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1221. Appliances and Office Equipment Used by Households, by Region and Household Income: 1997

[101.5 represents 101,500,000). Represents appliances possessed and generally used by the household. Based on Residential Energy Consumption Survey; see source. Composition of regions: NORTHEAST: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. MIDWEST: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas. SOUTH: Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. WEST: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, and Hawaii]

 
REGION HOUSEHOLD INCOME
TYPE OF APPLIANCE Households
using North- Under $10,000- $25,000- $50,000
appliance east Midwest South West $10,000 $24,999 49,999 or more
 
   Total households (mil.) 101.5 19.7 24.1 35.9 21.8 13.3 29.1 31.1 27.9
 
PERCENT WITH--
Air conditioner:
  Central system 46.8 22.1 51.3 69.4 26.9 27.4 37.3 50.2 62.1
  Room 24.8 39.6 26.1 23.2 12.8 33.3 28.8 24.0 17.5
Clothes washer 77.4 76.0 78.9 82.0 69.5 52.7 69.0 81.5 93.4
Clothes dryer 1 71.2 66.7 75.8 74.2 65.1 36.2 61.0 77.1 91.8
  Electric 55.1 48.3 50.1 66.4 48.2 31.0 49.0 59.9 67.6
  Natural gas 15.2 17.7 23.9 7.2 16.5 4.8 11.1 16.3 23.3
Dishwasher 50.2 48.5 46.9 51.5 53.1 15.7 35.5 53.6 78.2
Ceiling fan 60.1 51.2 63.6 71.2 46.0 39.3 55.2 64.4 70.3
  1 23.3 26.0 26.6 18.9 24.4 21.0 24.8 25.4 20.4
  2 13.8 11.9 15.9 16.0 9.6 7.5 13.0 15.1 16.2
  3 or more 23.0 13.3 21.1 36.3 12.0 10.9 17.5 23.9 33.7
 
Freezer 33.2 25.7 41.8 36.9 24.2 25.6 30.0 35.1 37.9
  1 30.2 24.2 38.4 33.1 22.1 23.6 27.5 32.2 34.1
  2 or more 2.9 1.5 3.4 3.8 2.2 2.0 2.5 2.9 3.8
  Most used defrost method:
    Frost free 10.5 7.5 11.0 13.1 8.5 7.3 8.1 11.8 13.2
    Manual 22.6 18.3 30.8 23.7 15.7 18.3 22.0 23.3 24.7
Microwave oven 83.0 78.7 86.9 82.4 83.3 60.3 81.2 86.7 91.5
Oven 1 98.8 99.4 99.1 98.7 98.1 96.6 98.6 99.4 99.3
  Electric 61.4 49.3 56.6 72.1 60.2 49.1 58.7 63.9 67.4
  Natural gas 33.3 45.0 38.0 22.1 35.7 42.2 34.9 31.6 29.2
Self cleaning oven 44.1 48.5 45.1 41.8 42.7 18.1 31.1 47.0 66.6
Range 1 99.2 99.7 99.4 99.1 98.8 97.0 99.1 99.8 99.6
  Electric 60.2 48.3 55.5 70.9 58.4 49.1 58.3 62.8 64.4
  Natural gas 34.7 45.7 39.3 23.6 37.8 42.4 35.6 32.9 31.9
Refrigerator 99.8 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.7 99.3 99.9 99.9 100.0
  Frost free 86.8 85.2 85.1 90.0 84.7 73.0 83.1 88.5 95.2
Water heater 1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  Electric 39.1 25.9 26.5 58.3 33.0 40.7 43.3 39.9 32.9
  Natural gas 51.9 46.3 67.6 37.3 63.5 46.9 48.5 51.5 58.2
 
Stereo equipment 68.8 66.7 67.0 67.8 74.4 45.2 60.1 73.7 83.7
Color TV 98.7 98.9 99.0 98.7 98.2 96.1 98.5 99.2 99.6
  1 31.8 31.8 32.1 29.1 36.0 55.6 40.5 27.3 16.6
  2 37.4 36.1 36.2 38.9 37.3 30.9 37.7 41.6 35.4
  3 19.1 20.8 20.4 18.4 17.3 7.5 15.6 20.4 26.8
  4 7.7 7.5 7.8 8.9 5.5 1.7 3.6 8.2 14.0
  5 or more 2.7 2.6 2.5 3.4 2.2 (S) 1.1 1.7 6.8
VCR 87.6 86.1 89.7 86.0 89.0 66.8 84.0 91.6 96.6
 
Personal computers 35.1 31.9 38.0 31.0 41.3 9.7 16.5 36.9 64.5
  1 29.2 27.2 32.4 25.9 32.9 8.0 14.5 32.8 50.7
  2 or more 5.9 4.7 5.6 5.1 8.5 (S) 2.0 4.1 13.8
  With modem 20.4 17.8 21.7 18.2 24.9 5.2 8.6 19.8 40.7
  With laser printer 12.5 11.4 12.9 11.7 14.2 2.5 4.5 12.8 25.1
  Used 15 hrs. per week or less 25.2 21.5 27.7 23.0 29.3 6.3 12.2 28.2 44.4
  Used 16 hrs. per week or more 9.9 10.4 10.2 8.0 12.1 3.4 4.2 8.7 20.0
    Personal use only 4.7 4.5 5.2 4.2 5.3 2.3 2.3 4.1 9.1
    Business use only 2.1 2.3 2.5 1.1 3.1 (S) (S) 1.4 5.0
    Both 3.1 3.6 2.6 2.7 3.7 (S) 1.2 3.3 6.0
 
Cordless phone 61.4 59.6 63.8 61.5 60.2 35.3 51.5 66.9 77.9
Facsimile machine 6.2 6.5 5.3 5.6 8.1 (S) 2.5 5.3 13.3
Photocopier 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.5 3.9 (S) 1.5 3.9 7.3
Answering machine 58.4 62.2 61.0 54.2 59.1 30.2 49.1 62.3 77.2


S Figure does not meet publication standards.
1 Includes other types, not shown separately.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Internet site

http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/recs/recs97_hc/97tblhp.html



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/1221_appliances_and_office_equipment_used_by.html

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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