Consumer Spending

Esri's U.S. Consumer Spending data is based on a combination of the latest Consumer Expenditure Surveys (CEX) from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Data is reported by product or service and includes total expenditures, average spending per household, and a Spending Potential Index (SPI).

Esri's U.S. Consumer Spending database gives you the details about the products and services that consumers are buying. Consumer Spending data identifies hundreds of items in more than 20 categories including the following:

  • Apparel—Such as coats and jackets, shoes, watches and jewelry, uniforms
  • Food and Beverage—Such as amount at home, restaurant visits, food groups
  • Financial—Such as investments, mortgages, retirement, insurance
  • Entertainment and Recreation—Such as travel, movies, party supplies, dating services, memberships
  • Household Goods and Services—Such as furniture, appliances, child care, lawn and garden

Vintage

2015

Available geographies

NameCountSourceVintage

United States (US)

1

U.S. Census Bureau

Census 2010

State (ST)

51

U.S. Census Bureau

Census 2010

County (CY)

3,143

U.S. Census Bureau

Census 2010

Census Tract (TR)

73,057

U.S. Census Bureau

Census 2010

Block Group (BG)

217,740

U.S. Census Bureau

Census 2010

Place (PL)

29,261

U.S. Census Bureau

Census 2010

ZIP Code (ZP)

31,719

HERE

Q3 2014

County Subdivision (CS)

35,703

U.S. Census Bureau

Census 2010

CBSA (CB)

917

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

February 2013

DMA (DM)

210

Nielsen Media Research

2014–2015 DMA Definitions

Congressional District (CD)

436

U.S. Census Bureau

114th Congress

Update frequency

Annually

Methodology

Esri uses the following methodology for Consumer Spending data:

Variable list

Consumer Spending (PDF)