According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median household income was $59,039 in 2016.
According to Kelly Blue Book, the average new car cost nearly $35,000 as of January 2017.
And Market Watch reports:
As for a kitchen renovation, $1,000 might get you a fridge, but not much else. While a smaller remodel — which includes painting, refacing cabinets, upgrading the sink and adding a tile backsplash — can be done for about $10,000 to $15,000, according to HomeAdvisor.com, the average American kitchen remodel costs $21,800.-RW