How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money

How do Americans spend their money? And how do budgets change across the income spectrum?
The graph below answers these questions. It shows average household spending patterns for U.S. households in three income categories — one just below the poverty line, one at the middle of the income distribution and one at the top of the distribution.

How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money

How do Americans spend their money? And how do budgets change across the income spectrum?

The graph below answers these questions. It shows average household spending patterns for U.S. households in three income categories — one just below the poverty line, one at the middle of the income distribution and one at the top of the distribution.

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  1. incongruoushighway reblogged this from sunfoundation
  2. gov-info reblogged this from sunfoundation and added:
    GOV DATA:
  3. misspants reblogged this from themovinglife and added:
    It’s cool to think about what kinds of demand are income elastic.
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  5. themovinglife reblogged this from denyinghipster and added:
    Look at those transportation #s
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  9. jimrehs reblogged this from sunfoundation and added:
    Very interesting.
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  12. greenteamochix reblogged this from sunfoundation and added:
    Thought this was interesting.
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  16. travelerzcave reblogged this from sunfoundation and added:
    How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money How do Americans spend their money? And how do budgets...
  17. nowisgreater reblogged this from thewherefores and added:
    I’m really surprised that the housing is so low for lower income folks. Most people I know are spending way more than...
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  20. trillectro reblogged this from sunfoundation and added:
    #INFOGRAPHIC #SWAGWORTHAMIL #PEASANDCARROTS
  21. thewherefores reblogged this from sunfoundation and added:
    Interesting that the biggest difference is in retirement savings.
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