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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households Fuel Oil/Kerosene, 2001
 
                       
        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 11.2 9.4 26.0 80 29 67.1 26 723 0.26 607 236
Census Region and Division
Northeast 7.1 5.4 16.8 111 36 84.7 33 992 0.32 757 297
New England 2.9 2.5 8.0 110 35 96.3 39 1,001 0.32 875 350
Middle Atlantic 4.2 2.8 8.8 112 36 76.6 30 984 0.32 675 260
Midwest 1.3 1.3 3.5 48 18 48.1 18 434 0.16 431 162
East North Central 0.9 0.9 2.3 41 15 40.3 15 364 0.13 360 137
West North Central 0.5 0.5 1.2 63 25 62.9 23 565 0.23 565 208
South 2.3 2.2 4.5 34 17 32.4 12 338 0.16 320 120
South Atlantic 1.8 1.7 3.5 40 19 37.2 14 392 0.19 365 133
East South Central 0.4 0.4 0.8 19 9 18.8 8 192 0.09 192 87
West South Central Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
West 0.5 0.5 1.2 32 15 32.1 14 310 0.14 310 140
Mountain Q Q Q 48 24 47.5 18 373 0.19 373 140
Pacific 0.5 0.5 1.1 31 14 31.1 14 306 0.14 306 140
Four Most Populated States
California 0.3 0.3 0.6 26 14 25.9 11 264 0.14 264 115
Florida Q Q Q 3 1 2.6 1 38 0.01 38 12
New York 2.3 1.2 4.0 133 40 69.8 29 1,162 0.35 611 250
Texas Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Metropolitan Statistical Area  
Urban 8.0 6.3 18.8 89 30 70.6 28 797 0.27 632 251
Central City 2.6 1.5 4.7 89 29 52.3 22 758 0.25 443 188
Suburban 5.4 4.8 14.1 89 30 79.6 31 810 0.27 724 279
Rural 3.3 3.1 7.1 61 27 58.5 22 573 0.25 547 202
Urban/Rural Location (1)
City 3.1 1.9 5.8 98 31 58.2 24 827 0.26 493 207
Town 2.5 2.3 6.4 87 30 77.2 31 799 0.28 712 287
Suburbs 1.8 1.6 4.3 81 29 71.6 28 758 0.27 671 262
Rural or Open Country 3.9 3.8 9.4 67 27 65.6 23 613 0.25 601 215
Climate Zone (2)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 2.1 1.9 5.0 93 36 85.1 33 839 0.32 772 298
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 3.4 3.1 9.5 88 29 81.2 32 800 0.26 738 287
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 4.4 3.0 8.9 92 31 63.1 25 816 0.28 561 218
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.0 1.0 1.9 22 12 21.6 9 218 0.12 218 91
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 0.3 0.3 0.6 8 5 8.1 3 84 0.05 81 27
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
   
