Spending Habits of Urban Consumers and "Blue-Collar" Consumers Living in Urban Areas, 1984 and 2015
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[Excerpt] This Beyond the Numbers article analyzes the difference in spending patterns between all urban consumers and wage earners and clerical workers (blue-collar consumers) in 1984 and 2015. The analysis sheds light on how budget allocations by the typical urban consumer compare with budget allocations by the typical blue-collar consumer living in an urban area. It illustrates these differences for major expenditure categories, as well as more specific categories of general interest.
urban consumers; wage earners; clerical workers; spending patterns; budget allocations