|Average income (before taxes)||$63,091|
|Average annual expenditures||$49,638|
|Apparel and services||$1,881||4%|
|Personal insurance and pensions||$5,336||11%|
|Private vehicle expenditures||$8,220|
|Gasoline and motor oil||$2,384|
|Other vehicle expenditures||$2,592|
|Public transportation expenditures||$538|
|Mass transit fares||$55|
|Intercity train fares||$21|
|Local transportation on out-of-town trips||$13|
|Intercity bus fares||$10|
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, 2007; and personal communication as of November 2008.