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1219. Heating Equipment and Fuels for Occupied Units

[As of fall. (93,147 represents 93,147,000) Based on American Housing Survey. See Appendix III]

 
NUMBER (1,000) PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
TYPE OF EQUIPMENT OR FUEL
1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999
 
    Occupied units, total 93,147 94,724 97,692 99,487 102,803 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 
Heating equipment:
  Warm air furnace 49,423 51,248 53,165 58,603 62,018 53.1 54.1 54.4 58.9 60.3
  Heat pumps 7,638 8,422 9,406 11,101 10,992 8.2 8.9 9.6 11.2 10.7
  Steam or hot water 13,929 13,657 13,669 12,929 13,153 15.0 14.4 14.0 13.0 12.8
  Floor, wall, or pipeless furnace 4,291 4,746 4,963 5,588 5,310 4.6 5.0 5.1 5.6 5.2
  Built-in electric units 6,755 6,722 7,035 4,531 4,939 7.3 7.1 7.2 4.6 4.8
  Room heaters with flue 2,549 1,766 1,620 1,584 1,624 2.7 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.6
  Room heaters without flue 2,111 1,597 1,642 1,754 1,790 2.3 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.7
  Fireplaces, stoves, portable heaters or other 5,590 5,654 5,150 2,780 2,434 6.0 6.0 5.3 2.8 2.4
  None 861 911 1,044 617 544 0.9 1.0 1.1 0.6 0.5
 
House main heating fuel:
  Utility gas 47,018 47,669 49,203 51,052 52,366 50.5 50.3 50.4 51.3 50.9
  Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 12,462 12,189 12,029 10,855 10,750 13.4 12.9 12.3 10.9 10.5
  Electricity 23,714 25,107 26,771 29,202 31,142 25.5 26.5 27.4 29.4 30.3
  Bottled, tank, or LP gas 3,882 3,922 4,251 5,398 5,905 4.2 4.1 4.4 5.4 5.7
  Coal or coke 319 297 210 183 168 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
  Wood and other fuel 4,890 4,630 4,186 2,177 1,927 5.2 4.9 4.3 2.2 1.9
  None 862 910 1,043 620 544 0.9 1.0 1.1 0.6 0.5
 
Cooking fuel:
  Electricity 54,232 55,887 57,621 58,818 61,315 58.2 59.0 59.0 59.1 59.6
  Gas 1 38,119 37,996 39,218 40,083 41,051 40.9 40.1 40.1 40.3 39.9
  Other fuel 424 479 566 113 69 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.1
  None 372 362 287 474 367 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.4



1 Includes utility, bottled, tank, and LP gas.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Housing Reports, series H150/91, H150/93, H150/95RV, H150/97, and H150/99, American Housing Survey for the United States.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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