How Do You Compare to the Average American?

How Do You Compare to the Average American?

Ever wonder how you measure up to the average American? Here’s a look at 12 key areas, from student loan debt to coffee consumption.

Here are the 12 areas:

  • Student loan debt: $28,650
  • House payments: $1,030 per month
  • Age of vehicle: 11.8 years old
  • Savings: $8,800
  • Age at first marriage: 27 for women, 29 for men
  • Number of states visited: 12
  • Time spent daily using a smartphone: 3 hours and 10 minutes
  • Time spent commuting: 26 minutes each way
  • Hours spent sleeping: 7-9 hours
  • Household monthly electric bill: $117.65
  • Height and weight: Men: 5’9″ and 200 lbs. Women: 5’4″ and 159 lbs.
  • Cups of coffee per day: 2

How do you compare?

Are you above average in some areas and below average in others? There’s no right or wrong answer, but it’s interesting to see how you stack up against the rest of the country.

No matter where you fall, it’s important to remember that you’re unique and that’s what makes you special. So don’t compare yourself too much to others, and just focus on being the best version of yourself.


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