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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households that Use LPG, 1993
 
  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 8.1 7.9 14.9 48 25 46.8 17 481 0.26 470 170
Census Region and Division
Northeast 1.2 1.1 2.4 22 10 20.6 8 308 0.15 286 106
New England 0.6 0.5 1.1 26 12 23.8 9 337 0.16 310 124
Middle Atlantic 0.7 0.6 1.3 19 9 17.9 6 284 0.13 266 93
Midwest 2.2 2.2 5.3 87 35 86.0 29 741 0.30 736 249
East North Central 1.1 1.1 2.8 96 36 96.2 33 834 0.31 834 285
West North Central 1.1 1.1 2.4 77 34 76.0 25 649 0.29 639 214
South 4.0 3.9 6.1 33 21 32.9 12 369 0.24 366 134
South Atlantic 2.3 2.3 3.7 29 18 28.6 10 360 0.22 355 126
East South Central 0.9 0.9 1.3 41 29 40.7 15 411 0.29 411 154
West South Central 0.7 0.7 1.1 37 25 37.0 14 343 0.23 343 133
West 0.8 0.7 1.2 54 32 50.2 20 590 0.35 551 221
Mountain 0.4 0.4 0.7 70 42 66.4 25 660 0.40 626 236
Pacific 0.3 0.3 0.5 33 19 29.8 13 500 0.29 458 200
Four Most Populated States
California 0.3 0.2 0.4 29 17 26.0 11 450 0.27 401 177
Florida 0.8 0.8 1.3 16 10 15.8 5 260 0.16 252 87
New York 0.4 0.3 0.8 24 9 21.6 7 327 0.13 298 92
Texas Q 0.5 0.7 33 21 32.7 15 294 0.19 294 131
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Urban 3.2 3.1 6.2 39 20 37.5 13 427 0.21 409 142
Central City 0.6 0.6 1.0 28 16 26.1 11 344 0.19 320 139
Suburban 2.6 2.5 5.2 41 20 40.0 13 445 0.22 429 143
Rural 4.9 4.8 8.8 54 30 53.0 20 516 0.29 510 189
Urban/Rural Location (1)
City 0.8 0.7 1.1 35 21 31.5 14 405 0.25 367 158
Town 1.3 1.3 2.5 47 24 45.6 19 483 0.25 466 199
Suburbs 0.7 0.7 1.3 23 12 22.8 9 318 0.17 310 116
Rural 5.3 5.3 10.0 53 28 52.4 18 511 0.27 506 172
Climate Zone (2)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 1.3 1.2 2.8 56 25 53.0 18 536 0.24 504 167
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 1.6 1.6 3.7 71 31 69.5 25 647 0.28 632 228
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 1.3 1.2 2.6 56 26 54.7 19 553 0.26 542 187
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 1.6 1.6 2.2 39 28 38.6 16 433 0.31 429 173
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 2.3 2.3 3.6 29 18 28.8 11 330 0.21 326 119
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
Single Family Detached 5.9 5.9 12.7 51 23 50.6 18 499 0.23 499 179
Owned 5.0 5.0 11.2 53 23 52.8 19 517 0.23 517 191
Rented 1.0 1.0 1.5 39 24 39.1 12 406 0.25 406 128
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 0.2 0.1 0.3 47 10 17.0 8 645 0.14 233 104
Owned Q Q Q 39 7 14.2 5 544 0.10 196 74
Rented 0.1 (*) 0.1 54 14 19.3 10 728 0.19 263 138
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 Home 1.9 1.9 1.7 39 43 38.6 14 406 0.45 406 145
Owned 1.4 1.4 1.3 39 41 38.6 14 400 0.43 400 143
Rented 0.5 0.5 0.4 39 48 38.9 14 423 0.52 423 150
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 1,000 2.6 2.5 2.2 36 41 34.9 14 395 0.44 380 154
1,000 to 1,999 3.2 3.1 5.2 45 27 44.6 16 461 0.28 453 166
2,000 to 2,999 1.5 1.5 4.1 54 20 53.5 17 537 0.20 532 169
3,000 or More 0.8 0.8 3.5 82 19 80.4 26 717 0.17 705 225
Total Number of Rooms
(Excluding Bathrooms)
1 to 2 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
3 to 5 4.3 4.1 5.4 39 30 37.9 15 410 0.31 394 158
6 to 8 3.4 3.4 8.2 56 23 56.1 19 548 0.23 548 181
9 or More 0.4 0.4 1.4 65 20 65.0 18 627 0.19 627 177
Ownership of Unit
Owned 6.5 6.4 12.8 50 25 49.1 18 491 0.25 487 179
Rented 1.6 1.5 2.2 41 28 37.6 13 435 0.30 402 136
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 2.2 2.1 4.9 62 26 58.8 23 574 0.24 546 209
1940 to 1949 0.6 0.6 0.9 52 33 51.9 26 518 0.33 518 255
1950 to 1959 0.8 0.8 1.3 35 23 34.5 11 372 0.24 363 117
