|Average income (before taxes)||$58,712|
|Average annual expenditures||$46,409|
|Apparel and services||$1,886||4%|
|Personal insurance and pensions||$5,204||11%|
|Private vehicle expenditures||$7,896|
|Gasoline and motor oil||$2,013|
|Other vehicle expenditures||$2,339|
|Public transportation expenditures||$448|
|Mass transit fares||$52|
|Intercity train fares||$19|
|Local transportation on out-of-town trips||$11|
|Intercity bus fares||$12|
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, 2005; and personal communication, November 2006.