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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use Fuel Oil/Kerosene, 1993
 
                       
        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 13.8 11.6 29.8 92 36 77.5 28 604 0.23 506 186
Census Region and Division
Northeast 7.9 5.9 17.2 133 45 98.7 36 854 0.29 636 234
New England 2.8 2.4 6.6 125 45 105.6 40 819 0.30 691 262
Middle Atlantic 5.0 3.5 10.6 138 45 94.8 34 878 0.29 605 219
Midwest 2.3 2.2 6.0 60 22 58.4 21 378 0.14 370 132
East North Central 1.5 1.5 4.1 51 19 49.3 18 328 0.12 318 116
West North Central 0.7 0.7 2.0 78 29 77.8 27 481 0.18 481 165
South 3.1 2.9 5.4 43 24 41.0 15 306 0.17 292 108
South Atlantic 2.6 2.5 4.6 47 26 44.4 16 334 0.18 316 116
East South Central 0.4 0.4 0.6 24 14 23.8 9 168 0.10 168 65
West South Central Q Q Q 5 2 4.8 2 47 0.02 47 18
West 0.6 0.5 1.2 61 27 58.8 23 444 0.20 427 164
Mountain Q Q Q 72 33 71.6 20 498 0.23 498 141
Pacific 0.5 0.5 1.0 59 26 56.6 23 434 0.19 415 170
Four Most Populated States
New York 0.1 0.1 0.1 29 20 29.1 14 214 0.15 214 101
California 0.4 0.4 0.7 19 11 18.6 6 153 0.09 153 48
Texas 2.8 1.4 5.1 190 51 92.6 33 1,202 0.32 586 207
Florida Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Metropolitan Statistical Area  
Urban 9.7 7.6 20.9 104 38 82.3 31 682 0.25 538 199
Central City 3.1 1.7 4.8 124 43 66.5 26 745 0.26 399 154
Suburban 6.5 6.0 16.1 99 37 89.9 33 664 0.25 604 220
Rural 4.1 3.9 8.9 69 31 66.1 24 452 0.20 433 155
Urban/Rural Location (1)
City 3.9 2.3 6.5 117 41 68.0 27 718 0.25 416 165
Town 3.0 2.7 6.7 91 37 82.0 30 592 0.24 537 200
Suburbs 2.6 2.4 6.5 105 38 95.8 34 734 0.27 669 238
Rural 4.3 4.2 10.2 73 30 71.8 25 476 0.20 468 163
Climate Zone (2)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 2.3 2.1 5.7 101 38 94.5 35 641 0.24 602 222
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 4.2 3.7 10.7 101 35 89.9 33 662 0.23 591 214
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 5.5 3.9 10.7 109 40 77.8 29 709 0.26 506 186
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.1 1.1 1.6 37 24 35.1 14 255 0.17 244 95
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 0.7 0.7 1.1 14 9 13.8 5 117 0.07 114 40
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
   
