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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use Fuel Oil/Kerosene, 1984
 
                       
        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 17.5 13.8 32.0 91 39 71.9 27 697 0.30 550 203
Census Region and Division
Northeast 9.5 6.6 18.2 141 51 97.3 35 1,066 0.38 734 266
New England 2.5 1.9 5.6 140 49 108.8 39 1,105 0.38 856 306
Middle Atlantic 7.0 4.6 12.6 142 52 93.2 34 1,050 0.38 690 252
Midwest 2.6 2.3 5.1 55 25 49.1 19 420 0.19 376 143
East North Central 2.0 1.8 3.8 54 25 49.0 18 413 0.19 376 141
West North Central 0.6 0.5 1.2 58 25 49.5 19 445 0.19 377 148
South 4.6 4.2 7.3 39 22 35.0 13 315 0.18 285 108
South Atlantic 3.9 3.5 6.0 43 25 38.7 15 351 0.20 315 121
East South Central 0.5 0.5 0.8 22 13 19.9 7 180 0.11 166 62
West South Central Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
West 0.7 0.7 1.4 57 27 56.3 19 445 0.22 443 153
Mountain 0.3 0.3 0.5 47 24 47.5 18 369 0.18 369 137
Pacific 0.4 0.4 0.9 62 30 61.7 20 492 0.23 487 161
Metropolitan Statistical Area  
Urban 11.3 8.1 20.6 113 44 80.7 31 852 0.33 611 231
Central City 4.8 2.4 6.6 158 57 79.1 32 1,138 0.41 569 230
Suburban 6.5 5.7 13.9 93 38 81.9 30 732 0.30 642 233
Rural 6.2 5.7 11.4 61 30 55.9 20 476 0.24 438 155
Climate Zone (1)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 2.1 1.8 4.4 95 38 80.5 30 735 0.30 624 235
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 4.9 4.3 10.7 99 39 85.3 30 772 0.31 667 238
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 7.4 4.8 12.4 122 48 80.2 31 904 0.35 592 225
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 2.0 1.9 2.8 29 20 26.7 10 241 0.17 226 82
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.0 1.0 1.6 18 11 17.4 6 154 0.09 151 54
Type and Ownership of
Housining Unit
   
