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    1996    
 
 
    2012
U.S. Dollars
Name 2012 Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total Average Annual Expenditures
41,983 41,253 41,253
Food
5,799 5,732 5,732
Food at Home
3,641 3,591 3,591
Cereals and Bakery Products
499 495 495
Cereals and Cereal Products
169 162 162
Bakery Products
330 333 333
Meats, Poultry, Fish, and Eggs
838 818 818
Beef
230 224 224
Pork
171 169 169
Other Meats
118 118 118
Poultry
153 151 151
Fish and Seafood
114 106 106
Eggs
52 50 50
Dairy Products
374 371 371
Fresh Milk and Cream
144 144 144
Other Dairy Products
229 227 227
Fruits and Vegetables
649 637 637
Fresh Fruits
220 211 211
Fresh Vegetables
199 195 195
Processed Fruits
101 108 108
Processed Vegetables
129 123 123
Other Food at Home
1,282 1,270 1,270
Sugar and Other Sweets
134 135 135
Fats and Oils
111 110 110
Miscellaneous Foods
635 639 639
Nonalcoholic Beverages
368 355 355
Food Prepared on Out-of-Town Trips
34 32 32
Food Away from Home
2,157 2,142 2,142
Alcoholic Beverages
327 333 333
Housing
13,913 14,042 14,042
Shelter
7,907 7,944 7,944
Owned Dwellings
4,407 4,493 4,493
Mortgage Interest and Charges
2,200 2,292 2,292
Property Taxes
1,320 1,344 1,344
Maintenance, Repairs, Insurance, Other Expenses for Owned Dwelling
887 856 856
Rented Dwellings
3,150 3,102 3,102
Other Lodging
350 349 349
Utilities, Fuels, and Public Services
3,450 3,530 3,530
Natural Gas
316 366 366
Electricity
1,363 1,396 1,396
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels
120 143 143
Telephone Services
1,171 1,163 1,163
Water and Other Public Services
480 462 462
Household Operations
800 801 801
Personal Services
231 254 254
Other Household Expenses
570 548 548
Housekeeping Supplies
553 545 545
Laundry and Cleaning Supplies
154 144 144
Other Household Products
287 299 299
Postage and Stationery
112 102 102
Household Furnishings and Equipment
1,202 1,222 1,222
Household Textiles
97 84 84
Furniture
269 284 284
Floor Coverings
11 9 9
Major Appliances
164 173 173
Small Appliances, Miscellaneous Housewares
75 70 70
Miscellaneous Household Equipment
586 601 601
Apparel and Services
1,441 1,462 1,462
Apparel, Men and Boys
339 353 353
Apparel, Men, 16 and Over
257 278 278
Apparel, Boys, 2 to 15
82 75 75
Apparel, Women and Girls
567 575 575
Apparel, Women, 16 and Over
465 467 467
Apparel, Girls, 2 to 15
102 108 108
Apparel, Children Under 2
59 63 63
Footwear
310 293 293
Other Apparel Products and Services
166 177 177
Transportation
7,902 7,257 7,257
Vehicle Purchases (Net Outlay)
2,811 2,286 2,286
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, New
1,333 896 896
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, Used
1,424 1,331 1,331
Other Vehicle Purchases
54 59 59
Gasoline, Other Fuels, and Motor Oil
2,615 2,538 2,538
Other Vehicle Expenses
2,183 2,141 2,141
Vehicle Finance Charges
206 217 217
Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs
686 675 675
Vehicle Insurance
962 934 934
Vehicle Rental, Leases, Licenses, and Other Charges
329 315 315
Public and Other Transportation
293 292 292
Healthcare
3,072 2,929 2,929
Health Insurance
1,793 1,705 1,705
Medical Services
683 647 647
Drugs: Prescription and Nonprescription
477 465 465
Medical Supplies
120 111 111
Entertainment
2,059 2,108 2,108
Entertainment: Fees and Admissions
324 344 344
Audio and Visual Equipment and Services
892 905 905
Pets, Toys, and Playground Equipment
589 539 539
Entertainment: Other Supplies, Equipment, and Services
254 320 320
Personal Care Products and Services
505 514 514
Reading
76 78 78
Education
692 662 662
Tobacco Products and Smoking Supplies
412 437 437
Miscellaneous Expenditures
684 659 659
Cash Contributions
1,226 1,218 1,218
Personal Insurance and Pensions
3,876 3,822 3,822
Life and Other Personal Insurance
232 248 248
Pensions and Social Security
3,643 3,574 3,574
   

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