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Living Car Free Do you live car free or car light? Do you prefer to use alternative transportation (bicycles, walking, other human-powered or public transportation) for everyday activities whenever possible? Discuss your lifestyle here.
View Poll Results: What is your annual income?
$0 - $10k
6
10.34%
$10k - $25k
12
20.69%
$25 - $50k
16
27.59%
$50k or more
24
41.38%
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Poll: Car free and your income

Old 08-01-06, 01:07 PM
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Poll: Car free and your income

If you are car free or you and your partner (spouse, etc.) share one car between the two of you, i'm curious, what is your income.
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Old 08-01-06, 01:11 PM
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I am single and car-free. $25 - $50k
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Old 08-01-06, 01:14 PM
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not to be a jerk, but if you have a car, how can you be carfree?
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Old 08-01-06, 01:22 PM
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JERK.

Just foolin.
I really should be working...

I consider myself car free. Others may not. I don't have a car in my name, my wife has a car. She drives to work, I ride to work. I grocery shop on the bike, etc.

Whereas I am car free, WE are not.

That explain my train of thought?
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Old 08-01-06, 01:36 PM
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Carfree = high income? or is it just BF = high income?

Inquiring minds want to know (as does amex!)
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Old 08-01-06, 01:57 PM
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Time to post on BF = Boring Job or High income or both...I would definitely be in the first category.
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Old 08-01-06, 02:55 PM
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hard to answer, its been increasing at like 30% per year, but currently in the 32k range
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Old 08-01-06, 07:05 PM
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My parents(not car free) make $200k
I (car free) work for minimum wage part time.

BTW, I am 17 and I live with the parents.
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Old 08-01-06, 09:52 PM
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I'm a mature student going into some realm of Finance, Accounting, undecided. I make jack right now and it really helps that I drive as little as possible. By time I transfer my truck will be paid off and given to my dad and I'll be borowing US$40,000 for three glorious years of SFSU.
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Old 08-01-06, 10:20 PM
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That would be my income. The wife makes 3 times as much.
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Old 08-02-06, 08:58 AM
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Retired now making less than 1/2 what I did working but it's enough.
I'm "car-lite" in that we use our older "paid for" cars only as needed to
take trips out of town.
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Old 08-02-06, 12:31 PM
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I don't want to post my income, but I certainly make enough to afford a shiny new car, if that's what you're getting at. Some of my co-workers with similar incomes have two shiny new cars. Their apartments might not be as nice as mine, and they can't afford to take a lot of time off like I do.

Originally Posted by rajman
Carfree = high income? or is it just BF = high income?

Inquiring minds want to know (as does amex!)
Of course this poll won't accurately reflect the population of carfree people. Nobody's expecting that are they?
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Old 08-02-06, 01:06 PM
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Car lite and make more than enough to purchase my own vehicle. I prefer to keep my income to myself.

Why don't I have my own car? I enjoy cycling way too much. If I had a car I would not be able to afford my high priced cycling addiction.
That and I really do not care for driving much.

I am still trying to determine why it annoys me so much when coworkers\family\or friends ask if I need help to buy a car. My response "I can afford a car but do not want one." That really puzzles them.
Apparently the following formula is applicable
No personal car or car free = can not afford car
In reality:
No personal car or car free = do not want car or can not afford car
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I am a mature student and am in the second category. I am living off of my wife for now who is on disability, and I have a summer job that pays pretty good. When I am done school I will be making a lot more money, and will have a car because I can afford it and so my wife can leave the house. Till then it is car free for us.
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