Households reported spending an average of $8,000 on food in 2014.  This total consisted of an average of $5,800 spent on food from stores, and the remaining $2,200 for restaurant meals.  Households headed by seniors reported the highest share of spending on food purchased from stores, at 12.0% of total spending, and the lowest share from restaurants, at 3.4% of total spending.  In contrast, households headed by a person under 30 years of age had the highest share of spending on restaurants, at 5.4% of total spending, and the lowest share on food from stores, at 8.6%.