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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use Fuel Oil/Kerosene, 1982
 
                       
        Average Fuel Oil/Kerosene
                       
    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 U.S. Households 15.5 12.2 30.0 98 40 77.1 27 829 0.34 650 231
Census Region and Division
Northeast 8.8 6.0 17.4 138 48 94.5 34 1,163 0.40 796 283
New England 2.5 1.9 5.9 131 43 101.9 36 1,106 0.36 863 309
Middle Atlantic 6.3 4.1 11.5 142 50 91.5 32 1,191 0.42 769 272
Midwest 2.4 2.1 4.8 74 33 66.2 24 609 0.27 548 202
East North Central 1.8 1.7 3.8 80 35 71.6 25 666 0.29 595 212
West North Central 0.5 0.5 1.0 51 24 46.6 20 410 0.20 377 160
South 3.7 3.4 6.7 52 27 48.1 17 446 0.23 409 144
South Atlantic 3.2 2.9 5.8 58 29 52.6 19 492 0.25 447 163
East South Central 0.4 0.4 0.8 22 10 21.2 6 183 0.08 179 52
West South Central Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
West 0.6 0.6 1.2 48 25 46.8 16 412 0.22 402 138
Mountain 0.2 0.2 0.3 48 24 46.6 16 394 0.20 384 129
Pacific 0.5 0.5 0.9 48 25 46.9 16 418 0.22 408 142
Metropolitan Statistical Area  
Urban 10.1 7.2 18.9 118 45 84.1 30 992 0.38 708 253
Central City 4.3 2.1 6.2 184 62 89.0 34 1,554 0.52 750 287
Suburban 5.7 5.1 12.7 91 36 80.4 27 762 0.31 676 230
Rural 5.4 5.0 11.1 70 31 64.3 23 593 0.27 543 191
Climate Zone (1)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 2.4 2.0 5.2 92 36 77.8 29 764 0.30 648 244
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 4.1 3.5 9.2 105 40 90.1 30 881 0.34 759 250
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 7.1 4.7 12.7 122 45 81.1 30 1,032 0.38 684 251
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.6 1.5 2.4 44 29 43.5 17 379 0.24 370 142
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 0.5 0.4 0.7 13 9 12.3 3 110 0.07 107 29
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
   
