|Average income (before taxes)||$60,533|
|Average annual expenditures||$48,398|
|Apparel and services||$1,874||4%|
|Personal insurance and pensions||$5,270||11%|
|Private vehicle expenditures||$8,003|
|Gasoline and motor oil||$2,227|
|Other vehicle expenditures||$2,355|
|Public transportation expenditures||$505|
|Mass transit fares||$51|
|Intercity train fares||$16|
|Local transportation on out-of-town trips||$13|
|Intercity bus fares||$11|
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, 2006; and personal communication, October 2007.