Weekly Household Food Spending per Person, 2004 & 2011
|Category||Number of |
|Number of |
|With children < 18||38,082||31.25||36,833||35.00|
|At least one child < 6||17,272||28.57||16,451||32.50|
|Female head, no spouse||9,155||28.33||9,207||33.33|
|Male head, no spouse||2,532||33.00||2,848||35.00|
|Other household with child2||552||33.33||579||32.50|
|With no children < 18||67,635||50.00||74,473||50.00|
|More than one adult||40,084||43.33||44,400||50.00|
|Women living alone||15,685||$50.00||16,367||55.00|
|Men living alone||11,866||60.00||13,705||70.00|
|Elderly, living alone||9,634||45.00||9,967||50.00|
|Race/ethnicity of households:|
1. Totals exclude households that did not answer questions about spending on food. These represented 6.0% of all households in 2004 and 7.2% in 2011.
2. Households with children in complex living arrangements, e.g., children of other relatives or unrelated roommate or border.
3. Hispanics may be of any race.
Source: Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Household Food Security in the United States, 2003; Household Food Security in the United States, 2011. Web: www.ers.usda.gov
|Married-Couple and Unmarried-Partner Households for the U.S. and Regions, 2000||Household and Family Statistics||Estimated Annual Expenditures on a Child by Husband-Wife Families, 2007|