Released: Dec 2006
Next CBECS will be conducted in 2007


Table A7. Number of Establishments in Building, Number of Buildings for All Buildings (Including Malls), 2003
  Number of Buildings (thousand)
All
Buildings
Number of Establishments in Building
One Two to
Five
Six to
Ten
Eleven to Twenty More than Twenty Currently Unoccupied
All Buildings ................................ 4,859 3,754 762 117 47 22 157
Building Floorspace
(Square Feet)
1,001 to 5,000 ................................ 2,586 2,131 338 Q Q N 100
5,001 to 10,000 .............................. 948 720 182 Q N Q Q
10,001 to 25,000 ............................ 810 590 140 51 13 Q Q
25,001 to 50,000 ............................ 261 163 54 19 12 Q Q
50,001 to 100,000 .......................... 147 87 29 8 13 4 Q
100,001 to 200,000 ........................ 74 43 13 6 5 4 Q
200,001 to 500,000 ........................ 26 15 5 Q 1 3 Q
Over 500,000 ................................. 8 3 1 Q Q 3 Q
Principal Building Activity
Education ....................................... 386 360 21 Q N N N
Food Sales ..................................... 226 203 Q N N Q N
Food Service ................................. 297 270 26 Q N N N
Health Care .................................... 129 91 34 Q Q Q N
  Inpatient ....................................... 8 6 1 Q Q Q N
  Outpatient .................................... 121 84 32 Q Q Q N
Lodging .......................................... 142 130 12 Q N N N
Mercantile ...................................... 657 368 187 65 25 12 N
  Retail (Other Than Mall) ............... 443 368 68 Q Q Q N
  Enclosed and Strip Malls .............. 213 N 119 63 24 8 N
Office ............................................. 824 536 228 37 14 7 N
Public Assembly ............................ 277 237 35 Q Q Q N
Public Order and Safety ................ 71 57 Q Q Q N N
Religious Worship .......................... 370 339 31 N Q N N
Service .......................................... 622 561 58 Q Q N N
Warehouse and Storage ............... 597 518 74 Q Q Q N
Other .............................................. 79 63 15 Q N Q N
Vacant ........................................... 182 Q Q N N N 157
Year Constructed
Before 1920 ................................... 333 248 61 Q Q Q Q
1920 to 1945 .................................. 536 402 91 Q Q Q 35
1946 to 1959 .................................. 573 449 88 Q Q Q Q
1960 to 1969 .................................. 600 479 88 12 2 2 Q
1970 to 1979 .................................. 784 599 119 29 15 4 Q
1980 to 1989 .................................. 768 545 144 33 10 7 Q
1990 to 1999 .................................. 917 746 127 19 14 2 Q
2000 to 2003 .................................. 347 286 44 7 Q Q Q
Census Region and Division
Northeast ....................................... 761 559 149 25 8 4 Q
  New England ............................... 252 182 53 Q Q Q Q
  Middle Atlantic .............................. 509 376 96 13 5 3 Q
Midwest ......................................... 1,305 1,047 182 21 6 2 47
  East North Central ........................ 728 571 113 15 6 Q 22
  West North Central ...................... 577 476 68 Q Q Q Q
South ............................................. 1,873 1,444 273 41 20 11 84
  South Atlantic .............................. 926 704 145 25 11 7 35
  East South Central ....................... 360 308 29 Q Q Q Q
  West South Central ...................... 587 432 99 12 6 3 35
West .............................................. 920 704 158 30 12 6 Q
  Mountain ...................................... 316 242 52 14 Q Q Q
  Pacific .......................................... 603 462 106 16 6 5 Q
Climate Zone: 30-Year Average
Under 2,000 CDD and --
  More than 7,000 HDD ................... 882 667 164 15 4 3 Q
  5,500-7,000 HDD ......................... 1,229 955 200 32 11 2 28
  4,000-5,499 HDD ......................... 701 554 100 18 7 Q Q
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 1,336 1,060 182 25 11 7 51
2,000 CDD or More and --
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 711 516 116 27 14 5 32
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.