Single Family Detached 9.5 9.5 24.6 85 33 85.2 30 569 0.22 569 203
Owned 8.3 8.3 22.2 89 33 89.3 32 597 0.22 597 215
Rented 1.2 1.2 2.4 57 29 57.5 19 380 0.19 380 128
Single Family Attached 0.7 0.7 1.4 73 36 73.2 26 483 0.24 483 169
Owned 0.5 0.5 1.0 84 41 83.9 30 554 0.27 554 201
Rented 0.2 0.2 0.4 49 25 49.0 16 322 0.16 322 104
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 1.0 0.4 1.6 242 56 88.9 34 1,589 0.37 585 226
Owned 0.3 0.1 0.7 307 47 113.6 44 2,013 0.31 746 287
Rented 0.7 0.3 0.9 215 63 79.0 30 1,416 0.41 520 201
5 or More Units 1.6 0.1 1.4 1,381 59 50.3 22 6,337 0.27 231 100
Owned 0.2 (*) 0.2 2,434 48 41.7 22 10,573 0.21 181 95
Rented 1.4 0.1 1.2 1,317 60 51.4 22 6,082 0.28 238 101
Mobile Home 0.9 0.9 0.8 38 44 38.3 15 283 0.32 283 107
Owned 0.6 0.6 0.5 44 48 43.6 16 328 0.36 328 124
Rented 0.4 0.4 0.3 30 36 29.9 11 211 0.25 211 80
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 1,000 3.4 2.0 2.9 81 56 47.0 20 489 0.34 286 123
1,000 to 1,999 5.1 4.4 9.5 82 38 72.2 26 543 0.25 478 175
2,000 to 2,999 3.4 3.3 9.4 100 35 96.3 32 662 0.23 636 215
3,000 or More 1.9 1.8 8.1 116 27 113.5 38 772 0.18 752 249
Total Number of Rooms
(Excluding Bathrooms)
1 to 2 0.4 0.1 0.2 172 74 43.4 32 1,003 0.43 254 184
3 to 5 5.9 4.2 8.5 87 43 61.4 25 546 0.27 387 158
6 to 8 6.3 6.1 16.7 89 33 87.0 30 597 0.22 580 197
9 or More 1.1 1.1 4.3 124 32 122.2 36 826 0.21 816 240
Ownership of Unit
Owned 9.8 9.4 24.6 90 34 86.1 31 599 0.23 576 209
Rented 4.0 2.1 5.3 105 42 56.3 21 627 0.25 335 126
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 5.1 4.0 11.1 112 40 88.0 33 719 0.26 564 210
1940 to 1949 1.4 1.0 2.5 103 43 76.9 29 654 0.27 490 185
1950 to 1959 2.2 1.9 4.8 102 40 88.2 33 691 0.27 601 224
1960 to 1969 1.9 1.6 4.0 67 27 59.5 23 443 0.18 392 153
1970 to 1979 2.0 1.7 4.3 78 31 68.1 24 507 0.20 444 158
1980 to 1984 0.5 0.4 1.0 54 25 51.8 18 362 0.17 350 122
1985 to 1987 0.3 0.3 0.8 60 24 57.0 17 396 0.16 378 112
1988 to 1993 0.4 0.4 0.9 63 27 60.2 20 421 0.18 402 132
1991 to 1993 (3) 0.2 0.2 0.5 88 28 87.7 25 584 0.19 584 167
All Utilities Paid by
Household
 
Yes 11.4 11.1 27.3 83 34 80.7 29 557 0.23 541 193
No 2.4 0.5 2.6 300 58 62.5 27 1,641 0.32 342 147
1993 Family Income
Less than $5,000 0.5 0.3 0.7 90 43 58.5 29 567 0.27 367 179
$5,000 to $9,999 1.4 1.0 2.0 87 41 60.9 29 558 0.27 391 185
$10,000 to $14,999 1.4 1.0 2.3 95 44 72.4 32 608 0.28 462 201
$15,000 to $19,999 1.4 1.3 2.6 78 38 69.8 27 509 0.25 456 179
$20,000 to $24,999 1.1 0.9 2.1 95 41 77.6 30 599 0.26 490 189
$25,000 to $34,999 2.1 1.9 4.6 90 36 79.2 28 586 0.24 518 181
$35,000 to $49,999 2.8 2.4 6.7 89 32 75.1 25 581 0.21 488 159
$50,000 to $74,999 1.9 1.7 5.2 98 33 89.4 29 652 0.22 595 191
$75,000 or More 1.2 1.1 3.6 113 34 104.3 36 770 0.23 714 249
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 1.9 1.3 2.8 80 38 55.4 20 501 0.24 347 126
125 Percent 2.7 1.9 4.0 81 38 57.3 20 508 0.24 358 125
150 Percent 3.3 2.4 5.1 83 39 60.1 21 525 0.25 380 130
Eligible for Federal
Assistance (4)
4.2 3.2 6.9 88 40 65.6 24 558 0.26 417 150
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 0.6 0.4 0.7 74 36 43.9 16 472 0.23 280 101
25 to 34 Years 2.1 1.5 3.8 96 40 71.5 21 611 0.25 453 134
35 to 44 Years 3.3 2.9 7.3 78 31 67.7 20 516 0.20 447 132
45 to 59 Years 3.5 3.1 7.9 87 34 78.2 29 572 0.23 515 193
60 Years and Over 4.3 3.7 10.2 108 39 91.9 48 708 0.26 602 312
Race of Householder
White 12.0 10.4 27.4 92 35 80.2 30 605 0.23 526 196
Black 1.3 0.9 1.9 82 41 57.7 21 540 0.27 379 137
Other (5) 0.4 0.2 0.5 156 55 65.2 18 893 0.31 374 105
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
 
