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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use LPG, 1982
 
  Average LPG
 
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 7.3 7.2 11.7 40 25 39.6 14 383 0.23 376 132
Census Region and Division
Northeast 1.1 1.0 2.5 22 9 20.7 8 262 0.11 243 89
New England 0.5 0.4 1.0 20 9 18.1 7 234 0.10 211 79
Middle Atlantic 0.7 0.6 1.5 24 10 22.5 8 280 0.12 265 96
Midwest 1.8 1.8 3.6 63 30 61.7 20 532 0.26 524 170
East North Central 1.0 1.0 2.1 60 29 58.7 18 542 0.26 527 162
West North Central 0.7 0.7 1.5 66 32 66.0 23 518 0.25 518 183
South 3.5 3.5 4.4 34 27 33.6 13 332 0.27 331 124
South Atlantic 2.2 2.2 2.8 27 21 26.4 10 284 0.22 282 109
East South Central 0.5 0.5 0.7 37 27 37.0 13 344 0.25 344 122
West South Central 0.8 0.8 0.9 51 45 51.3 19 458 0.4 458 166
West 0.9 0.8 1.2 44 31 43.1 13 435 0.30 423 131
Mountain 0.4 0.4 0.6 61 40 58.4 18 534 0.35 509 155
Pacific 0.5 0.5 0.6 30 23 30.0 9 354 0.26 349 111
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Urban 2.5 2.4 4.1 33 19 31.5 11 320 0.19 310 106
Central City 0.3 0.3 0.3 19 17 18.4 8 237 0.21 229 103
Suburban 2.1 2.1 3.8 35 19 33.5 11 332 0.18 322 106
Rural 4.8 4.8 7.6 44 28 43.8 16 415 0.26 409 146
Climate Zone (1)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 1.4 1.3 2.8 53 25 49.6 17 487 0.23 459 158
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 1.3 1.2 2.9 48 21 46.7 14 431 0.19 419 127
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 1.3 1.3 2.3 35 20 34.3 14 329 0.19 323 134
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.6 1.6 2.0 41 32 41.0 15 387 0.30 387 146
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.7 1.7 1.8 29 28 29.3 10 309 0.29 307 104
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
Single-Family Detached 5.4 5.4 10.1 42 23 42.2 15 398 0.22 398 138
Owned 4.2 4.2 8.5 44 22 44.0 15 407 0.20 407 140
Rented 1.2 1.2 1.5 36 29 36.1 13 368 0.30 368 130
Single-Family Attached 0.1 0.1 0.2 46 33 45.7 21 446 0.32 446 201
Owned Q Q Q 37 24 36.8 17 341 0.22 341 154
Rented Q Q Q 63 60 62.9 28 649 0.62 649 287
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 0.2 0.1 0.3 67 21 24.6 11 723 0.23 263 120
Owned Q Q Q 78 19 28.7 11 771 0.19 282 104
Rented Q Q Q 60 23 21.9 12 691 0.27 251 135
5 or More Units Q Q Q 341 49 37.9 19 2,952 0.43 328 164
Owned Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Rented Q Q Q 341 49 37.9 19 2,952 0.43 328 164
Mobile Homes 1.5 1.5 1.2 32 40 32.0 11 306 0.38 306 107
Owned 1.1 1.1 1.0 31 37 31.3 11 304 0.36 304 106
Rented 0.4 0.4 0.2 34 53 34.3 12 314 0.48 314 109
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 1.0 1.0 0.8 22 27 21.3 9 250 0.31 244 103
600 to 999 2.0 2.0 1.8 35 38 34.1 13 344 0.37 333 131
1,000 to 1,599 2.4 2.4 3.7 49 32 48.0 16 458 0.30 449 145
1,600 to 1,999 0.5 0.5 1.1 30 15 30.4 11 288 0.14 288 107
2,000 to 2,399 0.4 0.4 1.1 40 15 39.2 12 370 0.14 360 111
2,400 to 2,999 0.6 0.6 1.8 58 18 58.4 18 481 0.15 481 152
