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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use Fuel Oil/Kerosene, 1987
 
                       
        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 17.4 14.0 33.3 87 37 70.3 27 513 0.22 414 156
Census Region and Division
Northeast 9.1 6.3 17.8 140 49 96.0 37 808 0.28 556 212
New England 2.6 2.0 5.8 130 46 102.1 39 770 0.27 604 233
Middle Atlantic 6.5 4.2 12.1 144 51 93.6 36 826 0.29 537 204
Midwest 3.1 3.0 7.1 53 23 51.8 19 318 0.13 309 113
East North Central 2.5 2.4 5.9 56 23 54.2 19 334 0.14 326 116
West North Central 0.6 0.6 1.2 43 21 41.6 17 250 0.12 239 96
South 4.6 4.2 7.0 41 24 37.0 14 257 0.15 233 87
South Atlantic 3.6 3.2 5.3 46 27 41.1 15 285 0.17 256 95
East South Central 1.0 0.9 1.5 27 16 25.8 10 175 0.11 168 63
West South Central Q Q Q 10 4 6.9 4 73 0.03 49 26
West 0.6 0.6 1.4 32 13 31.1 12 195 0.08 190 76
Mountain 0.2 0.2 0.3 26 12 26.1 11 144 0.07 144 62
Pacific 0.4 0.4 1.1 34 14 32.9 13 213 0.08 207 81
Metropolitan Statistical Area  
Urban 12.6 9.4 24.6 102 39 75.9 29 596 0.23 444 167
Central City 5.0 2.8 7.2 119 47 66.9 29 664 0.26 372 160
Suburban 7.6 6.6 17.4 94 36 81.8 29 567 0.21 491 171
Rural 4.8 4.6 8.7 57 30 55.4 21 346 0.18 334 127
Climate Zone (1)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 2.8 2.6 6.3 81 34 74.5 28 472 0.20 433 163
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 5.0 4.3 11.7 102 37 88.2 33 610 0.22 529 195
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 7.1 4.7 11.8 109 43 72.5 28 623 0.25 415 162
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.8 1.8 2.5 31 22 29.4 11 200 0.14 192 70
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 0.7 0.7 1.0 13 9 12.6 4 107 0.07 99 35
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
   
Single-Family Detached 11.1 11.1 26.3 72 30 71.8 25 434 0.18 434 154
Owned 9.7 9.7 23.9 75 30 74.9 27 452 0.18 452 160
Rented 1.4 1.4 2.5 50 29 50.5 18 312 0.18 312 110
Single-Family Attached 0.9 0.9 2.0 78 36 78.1 28 498 0.23 498 180
Owned 0.7 0.7 1.7 84 36 84.1 30 535 0.23 535 193
Rented 0.2 0.2 0.3 54 31 53.5 19 352 0.20 352 125
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 1.7 0.6 2.2 213 59 78.6 31 1,283 0.36 473 185
Owned 0.5 0.2 1.0 258 46 95.2 36 1,561 0.28 575 217
Rented 1.2 0.4 1.2 194 72 71.5 28 1,165 0.43 429 170
5 or More Units 2.5 0.1 1.8 1,258 97 70.1 37 5,913 0.45 329 173
Owned 0.2 (*) 0.1 1,008 92 64.5 42 4,819 0.44 308 201
Rented 2.3 0.1 1.7 1,280 97 70.5 36 6,010 0.46 331 171
Mobile Homes 1.3 1.3 1.0 40 52 39.7 15 257 0.34 257 98
Owned 1.0 1.0 0.8 35 45 34.8 13 228 0.29 228 88
Rented 0.2 0.2 0.2 63 91 62.9 22 393 0.57 393 139
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 1.7 0.6 1.0 182 109 63.6 34 960 0.57 335 177
600 to 999 4.1 2.7 3.8 81 57 53.3 23 459 0.32 303 131
1,000 to 1,599 4.4 3.7 7.1 70 37 59.7 22 423 0.22 361 130
1,600 to 1,999 2.3 2.1 4.7 74 33 69.2 26 450 0.20 422 158
2,000 to 2,399 1.7 1.7 4.4 84 32 82.8 29 513 0.19 505 174
2,400 to 2,999 2.0 1.9 6.2 88 27 85.1 27 519 0.16 503 159
3,000 or More 1.4 1.3 6.1 131 29 127.7 41 774 0.17 755 242
Number of Rooms
1 0.1 (*) (*) 539 141 54.1 54 2,844 0.75 285 285
2 0.6 0.1 0.4 262 81 52.1 43 1,237 0.38 246 202
3 1.6 0.4 1.1 230 93 65.5 37 1,173 0.47 334 186
4 2.7 1.9 3.0 86 54 59.5 26 499 0.31 345 151
5 4.4 3.8 7.0 65 35 56.8 21 392 0.21 342 126
6 3.3 3.1 7.1 74 32 69.7 23 447 0.19 418 140
7 2.4 2.3 6.3 86 32 83.0 28 513 0.19 496 167
8 or More 2.4 2.4 8.4 105 30 103.0 33 641 0.18 629 200
Ownership of Unit
Owned 12.2 11.7 27.6 76 32 72.7 26 459 0.19 441 159
Rented 5.2 2.4 5.8 144 59 64.5 27 784 0.32 351 148
Public Housing 0.4 (*) 0.3 815 92 68.4 31 3,896 0.44 327 150
Not Public Housing 4.8 2.3 5.4 133 57 64.2 27 735 0.31 354 148
Rent Subsidy 0.3 0.1 0.2 318 74 63.0 35 1,566 0.36 310 170
No Rent Subsidy 4.5 2.3 5.2 129 56 64.2 27 715 0.31 356 147
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 6.1 4.7 12.3 110 41 84.3 32 648 0.25 498 187
1940 to 1949 2.0 1.6 3.4 81 37 63.0 26 463 0.21 360 151
1950 to 1959 2.8 2.5 5.8 90 39 81.1 30 538 0.23 485 180
1960 to 1969 2.7 1.8 4.5 97 40 67.1 26 547 0.22 378 144
1970 to 1974 1.4 1.3 2.5 55 29 50.0 19 331 0.17 301 113
1975 to 1979 1.7 1.5 3.5 57 23 49.4 17 350 0.14 305 104
1980 to 1984 0.6 0.6 1.1 39 21 35.2 13 242 0.13 216 78
1985 or After (2) 0.2 0.2 0.3 43 22 39.0 18 264 0.14 238 111
All Utilities Paid by
Household
 
