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1227. Commercial Buildings -- Number and Size, by Principal Activity

[See headnote, Table 1226. (4,528 represents 4,528,000) 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]

 
All Mer- Public Public Religious
BUILDING CHARACTERISTIC build- Educa- Food Food Health Lodg- cantile/ Office assembly 2 order worship Ware- Parking Vacant Other
ings 1 tion sales service care ing serv- and house Garage
ices safety
 
1989
NUMBER (1,000)
    All buildings 4,528 284 102 241 80 118 1,278 679 615 50 (NA) 618 45 395
 
Region:
  Northeast 783 38 (S) 54 12 21 259 108 96 (S) (NA) 95 16 57
  Midwest 1,046 54 (S) 59 21 24 303 139 134 (S) (NA) 177 13 90
  South 1,847 108 45 87 30 50 523 275 275 (S) (NA) 243 7 187
  West 851 84 (S) 41 17 44 193 157 109 (S) (NA) 104 8 63
 
Year constructed:
  1899 or before 172 (S) (S) (S) (S) (S) 43 21 53 (S) (NA) (S) (S) (S)
  1900 to 1919 242 14 (S) (S) (S) (S) 61 36 41 (S) (NA) 27 (S) (S)
  1920 to 1945 680 32 (S) 34 (S) 17 194 85 125 (S) (NA) 67 (S) (S)
  1946 to 1959 868 87 (S) 38 15 18 254 109 138 (S) (NA) 113 (S) (S)
  1960 to 1969 821 65 (S) 35 24 36 227 129 82 (S) (NA) 107 (S) 79
  1970 to 1979 884 52 (S) 57 10 32 277 128 97 (S) (NA) 137 (S) 52
  1980 to 1983 317 10 (S) (S) (S) 9 78 62 32 (S) (NA) 50 (S) (S)
  1984 to 1986 329 14 (S) (S) (S) 10 78 71 31 (S) (NA) 74 (S) (S)
  1987 to 1989 215 9 (S) (S) (S) (S) 67 39 17 (S) (NA) 35 (S) (S)
 
Government owned 577 192 (S) 13 9 14 33 70 87 39 (NA) 65 21 32
Non-government owned 3,951 92 99 228 71 126 1,246 609 528 (S) (NA) 553 23 363
 
FLOORSPACE (mil. sq. ft.)
    All buildings 63,184 8,148 792 1,167 2,054 3,476 12,365 11,802 6,838 616 (NA) 9,253 983 5,690
 
Region:
  Northeast 13,569 1,888 (S) 284 378 549 2,647 2,703 1,507 (S) (NA) 1,811 160 1,066
  Midwest 15,955 2,221 (S) 339 912 982 3,059 2,281 1,408 (S) (NA) 2,639 384 1,527
  South 22,040 2,404 278 370 472 1,215 4,778 3,817 2,750 (S) (NA) 3,422 245 2,147
  West 11,620 1,634 (S) 173 292 730 1,882 3,001 1,174 (S) (NA) 1,381 194 950
 
Year constructed:
  1899 or before 1,654 (S) (S) (S) (S) (S) 428 289 386 (S) (NA) (S) (S) (S)
  1900 to 1919 4,245 435 (S) (S) (S) (S) 514 552 492 (S) (NA) 348 (S) (S)
  1920 to 1945 8,098 1,244 (S) 147 (S) 442 1,322 1,166 926 (S) (NA) 1,448 (S) 889
  1946 to 1959 10,511 2,267 (S) 152 371 358 1,694 1,849 1,470 (S) (NA) 1,279 (S) 540
  1960 to 1969 12,167 2,201 (S) 282 355 1,042 2,458 1,736 1,249 (S) (NA) 1,702 (S) 692
  1970 to 1979 13,329 1,391 (S) 268 586 578 3,464 2,425 1,410 (S) (NA) 2,178 270 475
  1980 to 1983 4,274 155 (S) (S) (S) 216 873 1,174 373 (S) (NA) 650 (S) (S)
  1984 to 1986 5,670 158 (S) (S) (S) 510 896 1,860 293 (S) (NA) 1,003 (S) (S)
  1987 to 1989 3,235 280 (S) (S) (S) (S) 717 750 238 (S) (NA) 561 69 (S)
 
