Short-Question

# How much is the average monthly water bill?

## How much is the average monthly water bill?

The average American water bill is \$70.93 per month. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates the average American family uses 300 gallons of water per day.

## How much did it cost to live in the 1950s?

a new house cost \$8,450.00. the average income per year was \$3,210.00. a gallon of gas was 18 cents. the average cost of new car was \$1,510.00.

How much were groceries in 1950?

Car, Food and Groceries cost in the 1950’s

House: \$14,500
Postage stamp: \$.03
Pumpkins : \$.02 cents a lb
Campbell’s Pork & Beans – (2) 1 lb. cans: \$.25

How much was a house worth in 1950?

The Changing Math Behind Homeownership in the U.S.

Year Median Home Value Median Rent
Year Median Home Value Median Rent
1950 \$7,400 \$42
1960 \$11,900 \$71
1970 \$17,000 \$108

### How much does the average household spend on water?

The average American family spends more than \$1,000 per year on water costs, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. That translates to about an \$83 monthly water bill. You can use this as a place holder when planning your budget.

### How much did popcorn cost in 1950?

How much did popcorn cost at the movies in 1950? Looking for a cheap diversion, audiences flocked to the movies. And at 5 to 10 cents a bag, popcorn was a luxury that most people were able to afford.

How much did a pound of hamburger cost in 1950?

Hamburger meat: 89 cents for 3 pounds. Perch: 49 cents per pound. 1 can of Campbell’s® Tomato Soup: 10 cents.

How much does it cost to take a 10 minute shower?

The cost of a 10 minute shower is more than the cost of a liter of water. The average shower time in Minneapolis is ten minutes. The cost for one month would be \$58.27 per month if one person showered once a day for ten minutes.

## What was the cost of a home in 1950?

In 1950, the median cost of a home in the US was \$7,354. Source : US Census Bureau In 1950, average weekly salaries for nurses in various US cities started at \$58.50.

## What was the cost of a furnace in the 1950’s?

One of the units that was used to heat homes looks just like in this picture below: This particular heating system costs a little over \$189.00. Some people still operated the models of furnaces that they may have purchased in the late 1950s as well. (See 1940s models of furnaces.)

What was the average salary of a nurse in 1950?

In 1950, average weekly salaries for nurses in various US cities started at \$58.50. Source : U.S. BLS In 1950, teachers in the United States made an average annual salary of \$4,172-\$4,947.

How many gallons of water does the average American use a day?

According to a 2014 Government Accountability Report, 40 out of 50 state water managers expect water shortages under average conditions in some portion of their states over the next decade. Each American uses an average of 82 gallons of water a day at home (USGS, Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2015).