Single-Family Detached 10.0 10.0 23.9 73 30 72.6 24 610 0.26 610 204
Owned 8.9 8.9 21.4 74 31 74.2 25 624 0.26 624 209
Rented 1.1 1.1 2.5 59 26 59.2 19 504 0.23 504 161
Single-Family Attached 0.6 0.6 1.2 73 34 73.4 22 618 0.28 618 186
Owned 0.5 0.5 1.1 79 36 79.3 23 668 0.30 668 192
Rented Q Q Q 6 4 6.3 4 54 0.03 54 35
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 1.9 0.7 2.6 257 67 95.0 39 2,168 0.57 799 325
Owned 0.7 0.3 1.4 322 61 119.2 41 2,720 0.52 1,007 343
Rented 1.2 0.4 1.3 219 74 80.5 37 1,836 0.62 676 311
5 or More Units 2.3 0.1 1.7 2,032 127 95.8 43 17,093 1.07 806 365
Owned 0.2 (*) 0.1 6,261 116 109.4 36 52,628 0.98 920 304
Rented Q Q Q 1,921 128 94.8 44 16,163 1.08 797 371
Mobile Homes 0.8 0.8 0.6 43 60 43.4 16 376 0.52 376 143
Owned 0.7 0.7 0.5 41 55 41.4 15 362 0.48 362 132
Rented Q Q Q 53 91 53.4 26 449 0.76 449 215
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 1.4 0.7 0.9 154 117 73.5 44 1,295 0.98 619 368
600 to 999 3.6 1.9 3.3 138 78 72.2 28 1,171 0.66 611 236
1,000 to 1,599 4.3 3.6 7.3 91 44 76.6 27 771 0.38 650 233
1,600 to 1,999 2.1 2.0 4.6 79 34 75.8 27 663 0.28 637 223
2,000 to 2,399 1.8 1.7 4.6 79 29 74.6 24 659 0.24 620 203
2,400 to 2,999 1.4 1.4 4.5 80 24 76.1 20 675 0.21 638 170
3,000 or More 1.0 1.0 4.8 111 23 110.6 33 925 0.19 925 277
Number of Rooms
1 Q Q Q 769 138 55.8 42 6,462 1.16 469 349
2 0.3 0.2 0.3 179 101 87.3 64 1,521 0.86 744 541
3 1.6 0.4 1.3 289 99 79.5 48 2,430 0.83 669 405
4 2.6 1.6 3.0 114 61 70.8 29 962 0.52 598 249
5 3.3 2.8 5.7 86 42 72.0 26 721 0.36 607 217
6 3.3 3.1 7.6 84 34 77.3 25 708 0.29 652 211
7 2.0 1.9 4.7 79 31 73.5 22 664 0.26 622 187
8 or More 2.2 2.2 7.4 94 28 93.7 26 782 0.23 780 219
Ownership of Unit
Owned 10.9 10.3 24.5 80 34 75.8 25 675 0.28 638 214
Rented 4.6 1.8 5.5 201 67 80.4 34 1,695 0.57 677 284
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 6.4 4.7 12.5 122 46 90.3 34 1,026 0.39 759 286
1940 to 1949 1.6 1.2 2.9 117 49 88.8 32 991 0.42 749 269
1950 to 1959 2.7 2.3 5.2 80 36 68.8 23 674 0.30 581 197
1960 to 1969 2.5 2.0 5.2 76 29 60.4 21 645 0.25 509 173
1970 to 1974 1.1 1.0 1.7 61 35 54.3 19 520 0.30 462 165
1975 to 1979 1.2 0.9 2.5 91 33 69.8 23 767 0.28 588 191
1980 to 1982 (2) Q Q Q 12 7 12.4 3 105 0.06 105 29
All Utilities Paid by
Household
 
Yes 11.9 11.4 26.5 75 32 72.1 24 633 0.27 608 205
No 3.6 0.7 3.6 466 95 93.7 41 3,912 0.79 786 344
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 2.1 1.3 2.7 128 59 78.3 26 1,082 0.50 662 216
125 Percent 3.0 2.0 4.3 118 55 77.2 26 1,002 0.47 653 217
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 4.1 3.0 6.7 91 41 67.5 22 771 0.35 569 184
25 to 34 Years 2.8 2.3 5.9 83 33 69.4 19 700 0.27 584 157
35 to 44 Years 3.6 3.0 8.1 100 36 81.5 26 837 0.31 685 217
45 to 59 Years 5.0 3.9 9.3 112 47 86.1 47 943 0.39 726 396
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 10.6 8.4 19.1 97 43 76.8 27 817 0.36 647 229
13 to 16 Years 3.8 2.9 7.6 99 37 75.3 28 834 0.31 634 234
17 Years or More 1.1 0.9 3.3 109 28 86.8 29 920 0.24 735 246
Race of Householder
White 13.4 10.9 27.2 94 38 77.1 28 794 0.32 649 233
Black 1.9 1.1 2.5 144 61 78.8 27 1,217 0.51 666 231
Other 0.2 0.2 0.3 71 37 64.9 17 611 0.32 562 145
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
 
Yes 0.7 0.3 0.9 188 76 94.5 29 1,578 0.63 794 245
No 14.8 11.8 29.2 96 39 76.3 27 807 0.33 643 231
Household Size
1 Person 3.2 1.9 4.6 143 61 85.9 86 1,209 0.51 724 724
2 Persons 5.1 4.2 9.8 93 40 76.3 38 778 0.33 640 320
3 Persons 2.3 1.8 4.4 95 40 78.3 26 808 0.34 663 221
4 or More Persons 5.0 4.2 11.2 85 32 71.8 15 714 0.27 605 128
                       
(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.
(*) = Value rounds to zero in the units displayed.
Q = Data withheld either because the Relative Standard Error (RSE) was greater than 50 percent or fewer than 10 households
were sampled.
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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