Shared Custody Arrangements:
Pilot Interviews With Parents

Table 2.11 Parent and Combined Annual Expenditures in Selected Expense Categories (N=19 matched parents)

2004-FCY-5E

Table 2.11 Parent and Combined Annual Expenditures in Selected Expense Categories (N=19 matched parents)
Expense Item Median/Mean Fathers' Reported Expenses Median/Mean Mothers' Reported Expenses Median/Mean Total Reported Expenses
Housing $9,600/$10,520 $9,000/$9,190 $20,400/$19,720
Utilities $3,600/$3,540 $3,600/$3,570 $7,200/$7,110
Household maintenance and repairs $1,800/$1,940 $600/$1,050 $3,000/$2,980
Travel $1,000/$1,520 $700/$2,130 $2,900/$3,640
Clothing $1,200/$1,290 $1,200/$1,230 $2,280/$2,520
Sports & recreation $600/$1,650 $500/$910 $1,800/$2,560
Toys $240/$430 $200/$390 $440/$820
Children-related furniture $300/$420 $0/$160 $400/$580
School supplies $200/$700 $200/$260 $350/$960
Hobbies $0/$390 $100/$240 $300/$630
Total $18,540/$22,400 $16,100/$19,130 $39,070/$41,520
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