings
                      ......Other lodging
                      ....Utilities, fuels, and public services
                      ......Natural gas
                      ......Electricity
                      ......Fuel oil and other fuels
                      ......Telephone
                      ......Water and other public services
                      ....Household operations
                      ......Personal services
                      ......Other household expenses
                      ....Housekeeping supplies
                      ......Laundry and cleaning supplies
                      ......Other household products
                      ......Postage and stationery
                      ....Household furnishings and equipment
                      ......Household textiles
                      ......Furniture
                      ......Floor coverings
                      ......Major appliances
                      ......Small appliances, miscellaneous housewares
                      ......Miscellaneous household equipment
                      ..Apparel and services
                      ....Men and boys
                      ......Men, 16 and over
                      ......Boys, 2 to 15
                      ....Women and girls
                      ......Women, 16 and over
                      ......Girls, 2 to 15
                      ....Children under 2 years old
                      ....Footwear
                      ....Other apparel products and services
                      ..Transportation
                      ....Vehicle purchases (net outlay)
                      ......Cars and trucks, new
                      ......Cars and trucks, used
                      ......Other vehicles
                      ....Gasoline and motor oil
                      ....Other vehicle expenses
                      ......Vehicle finance charges
                      ......Maintenance and repairs
                      ......Vehicle insurance
                      ......Vehicle, rental, leases, licenses, other charges
                      ....Public transportation
                      ..Health care
                      ....Health insurance
                      ....Medical services
                      ....Drugs
                      ....Medical supplies
                      ..Entertainment
                      ....Fees and admissions
                      ....Television, radios, sound equipment
                      ....Pets, toys, and playground equipment
                      ....Other supplies, entertainment supplies, equipment, and services
                      ..Personal care products and services
                      ..Reading
                      ..Education
                      ..Tobacco products and smoking supplies
                      ..Miscellaneous
                      ..Cash contributions
                      ..Personal insurance and pensions
                      ....Life and other personal insurance
                      ....Pensions and social security

                      Sources of income and personal taxes:
                      Money income before taxes \1
                      ..Wages and salaries
                      ..Self-employment income
                      ..Social Security, private and government retirement
                      ..Interest, dividends, rental income, other property income
                      ..Unemployment and workers' compensation, veterans' benefits
                      ..Public assistance, supplemental security, income, food stamps
                      ..Regular contributions for support
                      ..Other income

                      Personal taxes \1
                      ..Federal income taxes
                      ..2008 Tax stimulus (new UCC Q20082)
                      ..State and local income taxes
                      ..Other taxes
                      Income after taxes \1
                      Net change in total assets and liabilities
                      ..Net change in total assets
                      ..Net change in total liabilities
                      Other financial information:
                      ..Other money receipts
                      ..Mortgage principal paid, owned property
                      ..Estimated market value of owned home
                      ..Estimated monthly rental value of owned home
                      ..Gifts of goods and services
                      ..Food
                      ..Alcoholic beverages \3
                      ..Housing
                      ....Housekeeping supplies
                      ....Household textiles
                      ....Appliances and miscellaneous housewares
                      ......Major appliances
                      ......Small appliances and miscellaneous housewares
                      ....Miscellaneous household equipment
                      ....Other housing
                      ..Apparel and services
                      ....Males 2 and over
                      ....Females 2 and over
                      ....Children under 2
                      ....Other apparel products and services
                      ......Jewelry and watches
                      ......All other apparel products and services
                      ..Transportation
                      ..Health care
                      ..Entertainment
                      ....Toys, games, hobbies, and tricycles
                      ....Other entertainment
                      ..Personal care products and services \3
                      ..Readings \3
                      ..Education
                      ..All other gifts \3


                      SYMBOLS:
                      NA Not available.
                      X Not applicable.
                      Z Value less than 0.5. For average number in consumer unit, less than 0.05.

                      FOOTNOTES:
                      \1 Components of income and taxes are derived from "complete income reporters" only.
                      \2 Data are likely to have large sampling errors.
                      \3 Prior to 2000, gifts of alcoholic, personal care products and services, and reading maerials were included in "All other gifts."

                      Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditures in 2008, News Release, USDL-09-1208, October 2009. and earlier reports.

                      For more information:
                      http://www.bls.gov/cex/home.htm

                      Internet release date: 12/15/2010

								
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