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    1995    
 
 
    2012
U.S. Dollars
Name 2012 Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total Average Annual Expenditures
39,989 39,704 39,704
Food
5,604 5,648 5,648
Food at Home
3,585 3,595 3,595
Cereals and Bakery Products
503 495 495
Cereals and Cereal Products
169 154 154
Bakery Products
334 341 341
Meats, Poultry, Fish, and Eggs
888 812 812
Beef
256 217 217
Pork
175 170 170
Other Meats
124 128 128
Poultry
158 149 149
Fish and Seafood
120 98 98
Eggs
55 50 50
Dairy Products
362 357 357
Fresh Milk and Cream
148 140 140
Other Dairy Products
214 218 218
Fruits and Vegetables
626 642 642
Fresh Fruits
210 212 212
Fresh Vegetables
192 198 198
Processed Fruits
96 104 104
Processed Vegetables
128 128 128
Other Food at Home
1,206 1,288 1,288
Sugar and Other Sweets
131 135 135
Fats and Oils
107 114 114
Miscellaneous Foods
576 651 651
Nonalcoholic Beverages
366 363 363
Food Prepared on Out-of-Town Trips
27 26 26
Food Away from Home
2,020 2,053 2,053
Alcoholic Beverages
294 287 287
Housing
13,327 13,571 13,571
Shelter
7,436 7,585 7,585
Owned Dwellings
4,193 4,443 4,443
Mortgage Interest and Charges
1,997 2,230 2,230
Property Taxes
1,302 1,373 1,373
Maintenance, Repairs, Insurance, Other Expenses for Owned Dwelling
895 839 839
Rented Dwellings
2,939 2,845 2,845
Other Lodging
304 297 297
Utilities, Fuels, and Public Services
3,513 3,622 3,622
Natural Gas
306 375 375
Electricity
1,410 1,458 1,458
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels
145 168 168
Telephone Services
1,162 1,167 1,167
Water and Other Public Services
491 453 453
Household Operations
735 714 714
Personal Services
236 201 201
Other Household Expenses
499 513 513
Housekeeping Supplies
547 536 536
Laundry and Cleaning Supplies
155 144 144
Other Household Products
289 294 294
Postage and Stationery
102 98 98
Household Furnishings and Equipment
1,095 1,114 1,114
Household Textiles
99 78 78
Furniture
246 270 270
Floor Coverings
9 11 11
Major Appliances
170 145 145
Small Appliances, Miscellaneous Housewares
71 67 67
Miscellaneous Household Equipment
501 542 542
Apparel and Services
1,272 1,385 1,385
Apparel, Men and Boys
320 342 342
Apparel, Men, 16 and Over
237 272 272
Apparel, Boys, 2 to 15
83 70 70
Apparel, Women and Girls
491 550 550
Apparel, Women, 16 and Over
393 451 451
Apparel, Girls, 2 to 15
98 99 99
Apparel, Children Under 2
50 57 57
Footwear
269 278 278
Other Apparel Products and Services
142 157 157
Transportation
7,695 7,120 7,120
Vehicle Purchases (Net Outlay)
2,661 2,258 2,258
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, New
1,259 887 887
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, Used
1,309 1,326 1,326
Other Vehicle Purchases
92 46 46
Gasoline, Other Fuels, and Motor Oil
2,596 2,552 2,552
Other Vehicle Expenses
2,188 2,061 2,061
Vehicle Finance Charges
198 206 206
Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs
670 634 634
Vehicle Insurance
1,004 930 930
Vehicle Rental, Leases, Licenses, and Other Charges
316 291 291
Public and Other Transportation
251 249 249
Healthcare
3,119 2,986 2,986
Health Insurance
1,901 1,803 1,803
Medical Services
642 612 612
Drugs: Prescription and Nonprescription
454 458 458
Medical Supplies
122 113 113
Entertainment
1,812 1,967 1,967
Entertainment: Fees and Admissions
247 289 289
Audio and Visual Equipment and Services
865 926 926
Pets, Toys, and Playground Equipment
513 529 529
Entertainment: Other Supplies, Equipment, and Services
186 223 223
Personal Care Products and Services
472 479 479
Reading
64 70 70
Education
429 380 380
Tobacco Products and Smoking Supplies
460 521 521
Miscellaneous Expenditures
672 615 615
Cash Contributions
1,135 1,144 1,144
Personal Insurance and Pensions
3,633 3,533 3,533
Life and Other Personal Insurance
232 264 264
Pensions and Social Security
3,401 3,269 3,269
   

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