Data Dictionary: Census 1970
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Survey: Census 1970
Data Source: Social Explorer & U.S. Census Bureau
Table: T115. House Heating Fuel (5%) [12]
Universe: Occupied Housing Units
Table Details
T115. House Heating Fuel (5%)
Universe: Occupied Housing Units
Variable Label
T115_001
T115_002
T115_003
T115_004
T115_005
T115_006
T115_007
T115_008
T115_009
T115_010
T115_011
T115_012
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; 1970 Census Users’ Guide; U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1970.
 
Heating fuel
For occupied housing units only . Respondents are to indicate the fuel most used for heating the unit by one of the following categories.

Coal or coke
May be salvage wood as well as trees felled by users and purchased wood. In some tabulations wood is not shown separately but included in the category other fuel .

Utility gas
Gas from underground pipes serving the neighborhood supplied by a public utility company, municipal government, etc.

Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Bottled, tank, or liquefied petroleum gas stored in tanks which are replaced or refilled as necessary.

Electricity
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Fuel oil, distillate, residual oil, kerosene, gasoline, alcohol, and other combustible liquids and semi-fluids.

Other fuel
All other fuels not specified elsewhere, including purchased steam, fuel briquettes, waste materials such as corncobs, etc.

No fuel used or none