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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use Electricity, 1982
 
                       
        Average Electricity
                       
    Residential Buildings Consumption Expenditures
          per            
      Total per   Square   per   per    per
   Total Total   Floorspace Building Foot per   Household per   Square per Household
  Households Number (billion (million   (thousand   Household Member Building Foot Household Member
Characteristics (million) (million) sq. ft.) Btu) Btu) (million Btu)   (million Btu)   (dollars) (dollars) (dollars) (dollars)
Total 83.7 66.0 142.2 36 16 28.0 10 708 0.33 558 204
Census Region and Division
Northeast 18.0 12.5 34.4 29 11 20.5 7 803 0.29 559 202
New England 4.2 3.0 9.1 31 10 21.8 8 781 0.25 549 195
Middle Atlantic 13.7 9.5 25.2 29 11 20.1 7 810 0.31 562 205
Midwest 21.3 16.9 39.9 33 14 26.2 9 645 0.27 513 184
East North Central 15.0 11.5 27.4 33 14 25.1 9 651 0.27 500 178
West North Central 6.3 5.4 12.5 34 15 28.9 11 633 0.28 545 199
South 28.0 23.8 43.7 42 23 35.9 13 792 0.43 672 245
South Atlantic 13.9 11.6 22.3 39 20 32.8 12 767 0.40 637 241
East South Central 5.7 4.8 9.1 51 27 43.7 16 794 0.42 677 245
West South Central 8.5 7.4 12.3 41 25 35.9 12 830 0.50 727 253
West 16.4 12.8 24.3 32 17 25.1 9 540 0.28 420 158
Mountain 4.3 3.7 6.4 31 18 26.6 10 564 0.32 486 184
Pacific 12.2 9.1 17.8 33 17 24.6 9 531 0.27 397 149
Metropolitan Statistical Area  
Urban 57.2 41.9 95.5 36 16 26.2 10 741 0.33 543 200
Central City 24.8 15.8 36.2 35 15 22.5 8 749 0.33 479 179
Suburban 32.5 26.1 59.4 36 16 29.1 11 737 0.32 592 216
Rural 26.5 24.1 46.7 35 18 31.8 11 649 0.34 591 211
Climate Zone (1)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 8.5 6.9 16.8 30 13 24.7 9 581 0.24 472 180
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 21.0 16.1 40.0 33 13 25.2 9 692 0.28 530 185
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 22.1 16.6 39.6 36 15 27.3 10 745 0.31 560 203
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 19.6 15.7 28.8 34 19 27.4 10 625 0.34 503 190
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 12.6 10.7 17.0 44 27 37.1 14 877 0.55 746 274
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
   
Single-Family Detached 53.7 53.7 110.8 33 16 32.8 11 635 0.31 635 213
Owned 45.1 45.1 97.8 34 16 34.1 12 661 0.30 661 224
Rented 8.7 8.7 13.0 26 17 25.8 8 501 0.33 501 159
Single-Family Attached 3.9 3.9 6.9 24 14 24.4 8 536 0.30 536 184
Owned 2.7 2.7 5.4 21 11 21.1 7 513 0.26 513 180
Rented 1.1 1.1 1.5 32 25 32.1 10 592 0.46 592 191
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 10.1 3.7 11.5 48 15 17.4 7 1,094 0.35 395 161
Owned 2.1 0.8 3.9 55 11 20.2 7 1,453 0.30 531 193
Rented 8.0 2.9 7.7 46 17 16.6 7 996 0.37 358 151
5 or More Units 12.2 1.0 9.7 198 21 16.6 9 4,323 0.46 363 189
Owned 1.0 0.1 1.4 357 16 22.0 11 8,605 0.38 531 266
Rented 11.3 1.0 8.4 188 22 16.1 8 4,054 0.47 348 182
Mobile Homes 3.7 3.7 3.2 29 34 29.4 11 557 0.65 557 217
Owned 3.0 3.0 2.7 31 34 31.1 12 583 0.65 583 228
Rented 0.8 0.8 0.5 23 33 22.8 9 460 0.66 460 176
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 7.8 3.6 4.6 29 23 13.5 7 660 0.52 310 171
600 to 999 22.5 13.3 20.7 35 23 20.9 9 705 0.45 417 178
1,000 to 1,599 25.1 21.7 39.0 34 19 29.5 10 671 0.37 581 201
1,600 to 1,999 10.5 10.1 22.3 36 16 34.2 12 681 0.31 655 224
2,000 to 2,399 7.2 7.0 18.1 37 14 36.0 11 725 0.28 704 222
2,400 to 2,999 6.1 5.8 18.1 40 13 37.7 11 808 0.26 763 220
3,000 or More 4.5 4.5 19.5 41 9 39.9 12 840 0.19 823 245
Number of Rooms
1 0.8 0.1 0.3 80 27 9.9 8 2,048 0.69 253 204
2 1.8 0.7 1.1 33 21 12.8 10 734 0.47 285 212
3 8.2 2.8 6.1 47 22 16.0 10 1,024 0.47 347 211
4 16.8 10.6 17.7 33 20 21.0 9 655 0.39 411 177
5 19.8 17.0 30.5 31 17 26.9 10 626 0.35 537 194
6 18.2 17.2 36.6 34 16 31.9 11 670 0.32 635 210
7 9.3 9.0 21.9 39 16 37.4 11 757 0.31 732 219
8 or More 8.8 8.7 28.1 42 13 41.8 11 836 0.26 824 225
Ownership of Unit
Owned 53.9 51.6 111.1 34 16 32.5 11 670 0.31 641 222
Rented 29.8 14.4 31.1 41 19 19.8 8 843 0.39 407 166
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 23.6 18.2 41.2 26 11 20.0 8 564 0.25 435 165
1940 to 1949 7.0 6.0 11.7 29 15 24.8 9 582 0.30 502 187
1950 to 1959 13.4 11.9 22.2 28 15 25.1 9 597 0.32 531 191
1960 to 1969 16.7 12.8 28.5 41 18 31.3 11 796 0.36 613 214
1970 to 1974 10.2 7.9 16.7 45 21 34.7 12 854 0.40 659 235
1975 to 1979 10.0 7.3 17.5 53 22 38.7 14 973 0.40 708 261
1980 to 1982 (2) 2.9 2.0 4.5 53 23 35.3 13 941 0.41 632 236
All Utilities Paid by
Household
 