1960 to 1969 1.1 1.1 1.9 46 27 46.5 19 486 0.28 486 202
1970 to 1979 1.6 1.5 2.4 41 26 40.4 13 418 0.27 413 138
1980 to 1984 0.5 0.5 0.8 32 20 31.9 11 338 0.21 337 115
1985 to 1987 0.4 0.4 0.9 50 25 47.5 15 538 0.26 509 159
1988 to 1990 0.5 0.5 0.9 40 22 39.0 13 458 0.25 446 146
1991 to 1993 (3) 0.4 0.4 1.0 55 23 55.2 19 553 0.23 553 188
All Utilities Paid by
Household
Yes 7.7 7.6 14.4 47 25 46.9 17 476 0.25 471 168
No 0.4 0.3 0.5 60 35 45.0 21 606 0.36 454 213
1993 Family Income
Less than $5,000 0.4 0.4 0.5 37 31 34.5 23 392 0.33 368 242
$5,000 to $9,999 1.0 1.0 1.2 44 36 42.3 22 465 0.37 443 234
$10,000 to $14,999 1.0 1.0 1.4 36 25 35.5 13 386 0.26 377 138
$15,000 to $19,999 0.9 0.9 1.4 45 28 44.8 16 463 0.29 456 159
$20,000 to $24,999 0.9 0.9 1.5 47 29 46.4 18 475 0.29 465 176
$25,000 to $34,999 1.6 1.6 3.0 49 25 48.4 16 481 0.25 477 157
$35,000 to $49,999 1.2 1.1 2.8 59 24 56.6 18 564 0.23 546 171
$50,000 to $74,999 0.7 0.7 2.0 61 21 60.7 19 593 0.21 588 181
$75,000 or More 0.4 0.4 1.1 46 17 46.4 14 466 0.17 466 141
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 1.6 1.5 1.8 40 33 38.6 16 428 0.35 410 167
125 Percent 2.3 2.2 2.8 40 32 38.4 14 412 0.33 397 150
150 Percent 2.7 2.6 3.4 40 30 38.4 14 418 0.32 401 142
Eligible for Federal
Assistance (4)
3.0 2.9 4.2 40 28 38.3 14 419 0.29 404 143
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 0.3 0.3 0.3 33 37 32.6 12 343 0.38 336 124
25 to 34 Years 1.4 1.4 2.4 44 26 42.6 12 451 0.26 437 123
35 to 44 Years 1.8 1.7 3.6 42 21 41.2 11 443 0.22 433 114
45 to 59 Years 2.1 2.0 4.0 53 27 52.0 21 524 0.27 511 203
60 Years and Over 2.5 2.5 4.8 52 27 50.9 28 507 0.26 499 277
Race of Householder
White 7.4 7.2 14.1 50 26 48.8 18 497 0.26 486 176
Black 0.6 0.6 0.7 24 20 24.0 8 289 0.24 287 100
Other (5) 0.1 0.1 0.2 33 17 31.0 10 392 0.21 371 116
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
Yes 0.5 0.4 0.7 27 17 25.5 8 321 0.21 307 100
No 7.7 7.5 14.3 49 26 48.1 17 490 0.26 480 174
Household Size
1 Person 1.5 1.4 1.9 43 31 40.7 41 427 0.31 408 408
2 Persons 2.9 2.9 5.6 51 26 49.6 25 508 0.26 497 249
3 Persons 1.4 1.4 2.8 47 23 45.9 15 484 0.24 468 156
4 Persons 1.2 1.2 2.4 46 23 45.9 11 469 0.24 469 117
5 Persons 0.8 0.8 1.6 51 26 51.1 10 493 0.25 493 99
6 or More Persons 0.3 0.3 0.6 48 21 47.0 7 476 0.21 462 66
Number of Stories
Single-Family Homes 6.0 6.0 12.9 51 24 50.5 18 498 0.23 498 179
1 Story 4.2 4.2 7.7 47 25 47.2 18 475 0.26 475 180
2 Stories 1.7 1.7 4.9 57 20 57.2 19 543 0.19 543 177
3 Stories Q Q Q 58 23 57.9 25 608 0.24 608 267
Split-Level Q Q Q 75 28 74.9 18 724 0.28 724 172
Other Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Mobile Homes 1.9 1.9 1.7 39 43 38.6 14 406 0.45 406 145
Number of Floors in
Apartment Buildings
1 or 2 Floors Q Q Q 286 28 27.1 10 4,276 0.41 406 154
3 or 4 Floors Q Q Q 1,138 55 36.3 36 12,879 0.63 411 411
5 to 10 Floors Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
11 to 20 Floors Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
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
2 to 4 Units 0.2 0.1 0.3 47 10 17.0 8 645 0.14 233 104
5 to 10 Units Q Q Q 214 33 27.4 12 3,109 0.48 398 175
11 to 20 Units Q Q Q 429 24 26.8 9 6,632 0.37 414 138
21 to 50 Units Q Q Q 1,138 55 36.3 36 12,879 0.63 411 411
51 Units or More Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
No Answer Q Q Q Q(6) Q Q Q Q(6) Q Q Q
Not Applicable 7.9 7.9 14.6 48 26 47.7 17 476 0.26 476 171
                       
(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 42.8 thousand 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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