Annual vehicle purchase expenditures by ethnicity - United States 2018

This statistic represents the results of the 2018 Consumer Expenditure Survey regarding the average annual vehicle purchase expenditures made by Americans, categorized by ethnicity. In 2018, Hispanic or Latino Americans said they spent, on average, 2,994 U.S. dollars on vehicle purchases.

Americans' per capita average vehicle purchase expenditures in 2018, by ethnicity

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Release date

August 2019


United States

Survey time period


Number of respondents

130001000 consumer units

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Figures calculated as per capita consumer mean data; the information is based on the Consumer Expenditure Survey.
The source did not specify the age of respondents.
According to the source, a consumer unit consists of any of the following: all members of a particular household who are related by blood, marriage, adoption, or other legal arrangements or a person living alone or sharing a household with others or living as a roomer in a private home or lodging house or in permanent living quarters in a hotel or motel, but who is financially independent or two or more persons living together who use their incomes to make joint expenditure decisions.

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