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Age 65 or Over:
Expenditures

   
    1988    
 
 
    2020
U.S. Dollars
Name 2020 Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total Average Annual Expenditures
47,579 50,220 50,220
Food
5,698 6,599 6,599
Food at Home
4,204 4,063 4,063
Cereals and Bakery Products
549 516 516
Cereals and Cereal Products
162 138 138
Bakery Products
387 377 377
Meats, Poultry, Fish, and Eggs
899 852 852
Beef
246 228 228
Pork
195 169 169
Other Meats
119 113 113
Poultry
137 147 147
Fish and Seafood
149 144 144
Eggs
53 51 51
Dairy Products
430 414 414
Fresh Milk and Cream
127 122 122
Other Dairy Products
303 292 292
Fruits and Vegetables
866 809 809
Fresh Fruits
303 308 308
Fresh Vegetables
279 266 266
Processed Fruits
110 105 105
Processed Vegetables
174 131 131
Other Food at Home
1,460 1,472 1,472
Sugar and Other Sweets
143 156 156
Fats and Oils
119 99 99
Miscellaneous Foods
770 789 789
Nonalcoholic Beverages
384 378 378
Food Prepared on Out-of-Town Trips
43 50 50
Food Away from Home
1,494 2,536 2,536
Alcoholic Beverages
363 501 501
Housing
17,435 17,472 17,472
Shelter
9,915 9,760 9,760
Owned Dwellings
6,654 6,235 6,235
Mortgage Interest and Charges
1,488 1,398 1,398
Property Taxes
2,464 2,333 2,333
Maintenance, Repairs, Insurance, Other Expenses for Owned Dwelling
2,702 2,504 2,504
Rented Dwellings
2,631 2,571 2,571
Other Lodging
630 954 954
Utilities, Fuels, and Public Services
3,783 3,810 3,810
Natural Gas
424 440 440
Electricity
1,433 1,436 1,436
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels
143 153 153
Telephone Services
1,120 1,105 1,105
Residential Phone Service, VOIP, and Phone Cards
322 346 346
Cellular Phone Service
798 759 759
Water and Other Public Services
663 676 676
Household Operations
1,240 1,418 1,418
Personal Services
96 213 213
Other Household Expenses
1,144 1,205 1,205
Housekeeping Supplies
786 821 821
Laundry and Cleaning Supplies
154 182 182
Other Household Products
494 498 498
Postage and Stationery
137 140 140
Household Furnishings and Equipment
1,711 1,663 1,663
Household Textiles
74 110 110
Furniture
291 339 339
Floor Coverings
31 27 27
Major Appliances
290 297 297
Small Appliances, Miscellaneous Housewares
108 92 92
Miscellaneous Household Equipment
916 797 797
Apparel and Services
821 1,305 1,305
Apparel, Men and Boys
140 267 267
Apparel, Men, 16 and Over
118 245 245
Apparel, Boys, 2 to 15
21 22 22
Apparel, Women and Girls
360 571 571
Apparel, Women, 16 and Over
341 536 536
Apparel, Girls, 2 to 15
19 35 35
Apparel, Children Under 2
19 33 33
Footwear
150 255 255
Other Apparel Products and Services
153 179 179
Transportation
6,221 7,492 7,492
Vehicle Purchases (Net Outlay)
2,462 2,792 2,792
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, New
1,349 1,677 1,677
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, Used
1,099 1,068 1,068
Other Vehicle Purchases
14 46 46
Gasoline, Other Fuels, and Motor Oil
989 1,383 1,383
Other Vehicle Expenses
2,603 2,649 2,649
Vehicle Finance Charges
125 137 137
Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs
710 735 735
Vehicle Insurance
1,180 1,180 1,180
Vehicle Rental, Leases, Licenses, and Other Charges
588 597 597
Public and Other Transportation
166 668 668
Healthcare
6,668 6,833 6,833
Health Insurance
4,854 4,748 4,748
Medical Services
835 1,054 1,054
Drugs: Prescription and Nonprescription
727 737 737
Medical Supplies
251 293 293
Entertainment
2,293 2,381 2,381
Entertainment: Fees and Admissions
302 489 489
Audio and Visual Equipment and Services
1,034 1,014 1,014
Pets, Toys, and Playground Equipment
585 670 670
Pets
462 563 563
Toys, Hobbies, and Playground Equipment
123 107 107
Entertainment: Other Supplies, Equipment, and Services
372 206 206
Personal Care Products and Services
505 715 715
Reading
157 138 138
Education
450 349 349
Tobacco Products and Smoking Supplies
207 219 219
Miscellaneous Expenditures
921 811 811
Cash Contributions
3,119 2,564 2,564
Personal Insurance and Pensions
2,721 2,843 2,843
Life and Other Personal Insurance
513 523 523
Pensions and Social Security
2,208 2,320 2,320
   

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