House Heating Fuel: 1940-1990


                                         1 9 9 0
 
      Occupied    Utility  Bottled,  Elec-    Fuel   Coal   Wood   Other  No
      units       gas      tank, or  tricity  oil,   or            fuel   fuel
                           LP gas             kero-  coke                 used
                                              sene,
                                              etc.
 
US     91947410     51.0%      5.7%    25.8%  12.2%   0.4%   3.9%   0.4%  0.6% 
 
AZ      1368843     39.5%      4.4%    51.4%   0.2%   0.2%   3.6%   0.2%  0.4%
CO      1282489     77.0%      4.8%    12.9%   0.3%   0.4%   3.3%   1.1%  0.3%
ID       360723     28.2%      3.1%    39.8%   9.0%   1.3%  18.0%   0.6%  0.1%
MT       306163     54.2%      7.5%    17.9%   4.1%   0.8%  14.7%   0.6%  0.1%
NV       466297     47.7%      6.0%    39.3%   3.7%   0.1%   2.6%   0.4%  0.2%
NM       542709     70.1%     11.9%     9.1%   0.3%   0.2%   7.6%   0.7%  0.1%
UT       537273     81.9%      2.3%     9.5%   1.3%   1.3%   3.2%   0.3%  0.1%
WY       168839     62.9%      9.0%    16.5%   0.7%   2.2%   7.9%   0.6%  0.2%
 

1 9 8 0   Occupied Utility Bottled, Elec- Fuel Coal Wood Other No units gas tank, or tricity oil, or fuel fuel LP gas kero- coke used sene, etc.   US 80389673 53.1% 5.6% 18.4% 18.2% 0.6% 3.2% 0.2% 0.7%   AZ 957032 56.8% 4.6% 34.2% 0.2% 0.1% 3.5% 0.1% 0.7% CO 1061249 81.7% 5.3% 9.5% 0.6% 0.6% 2.0% 0.3% 0.0% ID 324107 26.7% 3.7% 39.1% 16.3% 2.9% 11.0% 0.3% 0.1% MT 283742 60.9% 7.4% 14.6% 6.7% 1.0% 9.1% 0.2% 0.0% NV 304327 47.9% 6.2% 36.2% 6.9% 0.2% 2.4% 0.1% 0.2% NM 441466 74.4% 10.5% 8.1% 0.4% 0.2% 6.0% 0.1% 0.3% UT 448603 80.9% 2.4% 10.2% 2.5% 2.2% 1.7% 0.1% 0.0% WY 165624 73.4% 9.6% 11.3% 1.0% 1.8% 2.8% 0.1% 0.0%  
1 9 7 0   Occupied Utility Bottled, Elec- Fuel Coal Wood Other No units gas tank, or tricity oil, or fuel fuel LP gas kero- coke used sene, etc.   US 63446641 55.2% 6.0% 7.7% 26.0% 2.9% 1.3% 0.4% 0.6%   AZ 539157 78.7% 5.0% 12.3% 0.8% 0.1% 2.3% 0.1% 0.8% CO 690928 84.8% 7.3% 3.5% 1.7% 2.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.0% ID 218960 32.2% 5.4% 9.8% 40.2% 9.4% 2.5% 0.6% 0.0% MT 217304 69.5% 8.5% 3.9% 13.7% 2.1% 1.9% 0.3% 0.0% NV 160052 39.0% 9.1% 34.6% 15.8% 0.4% 0.8% 0.2% 0.1% NM 289389 78.0% 12.1% 2.6% 1.4% 0.3% 5.2% 0.1% 0.2% UT 297934 81.8% 3.6% 2.8% 5.0% 6.0% 0.3% 0.4% 0.0% WY 104600 77.0% 12.9% 2.5% 3.4% 3.4% 0.7% 0.1% 0.0%  
1 9 6 0   Occupied Utility Bottled, Elec- Fuel Coal Wood Other No units gas tank, or tricity oil, or fuel fuel LP gas kero- coke used sene, etc.   US 53022057 43.1% 5.1% 1.8% 32.4% 12.2% 4.2% 0.4% 0.9%   AZ 366578 79.2% 7.1% 2.8% 3.6% 0.3% 4.2% 0.3% 2.5% CO 529207 75.9% 8.0% 0.3% 5.9% 8.6% 1.0% 0.3% 0.1% ID 193839 10.9% 3.1% 2.9% 50.0% 24.1% 8.2% 0.7% 0.0% MT 202240 61.0% 5.2% 1.3% 19.0% 6.9% 5.8% 0.6% 0.1% NV 91520 26.1% 10.4% 21.9% 33.8% 3.3% 2.9% 0.9% 0.8% NM 251187 69.6% 12.1% 0.5% 4.7% 2.5% 9.6% 0.4% 0.6% UT 241532 69.4% 2.2% 0.4% 10.3% 16.9% 0.5% 0.2% 0.0% WY 99187 68.8% 10.1% 0.2% 8.3% 10.8% 1.4% 0.2% 0.1%  
1 9 5 0   Occupied Utility Bottled, Elec- Fuel Coal Wood Other No units gas tank, or tricity oil, or fuel fuel reporting LP gas kero- coke used heating sene, fuel etc.   US 41828850 26.6% 2.3% 0.7% 22.6% 34.6% 10.0% 1.8% 1.4% 100.0%   AZ 200680 56.7% 8.6% 2.0% 12.5% 1.3% 13.1% 2.1% 3.8% CO 385140 47.3% 3.7% 0.3% 12.9% 32.1% 2.1% 1.3% 0.3% ID 165620 0.3% 1.3% 1.6% 34.0% 43.6% 14.8% 4.3% 0.2% MT 171940 43.1% 1.6% 0.7% 21.0% 20.5% 11.3% 1.7% 0.1% NV 48410 2.2% 4.8% 17.5% 43.7% 15.7% 7.6% 7.9% 0.6% NM 166385 51.3% 9.8% 0.5% 6.3% 8.8% 19.2% 1.3% 2.9% UT 185755 34.6% 0.6% 0.4% 9.3% 51.1% 1.1% 2.3% 0.5% WY 82710 51.9% 4.6% 0.3% 11.9% 26.3% 3.7% 1.1% 0.2%    
  1 9 4 0   Occupied Gas Bottled, Elec- Fuel Coal Wood Other No units tank, or tricity oil, or fuel fuel reporting LP gas kero- coke used heating sene, fuel etc.   US 33884379 11.3% NA NA 10.0% 54.7% 22.8% 0.4% 0.8%   AZ 124427 20.7% NA NA 19.4% 5.0% 44.1% 0.7% 10.1% CO 306640 7.5% NA NA 2.5% 82.4% 6.1% 0.2% 1.2% ID 136597 0.1% NA NA 3.6% 54.1% 39.7% 1.0% 1.5% MT 155713 25.6% NA NA 3.6% 45.8% 24.1% 0.3% 0.6% NV 31518 0.7% NA NA 30.3% 34.2% 29.0% 2.9% 3.0% NM 123512 20.9% NA NA 5.4% 23.7% 46.4% 0.2% 3.4% UT 137114 9.4% NA NA 0.6% 82.9% 6.2% 0.1% 0.8% WY 67935 26.0% NA NA 3.2% 58.5% 11.0% 0.3% 0.9%  


Notes: Alaska and Hawaii are not included in 1950 U.S. total. Electricity was tallied only for "Noncentral" heating systems in 1950.

Utility gas and Bottled gas were combined in 1940. In 1940, electricity was collected separately, but not tabulated.

Source: Housing Then and Now U.S. Census Bureau.

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