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    1996    
 
 
    2012
U.S. Dollars
Name 2012 Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total Average Annual Expenditures
66,420 65,051 65,051
Food
7,944 7,615 7,615
Food at Home
4,351 4,184 4,184
Cereals and Bakery Products
590 590 590
Cereals and Cereal Products
204 198 198
Bakery Products
387 392 392
Meats, Poultry, Fish, and Eggs
868 838 838
Beef
213 217 217
Pork
152 150 150
Other Meats
137 131 131
Poultry
172 156 156
Fish and Seafood
139 136 136
Eggs
55 48 48
Dairy Products
498 465 465
Fresh Milk and Cream
166 158 158
Other Dairy Products
332 307 307
Fruits and Vegetables
862 816 816
Fresh Fruits
330 293 293
Fresh Vegetables
271 261 261
Processed Fruits
131 131 131
Processed Vegetables
130 132 132
Other Food at Home
1,534 1,476 1,476
Sugar and Other Sweets
172 160 160
Fats and Oils
119 110 110
Miscellaneous Foods
810 764 764
Nonalcoholic Beverages
361 367 367
Food Prepared on Out-of-Town Trips
73 75 75
Food Away from Home
3,593 3,431 3,431
Alcoholic Beverages
660 689 689
Housing
21,598 21,702 21,702
Shelter
13,083 13,245 13,245
Owned Dwellings
8,670 9,192 9,192
Mortgage Interest and Charges
4,457 4,902 4,902
Property Taxes
2,612 2,708 2,708
Maintenance, Repairs, Insurance, Other Expenses for Owned Dwelling
1,601 1,582 1,582
Rented Dwellings
3,367 2,926 2,926
Other Lodging
1,046 1,127 1,127
Utilities, Fuels, and Public Services
3,939 4,091 4,091
Natural Gas
430 517 517
Electricity
1,410 1,477 1,477
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels
161 163 163
Telephone Services
1,339 1,354 1,354
Water and Other Public Services
598 580 580
Household Operations
1,736 1,654 1,654
Personal Services
616 624 624
Other Household Expenses
1,120 1,030 1,030
Housekeeping Supplies
680 746 746
Laundry and Cleaning Supplies
162 148 148
Other Household Products
350 427 427
Postage and Stationery
168 171 171
Household Furnishings and Equipment
2,160 1,966 1,966
Household Textiles
143 140 140
Furniture
586 471 471
Floor Coverings
22 33 33
Major Appliances
277 199 199
Small Appliances, Miscellaneous Housewares
136 125 125
Miscellaneous Household Equipment
996 997 997
Apparel and Services
2,294 2,232 2,232
Apparel, Men and Boys
560 479 479
Apparel, Men, 16 and Over
455 393 393
Apparel, Boys, 2 to 15
105 86 86
Apparel, Women and Girls
899 989 989
Apparel, Women, 16 and Over
761 863 863
Apparel, Girls, 2 to 15
137 126 126
Apparel, Children Under 2
70 72 72
Footwear
440 366 366
Other Apparel Products and Services
325 325 325
Transportation
11,050 10,565 10,565
Vehicle Purchases (Net Outlay)
4,045 3,613 3,613
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, New
2,274 2,083 2,083
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, Used
1,718 1,472 1,472
Other Vehicle Purchases
52 58 58
Gasoline, Other Fuels, and Motor Oil
3,046 2,934 2,934
Other Vehicle Expenses
3,039 3,192 3,192
Vehicle Finance Charges
266 283 283
Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs
1,028 1,082 1,082
Vehicle Insurance
1,174 1,170 1,170
Vehicle Rental, Leases, Licenses, and Other Charges
571 656 656
Public and Other Transportation
920 825 825
Healthcare
4,340 4,022 4,022
Health Insurance
2,503 2,334 2,334
Medical Services
1,117 980 980
Drugs: Prescription and Nonprescription
551 546 546
Medical Supplies
169 162 162
Entertainment
3,434 3,499 3,499
Entertainment: Fees and Admissions
1,078 1,027 1,027
Audio and Visual Equipment and Services
1,120 1,142 1,142
Pets, Toys, and Playground Equipment
707 839 839
Entertainment: Other Supplies, Equipment, and Services
528 491 491
Personal Care Products and Services
809 851 851
Reading
150 172 172
Education
1,972 1,900 1,900
Tobacco Products and Smoking Supplies
182 183 183
Miscellaneous Expenditures
1,032 907 907
Cash Contributions
2,797 2,580 2,580
Personal Insurance and Pensions
8,159 8,134 8,134
Life and Other Personal Insurance
573 414 414
Pensions and Social Security
7,586 7,719 7,719
   

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