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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use LPG, 1984
 
  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 7.8 7.7 12.0 41 26 40.1 15 406 0.26 398 146
Census Region and Division
Northeast 1.4 1.2 2.7 23 10 20.1 7 295 0.13 264 91
New England 0.5 0.4 1.0 31 14 27.6 9 370 0.17 330 114
Middle Atlantic 0.9 0.8 1.8 18 8 15.9 6 253 0.11 226 79
Midwest 1.9 1.9 3.4 70 39 69.7 27 604 0.34 604 232
East North Central 1.1 1.1 1.9 68 40 67.7 26 615 0.36 615 239
West North Central 0.8 0.8 1.5 72 38 72.4 27 589 0.31 589 223
South 3.7 3.7 4.6 32 25 32.1 12 334 0.26 334 123
South Atlantic 2.3 2.3 2.9 25 20 24.7 9 288 0.23 287 110
East South Central 0.5 0.5 0.6 36 30 35.7 13 348 0.29 348 130
West South Central 0.8 0.8 1.0 51 40 50.8 17 457 0.36 457 151
West 0.9 0.9 1.2 40 29 39.4 14 422 0.30 417 148
Mountain 0.3 0.3 0.3 49 41 48.9 18 453 0.38 453 169
Pacific 0.6 0.6 0.9 36 24 35.2 12 408 0.28 400 139
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Urban 2.5 2.5 4.2 38 22 37.2 14 388 0.23 381 139
Central City 0.3 0.3 0.4 22 17 20.3 11 266 0.21 251 134
Suburban 2.2 2.2 3.9 40 23 39.3 14 402 0.23 397 139
Rural 5.3 5.2 7.8 43 28 41.6 15 415 0.28 406 149
Climate Zone (1)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 1.5 1.5 2.4 49 30 48.0 19 463 0.28 453 176
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 1.1 1.1 2.6 52 23 51.6 18 501 0.22 493 171
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 1.6 1.5 2.7 40 22 37.8 14 398 0.22 374 140
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.8 1.8 2.3 43 34 43.2 15 425 0.34 425 148
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.8 1.8 2.0 26 24 25.7 10 290 0.27 287 107
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
Single-Family Detached 5.6 5.6 10.2 43 23 42.5 15 416 0.23 416 146
Owned 4.3 4.3 8.6 42 21 42.1 15 414 0.21 414 148
Rented 1.3 1.3 1.6 44 37 43.8 15 421 0.35 421 140
Single-Family Attached Q Q Q 84 42 83.9 49 695 0.35 695 404
Owned Q Q Q 100 47 99.6 54 822 0.39 822 442
Rented Q Q Q 3 2 2.7 3 38 0.03 38 38
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 0.1 (*) 0.1 65 19 23.6 9 761 0.22 278 107
Owned Q Q Q 48 11 17.8 5 724 0.17 268 82
Rented 0.1 (*) 0.1 71 22 25.6 11 774 0.24 281 119
5 or More Units Q Q Q 84 15 11.0 4 1,147 0.21 149 61
Owned Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Rented Q Q Q 84 15 11.0 4 1,147 0.21 149 61
Mobile Homes 1.9 1.9 1.4 34 46 34.1 14 355 0.48 355 145
Owned 1.5 1.5 1.1 33 44 33.4 14 350 0.47 350 147
Rented 0.4 0.4 0.3 37 52 36.6 14 371 0.52 371 138
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 1.2 1.2 0.8 29 42 28.0 13 323 0.47 315 148
600 to 999 2.5 2.4 2.3 36 37 34.7 14 378 0.39 363 145
1,000 to 1,599 2.3 2.3 3.6 48 31 47.8 16 457 0.29 452 149
1,600 to 1,999 0.8 0.8 1.7 40 19 39.3 15 380 0.18 377 145
2,000 to 2,399 0.4 0.4 1.0 39 15 38.3 13 378 0.15 375 125
2,400 to 2,999 0.2 0.2 0.7 63 19 63.3 19 527 0.16 527 157
3,000 or More 0.4 0.4 1.9 59 12 59.0 15 561 0.11 561 139
Number of Rooms
1 Q Q Q 28 161 21.9 22 324 1.87 255 255
2 0.2 0.2 0.2 25 28 23.7 11 272 0.30 259 115
3 0.8 0.8 0.7 34 43 33.2 14 347 0.44 340 145
4 1.9 1.9 2.1 38 33 36.8 16 390 0.34 373 160
