$20,091
how much the average American household spent on housing in 2018

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Additional Information: One-third of the average American household's expenditures in 2018 went to housing—the largest of all expenditure categories, followed by transportation (16%) and food (13%).
Reference: For more information, read the Bureau of Labor Statistics analysis, "Consumer Expenditures in 2018." "Consumer Expenditures in 2018."

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