Yes 68.9 61.9 128.2 34 17 30.9 11 671 0.32 603 210
No 14.8 4.1 14.0 53 15 14.5 7 1,265 0.37 350 162
1982 Family Income
Less than $5,000 9.4 5.6 10.1 141 79 85.0 42 1,340 0.75 808 402
$5,000 to $9,999 13.8 9.6 18.0 129 69 90.3 39 1,248 0.67 872 381
$10,000 to $14,999 13.0 9.8 19.2 124 63 93.8 36 1,261 0.65 957 365
$15,000 to $19,999 9.2 7.1 15.1 126 59 96.6 35 1,277 0.60 979 350
$20,000 to $24,999 10.6 8.0 18.3 137 60 103.4 35 1,387 0.61 1,046 357
$25,000 to $34,999 15.2 13.1 30.4 128 55 109.7 36 1,316 0.57 1,132 370
$35,000 or More 12.6 11.3 31.1 147 53 131.5 40 1,519 0.55 1,361 411
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 12.1 8.2 14.2 30 17 20.5 7 619 0.36 420 141
125 Percent 17.4 12.3 21.4 30 17 21.1 7 615 0.35 434 150
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 26.2 18.4 36.4 38 19 26.7 9 737 0.37 518 176
25 to 34 Years 14.7 12.4 28.8 41 18 35.0 9 817 0.35 690 186
35 to 44 Years 19.3 16.3 37.2 36 16 30.7 11 734 0.32 621 216
45 to 59 Years 23.6 18.9 39.7 29 14 22.9 13 584 0.28 469 261
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 53.8 43.2 85.4 33 17 26.8 10 671 0.34 539 194
13 to 16 Years 23.6 18.0 42.4 39 17 29.8 11 764 0.32 581 219
17 Years or More 6.4 4.9 14.4 41 14 31.9 11 826 0.28 636 228
Race of Householder
White 71.2 57.5 126.0 36 16 29.0 11 707 0.32 571 214
Black 10.5 7.1 13.4 33 18 22.4 7 719 0.38 489 160
Other 2.0 1.4 2.8 33 16 23.0 6 685 0.34 473 128
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
 
Yes 4.3 3.2 5.5 30 18 22.7 7 652 0.38 492 144
No 79.5 62.8 136.7 36 16 28.3 10 711 0.33 562 208
Household Size
1 Person 19.2 11.7 23.3 27 14 16.5 16 565 0.28 342 342
2 Persons 26.3 20.9 44.6 33 15 26.2 13 647 0.30 515 257
3 Persons 13.6 11.5 24.3 37 18 31.3 10 720 0.34 611 204
4 or More Persons 24.6 21.9 50.1 42 18 37.1 8 835 0.37 744 157
                       
(1)  Climate zones are based on annual degree-days that are averaged over 30 years from 1951 to 1980.
(2)  Does not include all new construction for 1982.
Notes: Because of rounding, data may not sum to totals.
Source:  Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, Forms EIA-457 A-G of the 1982 Residential
Energy Consumption Survey.

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