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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households--Major Energy Sources (1), 1982
 
                       
        Average of Major Energy Sources
                       
    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 83.8 66.1 142.2 130 60 102.3 37 1,309 0.61 1,033 377
Census Region and Division
Northeast 18.0 12.5 34.4 175 64 121.7 44 1,942 0.71 1,353 490
New England 4.2 3.0 9.1 173 56 121.9 43 1,991 0.65 1,402 498
Middle Atlantic 13.7 9.5 25.2 175 66 121.7 44 1,926 0.73 1,338 487
Midwest 21.3 16.9 39.9 154 65 122.5 44 1,328 0.56 1,056 379
East North Central 15.0 11.5 27.4 160 67 122.5 44 1,378 0.58 1,058 377
West North Central 6.3 5.4 12.5 142 62 122.5 45 1,221 0.53 1,052 384
South 28.1 23.8 43.7 103 56 87.2 32 1,179 0.64 1,000 365
South Atlantic 13.9 11.5 22.3 96 50 79.4 30 1,189 0.62 988 373
East South Central 5.7 4.8 9.1 98 52 83.5 30 1,064 0.57 908 326
West South Central 8.5 7.4 12.3 117 71 102.4 36 1,238 0.75 1,083 376
West 16.5 12.8 24.3 104 55 81.0 31 911 0.48 709 267
Mountain 4.3 3.7 6.5 110 64 95.3 36 976 0.56 843 319
Pacific 12.2 9.1 17.8 101 52 75.9 29 884 0.45 661 249
Metropolitan Statistical Area  
Urban 57.2 41.9 95.5 144 63 105.6 39 1,429 0.63 1,047 386
Central City 24.8 15.8 36.2 170 74 108.4 41 1,596 0.70 1,020 382
Suburban 32.5 26.1 59.4 129 57 103.5 38 1,328 0.58 1,067 389
Rural 26.6 24.2 46.7 105 54 95.3 34 1,102 0.57 1,002 358
Climate Zone (2)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 8.5 6.9 16.8 140 58 113.6 43 1,289 0.53 1,046 400
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 21.0 16.1 40.0 162 65 123.8 43 1,483 0.60 1,137 398
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 22.1 16.6 39.6 144 61 108.7 39 1,525 0.64 1,147 415
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 19.6 15.7 28.8 104 57 83.5 32 1,004 0.55 808 305
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 12.6 10.7 17.0 91 57 77.1 28 1,174 0.74 998 366
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
Single-Family Detached 53.8 53.8 110.8 113 55 112.8 38 1,127 0.55 1,127 378
Owned 45.1 45.1 97.8 116 53 115.8 39 1,166 0.54 1,166 396
Rented 8.7 8.7 13.1 97 64 97.0 31 923 0.61 923 292
Single-Family Attached 3.9 3.9 6.9 112 63 112.2 38 1,138 0.64 1,138 390
Owned 2.7 2.7 5.4 122 61 121.5 43 1,211 0.61 1,211 425
Rented 1.1 1.1 1.5 90 69 90.0 29 964 0.74 964 312
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 10.1 3.7 11.5 266 85 96.7 39 2,558 0.82 931 380
Owned 2.1 0.8 3.9 332 68 122.5 45 3,518 0.72 1,299 473
Rented 8.0 2.9 7.7 248 93 89.8 38 2,296 0.87 832 351
5 or More Units 12.2 1.0 9.7 831 85 67.4 35 8,922 0.91 724 377
Owned 1.0 0.1 1.4 1,063 47 64.5 32 14,078 0.62 854 428
Rented 11.3 0.9 8.4 816 91 67.7 35 8,593 0.96 712 372
Mobile Homes 3.7 3.7 3.2 72 83 71.7 28 860 1.00 860 335
Owned 3.0 3.0 2.7 72 79 71.7 28 874 0.97 874 342
Rented 0.8 0.8 0.5 72 103 71.6 27 808 1.16 808 310
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 7.8 3.7 4.6 127 101 59.8 33 1,371 1.09 644 353
600 to 999 22.5 13.3 20.7 133 86 78.7 34 1,339 0.86 791 337
1,000 to 1,599 25.1 21.7 39.0 117 65 101.3 35 1,196 0.67 1,036 359
1,600 to 1,999 10.5 10.1 22.3 117 53 113.0 39 1,194 0.54 1,150 394
2,000 to 2,399 7.2 7.0 18.1 135 52 131.3 41 1,337 0.52 1,300 410
2,400 to 2,999 6.1 5.8 18.1 153 49 144.9 42 1,517 0.48 1,434 413
3,000 or More 4.5 4.5 19.5 174 40 170.3 51 1,675 0.38 1,640 488
Number of Rooms
1 0.8 0.1 0.3 347 114 41.4 33 4,225 1.38 504 406
2 1.8 0.7 1.1 139 91 55.2 40 1,497 0.97 594 434
3 8.2 2.8 6.1 188 85 63.5 39 2,005 0.91 678 412
4 16.8 10.6 17.7 127 76 79.7 34 1,257 0.75 789 339
5 19.8 17.0 30.5 114 63 97.5 35 1,143 0.64 981 354
6 18.2 17.3 36.6 120 56 113.3 37 1,212 0.57 1,148 379
7 9.3 9.0 21.9 134 55 129.8 39 1,356 0.56 1,311 392
8 or More 8.8 8.7 28.1 158 49 156.1 43 1,573 0.49 1,551 423
Ownership of Unit
Owned 53.9 51.7 111.1 118 55 113.0 39 1,202 0.56 1,151 398
Rented 29.8 14.4 31.1 172 80 83.1 34 1,693 0.78 818 332
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 23.6 18.2 41.2 151 67 116.7 44 1,398 0.62 1,078 409
1940 to 1949 7.0 6.0 11.7 124 64 107.1 40 1,211 0.63 1,044 389
1950 to 1959 13.4 11.9 22.2 122 65 108.1 39 1,175 0.63 1,046 376
1960 to 1969 16.7 12.8 28.5 131 59 100.7 35 1,351 0.61 1,040 364
1970 to 1974 10.2 7.9 16.7 113 53 87.5 31 1,266 0.60 978 348
1975 to 1979 10.0 7.2 17.5 118 49 85.9 32 1,383 0.57 1,005 370
1980 to 1982 (3) 2.9 2.0 4.5 99 43 66.1 25 1,226 0.54 823 307
All Utilities Paid by
Household
 
Yes 68.9 62.0 128.2 118 57 105.7 37 1,190 0.58 1,070 373
No 14.8 4.1 14.0 315 92 86.8 40 3,124 0.91 862 400
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 12.1 8.2 14.2 136 79 92.6 31 1,301 0.75 883 296
125 Percent 17.4 12.3 21.4 130 75 91.7 32 1,263 0.73 891 307
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 26.2 18.4 36.4 127 64 89.0 30 1,296 0.66 912 309
25 to 34 Years 14.8 12.5 28.9 137 59 115.5 31 1,421 0.61 1,201 324
35 to 44 Years 19.3 16.3 37.2 135 59 113.8 40 1,354 0.59 1,145 398
45 to 59 Years 23.6 18.9 39.7 124 59 99.6 55 1,210 0.58 971 541
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 53.8 43.2 85.4 125 63 100.1 36 1,259 0.64 1,012 365
13 to 16 Years 23.6 18.0 42.4 138 59 105.2 40 1,386 0.59 1,054 397
17 Years or More 6.4 4.9 14.4 144 49 111.1 40 1,469 0.50 1,131 406
Race of Householder
White 71.2 57.5 126.0 125 57 101.0 38 1,276 0.58 1,030 386
Black 10.5 7.2 13.4 170 91 115.4 38 1,598 0.85 1,087 356
Other 2.0 1.4 2.8 117 58 81.6 22 1,215 0.60 845 230
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
 
Yes 4.3 3.2 5.5 129 76 97.5 28 1,292 0.76 977 285
No 79.5 62.8 136.7 130 60 102.6 38 1,310 0.60 1,036 383
Household Size
1 Person 19.3 11.7 23.3 126 63 76.5 76 1,223 0.61 740 740
2 Persons 26.3 20.9 44.6 122 57 97.4 49 1,218 0.57 969 485
3 Persons 13.6 11.6 24.3 129 61 109.4 36 1,294 0.62 1,099 366
4 or More Persons 24.6 22.0 50.1 139 61 123.9 26 1,450 0.64 1,293 272
                       
(1)  Major Energy Sources include: electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, kerosene, and liquefied petroleum gas.
(2)  Climate zones are based on annual degree-days that are averaged over 30 years from 1951 to 1980.
(3)  Does not include all new construction for 1982.
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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