3,000 or More 0.3 0.3 1.5 51 11 50.9 14 473 0.10 473 132
Number of Rooms
1 Q Q Q 30 107 29.9 30 381 1.36 381 381
2 Q Q Q 19 51 18.9 11 190 0.51 190 112
3 0.5 0.5 0.4 21 26 20.6 11 214 0.27 214 118
4 1.8 1.7 1.9 35 32 33.7 14 348 0.31 333 139
5 1.8 1.7 2.2 45 35 43.7 15 423 0.33 412 138
6 1.7 1.7 3.2 44 23 43.8 14 417 0.21 412 135
7 0.7 0.7 1.4 41 20 40.8 12 384 0.19 381 115
8 or More 0.8 0.8 2.5 48 15 48.1 14 426 0.13 426 124
Ownership of Unit
Owned 5.5 5.5 9.8 41 23 41.0 14 386 0.22 382 133
Rented 1.8 1.7 1.9 37 33 35.4 13 374 0.33 355 129
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 2.5 2.4 4.9 43 21 40.6 16 405 0.20 387 149
1940 to 1949 0.5 0.5 0.8 24 16 24.4 8 234 0.15 234 79
1950 to 1959 1.0 1.0 1.2 37 29 36.7 14 356 0.28 356 134
1960 to 1969 1.4 1.4 2.0 34 23 33.5 11 335 0.23 330 112
1970 to 1974 0.9 0.9 1.3 43 31 43.0 14 390 0.28 390 129
1975 to 1979 0.7 0.7 1.1 53 33 51.6 16 480 0.30 472 143
1980 to 1982 (2) 0.2 0.2 0.3 63 45 62.6 19 582 0.42 582 179
All Utilities Paid by
Household
Yes 6.7 6.6 10.9 40 24 39.4 14 378 0.23 374 129
No 0.6 0.6 0.9 49 32 42.5 18 451 0.30 395 169
1982 Family Income
Less than $5,000 9.4 5.6 10.1 141 79 85.0 42 1,340 0.75 808 402
$5,000 to $9,999 13.8 9.6 18.0 129 69 90.3 39 1,248 0.67 872 381
$10,000 to $14,999 13.0 9.8 19.2 124 63 93.8 36 1,261 0.65 957 365
$15,000 to $19,999 9.2 7.1 15.1 126 59 96.6 35 1,277 0.60 979 350
$20,000 to $24,999 10.6 8.0 18.3 137 60 103.4 35 1,387 0.61 1,046 357
$25,000 to $34,999 15.2 13.1 30.4 128 55 109.7 36 1,316 0.57 1,132 370
$35,000 or More 12.6 11.3 31.1 147 53 131.5 40 1,519 0.55 1,361 411
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 1.5 1.4 1.8 37 29 36.0 13 351 0.28 345 120
125 Percent 2.1 2.1 2.8 39 29 37.7 14 366 0.28 358 129
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 2.0 2.0 2.7 37 27 36.4 11 355 0.26 347 108
25 to 34 Years 1.3 1.3 2.4 41 22 41.3 11 394 0.21 391 103
35 to 44 Years 1.7 1.7 3.2 43 23 42.2 14 395 0.21 389 129
45 to 59 Years 2.3 2.2 3.4 41 26 39.6 22 393 0.25 381 208
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 5.7 5.6 8.6 38 25 37.4 13 366 0.24 358 124
13 to 16 Years 1.3 1.2 2.2 48 27 47.0 17 440 0.24 432 160
17 Years or More 0.4 0.4 0.8 49 21 49.5 18 453 0.19 453 167
Race of Householder
White 6.2 6.0 10.3 41 24 39.6 14 380 0.22 372 135
Black 0.8 0.8 0.9 38 34 38.1 13 371 0.33 368 121
Other 0.3 0.3 0.4 45 29 44.2 11 478 0.31 468 115
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
Yes 0.3 0.3 0.3 32 31 32.3 11 346 0.33 346 116
No 7.0 6.9 11.4 41 25 39.9 14 385 0.23 377 133
Household Size
1 Person 1.5 1.5 1.8 36 29 34.8 35 353 0.28 341 341
2 Persons 2.2 2.2 3.7 40 23 38.8 19 377 0.22 367 184
3 Persons 1.2 1.2 1.9 38 23 37.7 13 360 0.22 356 119
4 or More Persons 2.4 2.4 4.3 45 25 44.4 9 420 0.23 416 88
 
(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 1982.
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 1982 Residential
Energy Consumption Survey.

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