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    1996    
 
 
    2012
U.S. Dollars
Name 2012 Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total Average Annual Expenditures
81,363 75,731 75,731
Food
8,943 8,807 8,807
Food at Home
4,799 4,718 4,718
Cereals and Bakery Products
672 639 639
Cereals and Cereal Products
218 212 212
Bakery Products
454 428 428
Meats, Poultry, Fish, and Eggs
911 910 910
Beef
225 222 222
Pork
160 141 141
Other Meats
123 133 133
Poultry
177 176 176
Fish and Seafood
169 184 184
Eggs
56 54 54
Dairy Products
545 521 521
Fresh Milk and Cream
171 170 170
Other Dairy Products
374 351 351
Fruits and Vegetables
981 1,009 1,009
Fresh Fruits
385 388 388
Fresh Vegetables
308 338 338
Processed Fruits
155 137 137
Processed Vegetables
133 146 146
Other Food at Home
1,690 1,640 1,640
Sugar and Other Sweets
178 175 175
Fats and Oils
124 110 110
Miscellaneous Foods
881 872 872
Nonalcoholic Beverages
401 388 388
Food Prepared on Out-of-Town Trips
106 95 95
Food Away from Home
4,144 4,089 4,089
Alcoholic Beverages
814 785 785
Housing
26,322 25,621 25,621
Shelter
16,106 15,737 15,737
Owned Dwellings
11,289 11,287 11,287
Mortgage Interest and Charges
5,794 5,815 5,815
Property Taxes
3,543 3,497 3,497
Maintenance, Repairs, Insurance, Other Expenses for Owned Dwelling
1,952 1,975 1,975
Rented Dwellings
3,091 2,751 2,751
Other Lodging
1,726 1,699 1,699
Utilities, Fuels, and Public Services
4,318 4,337 4,337
Natural Gas
491 590 590
Electricity
1,496 1,501 1,501
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels
196 235 235
Telephone Services
1,472 1,403 1,403
Water and Other Public Services
663 607 607
Household Operations
2,281 2,217 2,217
Personal Services
754 917 917
Other Household Expenses
1,528 1,301 1,301
Housekeeping Supplies
817 795 795
Laundry and Cleaning Supplies
150 145 145
Other Household Products
445 425 425
Postage and Stationery
222 225 225
Household Furnishings and Equipment
2,799 2,535 2,535
Household Textiles
237 206 206
Furniture
779 626 626
Floor Coverings
37 66 66
Major Appliances
256 320 320
Small Appliances, Miscellaneous Housewares
167 144 144
Miscellaneous Household Equipment
1,323 1,172 1,172
Apparel and Services
2,498 2,554 2,554
Apparel, Men and Boys
546 579 579
Apparel, Men, 16 and Over
453 482 482
Apparel, Boys, 2 to 15
93 97 97
Apparel, Women and Girls
1,031 1,119 1,119
Apparel, Women, 16 and Over
873 960 960
Apparel, Girls, 2 to 15
158 159 159
Apparel, Children Under 2
78 92 92
Footwear
402 406 406
Other Apparel Products and Services
441 358 358
Transportation
11,933 10,813 10,813
Vehicle Purchases (Net Outlay)
4,135 3,437 3,437
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, New
2,347 2,169 2,169
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, Used
1,714 1,160 1,160
Other Vehicle Purchases
73 108 108
Gasoline, Other Fuels, and Motor Oil
3,086 2,905 2,905
Other Vehicle Expenses
3,350 3,082 3,082
Vehicle Finance Charges
252 241 241
Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs
1,201 1,128 1,128
Vehicle Insurance
1,078 926 926
Vehicle Rental, Leases, Licenses, and Other Charges
818 787 787
Public and Other Transportation
1,362 1,390 1,390
Healthcare
5,067 4,490 4,490
Health Insurance
2,880 2,573 2,573
Medical Services
1,281 1,157 1,157
Drugs: Prescription and Nonprescription
675 536 536
Medical Supplies
231 225 225
Entertainment
4,392 3,822 3,822
Entertainment: Fees and Admissions
1,527 1,403 1,403
Audio and Visual Equipment and Services
1,252 1,139 1,139
Pets, Toys, and Playground Equipment
892 811 811
Entertainment: Other Supplies, Equipment, and Services
720 471 471
Personal Care Products and Services
1,038 992 992
Reading
235 251 251
Education
2,932 2,019 2,019
Tobacco Products and Smoking Supplies
113 97 97
Miscellaneous Expenditures
1,333 1,269 1,269
Cash Contributions
4,444 3,398 3,398
Personal Insurance and Pensions
11,299 10,812 10,812
Life and Other Personal Insurance
684 585 585
Pensions and Social Security
10,615 10,226 10,226
   

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