5 1.8 1.8 2.5 43 32 42.7 16 417 0.31 414 153
6 1.5 1.5 2.4 40 25 39.5 14 406 0.25 402 138
7 0.9 0.9 2.1 46 19 45.0 15 439 0.18 430 141
8 or More 0.6 0.6 2.0 56 16 55.9 14 520 0.15 520 126
Ownership of Unit
Owned 5.9 5.9 9.9 41 24 40.4 15 403 0.24 402 150
Rented 1.9 1.8 2.1 43 37 39.3 14 418 0.36 386 135
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 2.4 2.3 4.4 45 24 43.4 17 442 0.23 427 168
1940 to 1949 0.4 0.4 0.7 37 22 36.6 13 398 0.24 398 144
1950 to 1959 1.0 0.9 1.5 31 20 29.3 12 332 0.21 311 127
1960 to 1964 0.7 0.7 1.3 42 23 41.4 16 419 0.23 411 157
1965 to 1969 0.8 0.8 1.0 29 23 28.5 11 271 0.22 271 104
1970 to 1974 1.3 1.3 1.4 45 41 45.4 17 457 0.41 457 169
1975 to 1979 0.7 0.7 1.0 39 30 39.3 11 383 0.29 383 110
1980 to 1984 (2) 0.4 0.4 0.7 58 36 56.5 16 514 0.32 500 140
Payment Method for Utlities
All Paid by Household 7.1 7.1 11.4 42 26 41.5 15 411 0.26 409 149
Some Paid, Some in Rent 0.2 0.1 0.2 42 32 23.0 8 471 0.36 255 93
All Included in Rent 0.2 0.2 0.2 44 44 41.4 19 439 0.44 414 193
Other Method 0.3 0.3 0.3 23 24 21.8 8 267 0.28 252 91
1984 Family Income
Less than $5,000 1.0 0.9 1.1 38 33 38.1 21 399 0.34 397 222
$5,000 to $9,999 1.8 1.8 2.2 45 37 44.3 21 442 0.36 431 200
$10,000 to $14,999 1.3 1.3 1.8 35 24 33.2 12 362 0.25 347 122
$15,000 to $19,999 1.1 1.0 1.6 41 28 41.2 13 409 0.27 408 130
$20,000 to $24,999 0.6 0.6 1.1 52 32 51.6 17 472 0.29 467 154
$25,000 to $34,999 1.1 1.1 1.8 33 19 32.0 11 342 0.20 335 110
$35,000 or More 0.9 0.9 2.4 46 17 44.8 12 434 0.16 421 116
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 1.8 1.8 2.2 40 31 38.9 14 396 0.31 388 139
125 Percent 2.6 2.5 3.2 42 34 41.0 15 405 0.33 399 146
Eligible for Federal
Assistance (3)
3.3 3.2 4.0 42 33 41.0 16 413 0.33 408 155
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 0.4 0.4 0.4 39 34 35.9 13 396 0.35 362 133
25 to 34 Years 2.0 1.9 2.7 39 27 37.5 12 381 0.26 365 113
35 to 44 Years 1.3 1.2 2.1 45 27 44.9 12 428 0.25 426 115
45 to 59 Years 1.6 1.6 2.9 38 21 37.8 13 383 0.21 381 129
60 Years and Over 2.6 2.6 3.8 43 29 42.0 24 430 0.29 424 242
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 6.3 6.1 8.8 40 28 39.2 15 395 0.27 387 147
13 to 16 Years 1.2 1.2 2.3 50 26 48.2 15 495 0.26 478 152
17 Years or More 0.3 0.3 0.9 27 11 26.9 9 301 0.12 301 97
Race of Householder
White 6.8 6.6 10.9 42 25 40.8 15 410 0.25 401 150
Black 0.8 0.8 0.8 34 34 33.5 11 358 0.36 353 119
Other 0.2 0.2 0.3 48 38 45.0 12 484 0.39 458 126
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
Yes 0.2 0.2 0.3 55 42 54.9 17 469 0.36 469 144
No 7.6 7.5 11.7 41 26 39.8 15 405 0.26 396 146
Household Size
1 Person 1.7 1.7 1.9 40 35 38.8 39 393 0.35 384 384
2 Persons 2.5 2.5 3.9 38 24 37.0 19 385 0.25 378 189
3 Persons 1.4 1.3 2.2 35 21 34.1 11 367 0.22 355 118
4 Persons 1.2 1.2 2.2 50 28 50.0 12 459 0.25 455 114
5 Persons 0.6 0.6 1.1 41 21 39.4 8 403 0.21 390 78
6 or More Persons 0.4 0.4 0.7 57 31 57.2 9 563 0.31 563 85
                       
(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 1984.
(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 1984 Residential
Energy Consumption Survey.

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