Government owned 14,342 6,312 (S) 109 495 622 399 2,353 1,394 575 (NA) 597 334 1,145
Non-government owned 48,842 1,835 787 1,058 1,559 2,854 11,966 9,449 5,443 (S) (NA) 8,656 649 4,545
 
1992
NUMBER (1,000)
    All buildings 4,806 301 130 260 63 154 1,272 749 278 60 366 761 24 319 69
 
Region:
  Northeast 771 38 (S) 54 12 31 246 126 40 16 30 109 5 36 16
  Midwest 1,202 46 29 73 14 26 329 170 76 (S) 86 233 11 80 18
  South 1,963 112 57 83 15 56 510 299 120 24 194 316 2 153 21
  West 870 104 32 50 23 41 187 154 43 (S) 56 103 5 50 15
 
Year constructed:
  1899 or before 169 (S) (S) (S) (S) (S) 34 31 (S) (NA) 29 (S) (S) (S) (S)
  1900 to 1919 255 12 (S) (S) (S) (S) 59 38 15 (S) 33 27 (S) 40 (S)
  1920 to 1945 724 28 (S) 43 7 14 210 108 42 (S) 56 112 (S) 75 (S)
  1946 to 1959 880 76 (S) 51 10 24 235 136 42 (S) 89 117 (S) 53 13
  1960 to 1969 783 72 (S) 33 15 38 208 102 58 (S) 53 107 (S) 44 11
  1970 to 1979 982 46 28 73 14 27 247 163 52 16 55 185 10 49 15
  1980 to 1986 671 37 (S) 23 9 22 200 113 32 (S) 37 125 (S) 29 14
  1987 to 1989 212 12 (S) (S) (S) (S) 47 42 (S) (S) (S) 50 (S) (S) (S)
  1990 to 1992 128 17 (S) (S) (S) 4 32 15 12 (S) (S) 21 (Z) 7 (S)
 
Government owned 599 201 (NA) 10 13 15 63 69 65 49 (S) 59 6 34 16
Non-government owned 4,206 99 130 250 51 139 1,210 680 213 (S) 365 702 18 285 53
 
FLOORSPACE (mil. sq. ft.)
    All buildings 67,876 8,470 757 1,491 1,763 2,891 12,402 12,319 4,556 820 3,747 11,484 1,652 4,396 1,130
 
Region:
  Northeast 13,400 1,968 (S) 445 386 616 2,798 2,525 777 269 452 1,763 (S) 708 199
  Midwest 17,280 2,386 182 432 487 577 3,156 2,804 861 (S) 1,137 3,108 (S) 1,043 301
  South 24,577 2,620 245 407 597 1,043 4,233 4,152 2,269 238 1,366 4,964 (S) 1,604 383
  West 12,619 1,496 209 208 292 654 2,214 2,838 649 (S) 792 1,649 272 1,041 248
 
Year constructed:
  1899 or before 1,721 (S) (S) (S) (S) (S) 239 435 (S) (NA) 267 (S) (S) (S) (S)
  1900 to 1919 3,608 441 (S) (S) (S) (S) 422 716 142 (S) 433 269 (S) 877 (S)
  1920 to 1945 8,712 1,077 (S) 246 227 410 1,381 1,389 495 (S) 355 1,853 (S) 929 (S)
  1946 to 1959 10,421 1,903 (S) 283 152 328 1,883 1,400 346 (S) 1,088 1,805 (S) 577 188
  1960 to 1969 12,612 2,405 (S) 187 492 482 2,680 2,187 552 (S) 628 1,815 (S) 431 184
  1970 to 1979 14,014 1,728 155 365 544 579 2,607 2,283 1,096 168 505 2,397 674 702 210
  1980 to 1986 10,149 480 (S) 103 240 550 2,109 2,419 461 (S) 358 2,233 (S) 571 126
  1987 to 1989 4,138 173 (S) (S) (S) (S) 535 899 (S) (S) (S) 610 (S) (S) (S)
  1990 to 1992 2,502 253 (S) (S) (S) 97 545 590 197 (S) (S) 377 124 77 (S)
  1993 to 1995
 
Government owned 15,124 6,961 (NA) 157 521 370 1,082 1,654 1,353 767 (S) 599 729 683 242
Non-government owned 52,752 1,508 757 1,334 1,242 2,520 11,319 10,665 3,203 (S) 3,742 10,885 923 3,713 888
 
