This variable is not available for any of the currently selected samples.
FUELHEAT reports the primary type of fuel used to heat the house or apartment, for households that received government assistance in paying for energy costs.
This variable is comparable over time.
Comparability with IPUMS-USA
In IPUMS-USA, the FUELHEAT variable is available for all households that were occupied and were not group quarters; in IPUMS-CPS, FUELHEAT is available only for households that received energy assistance. The census and ACS data include the classification "solar energy"; the CPS includes solar energy in the "other" category.
- 1982-1986: Households and group quarters that received energy assistance.
- 1987: Households and group quarters with an income of less than $30,000.
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