Single-Family Detached 11.1 11.1 25.3 70 31 69.9 24 553 0.24 553 190
Owned 9.4 9.4 22.5 72 30 72.3 25 570 0.24 570 195
Rented 1.6 1.6 2.8 56 32 55.9 20 454 0.26 454 159
Single-Family Attached 0.7 0.7 1.6 100 48 99.8 44 790 0.38 790 349
Owned 0.6 0.6 1.4 102 46 102.1 46 809 0.37 809 362
Rented Q Q Q 85 64 84.7 35 666 0.50 666 271
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 1.8 0.7 2.3 240 70 88.5 34 1,885 0.55 695 268
Owned 0.6 0.2 1.0 302 61 111.8 41 2,374 0.48 878 325
Rented 1.2 0.5 1.2 211 77 77.7 31 1,657 0.61 611 240
5 or More Units 2.7 0.2 2.0 1,261 107 77.9 36 7,907 0.67 489 229
Owned 0.3 (*) 0.4 2,076 81 82.0 43 12,516 0.49 494 259
Rented 2.4 0.2 1.6 1,189 113 77.3 36 7,500 0.71 488 225
Mobile Homes 1.1 1.1 0.9 32 42 32.3 13 273 0.36 273 106
Owned 0.8 0.8 0.6 35 46 34.9 14 295 0.39 295 115
Rented 0.3 0.3 0.2 25 33 25.3 10 215 0.28 215 85
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 1.7 0.7 0.8 165 133 65.0 32 1,156 0.93 455 223
600 to 999 4.3 2.6 4.0 103 65 60.9 27 754 0.48 446 198
1,000 to 1,599 4.6 3.9 7.5 74 39 63.6 23 575 0.30 491 181
1,600 to 1,999 2.5 2.5 5.6 78 34 74.8 25 609 0.27 587 196
2,000 to 2,399 1.7 1.6 4.4 85 32 81.6 27 668 0.25 643 209
2,400 to 2,999 1.3 1.2 3.8 96 30 91.3 29 752 0.24 716 225
3,000 or More 1.4 1.3 5.9 110 25 108.2 31 865 0.20 851 241
Number of Rooms
1 Q Q Q 415 209 62.9 49 2,578 1.30 391 307
2 0.4 0.1 0.2 252 101 59.4 40 1,650 0.66 389 265
3 1.7 0.6 1.2 207 112 74.2 42 1,431 0.77 513 289
4 3.4 2.1 3.8 101 56 62.8 26 750 0.42 467 193
5 3.6 3.1 6.1 73 37 63.4 25 570 0.29 492 196
6 3.4 3.2 6.8 73 34 68.6 23 576 0.27 540 184
7 2.4 2.3 5.8 80 31 77.5 25 634 0.25 614 194
8 or More 2.5 2.4 8.0 99 30 96.0 27 778 0.23 755 209
Ownership of Unit
Owned 11.8 11.1 25.9 78 34 73.5 26 612 0.26 577 204
Rented 5.6 2.7 6.1 146 64 68.5 28 1,049 0.46 493 199
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 7.1 5.2 13.5 122 47 90.3 34 936 0.36 693 264
1940 to 1949 1.7 1.3 2.7 101 47 78.4 29 776 0.37 604 226
1950 to 1959 2.8 2.4 5.5 75 33 65.9 25 573 0.25 504 188
1960 to 1964 1.4 0.9 2.1 99 42 64.7 25 715 0.31 468 180
1965 to 1969 1.2 1.0 2.2 75 33 59.1 19 580 0.25 455 148
1970 to 1974 1.3 1.2 2.0 40 23 36.2 13 318 0.18 287 102
1975 to 1979 1.6 1.3 3.0 53 24 44.8 15 395 0.18 335 116
1980 to 1984 (2) 0.5 0.5 0.9 57 29 52.7 19 440 0.23 408 149
Payment Method for Utlities
All Paid by Household 13.5 12.9 28.2 71 33 68.4 24 565 0.26 542 191
Some Paid, Some in Rent 2.4 0.4 1.9 445 100 80.7 34 3,013 0.67 547 232
All Included in Rent 1.1 0.1 0.7 832 115 80.6 41 5,251 0.72 508 257
Other Method 0.6 0.3 1.1 178 54 101.9 43 1,405 0.43 804 337
1984 Family Income
Less than $5,000 1.5 1.0 1.8 95 55 67.0 32 724 0.41 508 240
$5,000 to $9,999 3.0 2.2 4.1 107 57 77.0 38 814 0.43 586 287
$10,000 to $14,999 2.5 2.0 4.0 89 44 69.1 28 678 0.34 529 212
$15,000 to $19,999 2.1 1.6 3.3 91 42 67.8 25 677 0.32 506 188
$20,000 to $24,999 1.8 1.4 3.5 88 34 69.3 24 679 0.26 535 185
$25,000 to $34,999 2.9 2.4 5.9 88 36 73.1 25 677 0.28 564 192
$35,000 or More 3.7 3.2 9.3 85 29 74.2 22 652 0.23 571 169
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 2.6 1.8 3.3 98 53 69.1 24 745 0.40 525 186
125 Percent 3.7 2.6 5.0 101 54 71.6 27 769 0.41 545 203
Eligible for Federal
Assistance (3)
5.4 4.0 7.6 96 51 71.6 27 734 0.39 547 205
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 0.9 0.6 1.1 94 54 62.0 22 707 0.40 465 166
25 to 34 Years 3.7 2.6 5.7 72 33 51.7 18 539 0.25 387 133
35 to 44 Years 3.8 3.2 7.8 81 33 66.9 19 621 0.25 512 147
45 to 59 Years 3.7 3.0 7.6 99 39 81.9 28 766 0.31 634 219
60 Years and Over 5.4 4.3 9.9 104 46 84.1 45 798 0.35 644 344
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 11.9 9.3 19.9 91 43 71.9 27 699 0.33 550 209
13 to 16 Years 4.4 3.5 8.9 87 34 68.9 25 666 0.26 525 187
17 Years or More 1.2 1.0 3.1 102 31 83.8 27 781 0.24 641 206
Race of Householder
White 14.7 12.3 28.6 88 38 73.1 28 674 0.29 561 211
Black 2.2 1.4 2.9 101 48 61.7 21 763 0.37 468 160
Other 0.5 0.2 0.6 281 77 81.6 25 1,941 0.53 564 175
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
 
Yes 0.8 0.3 1.0 235 65 78.7 23 1,619 0.45 542 158
No 16.7 13.5 31.0 88 38 71.6 27 678 0.30 550 206
Household Size
1 Person 3.7 2.4 4.9 119 58 76.6 77 885 0.43 571 571
2 Persons 5.6 4.5 10.1 90 40 72.6 36 688 0.31 556 278
3 Persons 3.4 2.7 6.3 84 36 68.1 23 648 0.28 527 176
4 Persons 2.9 2.5 5.9 78 33 66.8 17 601 0.25 511 128
5 Persons 1.3 1.1 3.3 80 28 70.0 14 605 0.21 530 106
6 or More Persons 0.6 0.6 1.5 100 38 86.3 13 805 0.31 697 103
                       
(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 1984.
(3)  Below 150 percent of poverty line or 60 percent of median State income.
(*) = 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 1984 Residential
Energy Consumption Survey.

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