Released: Dec 2006
Next CBECS will be conducted in 2007


Table A4. Census Region and Division, Floorspace for All Buildings (Including Malls), 2003
  Total Floorspace (million square feet)
All Buildings Northeast Midwest South West
New England Middle Atlantic East
North Central
West
North Central
South Atlantic East South Central West South Central Mountain Pacific
All Buildings ................................ 71,658 3,452 10,543 12,424 5,680 13,999 3,719 9,022 4,207 8,613
Building Floorspace
(Square Feet)
1,001 to 5,000 ................................ 6,922 383 676 986 922 1,283 547 788 466 871
5,001 to 10,000 .............................. 7,033 369 800 939 738 1,468 420 957 465 878
10,001 to 25,000 ............................ 12,659 674 1,448 2,113 1,204 2,443 861 1,555 933 1,429
25,001 to 50,000 ............................ 9,382 366 1,022 1,763 949 1,867 545 1,062 568 1,239
50,001 to 100,000 .......................... 10,291 590 1,682 1,712 664 1,797 749 1,514 492 1,092
100,001 to 200,000 ........................ 10,217 448 1,790 1,872 614 2,422 Q 1,426 346 1,007
200,001 to 500,000 ........................ 7,494 Q 1,673 1,847 441 1,148 Q 749 339 977
Over 500,000 ................................. 7,660 Q 1,451 1,192 Q 1,572 Q Q Q 1,119
Principal Building Activity
Education ....................................... 9,874 Q 1,384 1,990 552 2,445 341 1,198 640 1,027
Food Sales ..................................... 1,255 Q Q 218 Q 223 Q Q Q Q
Food Service ................................. 1,654 Q 127 248 206 433 99 232 Q 232
Health Care .................................... 3,163 Q 464 551 247 749 219 309 230 323
  Inpatient ....................................... 1,905 Q 310 316 Q 469 Q 235 Q 176
  Outpatient .................................... 1,258 Q Q 235 Q 280 Q Q Q 147
Lodging .......................................... 5,096 374 797 548 595 939 368 387 438 649
Mercantile ...................................... 11,192 699 Q 1,373 531 2,638 678 1,778 742 1,732
  Retail (Other Than Mall) ............... 4,317 Q 419 544 337 897 353 594 210 753
  Enclosed and Strip Malls .............. 6,875 488 Q 829 Q 1,741 325 1,185 532 979
Office ............................................. 12,208 578 2,434 2,190 799 1,958 481 1,343 629 1,796
Public Assembly ............................ 3,939 Q 769 635 377 440 Q 498 Q 468
Public Order and Safety ................ 1,090 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Religious Worship .......................... 3,754 Q 474 720 395 721 310 467 Q 341
Service .......................................... 4,050 Q 620 775 514 753 307 298 345 319
Warehouse and Storage ............... 10,078 Q 1,112 2,023 994 1,836 390 1,740 506 1,066
Other .............................................. 1,738 Q 501 248 Q Q Q Q Q Q
Vacant ........................................... 2,567 Q Q 791 Q 252 Q 350 Q Q
Year Constructed
Before 1920 ................................... 3,784 450 962 999 553 Q Q Q Q Q
1920 to 1945 .................................. 6,985 660 1,918 1,603 496 667 300 398 Q 804
1946 to 1959 .................................. 7,262 Q 1,785 1,519 574 1,113 261 500 255 891
1960 to 1969 .................................. 8,641 407 1,451 1,568 866 1,488 504 697 615 1,045
1970 to 1979 .................................. 12,275 493 1,423 2,425 1,117 1,672 874 1,865 1,135 1,272
1980 to 1989 .................................. 12,468 440 1,235 1,696 524 3,025 540 2,270 743 1,994
1990 to 1999 .................................. 13,981 243 1,301 1,768 1,121 4,234 842 2,126 698 1,648
2000 to 2003 .................................. 6,262 Q 467 845 429 1,460 354 1,026 489 797
Climate Zone: 30-Year Average
Under 2,000 CDD and --
  More than 7,000 HDD ................... 11,529 Q 1,577 3,208 2,702 N N N 2,446 Q
  5,500-7,000 HDD ......................... 18,808 2,463 3,526 9,215 Q N N N 1,181 Q
  4,000-5,499 HDD ......................... 12,503 N 5,440 N 1,609 3,065 Q Q N 718
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 17,630 N N N N 7,126 Q 2,255 N 6,125
2,000 CDD or More and --
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 11,189 N N N N 3,807 Q 6,258 580 Q
Number of Establishments
One ................................................ 45,144 1,784 6,277 8,315 4,044 8,902 2,707 5,339 2,794 4,982
2 to 5 .............................................. 12,565 756 2,046 2,096 1,020 2,448 471 1,574 595 1,560
6 to 10 ............................................ 3,358 Q 548 459 Q 759 Q 359 257 367
11 to 20 .......................................... 3,369 Q 509 501 Q 684 Q 412 Q 414
More than 20 .................................. 5,060 Q Q Q Q 965 Q 992 Q 1,023
Currently Unoccupied .................... 2,161 Q Q 756 Q 241 Q 346 Q Q
See "Guide to the Tables" or "Glossary" for further explanations of the terms used in this table. Both can be accessed from the CBECS web site   http://www.eia.gov/consumption/commercial/.
Q=Data withheld because the Relative Standard Error (RSE) was greater than 50 percent, or fewer than 20 buildings were sampled.
N=No responding cases in sample.
Note: Due to rounding, data may not sum to totals.
Source: Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, Form EIA-871A of the 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey.