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Table 1. Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households--Major Energy Sources (1), 1984
 
                       
        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 86.3 67.5 144.4 134 63 104.7 39 1,437 0.67 1,123 417
Census Region and Division
Northeast 18.3 13.0 35.0 176 65 125.2 46 2,033 0.75 1,443 533
New England 4.3 3.1 9.0 174 61 127.6 46 2,010 0.70 1,471 527
Middle Atlantic 14.0 9.9 26.0 177 67 124.5 46 2,040 0.77 1,435 535
Midwest 21.6 17.0 39.1 164 71 129.4 50 1,472 0.64 1,160 447
East North Central 15.2 11.7 27.1 168 73 129.8 51 1,519 0.66 1,170 456
West North Central 6.4 5.3 12.0 155 69 128.6 48 1,367 0.60 1,134 426
South 29.3 25.0 44.5 100 56 85.1 31 1,236 0.69 1,055 384
South Atlantic 14.8 12.8 23.3 92 51 79.9 29 1,240 0.68 1,074 396
East South Central 5.8 4.9 9.0 97 53 82.5 30 1,095 0.60 930 341
West South Central 8.8 7.3 12.2 115 69 95.8 34 1,323 0.80 1,105 392
West 17.1 12.4 25.7 117 57 85.0 31 1,170 0.57 852 314
Mountain 4.5 3.7 7.0 127 67 103.4 37 1,163 0.61 944 342
Pacific 12.6 8.8 18.7 112 53 78.4 29 1,174 0.55 819 303
Metropolitan Statistical Area  
Urban 59.2 43.0 99.3 150 65 109.0 41 1,587 0.69 1,152 434
Central City 25.7 16.5 37.4 174 76 111.3 44 1,703 0.75 1,092 428
Suburban 33.6 26.5 61.9 136 58 107.3 39 1,515 0.65 1,198 438
Rural 27.1 24.5 45.1 105 57 95.2 34 1,174 0.64 1,061 381
Climate Zone (2)
Fewer than 2,000 CDD and--
More than 7,000 HDD 9.0 7.3 16.7 141 61 113.8 44 1,326 0.58 1,067 416
5,500 to 7,000 HDD 21.5 16.3 41.3 177 70 134.7 50 1,690 0.67 1,283 478
4,000 to 5,499 HDD 22.5 17.3 39.5 144 63 111.0 41 1,576 0.69 1,212 444
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 20.0 15.5 28.6 106 58 82.5 30 1,168 0.63 905 334
2,000 CDD or More and--
Fewer than 4,000 HDD 13.3 11.1 18.3 87 53 72.7 27 1,295 0.79 1,081 399
Type and Ownership of
Housing Unit
 
