Study shows Americans spending over $1,000 dollars per month on basic needs


Revelation 13:16-18 “Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name. This calls for wisdom: let the one who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is 666.”

Important Takeaways:

  • How much do groceries cost in YOUR state? Fascinating study shows average US household spends $1,080 per month on their essentials – but costs vary by $304 across the country
  • The average American household now spends $1,080 per month at the grocery store as two years of rampant inflation takes its toll on household budgets.
  • But fresh analysis of US Census data shows shopping costs vary by as much as $304 per month state-by-state.
  • The findings, from HelpAdvisor, show grocery spending is highest in California where the average household splashes out $297.72 per week – or around $1,190 per month.
  • It was followed by Nevada, Mississippi and Washington where weekly spending amounts to $294.76, $290.64 and $287.67 respectively.
  • By contrast, households in Wisconsin spend the least on groceries, with their weekly shop totaling $221.46 – or $885.84 per month.
  • The cost of food-at-home specifically has risen 2.6 percent in the last 12 months.
  • Recent research by Goldman Sachs suggested that rising prices was the driving factor behind the US population’s general pessimism about the economy.

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