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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use Fuel Oil/Kerosene, 1990
 
                       
        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 16.3 13.5 33.2 77 31 63.9 23 609 0.25 506 181
Census Region and Division
Northeast 8.9 6.4 19.3 121 40 87.7 32 950 0.32 690 253
New England 2.5 2.1 5.9 121 43 99.0 39 956 0.34 784 307
Middle Atlantic 6.3 4.4 13.4 121 39 83.2 30 947 0.31 652 234
Midwest 2.8 2.7 6.4 49 21 46.3 16 383 0.16 361 122
East North Central 2.3 2.2 5.2 47 20 44.6 15 368 0.16 352 116
West North Central 0.5 0.5 1.2 60 24 53.4 20 452 0.18 399 150
South 4.0 3.8 6.1 30 19 28.4 10 250 0.16 239 84
South Atlantic 3.1 3.0 4.8 33 20 31.5 11 280 0.17 265 94
East South Central 0.7 0.7 1.1 18 12 18.4 6 155 0.10 155 52
West South Central Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
West 0.6 0.6 1.5 33 14 32.8 13 258 0.11 258 101
Mountain 0.2 0.2 0.4 26 10 25.5 9 203 0.08 203 74
Pacific 0.5 0.5 1.1 35 15 35.4 14 277 0.12 277 111
Metropolitan Statistical Area  
Urban 11.5 9.0 24.1 87 32 67.7 24 682 0.26 534 192
Central City 3.9 2.3 6.9 96 32 57.1 21 719 0.24 428 158
Rural 7.6 6.7 17.2 83 32 73.2 26 669 0.26 588 208
Suburban 4.8 4.5 9.2 58 28 54.6 19 463 0.23 439 156
Climate Zone (1)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 2.7 2.5 6.5 90 34 81.6 30 705 0.27 638 234
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 5.8 5.0 13.3 87 33 75.3 27 693 0.26 599 218
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 5.5 3.8 10.4 90 33 62.2 22 705 0.26 488 171
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.9 1.9 2.7 19 13 18.3 6 159 0.11 157 55
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 0.3 0.3 0.4 16 13 15.7 6 157 0.13 157 56
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
   
Single-Family Detached 10.7 10.7 26.2 69 28 69.0 24 555 0.23 555 189
Owned 9.5 9.5 24.2 72 29 72.5 25 580 0.23 580 199
Rented 1.2 1.2 2.1 42 24 41.7 13 354 0.20 354 114
Single-Family Attached 1.0 1.0 2.1 59 29 59.1 19 482 0.23 482 154
Owned 0.7 0.7 1.6 62 27 61.6 20 499 0.22 499 161
Rented 0.3 0.3 0.5 53 35 53.2 17 442 0.29 442 137
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 1.4 0.5 2.0 227 57 83.7 35 1,839 0.47 679 283
Owned 0.4 0.1 0.9 255 42 94.0 40 2,098 0.34 774 332
Rented 1.0 0.4 1.1 215 71 79.4 33 1,733 0.57 639 263
5 or More Units 2.0 0.1 1.9 981 45 42.9 22 5,858 0.27 256 131
Owned 0.4 (*) 0.6 2,068 41 52.3 27 11,528 0.23 292 152
Rented 1.5 0.1 1.3 818 47 40.2 20 5,005 0.29 246 124
Mobile Homes 1.2 1.2 1.1 35 40 34.6 11 307 0.36 307 101
Owned 1.0 1.0 0.9 36 40 36.1 12 320 0.36 320 104
Rented 0.3 0.3 0.2 29 40 28.7 10 260 0.36 260 89
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 4.5 2.8 3.7 69 52 42.8 18 541 0.41 337 145
600 to 999 6.1 5.5 11.2 62 30 55.2 19 496 0.24 444 156
1,000 to 1,599 3.9 3.5 10.6 82 27 73.4 25 633 0.21 567 192
1,600 to 1,999 1.8 1.7 7.7 129 29 127.5 38 1,028 0.23 1,018 300
Number of Rooms
1 to 2 1.5 0.5 1.2 124 53 41.4 25 896 0.38 299 180
3 to 5 9.8 8.1 16.6 66 32 54.5 20 522 0.26 430 157
6 to 8 5.0 4.9 15.5 90 29 89.4 28 724 0.23 719 222
Ownership of Unit
Owned 12.0 11.3 28.1 73 29 68.9 24 584 0.24 550 191
Rented 4.3 2.2 5.1 97 41 49.9 20 740 0.32 382 150
Public Housing 0.5 0.1 0.5 263 42 48.9 19 1,688 0.27 313 125
Not Public Housing 3.8 2.1 4.6 90 41 50.0 20 703 0.32 390 153
Rent Subsidy 0.3 0.1 0.3 100 42 39.2 11 782 0.33 306 86
No Rent Subsidy 3.5 2.0 4.3 90 41 50.9 21 698 0.32 397 161
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 5.5 4.3 11.8 97 35 76.0 28 756 0.28 595 216
1940 to 1949 1.4 1.2 2.4 65 32 53.2 20 522 0.25 426 161
1950 to 1959 2.9 2.4 5.6 87 38 74.8 28 702 0.31 601 227
1960 to 1969 2.3 1.9 4.8 72 28 58.9 22 556 0.22 457 172
1970 to 1974 3.1 2.6 6.5 63 25 53.1 17 506 0.20 427 138
1975 to 1979 0.6 0.6 1.1 23 13 21.8 7 179 0.10 172 56
1980 to 1984 0.2 0.2 0.5 39 16 38.8 13 318 0.13 318 108
1985 to 1987 (2) 0.3 0.3 0.5 43 27 43.4 16 356 0.22 356 129
All Utilities Paid by
Household
 
