Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

 

Other Social Insurance, Veterans' Benefits, and Public Assistance

Public Assistance

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Table 9.J1 Number of households receiving home energy assistance, by state and type of assistance, fiscal year 2003
State Heating Cooling Energy crisis intervention Low-cost
residential
weatherization
and energy-
related
home repair
Winter Summer
United States a 4,424,100 493,694 1,142,314 71,360 111,000
Alabama 48,339 20,232 10,065 13,391 463
Alaska 7,286 . . . 990 . . . 724
Arizona 27,646 b c 3,322 . . . 817
Arkansas 48,982 . . . 20,715 . . . 558
California 139,877 b c 59,480 . . . 20,740
Colorado 83,171 . . . 1,584 . . . 2,993
Connecticut 79,496 . . . 22,361 . . . . . .
Delaware 13,198 1,941 3,892 . . . 252
District of Columbia 12,955 b c 1,165 . . . 255
Florida 24,793 35,903 33,861 25,287 855
Georgia 83,131 . . . . . . . . . 992
Hawaii 6,627 b c . . . 481 . . .
Idaho 29,867 . . . 4,961 . . . 1,358
Illinois 165,021 43,019 14,331 1,241 5,685
Indiana 128,984 34,478 34,446 . . . 943
Iowa 77,853 . . . 2,306 1,186 2,162
Kansas 38,346 . . . 2,773 d . . . 819
Kentucky 111,988 . . . 65,774 . . . 683
Louisiana 15,958 31,342 510 . . . 233
Maine 45,289 . . . 3,580 . . . 1,511
Maryland 77,828 . . . d,e 9,385 . . . . . .
Massachusetts 136,425 . . . 11,350 f . . . 7,836
Michigan 334,817 . . . 28,502 g . . . 3,406
Minnesota 122,327 . . . 33,943 . . . 1,533
Mississippi 30,536 32,012 . . . . . . 116
Missouri 104,453 . . . 54,130 . . . . . .
Montana 17,481 . . . 382 . . . 988
Nebraska 27,184 5,045 32,627 . . . 610
Nevada 15,597 h 82 d . . . . . .
New Hampshire 27,131 . . . 3,767 d . . . 461
New Jersey 151,333 34,506 28,286 . . . 1,191
New Mexico 37,594 . . . 13,105 . . . 168
New York 724,571 . . . 154,371 . . . 12,095
North Carolina 166,117 . . . 81,753 . . . 900
North Dakota 14,243 . . . 1,993 . . . 1,634
Ohio 275,506 . . . 139,189 29,774 6,626
Oklahoma 77,959 15,486 7,218 . . . 342
Oregon 58,931 . . . 3,199 . . . 3,010
Pennsylvania 305,681 152,688 108,621 . . . 7,367
Rhode Island 25,983 . . . 3,996 . . . 643
South Carolina 27,505 10,391 11,685 . . . 780
South Dakota 16,075 . . . 698 . . . 566
Tennessee 42,799 13,083 6,681 . . . 2,285
Texas 19,315 32,752 33,529 . . . 3,055
Utah 32,725 . . . 3,558 . . . 614
Vermont 18,079 . . . 10,437 . . . 1,395
Virginia 92,311 30,816 19,436 . . . 1,980
Washington 50,527 . . . 13,011 d . . . 4,135
West Virginia 64,017 . . . 14,714 . . . 1,253
Wisconsin 131,676 . . . 24,822 . . . 3,873
Wyoming 8,567 . . . 1,728 . . . 95
SOURCE: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, U.S. Administration for Children and Families' administrative data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
a. An unduplicated total of households assisted cannot be derived from these data because the same household may be included under more than one type of assistance.
b. Includes households that received combined heating and cooling assistance in Arizona, California, and the District of Columbia and households that received energy assistance in Hawaii with no differentiation made between heating and cooling assistance. States reported those households under heating assistance.
c. Excludes households that received combined heating and cooling assistance in Arizona, California, and the District of Columbia and households that received energy assistance in Hawaii with no differentiation made between heating and cooling assistance. States reported those households under heating assistance.