1995
NUMBER (1,000)
    All buildings 4,579 309 137 285 105 158 1,289 705 326 87 269 580 (NA) 261 67
 
Region:
  Northeast 725 39 (S) 41 14 10 241 112 46 39 41 88 (NA) (S) (S)
  Midwest 1,139 42 (S) 69 19 38 390 157 89 21 57 163 (NA) 65 (S)
  South 1,750 111 73 109 51 51 457 298 134 17 97 223 (NA) 106 (S)
  West 964 117 32 66 21 59 201 138 57 (S) 74 105 (NA) 65 (S)
 
Year constructed:
  1919 or before 353 18 (S) (S) (S) (S) 112 57 37 (S) 20 31 (NA) 30 (S)
  1920 to 1945 562 42 (S) (S) (S) 7 154 74 72 (S) (S) 59 (NA) 71 (S)
  1946 to 1959 867 72 (S) (S) 19 33 278 128 38 (S) 65 79 (NA) 63 (S)
  1960 to 1969 718 66 (S) 25 7 53 229 75 63 (S) 50 68 (NA) 27 (S)
  1970 to 1979 813 45 42 66 34 24 207 158 60 (S) 53 73 (NA) 31 (S)
  1980 to 1986 846 36 (S) 74 (S) 25 212 151 33 (S) 58 161 (NA) 26 (S)
  1990 to 1992 218 17 (S) (S) (S) (S) 47 38 20 (S) (S) 38 (NA) (S) (S)
  1993 to 1995 202 13 (S) (S) (S) (S) 49 23 (S) (S) (S) 71 (NA) (S) (S)
Government owned 553 182 (S) (S) 19 6 55 55 79 60 (S) 47 (NA) 27 18
NonGovernment owned 4,025 127 137 279 86 153 1,234 650 247 (S) 269 533 (NA) 234 48
 
FLOORSPACE (mil. sq. ft.)
    All buildings 58,772 7,740 642 1,353 2,333 3,618 12,728 10,478 3,948 1,271 2,792 8,481 (NA) 2,384 1,004
 
Region:
  Northeast 11,883 1,930 (S) 166 408 350 2,838 2,154 694 548 442 1,480 (NA) 627 (S)
  Midwest 14,322 1,997 (S) 474 466 909 3,203 2,338 957 300 633 2,044 (NA) 531 402
  South 20,830 2,315 287 443 916 1,313 4,864 3,483 1,367 308 1,006 3,436 (NA) 804 289
  West 11,736 1,498 209 271 543 1,047 1,822 2,503 930 (S) 711 1,522 (NA) 422 (S)
 
Year constructed:
  1919 or before 3,673 521 (S) (S) (S) (S) 816 599 381 (S) 266 192 (NA) 326 (S)
  1920 to 1945 6,710 1,080 (S) (S) (S) 170 1,118 1,155 706 (S) (S) 1,076 (NA) 734 (S)
  1946 to 1959 9,298 1,921 (S) (S) 356 607 1,895 1,262 498 (S) 637 1,236 (NA) 363 (S)
  1960 to 1969 10,858 1,841 (S) 192 428 972 2,342 1,206 821 (S) 535 1,530 (NA) 337 (S)
  1970 to 1979 11,333 1,232 165 285 748 576 2,749 2,095 736 254 510 1,616 (NA) 245 (S)
  1980 to 1986 12,252 614 (S) 305 425 829 2,727 3,377 399 (S) 598 2,104 (NA) 337 176
  1990 to 1992 2,590 238 (S) (S) (S) (S) 632 568 221 (S) (S) 318 (NA) (S) (S)
  1993 to 1995 2,059 293 (S) (S) (S) (S) 449 217 (S) (S) (S) 409 (NA) (S) (S)
Government owned 12,076 5,210 (S) (S) 518 350 869 1,295 1,551 1,054 (S) 645 (NA) 232 272
NonGovernment owned 46,696 2,531 642 1,275 1,815 3,268 11,858 9,183 2,397 (S) 2,792 7,836 (NA) 2,151 731
 


NA Not available. S Figure does not meet publication standards.
1 Includes other commercial buildings, not shown separately.
2 1989 includes religious worship.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Commercial Buildings Characteristics, 1989 and 1992 and Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey, 1995, Internet site (accessed 26 August 1998).

http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cbecs/ce951b.html



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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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