Some research from the Heritage
...Average spending for all family groups in the United States is similar to that of families with children. On average, families are spending:
$2,330 on apparel and services,
$3,595 on health care,
$4,322 on food at home, and
$11,657 annually on shelter.
If all families were asked to equally shoulder the burden of the $825 billion stimulus package, it would be like asking them to take on an amount of debt equivalent to what they spend on food, clothing, and health care or most of what they spend on shelter for an entire year....