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Allowance for Kids: The Going Rate for 2014

Echo Boomers and Gen Xers are more generous than their elders


A survey looked at allowance for kids in 2014 broken down into three different age groups: 4-9, 10-13 and 14-17.

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The Harris Poll conducted the survey which asked 2,311 adults about the allowance they give their children nowadays. The poll also broke down the adults into four different age groups: Echo boomers (Americans ages 18-36), Gen Xers (ages 37-48), Baby Boomers (ages 49-67) and Matures (ages 68+).

This is what your average allowance for kids looks like in 2014.

  • For 4-9 year olds – $5.10 Echo Boomers, $5.40 Gen Xers, $3.10 Baby Boomers, $2.00 Matures.
  • For 10-13 year olds – $10.60, $10.10, $7.30 and $5.40, respectively.
  • For 14-17 year olds – $18.00, $18.80, $14.00 and $11.60, respectively.

The poll also showed that men are more generous than women in allowances and rural kids don’t get as much allowance as urban and suburban kids.

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