Yes 13.4 12.9 30.0 68 29 65.5 22 547 0.24 530 181
No 2.9 0.6 3.2 274 51 56.7 26 1,927 0.36 398 183
1990 Family Income
Less than $5,000 2.7 2.0 3.8 75 39 55.2 23 588 0.31 432 179
$5,000 to $9,999 3.2 2.5 5.0 69 34 54.0 23 541 0.27 424 177
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7 4.0 9.0 65 29 55.5 19 513 0.23 440 154
$15,000 to $19,999 2.9 2.4 6.3 77 30 65.8 22 609 0.24 519 171
$20,000 to $24,999 2.9 2.6 9.1 105 30 94.9 29 838 0.24 761 235
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 2.1 1.5 3.0 72 37 52.8 16 573 0.30 417 128
150 Percent 3.0 2.2 4.3 70 35 50.9 17 546 0.28 400 132
Eligible for Federal
Assistance (3)
5.1 4.0 8.1 71 35 55.2 19 555 0.27 433 150
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 4.2 3.0 6.6 76 35 54.4 17 600 0.27 431 137
25 to 34 Years 3.5 3.2 7.8 70 29 63.2 18 558 0.23 507 145
35 to 44 Years 3.7 3.3 8.7 71 27 62.6 22 569 0.22 499 178
45 to 59 Years 4.8 4.0 10.1 88 35 73.8 38 691 0.27 576 295
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 10.8 9.0 19.8 70 32 58.1 21 554 0.25 460 163
13 to 16 Years 4.1 3.5 9.1 83 32 70.1 26 654 0.25 553 203
17 Years or More 1.4 1.1 4.3 115 30 90.5 32 914 0.24 719 257
Race of Householder
White 14.4 12.3 30.5 78 31 66.2 24 614 0.25 523 191
Black 1.8 1.2 2.7 70 31 46.6 15 567 0.25 379 119
Other Q Q Q 64 33 37.3 14 475 0.24 278 103
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
 
Yes 0.7 0.4 1.3 122 36 66.7 21 913 0.27 499 159
No 15.6 13.2 32.0 76 31 63.8 23 600 0.25 506 182
Household Size
1 Person 3.3 2.2 4.9 85 38 55.8 56 655 0.29 429 429
2 Persons 5.0 4.2 10.5 81 33 68.9 34 636 0.26 539 270
3 Persons 7.2 6.4 16.2 72 28 64.1 17 577 0.23 516 138
4 or More Persons 0.8 0.7 1.7 74 31 65.8 10 599 0.25 533 78
                       
(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 1990.
(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 1990 Residential
Energy Consumption Survey.

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