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U.S. Residential Housing Weather Adjusted Site Energy Consumption


Page Last Revised: July 2009
 

Table 1b. Residential Weather-Adjusted Site Energy1 Consumption in U.S. Households by Census Region and Type of Housing Unit, 1978-2005
(Trillion Btu)

Type of Housing Unit and Census

1978

1980

1981

1982

1984

1987

1990

1993

1997

2001
2005

U.S. Total

9,786
8,976
9,446
8,354
9,031
9,397
9,816
9,625
10,042
10,164
10,559

Mobile Home

423
377
334
262
371
402
433
441
493
530
491

Single-Family Detached

6,930
6,366
6,874
5,852
6,265
6,501
7,048
6,930
7,368
7,053
7,822

Single-Family Attached

403
377
320
417
454
542
558
678
919
1,099
679

Apartments in Buildings with 2 to 4 Units

1,336
1,051
1,001
961
973
970
1,015
764
503
769
659

Apartments in Buildings with 5 or More Units

695
805
917
862
968
982
761
812
759
713
908

Total Northeast

2,680
2,321
2,407
2,133
2,314
2,398
2,528
2,308
2,341
2,257
2,479

Mobile Home

38
47
42
35
62
63
48
46
43
61
33

Single-Family Detached

1,431
1,242
1,336
1,142
1,318
1,383
1,541
1,408
1,501
1,296
1,587

Single-Family Attached

219
208
166
248
230
244
258
250
369
337
248

Apartments in Buildings with 2 to 4 Units

631
446
464
384
382
376
446
347
180
331
298

Apartments in Buildings with 5 or More Units

362
378
399
324
322
331
234
257
249
232
313

Total Midwest

3,434
2,840
3,178
2,535
2,780
2,918
3,018
3,017
3,173
2,990
2,932

Mobile Home

118
64
89
60
106
118
167
144
122
129
74

Single-Family Detached

2,745
2,245
2,546
1,898
1,951
2,126
2,267
2,278
2,457
2,130
2,346

Single-Family Attached

98
28
39
60
108
124
83
119
227
371
162

Apartments in Buildings with 2 to 4 Units

412
351
314
299
343
323
327
252
205
242
158

Apartments in Buildings with 5 or More Units

61
152
190
218
272
228
175
225
161
120
192

Total South

2,243
2,466
2,390
2,490
2,531
2,597
2,822
2,849
2,978
3,278
3,242

Mobile Home

206
179
133
104
125
141
126
175
206
218
249

Single-Family Detached

1,764
1,928
1,895
1,973
2,006
1,991
2,244
2,197
2,308
2,485
2,468

Single-Family Attached

43
67
51
43
94
94
116
215
186
255
143

Apartments in Buildings with 2 to 4 Units

134
137
124
181
113
141
144
82
80
128
110

Apartments in Buildings with 5 or More Units

96
156
186
188
193
230
191
180
198
192
272

Total West

1,431
1,343
1,468
1,276
1,438
1,460
1,524
1,468
1,596
1,647
1,907

Mobile Home

58
86
69
64
80
79
92
76
125
122
135

Single-Family Detached

984
951
1,106
899
1,015
988
1,061
1,056
1,136
1,146
1,421

Single-Family Attached

46
71
61
69
25
75
103
96
141
140
126

Apartments in Buildings with 2 to 4 Units

165
118
96
108
136
128
104
88
41
71
94

Apartments in Buildings with 5 or More Units

178
117
136
138
183
189
163
152
153
168
131

1.The Btu value of energy at the point it enters the home, building, or establishment, sometimes referred to as "delivered" energy.Sources: Energy Information Administration,
Residential Energy Consumption Surveys
, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1997, 2001 and 2005; National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tapes.