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Consumption & Expenditures Tables

Table Titles Consumption Expenditures
Tables: CE1 Total Energy Consumption in U.S. Households PDF PDF
Tables: CE2 Space Heating in U.S. Households PDF PDF
NOTE: As of 5/5/00, the "heated square footage" and "intensities" numbers were revised and will differ from the numbers in the published report.
Tables: CE3 Air Conditioning in U.S. Households PDF PDF
Tables: CE4 Water Heating in U.S. Households PDF PDF
Tables: CE5 Appliances, in U.S. Households PDF PDF
Fuel Tables Consumption
Table 1. Natural Gas Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households by End Uses and Census Region PDF
Table 2. Fuel Oil Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households by End Uses and Census Region PDF
Table 3. Electricity Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households by End Uses and Census Region PDF
Table 4. LPG Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households by End Uses and Census Region PDF
Table 5. Kerosene Consumption and Expenditures in U.S. Households by End Uses and Census Region PDF

Household Energy Usage

The 1997 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) collected household energy data for the four most populated States: California, Florida, New York, and Texas. Data for all the other States are aggregated and available at the Census Division (groups of 3 to 8 States) level.

For an overview of the energy-related characteristics and usage in each of the four most populated States, click on the State (in the left column).

For detailed data, choose from the tables listed below. Each table presents the pertinent information for each of the four States. All these data are from the 1997 RECS and are the most recent end-user household data.

Energy End Usage: The suppliers of electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, and propane to the 5,000 households are then asked to provide the amount and cost of fuels delivered to the household. Through a statistical regression procedure, the total usage and costs of energy are allocated among four energy end uses: space heating, air conditioning, water heating, and appliances.

Energy End-Use Tables for the Four Most Populated States (CA, FL, NY, and TX)
Characteristics
(Million U.S. Households)
Percentages
(Percent of U.S. Households)
Table CE1 - Total Energy Consumption in U.S. Households
(Includes: number of households and fuels used, all households and per household consumption in both Btu and physical units.)
PDF PDF
Table CE2 - Space-Heating Energy Consumption in U.S. Households
(Includes: number of households and fuels used, all households and average per household Btu consumption, and heated square footage by fuel.)
PDF PDF
Table CE3 - Electric Air-Conditioning (AC) Energy Consumption in U.S. Households
(Includes: number of households using AC, all households and average per household AC consumption (in Btu and KWh), cooled square footage and cooling degree-days.)
PDF PDF
Table CE4 - Water-Heating Energy Consumption in U.S. Households
(Includes: number of households with water heating, fuels used, all households and average per household water-heating consumption.)
PDF PDF
Table CE5 - Appliances Energy Consumption in U.S. Households
(Includes: number of households with appliances; all households and average per household appliances consumption in Btu and physical units, and appliances fuel used.)
PDF PDF

Specific questions on this product may be directed to:

Chip Berry
James.Berry@eia.gov
RECS Survey Manager
Phone: (202) 586-5543