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Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS)

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Housing characteristics tables

Housing characteristics data were collected in late 2020 and early 2021.

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Fuels used & end uses  
by Housing unit type (HC1.1) PDF XLS
by Owner/renter status (HC1.2) PDF XLS
by Year of construction (HC1.3) PDF XLS
by Number of household members (HC1.4) PDF XLS
by Household income (HC1.5) PDF XLS
by Climate region (HC1.6) PDF XLS
in the Northeast and Midwest regions (HC1.7) PDF XLS
in the South and West regions (HC1.8) PDF XLS
Structural and geographic characteristics  
by Housing unit type (HC2.1) PDF XLS
by Owner/renter status (HC2.2) PDF XLS
by Year of construction (HC2.3) PDF XLS
by Number of household members (HC2.4) PDF XLS
by Household income (HC2.5) PDF XLS
by climate region (HC2.6) PDF XLS
in the Northeast and Midwest regions (HC2.7) PDF XLS
in the South and West regions (HC2.8) PDF XLS
Appliances  
by Housing unit type (HC3.1) PDF XLS
by Owner/renter status (HC3.2) PDF XLS
by Year of construction (HC3.3) PDF XLS
by Number of household members (HC3.4) PDF XLS
by Household income (HC3.5) PDF XLS
by Climate region (HC3.6) PDF XLS
in the Northeast and Midwest regions (HC3.7) PDF XLS
in the South and West regions (HC3.8) PDF XLS
Electronics  
by Housing unit type (HC4.1) PDF XLS
by Owner/renter status (HC4.2) PDF XLS
by Year of construction (HC4.3) PDF XLS
by Number of household members (HC4.4) PDF XLS
by Household income (HC4.5) PDF XLS
by Climate region (HC4.6) PDF XLS
in the Northeast and Midwest regions (HC4.7) PDF XLS
in the South and West regions (HC4.8) PDF XLS
Lighting  
by Housing unit type (HC5.1) PDF XLS
by Owner/renter status (HC5.2) PDF XLS
by Year of construction (HC5.3) PDF XLS
by Number of household members (HC5.4) PDF XLS
by Household income (HC5.5) PDF XLS
by Climate region (HC5.6) PDF XLS
in the Northeast and Midwest regions (HC5.7) PDF XLS
in the South and West regions (HC5.8) PDF XLS
Space heating  
by Housing unit type (HC6.1) PDF XLS
by Owner/renter status (HC6.2) PDF XLS
by Year of construction (HC6.3) PDF XLS
by Number of household members (HC6.4) PDF XLS
by Household income (HC6.5) PDF XLS
by Climate region (HC6.6) PDF XLS
in the Northeast and Midwest regions (HC6.7) PDF XLS
in the South and West regions (HC6.8) PDF XLS
Air conditioning  
by Housing unit type (HC7.1) PDF XLS
by Owner/renter status (HC7.2) PDF XLS
by Year of construction (HC7.3) PDF XLS
by Number of household members (HC7.4) PDF XLS
by Household income (HC7.5) PDF XLS
by Climate region (HC7.6) PDF XLS
in the Northeast and Midwest regions (HC7.7) PDF XLS
in the South and West regions (HC7.8) PDF XLS
Water heating
by Housing unit type (HC8.1) PDF XLS
by Owner/renter status (HC8.2) PDF XLS
by Year of construction (HC8.3) PDF XLS
by Number of household members (HC8.4) PDF XLS
by Household income (HC8.5) PDF XLS
by Climate region (HC8.6) PDF XLS
in the Northeast and Midwest regions (HC8.7) PDF XLS
in the South and West regions (HC8.8) PDF XLS
Household demographics
by Housing unit type (HC9.1) PDF XLS
by Owner/renter status(HC9.2) PDF XLS
by Year of construction (HC9.3) PDF XLS
by Number of household members (HC9.4) PDF XLS
by Household income (HC9.5) PDF XLS
by Climate region (HC9.6) PDF XLS
in the Northeast and Midwest regions (HC9.7) PDF XLS
in the South and West regions (HC9.8) PDF XLS
Square footage (housing unit size)
Data will be released in Fall 2022
Household energy insecurity
Household energy insecurity (HC11.1) PDF XLS

Specific questions on this product may be directed to:

Carolyn Hronis
RECS Survey Manager
eiainfoconsumption&efficiency@eia.gov