Source of Water


 
           1               9             9              0
 
      Public system      Individual      Individual    Individual    Some other 
         or private            well    drilled well      dug well        source
            company                                                      
                                                                   
       Number  Per-    Number  Per-    Number  Per-  Number  Per-  Number  Per-
               cent            cent            cent          cent          cent
 
US   86068766  84.2% 15131691  14.8% 13467148  13.2%1664543   1.6%1063221   1.0%
 
AZ    1568614  94.5%    77229   4.7%    71562   4.3%   5667   0.3%  13587   0.8%
CO    1344307  91.0%   119898   8.1%   110516   7.5%   9382   0.6%  13144   0.9%
ID     289502  70.0%   112333  27.2%   105860  25.6%   6473   1.6%  11492   2.8%
MT     236532  65.5%   109273  30.3%   100222  27.8%   9051   2.5%  15350   4.3%
NV     479732  92.5%    36815   7.1%    35060   6.8%   1755   0.3%   2311   0.4%
NM     525244  83.1%    97045  15.4%    90385  14.3%   6660   1.1%   9769   1.5%
UT     573222  95.8%    18522   3.1%    17106   2.9%   1416   0.2%   6644   1.1%
WY     157927  77.6%    40600  20.0%    38397  18.9%   2203   1.1%   4884   2.4%

1 9 8 0   US 72528131 83.6% 13101922 15.1% 11227722 12.9%1874200 2.2%1128664 1.3%   AZ 1020731 95.2% 43226 4.0% 40427 3.8% 2799 0.3% 7830 0.7% CO 1074680 91.9% 84459 7.2% 76836 6.6% 7623 0.7% 10435 0.9% ID 261496 72.6% 88853 24.7% 83013 23.1% 5840 1.6% 9682 2.7% MT 223211 70.8% 80817 25.6% 72119 22.9% 8698 2.8% 11070 3.5% NV 312151 92.4% 24142 7.2% 23074 6.8% 1068 0.3% 1356 0.4% NM 415179 84.1% 70157 14.2% 63659 12.9% 6498 1.3% 8153 1.7% UT 463342 96.3% 14511 3.0% 13007 2.7% 1504 0.3% 3213 0.7% WY 148187 81.3% 30900 16.9% 29276 16.1% 1624 0.9% 3260 1.8%
1 9 7 0   US 55293575 81.7% 11102324 16.4% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 1297943 1.9%   AZ 542789 93.8% 28436 4.9% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 7525 1.3% CO 662623 89.2% 65730 8.9% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 14285 1.9% ID 166793 70.0% 62149 26.1% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 9361 3.9% MT 172442 71.6% 56088 23.3% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 12223 5.1% NV 154732 90.1% 15303 8.9% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 1647 1.0% NM 255084 79.2% 56149 17.4% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 11007 3.4% UT 296114 94.9% 12329 4.0% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 3431 1.1% WY 91168 79.6% 19979 17.4% N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. 3402 3.0%  


Notes: 1990 data are for all housing units; 1980 and 1970 data are limited to year-round housing units;

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

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