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Green Thumbs

The Top 10 Percent of the Population in Time Spent on
Houseplants and Gardening

This activity is a specialty of the elderly, especially males.

Green Thumbs
 
All Adults
median age
54
44
percent age 60+
38%
22%
percent male
57%
48%
median household income
$50,149
$48,588
percent African/American
6%
12%
percent Hispanic
9%
13%
percent with
children in household
31%
39%
percent by region
   Northeast
16%
18%
   Midwest
26%
25%
   South
35%
35%
   West
23%
22%

 

source: estimates for the population age 18+ by the Time Use Institute,
based on the American Time Use Survey for 2005, 2006, and 2007