Released: Dec 2006
Next CBECS will be conducted in 2007


Table A8. Number of Establishments in Building, Floorspace for All Buildings (Including Malls), 2003
  Total Floorspace (million square feet)
All
Buildings
Number of Establishments in Building
One Two to
Five
Six to
Ten
Eleven to Twenty More than Twenty Currently Unoccupied
All Buildings ................................ 71,658 45,144 12,565 3,358 3,369 5,060 2,161
Building Floorspace
(Square Feet)
1,001 to 5,000 ................................ 6,922 5,613 1,028 Q Q N 223
5,001 to 10,000 .............................. 7,033 5,304 1,383 Q N Q Q
10,001 to 25,000 ............................ 12,659 9,098 2,259 839 227 Q Q
25,001 to 50,000 ............................ 9,382 5,807 1,995 666 430 Q Q
50,001 to 100,000 .......................... 10,291 6,218 1,966 555 890 298 Q
100,001 to 200,000 ........................ 10,217 6,102 1,755 743 705 556 Q
200,001 to 500,000 ........................ 7,494 4,246 1,379 Q 450 741 Q
Over 500,000 ................................. 7,660 2,756 800 Q Q 3,274 Q
Principal Building Activity
Education ....................................... 9,874 8,714 946 Q N N N
Food Sales ..................................... 1,255 1,057 Q N N Q N
Food Service ................................. 1,654 1,375 246 Q N N N
Health Care .................................... 3,163 2,004 735 Q Q Q N
  Inpatient ....................................... 1,905 1,328 361 Q Q Q N
  Outpatient .................................... 1,258 676 374 Q Q Q N
Lodging .......................................... 5,096 4,234 783 Q N N N
Mercantile ...................................... 11,192 3,410 2,235 1,444 1,460 2,642 N
  Retail (Other Than Mall) ............... 4,317 3,410 630 Q Q Q N
  Enclosed and Strip Malls .............. 6,875 N 1,605 1,400 1,418 2,451 N
Office ............................................. 12,208 4,894 2,709 1,144 1,332 2,129 N
Public Assembly ............................ 3,939 3,110 677 Q Q Q N
Public Order and Safety ................ 1,090 643 Q Q Q N N
Religious Worship .......................... 3,754 3,272 479 N Q N N
Service .......................................... 4,050 3,509 465 Q Q N N
Warehouse and Storage ............... 10,078 7,560 2,034 Q Q Q N
Other .............................................. 1,738 1,188 495 Q N Q N
Vacant ........................................... 2,567 Q Q N N N 2,161
Year Constructed
Before 1920 ................................... 3,784 2,460 788 Q Q Q Q
1920 to 1945 .................................. 6,985 4,557 1,075 Q Q Q 465
1946 to 1959 .................................. 7,262 5,229 1,222 Q Q Q Q
1960 to 1969 .................................. 8,641 5,582 1,638 477 263 Q Q
1970 to 1979 .................................. 12,275 7,604 1,832 650 719 1,028 Q
1980 to 1989 .................................. 12,468 6,287 2,625 752 838 1,823 Q
1990 to 1999 .................................. 13,981 9,151 2,510 723 710 686 Q
2000 to 2003 .................................. 6,262 4,273 875 245 Q Q Q
Census Region and Division
Northeast ....................................... 13,995 8,061 2,802 792 884 1,118 Q
  New England ............................... 3,452 1,784 756 Q Q Q Q
  Middle Atlantic .............................. 10,543 6,277 2,046 548 509 Q Q
Midwest ......................................... 18,103 12,359 3,116 730 552 453 892
  East North Central ........................ 12,424 8,315 2,096 459 501 Q 756
  West North Central ...................... 5,680 4,044 1,020 Q Q Q Q
South ............................................. 26,739 16,947 4,493 1,212 1,342 2,094 652
  South Atlantic .............................. 13,999 8,902 2,448 759 684 965 241
  East South Central ....................... 3,719 2,707 471 Q Q Q Q
  West South Central ...................... 9,022 5,339 1,574 359 412 992 346
West .............................................. 12,820 7,776 2,155 624 591 1,396 Q
  Mountain ...................................... 4,207 2,794 595 257 Q Q Q
  Pacific .......................................... 8,613 4,982 1,560 367 414 1,023 Q
Climate Zone: 30-Year Average
Under 2,000 CDD and --
  More than 7,000 HDD ................... 11,529 7,138 2,527 584 Q 538 Q
  5,500-7,000 HDD ......................... 18,808 12,514 3,217 867 747 641 821
  4,000-5,499 HDD ......................... 12,503 7,713 2,021 530 793 1,227 Q
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 17,630 11,616 3,008 586 694 1,236 491
2,000 CDD or More and --
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 11,189 6,163 1,792 791 723 1,417 303
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.