Yes 1.1 0.5 1.8 140 43 70.5 24 807 0.25 407 136
No 12.7 11.0 28.1 90 35 78.1 29 594 0.23 515 191
Household Size
1 Person 2.9 2.1 4.7 98 44 72.4 72 646 0.29 475 475
2 Persons 4.4 3.8 9.9 92 35 79.0 40 599 0.23 513 256
3 Persons 2.7 2.3 6.3 91 33 78.5 26 603 0.22 519 173
4 Persons 2.2 2.0 5.3 87 33 78.4 20 573 0.21 515 129
5 Persons 1.1 0.9 2.4 89 34 74.8 15 574 0.22 483 97
6 or More Persons 0.5 0.5 1.3 103 36 90.1 13 656 0.23 575 85
Number of Stories
Single-Family Homes 10.2 10.2 26 84 33 84.3 30 563 0.22 563 200
1 Story 4.8 4.8 10.2 67 31 66.6 26 447 0.21 447 172
2 Stories 4.8 4.8 13.8 95 33 95.3 32 634 0.22 634 215
3 Stories 0.4 0.4 1.4 159 43 159.2 45 1,043 0.28 1,043 296
Split-Level 0.2 0.2 0.6 87 32 86.8 27 626 0.23 626 194
Other Q Q Q 242 61 242.0 61 1,760 0.44 1,760 440
Mobile Homes 0.9 0.9 0.8 38 44 38.3 15 283 0.32 283 107
Number of Floors in
Apartment Buildings
1 or 2 Floors 0.1 (*) 0.1 246 34 28.1 12 1,389 0.19 159 70
3 or 4 Floors 0.3 (*) 0.2 757 75 50.2 24 3,854 0.38 255 120
5 to 10 Floors 0.8 (*) 0.7 2,077 62 53.4 21 9,068 0.27 233 92
11 to 20 Floors 0.3 (*) 0.3 10,437 47 48.4 26 46,520 0.21 216 117
Number of Units in
Apartment Buildings
2 to 4 Units 1.0 0.4 1.6 242 56 88.9 34 1,589 0.37 585 226
5 to 10 Units 0.2 (*) 0.1 297 54 41.5 19 1,990 0.36 277 127
11 to 20 Units 0.2 (*) 0.1 790 62 50.5 21 3,457 0.27 221 90
21 to 50 Units 0.7 (*) 0.6 1,927 62 55.3 20 8,365 0.27 240 88
51 Units or More 0.6 (*) 0.5 6,152 55 47.5 26 27,068 0.24 209 113
No Answer Q Q Q 746 (6) 103 46.6 47 4,912 (6) 0.68 307 307
Not Applicable 11.1 11.1 26.8 81 33 80.5 29 540 0.22 540 193
                       
(1)  Based on the household respondent's description rather than the Federal Government definition.
(2)  Climate zones are based on annual degree-days that are averaged over 30 years from 1961 to 1980.
(3)  Does not include all new construction for 1993.
(4)  Below 150 percent of poverty line or 60 percent of median State income.
(5)  Includes 1.7 million householders who described themselves as Hispanic rather than White, Black, or other.
(6) For these buildings we assumed 16 units, the median value of the reported cases.
(*) = 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, B, C of the 1997 Residential
Energy Consumption Survey.

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