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Less Than $5,000:
Expenditures

   
    1984    
 
 
    2015
U.S. Dollars
Name 2015 Preceding
Period
Year Ago
from Period
Total Average Annual Expenditures
24,632 23,570 23,570
Food
4,204 3,618 3,618
Food at Home
2,678 2,390 2,390
Cereals and Bakery Products
366 306 306
Cereals and Cereal Products
136 115 115
Bakery Products
230 191 191
Meats, Poultry, Fish, and Eggs
660 577 577
Beef
165 122 122
Pork
134 113 113
Other Meats
77 82 82
Poultry
138 124 124
Fish and Seafood
91 94 94
Eggs
55 43 43
Dairy Products
249 245 245
Fresh Milk and Cream
94 90 90
Other Dairy Products
156 156 156
Fruits and Vegetables
526 458 458
Fresh Fruits
178 153 153
Fresh Vegetables
163 146 146
Processed Fruits
69 77 77
Processed Vegetables
115 83 83
Other Food at Home
878 804 804
Sugar and Other Sweets
86 84 84
Fats and Oils
85 82 82
Miscellaneous Foods
411 405 405
Nonalcoholic Beverages
284 224 224
Food Prepared on Out-of-Town Trips
11 10 10
Food Away from Home
1,526 1,227 1,227
Alcoholic Beverages
262 221 221
Housing
9,369 9,543 9,543
Shelter
5,868 6,048 6,048
Owned Dwellings
1,578 1,924 1,924
Mortgage Interest and Charges
518 674 674
Property Taxes
564 748 748
Maintenance, Repairs, Insurance, Other Expenses for Owned Dwelling
495 502 502
Rented Dwellings
4,116 3,981 3,981
Other Lodging
174 144 144
Utilities, Fuels, and Public Services
2,070 2,256 2,256
Natural Gas
241 201 201
Electricity
921 1,047 1,047
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels
56 61 61
Telephone Services
596 672 672
Residential Phone Service, VOIP, and Phone Cards
179 243 243
Cellular Phone Service
417 429 429
Water and Other Public Services
256 275 275
Household Operations
378 371 371
Personal Services
45 44 44
Other Household Expenses
333 326 326
Housekeeping Supplies
349 278 278
Laundry and Cleaning Supplies
114 78 78
Other Household Products
167 158 158
Postage and Stationery
69 42 42
Household Furnishings and Equipment
704 590 590
Household Textiles
30 38 38
Furniture
201 159 159
Floor Coverings
3 5 5
Major Appliances
97 67 67
Small Appliances, Miscellaneous Housewares
69 49 49
Miscellaneous Household Equipment
303 272 272
Apparel and Services
860 930 930
Apparel, Men and Boys
210 263 263
Apparel, Men, 16 and Over
179 209 209
Apparel, Boys, 2 to 15
31 53 53
Apparel, Women and Girls
375 321 321
Apparel, Women, 16 and Over
339 258 258
Apparel, Girls, 2 to 15
36 63 63
Apparel, Children Under 2
15 29 29
Footwear
159 225 225
Other Apparel Products and Services
102 92 92
Transportation
3,943 3,276 3,276
Vehicle Purchases (Net Outlay)
1,627 980 980
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, New
736 423 423
Vehicle Purchases: Cars and Trucks, Used
890 557 557
Other Vehicle Purchases
0 0 0
Gasoline, Other Fuels, and Motor Oil
907 1,117 1,117
Other Vehicle Expenses
1,149 988 988
Vehicle Finance Charges
51 37 37
Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs
259 364 364
Vehicle Insurance
583 327 327
Vehicle Rental, Leases, Licenses, and Other Charges
256 260 260
Public and Other Transportation
260 191 191
Healthcare
1,483 1,568 1,568
Health Insurance
1,048 964 964
Medical Services
203 288 288
Drugs: Prescription and Nonprescription
180 263 263
Medical Supplies
52 53 53
Entertainment
1,182 1,085 1,085
Entertainment: Fees and Admissions
166 167 167
Audio and Visual Equipment and Services
587 578 578
Pets, Toys, and Playground Equipment
284 259 259
Pets
238 178 178
Toys, Hobbies, and Playground Equipment
46 81 81
Entertainment: Other Supplies, Equipment, and Services
144 81 81
Personal Care Products and Services
300 295 295
Reading
40 37 37
Education
1,415 1,547 1,547
Tobacco Products and Smoking Supplies
337 267 267
Miscellaneous Expenditures
547 498 498
Cash Contributions
446 444 444
Personal Insurance and Pensions
245 240 240
Life and Other Personal Insurance
63 84 84
Pensions and Social Security
182 156 156
   

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