Single-Family Detached 7.6 7.6 20.6 74 27 74.4 28 685 0.25 685 255
Owned 6.8 6.8 19.0 76 27 76.1 29 699 0.25 699 262
Rented 0.8 0.8 1.6 59 30 59.3 21 564 0.28 564 196
Single-Family Attached 0.8 0.8 2.0 63 25 62.8 24 569 0.22 569 219
Owned 0.6 0.6 1.6 66 25 65.6 27 598 0.23 598 250
Rented Q Q Q 53 24 53 16 467 0.21 467 142
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 0.7 0.3 1.4 231 42 85.4 40 2,143 0.39 791 371
Owned 0.3 0.1 0.8 291 44 107.6 54 2,720 0.42 1,008 503
Rented 0.3 0.1 0.6 172 39 63.4 28 1,567 0.36 577 255
5 or More Units 1.4 (*) 1.2 1,186 45 38.9 18 7,887 0.30 259 121
Owned 0.2 (*) 0.2 4,457 53 51.9 24 26,634 0.32 310 142
Rented 1.2 (*) 1.0 983 43 36.3 17 6,724 0.30 249 116
Mobile Homes 0.8 0.8 0.8 36 35 36.1 14 359 0.35 359 140
Owned 0.7 0.7 0.7 34 32 33.9 13 337 0.31 337 132
Rented Q Q Q 50 69 49.5 18 495 0.69 495 184
Total Floorspace
(Square Feet)
Fewer than 500 0.4 0.1 0.1 246 100 36.5 22 1,733 0.70 257 153
500 to 999 1.5 0.8 1.2 74 48 37.4 17 622 0.40 314 141
1,000 to 1,499 1.6 1.3 1.9 54 36 44.9 18 508 0.34 420 166
1,500 to 1,999 1.6 1.4 2.8 72 35 60.6 25 644 0.31 541 227
2,000 to 2,499 1.9 1.8 4.3 74 31 70.4 25 681 0.29 647 227
2,500 to 2,999 1.4 1.3 3.7 76 27 74.9 31 680 0.25 670 274
3,000 to 3,499 1.1 1.0 3.5 87 26 85.3 30 817 0.24 799 277
3,500 to 3,999 0.7 0.6 2.6 111 28 101.9 35 1,005 0.25 926 320
4,000 or More 1.1 1.1 5.8 104 20 103.6 36 957 0.19 951 332
Total Number of Rooms
1 0.2 (*) 0.1 445 47 27.3 14 3,233 0.34 198 105
2 0.7 0.2 0.6 147 44 38.7 24 1,119 0.34 294 183
3 1.7 1.1 2.1 72 37 45.3 21 642 0.33 404 190
4 2.0 1.6 3.7 64 28 52 23 565 0.25 459 199
5 2.6 2.5 6.2 70 28 68.2 27 638 0.25 622 246
6 1.9 1.9 5.2 88 31 86.6 32 818 0.29 802 292
7 1.4 1.4 4.9 84 23 82.4 27 769 0.22 754 251
8 or More 0.8 0.8 3.1 107 28 106.8 26 988 0.26 988 244
Ownership of Unit
Owned 8.7 8.2 22.4 77 28 72.7 28 702 0.26 666 256
Rented 2.6 1.2 3.6 102 35 48.6 20 865 0.30 413 166
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 3.2 2.5 7.5 106 35 80.4 30 942 0.31 717 272
1940 to 1949 1.3 1.1 3.2 85 29 70.1 31 781 0.26 645 282
1950 to 1959 2.1 1.8 4.9 84 30 70.2 29 757 0.27 635 266
1960 to 1969 1.6 1.3 3.5 73 27 57.6 23 645 0.24 511 208
1970 to 1979 1.5 1.4 3.1 59 27 55.7 21 551 0.25 520 198
1980 to 1989 0.8 0.8 2.0 63 25 59.2 20 573 0.23 537 180
1990 to 1999 0.7 0.7 1.9 46 17 46.3 15 434 0.16 434 143
2000 to 2001 (3) (*) (*) (*) 88 48 63.3 32 775 0.42 558 279
All Utilities Paid by
Household
 
Yes 9.5 9.1 24.1 73 28 70.6 27 677 0.26 652 245
No 1.8 0.3 1.9 283 45 48 23 2,145 0.34 364 175
2001 Household Income
Less than $10,000 1.0 0.7 1.4 65 33 48.3 27 580 0.30 432 237
$10,000 to $14,999 0.6 0.5 1.1 82 35 67.5 36 745 0.32 614 330
$15,000 to $19,999 1.1 0.9 1.9 67 31 55.2 24 612 0.28 506 216
$20,000 to $29,999 1.4 1.0 2.6 82 32 61.2 28 729 0.28 546 248
$30,000 to $39,999 1.6 1.3 3.5 78 29 65.7 23 701 0.26 593 207
$40,000 to $49,999 1.6 1.4 3.5 75 29 62.4 24 668 0.25 555 217
$50,000 to $74,999 2.4 2.1 6.7 88 28 77.3 28 799 0.26 702 252
$75,000 to $99,999 0.7 0.6 2.1 84 27 78.8 26 763 0.24 716 239
$100,000 or More 0.9 0.9 3.1 91 25 84.1 26 843 0.24 778 237
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 1.4 1.1 2.2 59 29 46.8 18 538 0.27 429 163
125 Percent 1.9 1.5 3.3 60 29 48 18 552 0.26 439 164
150 Percent 2.5 2.0 4.3 69 33 55.9 21 637 0.30 517 193
Eligible for Federal
Assistance (4)
3.4 2.8 6.3 74 32 59.7 23 679 0.30 546 209
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 0.4 0.4 0.7 65 31 59.7 19 589 0.28 543 170
25 to 34 Years 1.1 0.9 2.3 74 28 59.9 17 665 0.25 537 149
35 to 44 Years 2.3 1.9 4.7 76 30 62.7 20 681 0.27 564 177
45 to 59 Years 3.4 2.9 9.1 77 25 66.1 25 696 0.22 598 224
60 Years and Over 3.7 3.2 8.4 86 32 72.8 40 785 0.29 663 367
Race of Householder
Non-Hispanic 10.4 9.0 24.5 78 29 68.3 27 713 0.26 620 243
Non-Hispanic White 8.9 8.0 22.1 80 29 71.3 29 725 0.26 650 260
Non-Hispanic Black 1.1 0.7 1.7 68 29 44.3 16 592 0.25 385 138
Multi-racial (5) Q Q Q 47 20 47.5 16 444 0.19 444 148
Other (6) 0.2 0.2 0.6 84 30 74.3 23 734 0.26 651 201
Hispanic 0.9 0.4 1.4 112 33 53.3 19 951 0.28 455 159
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
 
