Anyone who’s seen their supermarket shelves emptied of toilet paper knows folks have been spending money preparing for the coronavirus outbreak. Well, a new survey reveals just how much folks are shelling out.
According to a Lending Tree poll:
63% of Americans purchased supplies to be prepared for the coronavirus outbreak.
On average they spent $178.44, on things like food, alcohol, medication and cleaning products.
For those with kids, the amount spent was $189.80, while those who earn over $100K spent an average of $219.90.
The most popular products purchased include:
Cleaning products (77%)
Paper products (you know, toilet paper) (68%)
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