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LA County Profile on Consumer Expenditures

By March 27, 2013 No Comments

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2010-2011 Consumer Expenditure Survey, in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Statistical Area:

  • There were 5.66 million households in the L.A. MSA with an average household income of $69,164
  • On average, each household was comprised of 2.9 persons and 1.8 vehicles
  • 50% of the households in the L.A. MSA were owner-occupied
  • Total average annual expenditures for households in the L.A. MSA were $54,321, of which, $8,784 (16.2%) was spent on transportation:
    • Vehicle purchases:  $2,464
    • Gasoline and motor oil: $2,615
    • Other vehicle expenses:  $3,079
    • Public transportation:  $626