Yes 13.8 13.4 30.1 71 32 68.7 25 433 0.19 419 150
No 3.6 0.7 3.2 402 85 76.1 36 2,086 0.44 395 184
1990 Family Income
Less than $5,000 1.0 0.7 1.0 76 56 54.3 29 437 0.32 313 168
$5,000 to $9,999 2.1 1.5 3.0 102 52 72.3 35 589 0.30 416 204
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6 2.1 4.3 77 37 60.4 26 453 0.22 355 152
$15,000 to $19,999 1.7 1.3 2.9 85 39 67.1 23 511 0.23 402 140
$20,000 to $24,999 1.8 1.6 3.4 74 35 62.9 22 442 0.21 377 130
$25,000 to $34,999 3.5 2.6 6.6 82 33 62.6 23 475 0.19 364 135
$35,000 to $49,999 2.4 2.1 5.7 89 33 79.6 26 525 0.20 470 152
$50,000 or More 2.2 2.0 6.5 107 34 97.6 32 640 0.20 582 190
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 2.0 1.4 2.4 76 46 55.1 20 439 0.26 317 114
125 Percent 3.2 2.4 4.1 80 47 59.7 22 465 0.27 345 125
Eligible for Federal
Assistance (3)
5.2 3.9 8.0 92 45 68.7 25 541 0.26 404 148
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 4.5 3.4 7.1 79 39 60.4 21 462 0.23 352 120
25 to 34 Years 3.8 3.3 8.3 76 30 64.9 18 452 0.18 387 110
35 to 44 Years 3.7 3.2 8.2 84 33 72.0 28 503 0.20 433 165
45 to 59 Years 5.3 4.1 9.8 106 44 81.3 45 614 0.26 473 261
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 11.7 9.4 20.1 81 38 65.4 25 479 0.22 384 146
13 to 16 Years 4.6 3.8 10.7 99 35 82.8 30 584 0.21 491 178
17 Years or More 1.1 0.8 2.5 101 31 70.6 30 584 0.18 407 175
Race of Householder
White 14.5 12.3 29.6 84 35 71.4 27 498 0.21 423 163
Black 2.5 1.5 3.2 102 49 63.8 23 586 0.28 367 131
Other 0.4 0.2 0.5 191 56 68.6 20 1,013 0.30 364 107
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
 
Yes 0.9 0.4 1.3 147 48 74.6 25 785 0.26 398 135
No 16.6 13.6 32.0 85 36 70.0 27 505 0.21 415 157
Household Size
1 Person 3.9 2.4 5.0 102 50 63.7 64 587 0.28 365 365
2 Persons 5.7 4.8 11.7 89 36 73.7 37 520 0.21 433 217
3 Persons 7.2 6.3 15.1 80 33 70.0 19 479 0.20 418 112
4 or More Persons 0.6 0.6 1.6 88 33 81.8 13 523 0.20 488 76
                       
(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 1987.
(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 1987 Residential
Energy Consumption Survey.

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