U.S. residential energy consumption - households 2016

The statistic shows the households using fuels by number of members as of April 2016. The inhabitants of 69.7 million households used natural gas as fuel in this year.

Number of U.S. households using energy by fuel type between August 2015 and April 2016 (in million housing units)*

Housing units in millions
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Release date

February 2017


United States

Survey time period

August 2015 to April 2016

Supplementary notes

* Preliminary figures.
** Households that use propane only for outdoor grilling are excluded.

Data include all primary occupied housing units in the 50 States and the District of Columbia. Vacant housing units, seasonal units, second homes, military housing, and group quarters are excluded.

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