Yes 0.9 0.4 1.4 112 33 53.3 19 951 0.28 455 159
No 10.4 9.0 24.5 78 29 68.3 27 713 0.26 620 243
Household Size
1 Person 2.8 2.0 5.1 85 34 60.7 61 776 0.31 555 555
2 Persons 3.8 3.4 9.9 77 27 69.7 35 684 0.24 623 311
3 Persons 2.0 1.6 4.5 79 29 65.7 22 718 0.26 594 198
4 Persons 1.6 1.4 3.8 76 27 64.8 16 688 0.25 584 146
5 Persons 0.6 0.6 1.5 84 31 74.3 15 766 0.28 674 135
6 or More Persons 0.4 0.4 1.2 92 32 91.9 13 872 0.30 872 120
Number of Stories
Single-Family Homes 8.3 8.3 22.5 73 27 73.3 27 675 0.25 675 252
1 Story 3.9 3.9 9.0 58 25 58.5 23 545 0.24 545 216
2 Stories 4.0 4.0 12.2 84 28 84.2 30 769 0.25 769 272
3 Stories 0.3 0.3 1.2 107 32 107.2 38 992 0.29 992 354
Split-Level Q Q Q 123 41 123.2 47 1,050 0.35 1,050 402
Other Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Mobile Homes Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Number of Floors in
Apartment Buildings
1 or 2 Floors Q Q Q 416 45 41.3 18 3,637 0.39 361 158
3 or 4 Floors 0.2 (*) 0.2 586 40 38.2 14 4,712 0.32 307 110
5 to 10 Floors 0.7 (*) 0.6 1,673 48 38.6 18 10,364 0.30 239 109
11 to 20 Floors 0.3 (*) 0.3 2,287 41 39.5 23 14,271 0.26 247 143
More than 20 Floors Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Don't Know/No Answer Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Number of Units in
Apartment Buildings
1 to 2 Units Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
2 to 4 Units 0.7 0.3 1.4 231 42 85.4 40 2,143 0.39 791 371
5 to 10 Units Q Q Q 370 64 51.8 18 3,353 0.58 469 159
11 to 20 Units Q Q Q 909 81 66.9 26 6,627 0.59 488 191
21 to 50 Units 0.5 (*) 0.4 1,256 37 31.1 14 7,508 0.22 186 83
51 Units or More 0.6 (*) 0.6 5,102 43 41.4 20 30,482 0.26 247 122
No Answer Q Q Q 379 (7) 38 23.7 16 3,445 (7) 0.34 215 146
Not Applicable 9.1 9.1 23.3 70 27 70.1 26 647 0.25 647 242
                       
(1)  Based on the household respondent's description rather than the Federal Government definition.
(2)  One of five climatically distinct areas, determined according to the 30-year average (1961-1990) of the annual heating and
cooling degree-days.  For this report, the heating or cooling degree-days are a measure of how cold or how hot a location is over a
period of one year, relative to a base temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit.  A household is assigned to a climate zone according to
the 30-year average annual degree-days for an appropriate nearby weather station.
(3)  New construction for 2001 includes only those housing units built and occupied between January and the April-August period when
the household interviews were conducted.
(4)  Below 150 percent of poverty line or 60 percent of median State income.
(5)  Respondents could select one or more race categories to describe themselves.
(6)  Includes Native American, Native Alaskan, and Pacific Islander households.
(7)  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 2001 Residential
    Energy Consumption Survey.

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