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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use LPG, 1990
 
  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 8.2 0.5 13.9 542 20 34.1 12 6,063 0.23 381 134
Census Region and Division
Northeast 1.2 0.1 2.3 266 9 16.8 6 3,792 0.12 240 85
New England 0.6 (*) 1.1 213 7 13.7 5 3,406 0.11 219 84
Middle Atlantic 0.6 (*) 1.2 314 11 19.6 7 4,143 0.14 259 86
Midwest 2.4 0.1 5.0 877 26 54.8 18 8,522 0.25 533 170
East North Central 1.6 0.1 3.3 861 26 53.8 17 8,718 0.27 545 171
West North Central 0.8 (*) 1.7 910 26 56.9 19 8,120 0.23 507 167
South 3.5 0.2 5.1 451 19 28.0 10 5,503 0.24 341 125
South Atlantic 2.0 0.1 2.8 405 17 24.9 10 5,367 0.23 331 127
East South Central 0.9 0.1 1.2 527 24 33.0 13 6,312 0.28 395 156
West South Central 0.7 (*) 1.0 489 20 30.6 9 4,854 0.20 303 92
West 1.1 0.1 1.5 418 21 27.4 10 5,084 0.26 333 127
Mountain 0.2 (*) 0.4 1,019 33 63.7 23 9,864 0.32 616 226
Pacific 0.9 0.1 1.1 291 17 19.3 7 4,071 0.23 270 104
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Urban 3.8 0.2 6.9 464 16 29.4 11 5,316 0.19 336 123
Central City 0.5 0.0 0.7 313 14 19.1 7 4,468 0.20 272 103
Suburban 3.3 0.2 6.1 488 17 31.0 11 5,447 0.19 346 126
Rural 4.4 0.3 7.0 611 24 38.2 13 6,723 0.26 420 144
Climate Zone (1)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 1.5 0.1 2.9 761 24 48.0 15 7,676 0.24 485 156
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 1.8 0.1 3.8 533 16 33.6 12 5,996 0.18 378 131
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 1.6 0.1 2.5 594 24 37.4 14 6,633 0.27 418 161
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.8 0.1 2.5 505 22 31.5 12 5,816 0.26 364 136
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.5 0.1 2.2 330 15 20.6 7 4,265 0.19 267 90
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
Single-Family Detached 6.1 0.4 11.9 586 19 36.6 13 6,434 0.21 402 139
Owned 5.2 0.3 10.7 602 18 37.6 13 6,599 0.20 412 142
Rented 1.0 0.1 1.2 501 26 31.3 11 5,551 0.28 347 119
Single-Family Attached Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Owned Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Rented Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 0.3 (*) 0.4 378 17 23.6 9 4,953 0.22 310 117
Owned Q Q Q 496 14 31.0 11 6,160 0.17 385 138
Rented 0.2 (*) 0.1 282 25 17.6 7 3,965 0.36 248 98
5 or More Units Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Owned Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Rented Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Mobile Homes 1.7 0.1 1.5 470 34 29.4 10 5,498 0.40 344 122
Owned 1.4 0.1 1.2 466 32 29.1 10 5,504 0.38 344 122
Rented 0.3 (*) 0.2 485 42 30.3 11 5,473 0.48 342 125
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 3.2 0.2 2.8 402 30 25.7 10 4,881 0.36 312 124
600 to 999 3.3 0.2 5.6 609 22 37.7 13 6,729 0.25 417 140
1,000 to 1,599 1.2 0.1 3.6 639 14 39.9 13 6,809 0.15 426 135
1,600 to 1,999 0.5 (*) 1.9 809 13 50.5 16 7,727 0.12 483 149