Single-Family Detached 53.5 53.5 109.7 117 57 117.1 40 1,255 0.61 1,255 427
Owned 45.0 45.0 97.3 120 55 119.8 41 1,291 0.60 1,291 444
Rented 8.5 8.5 12.4 103 70 103.1 33 1,062 0.73 1,062 340
Single-Family Attached 4.1 4.1 7.7 112 59 111.7 42 1,256 0.66 1,256 474
Owned 2.8 2.8 5.9 121 57 120.5 48 1,356 0.65 1,356 535
Rented 1.2 1.2 1.7 92 65 91.5 31 1,025 0.73 1,025 352
Multifamily
2 to 4 Units 10.0 3.6 11.6 267 84 97.1 39 2,618 0.82 950 383
Owned 2.0 0.7 3.6 352 71 130.4 50 3,551 0.71 1,317 508
Rented 8.0 2.9 8.0 246 90 88.9 36 2,383 0.87 860 351
5 or More Units 13.6 1.1 11.1 852 87 71.3 35 9,097 0.93 761 378
Owned 1.4 0.1 1.9 996 56 76.4 38 13,655 0.76 1,047 523
Rented 12.2 1.0 9.2 837 94 70.7 35 8,624 0.97 728 362
Mobile Homes 5.1 5.1 4.3 73 87 72.7 30 947 1.13 947 394
Owned 4.1 4.1 3.6 75 86 74.9 31 970 1.11 970 401
Rented 1.1 1.1 0.7 64 91 64.3 27 860 1.22 860 363
Heated Floorspace
(square feet)
Fewer than 600 8.3 3.9 4.8 133 110 63.0 33 1,492 1.24 709 374
600 to 999 23.5 14.2 21.8 134 88 81.3 35 1,416 0.93 858 367
1,000 to 1,599 24.9 21.2 37.9 118 66 100.7 36 1,294 0.72 1,101 392
1,600 to 1,999 11.5 10.8 24.3 128 57 120.4 41 1,394 0.62 1,311 452
2,000 to 2,399 7.4 7.0 18.4 143 54 135.2 43 1,517 0.58 1,437 455
2,400 to 2,999 5.8 5.5 17.1 151 48 142.8 44 1,546 0.50 1,466 452
3,000 or More 4.9 4.8 20.1 184 44 180.5 53 1,944 0.46 1,902 563
Number of Rooms
1 0.6 0.1 0.2 277 162 51.7 35 2,755 1.61 514 345
2 2.2 0.7 1.4 188 93 58.4 36 2,040 1.01 634 392
3 8.8 3.5 6.5 168 90 66.5 38 1,761 0.94 698 399
4 18.5 11.6 20.0 131 76 82.4 36 1,394 0.81 874 377
5 20.6 17.4 32.2 119 65 100.8 37 1,273 0.69 1,074 394
6 16.5 15.5 31.8 123 60 115.2 39 1,352 0.66 1,270 425
7 9.2 9.0 21.7 132 55 129.1 40 1,451 0.60 1,416 439
8 or More 9.8 9.6 30.4 165 52 162.4 46 1,728 0.55 1,706 486
Ownership of Unit
Owned 55.3 52.8 112.3 121 57 115.8 41 1,326 0.62 1,265 449
Rented 31.0 14.7 32.1 179 82 84.9 34 1,834 0.84 870 351
Year of Construction
1939 or Before 25.2 19.7 44.4 161 71 125.6 48 1,551 0.69 1,212 464
1940 to 1949 7.0 5.8 11.2 127 66 106.0 42 1,308 0.68 1,092 432
1950 to 1959 12.6 11.1 21.4 122 63 107.3 40 1,274 0.66 1,120 417
1960 to 1964 7.5 5.8 12.3 130 61 100.6 35 1,414 0.66 1,098 380
1965 to 1969 8.2 6.5 13.3 126 61 99.1 35 1,436 0.69 1,126 402
1970 to 1974 10.7 7.8 16.7 123 57 89.7 33 1,484 0.69 1,079 392
1975 to 1979 10.1 7.2 17.3 122 51 87.3 31 1,537 0.64 1,100 391
1980 to 1984 (3) 5.0 3.6 7.8 102 48 73.7 29 1,256 0.59 903 354
Payment Method for Utlities  
All Paid by Household 70.6 63.3 130.1 121 59 108.3 39 1,319 0.64 1,183 421
Some Paid, Some in Rent 9.2 1.7 7.5 466 104 85.4 40 4,533 1.01 830 389
All Included in Rent 4.3 1.3 3.5 305 109 88.9 41 2,712 0.97 789 362
Other Method 2.2 1.3 3.2 178 71 101.4 42 1,930 0.77 1,099 455
1984 Family Income
Less than $5,000 7.9 5.5 9.1 129 79 90.5 42 1,271 0.78 891 412
$5,000 to $9,999 14.0 10.3 18.0 128 73 94.6 44 1,309 0.75 964 444
$10,000 to $14,999 13.1 9.3 17.7 130 68 92.3 37 1,361 0.72 965 383
$15,000 to $19,999 9.0 6.9 13.3 131 67 99.5 37 1,371 0.70 1,043 392
$20,000 to $24,999 8.4 6.3 14.0 135 60 101.0 36 1,441 0.64 1,080 390
$25,000 to $34,999 15.3 12.7 28.0 130 59 107.6 37 1,436 0.65 1,189 410
$35,000 or More 18.7 16.6 44.2 145 54 128.7 40 1,641 0.62 1,455 448
Below Poverty Line
100 Percent 13.7 9.8 16.7 132 77 94.6 32 1,349 0.79 969 325
125 Percent 19.6 14.3 24.4 131 77 95.9 33 1,338 0.79 979 341
Eligible for Federal
Assistance (4)
26.2 19.6 34.0 131 76 97.9 36 1,337 0.77 1,000 364
Age of Householder
Under 25 Years 6.8 3.8 7.0 147 80 81.8 32 1,536 0.83 853 333
25 to 34 Years 20.7 14.5 30.2 132 64 92.7 31 1,425 0.68 997 338
35 to 44 Years 16.8 14.0 32.4 139 60 115.4 32 1,547 0.67 1,288 359
45 to 59 Years 17.2 14.9 33.9 139 61 120.3 41 1,514 0.67 1,308 449
60 Years and Over 24.8 20.3 40.9 125 62 102.9 58 1,294 0.64 1,063 603
Education of Householder
12 Years or Fewer 53.8 42.8 82.9 129 67 102.9 38 1,375 0.71 1,094 406
13 to 16 Years 25.6 19.5 46.8 139 58 105.5 39 1,522 0.63 1,156 428
17 Years or More 6.8 5.2 14.7 153 54 115.4 43 1,626 0.57 1,228 459
Race of Householder
White 72.7 58.7 127.2 129 60 104.3 40 1,401 0.65 1,132 433
Black 10.5 7.1 13.4 168 88 112.7 37 1,688 0.89 1,131 371
Other 3.1 1.7 3.7 159 72 87.0 25 1,641 0.74 896 262
Householder of Hispanic
Descent
 
Yes 4.4 2.9 5.9 137 67 89.4 27 1,521 0.74 992 305
No 81.9 64.6 138.5 134 62 105.5 40 1,433 0.67 1,130 424
Household Size
1 Person 20.4 12.8 25.2 134 68 84.3 84 1,303 0.66 821 821
2 Persons 26.6 21.0 44.5 124 59 98.2 49 1,360 0.64 1,074 537
3 Persons 15.4 12.6 27.1 134 62 109.0 36 1,460 0.68 1,189 396
4 Persons 13.6 11.9 26.0 137 63 120.7 30 1,520 0.70 1,336 334
5 Persons 6.3 5.5 13.2 149 62 131.3 26 1,642 0.69 1,448 290
6 or More Persons 4.1 3.7 8.3 156 68 137.6 21 1,688 0.74 1,492 227
                       
(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 1984.
(4)  Below 150 percent of poverty line or 60 percent of median State income.
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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