|Average income (before taxes)||$51,128|
|Average annual expenditures||$40,817|
|Apparel and services||$1,640||4%|
|Personal insurance and pensions||$4,055||10%|
|Private vehicle expenditures||$7,396|
|Gasoline and motor oil||$1,333|
|Other vehicle expenditures||$2,331|
|Public transportation expenditures||$385|
|Mass transit fares||$49|
|Intercity train fares||$16|
|Intercity bus fares||$9|
|Local transportation on out-of-town trips||$8|
a Includes entertainment, personal care products and services, education, tobacco products and smoking, and miscellaneous.
Note: Numbers do not add to totals due to rounding.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 2004; and personal communication, December 2004.