Number of Rooms
1 to 2 1.1 0.1 0.9 384 31 25.5 15 4,815 0.39 320 189
3 to 5 5.3 0.3 8.2 533 21 33.1 11 6,047 0.24 376 129
6 to 8 1.8 0.1 4.7 678 16 42.4 13 6,952 0.17 435 131
Ownership of Unit
Owned 6.7 0.4 12.2 570 19 35.6 12 6,348 0.22 397 138
Rented 1.6 0.1 1.6 429 27 27.5 10 4,900 0.31 315 117
Public Housing Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Not Public Housing 1.5 0.1 1.6 436 27 27.7 10 4,987 0.31 317 117
Rent Subsidy 0.2 (*) 0.2 281 20 19.2 5 4,179 0.29 285 71
No Rent Subsidy 1.4 0.1 1.4 456 28 28.7 11 5,092 0.31 321 126
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 1.8 0.1 3.5 648 21 40.8 16 6,948 0.23 438 168
1940 to 1949 0.7 (*) 1.1 564 24 35.2 11 6,858 0.29 429 139
1950 to 1959 0.9 0.1 1.2 541 26 32.8 15 6,320 0.30 383 174
1960 to 1969 1.0 0.1 1.7 362 14 22.6 8 4,469 0.17 279 103
1970 to 1974 1.8 0.1 3.0 484 19 31.2 10 5,454 0.21 352 115
1975 to 1979 0.9 0.1 1.5 656 23 41.0 13 6,887 0.24 430 136
1980 to 1984 0.4 (*) 0.7 458 17 28.6 9 5,345 0.20 334 103
1985 to 1987 (2) 0.6 (*) 1.1 596 20 37.2 12 5,993 0.20 375 120
All Utilities Paid by
Household
Yes 7.7 0.5 13.3 533 19 33.5 12 5,962 0.22 375 131
No 0.5 (*) 0.6 691 38 42.1 18 7,614 0.41 463 193
1990 Family Income
Less than $5,000 2.3 0.1 2.6 457 25 28.9 13 5,513 0.31 349 156
$5,000 to $9,999 1.9 0.1 2.7 572 25 35.8 13 6,441 0.29 403 146
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9 0.1 3.6 557 19 35.5 12 6,079 0.21 388 126
$15,000 to $19,999 1.2 0.1 2.6 546 15 33.3 10 6,147 0.17 375 118
$20,000 to $24,999 0.9 0.1 2.3 661 16 41.3 11 6,512 0.15 407 113
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 2.1 0.1 2.2 455 27 28.6 9 5,288 0.31 333 110
150 Percent 2.7 0.2 3.1 502 27 31.7 11 5,890 0.32 372 130
Eligible for Federal
Assistance (3)
3.7 0.2 4.6 515 26 32.4 11 6,115 0.31 385 136
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 2.1 0.1 3.2 524 22 32.9 9 5,871 0.24 369 104
25 to 34 Years 1.6 0.1 2.9 634 22 39.6 11 6,418 0.23 401 111
35 to 44 Years 1.8 0.1 3.3 433 15 27.1 10 5,184 0.18 324 123
45 to 59 Years 2.7 0.2 4.5 576 22 36.4 19 6,598 0.25 417 215
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 6.2 0.4 9.5 533 22 33.4 12 6,017 0.25 378 137
13 to 16 Years 1.7 0.1 3.5 595 18 37.2 12 6,521 0.20 408 127
17 Years or More 0.3 (*) 0.9 450 11 Q 11 4,562 0.11 299 113
Race of Householder
White 7.3 0.5 12.8 544 20 34.3 12 6,043 0.22 381 137
Black 0.7 (*) 0.8 542 28 32.4 9 6,418 0.33 384 112
Other 0.3 (*) 0.3 496 26 31.0 11 5,777 0.30 361 127
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
Yes 0.2 (*) 0.3 265 11 16.6 6 3,622 0.15 226 78
No 8.0 0.5 13.6 550 20 34.5 12 6,129 0.23 385 136
Household Size
1 Person 1.7 0.1 1.9 407 24 26.1 26 4,900 0.29 314 314
2 Persons 2.7 0.2 5.0 532 18 33.3 17 5,903 0.20 369 184
3 Persons 3.3 0.2 6.1 624 21 39.0 10 6,779 0.23 424 109
4 Persons 0.5 (*) 0.9 540 19 33.8 5 6,343 0.22 396 59
5 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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