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    1995    
 
 
    2012
U.S. Dollars
Name 2012 Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total Average Annual Expenditures
31,194 29,951 29,951
Food
4,813 4,971 4,971
Food at Home
3,492 3,564 3,564
Cereals and Bakery Products
459 486 486
Cereals and Cereal Products
157 176 176
Bakery Products
302 310 310
Meats, Poultry, Fish, and Eggs
827 883 883
Beef
220 248 248
Pork
177 182 182
Other Meats
117 117 117
Poultry
150 175 175
Fish and Seafood
109 106 106
Eggs
54 55 55
Dairy Products
346 359 359
Fresh Milk and Cream
143 150 150
Other Dairy Products
204 209 209
Fruits and Vegetables
658 651 651
Fresh Fruits
227 217 217
Fresh Vegetables
213 202 202
Processed Fruits
95 102 102
Processed Vegetables
124 130 130
Other Food at Home
1,201 1,186 1,186
Sugar and Other Sweets
125 118 118
Fats and Oils
115 114 114
Miscellaneous Foods
593 569 569
Nonalcoholic Beverages
351 357 357
Food Prepared on Out-of-Town Trips
18 28 28
Food Away from Home
1,320 1,407 1,407
Alcoholic Beverages
158 155 155
Housing
11,197 10,843 10,843
Shelter
6,287 6,238 6,238
Owned Dwellings
2,704 2,651 2,651
Mortgage Interest and Charges
1,232 1,238 1,238
Property Taxes
871 845 845
Maintenance, Repairs, Insurance, Other Expenses for Owned Dwelling
601 567 567
Rented Dwellings
3,448 3,441 3,441
Other Lodging
134 146 146
Utilities, Fuels, and Public Services
2,985 3,074 3,074
Natural Gas
291 318 318
Electricity
1,232 1,285 1,285
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels
84 122 122
Telephone Services
967 947 947
Water and Other Public Services
411 402 402
Household Operations
485 432 432
Personal Services
135 141 141
Other Household Expenses
350 291 291
Housekeeping Supplies
438 429 429
Laundry and Cleaning Supplies
142 142 142
Other Household Products
219 211 211
Postage and Stationery
77 76 76
Household Furnishings and Equipment
1,003 669 669
Household Textiles
69 67 67
Furniture
187 167 167
Floor Coverings
5 5 5
Major Appliances
119 102 102
Small Appliances, Miscellaneous Housewares
64 37 37
Miscellaneous Household Equipment
559 292 292
Apparel and Services
1,327 1,274 1,274
Apparel, Men and Boys
313 262 262
Apparel, Men, 16 and Over
243 193 193
Apparel, Boys, 2 to 15
70 69 69
Apparel, Women and Girls
460 471 471
Apparel, Women, 16 and Over
358 370 370
Apparel, Girls, 2 to 15
102 101 101
Apparel, Children Under 2
67 76 76
Footwear
336 297 297
Other Apparel Products and Services
150 168 168
Transportation
5,514 4,859 4,859
Vehicle Purchases (Net Outlay)
1,597 1,231 1,231
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, New
522 206 206
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, Used
1,070 984 984
Other Vehicle Purchases
5 42 42
Gasoline, Other Fuels, and Motor Oil
2,080 2,006 2,006
Other Vehicle Expenses
1,620 1,388 1,388
Vehicle Finance Charges
104 110 110
Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs
452 427 427
Vehicle Insurance
861 647 647
Vehicle Rental, Leases, Licenses, and Other Charges
203 203 203
Public and Other Transportation
216 233 233
Healthcare
2,217 2,257 2,257
Health Insurance
1,318 1,325 1,325
Medical Services
387 444 444
Drugs: Prescription and Nonprescription
447 403 403
Medical Supplies
64 85 85
Entertainment
1,393 1,223 1,223
Entertainment: Fees and Admissions
125 127 127
Audio and Visual Equipment and Services
727 645 645
Pets, Toys, and Playground Equipment
372 330 330
Entertainment: Other Supplies, Equipment, and Services
169 122 122
Personal Care Products and Services
393 367 367
Reading
36 40 40
Education
193 252 252
Tobacco Products and Smoking Supplies
442 400 400
Miscellaneous Expenditures
546 392 392
Cash Contributions
745 769 769
Personal Insurance and Pensions
2,219 2,150 2,150
Life and Other Personal Insurance
133 136 136
Pensions and Social Security
2,085 2,014 2,014
   

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