d. Households in winter crisis situations received expedited heating assistance.
e. Winter crisis number is an estimate of the number of households served through state's shelter program. Data are unavailable for those households that received expedited heating assistance in winter crisis situations but did not complete the application process to receive their remaining heating assistance benefits.
f. Winter crisis data include 214 households served through the state's Homeless Prevention Program.
g. Data unavailable for those Heating Tax Credit households whose heating assistance applications were processed after the end of fiscal year 2003.
h. Households received either heating or cooling assistance or both.
CONTACT: Leon Litow (202) 401-5304.
Table 9.J1.1 Number of households receiving home energy assistance, by state and type of assistance, fiscal years 1982–2003
Year Heating a Cooling a Energy
crisis
intervention
Low-cost
residential
weatherization
and energy-
related
home repair
Winter Summer
1982 5,990,176 1,075,061 707,123 . . . 430,830
1983 6,414,448 529,036 972,894 25,342 482,620
1984 6,443,637 537,598 963,743 28,841 180,748
1985 6,545,616 511,333 857,809 27,196 217,864
1986 6,359,924 535,553 951,945 114,194 191,316
1987 6,495,409 366,721 1,060,425 60,797 172,372
1988 5,827,481 309,044 981,775 57,750 156,770
1989 5,595,268 126,977 890,616 20,384 142,584
1990 5,459,631 358,823 1,058,067 37,340 148,104
1991 5,769,346 374,483 1,004,634 39,399 127,587
1992 5,906,292 384,468 950,275 25,570 106,066
1993 5,282,993 143,279 956,435 47,169 111,295
1994 5,663,040 145,684 1,127,832 24,532 126,086
1995 5,147,619 341,041 932,263 77,915 102,817
1996 4,069,409 129,184 769,154 29,121 82,931
1997 4,069,409 129,184 769,154 19,121 82,931
1998 3,641,836 316,764 704,640 154,708 85,708
1999 3,338,720 532,619 757,410 315,470 84,106
2000 3,604,295 318,438 925,311 88,339 90,985
2001 4,380,375 249,848 1,355,560 86,795 97,447
2002 4,090,879 570,490 999,444 107,992 93,272
2003 4,424,100 493,694 1,142,314 71,360 111,000
SOURCE: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, U.S. Administration for Children and Families' administrative data.
NOTES: An unduplicated total of households assisted cannot be derived from these data because the same households may be included under more than one type of assistance.
. . . = not applicable.
a. Several states either provide combined heating and cooling assistance or do not differentiate between heating and cooling assistance. The data for those states are included only in the Heating category.
CONTACT: Leon Litow (202) 401-5304.
Table 9.J2 Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program funds: Federal net allocations and amounts carried over, by state, fiscal year 2003 (in dollars)
State Regular
federal
allocation
Supplemental
federal
allocation
Carry-over
to following
fiscal year
United States a 1,740,699,610 198,128,175 79,322,683
Alabama 15,037,406 1,085,372 977,962
Alaska 6,461,563 1,299,683 750,918
Arizona 6,719,049 462,357 0
Arkansas 11,538,907 793,720 0
California 80,557,702 5,549,752 0
Colorado 28,286,063 1,953,881 3,230,361
Connecticut 36,900,168 6,908,830 188,313
Delaware 4,897,787 867,954 288,287
District of Columbia 5,730,657 537,929 508,613
Florida 23,921,605 1,942,341 0
Georgia 18,918,547 1,396,842 89,752
Hawaii 1,905,202 130,604 20,358
Idaho 10,852,502 985,043 205,198
Illinois 102,133,292 7,487,253 0
Indiana 46,236,422 3,960,848 0
Iowa 32,773,095 2,742,905 3,397,771
Kansas 15,040,700 1,037,998 0
Kentucky 24,064,746 2,011,539 0
Louisiana 15,460,066 1,071,167 0
Maine 23,031,682 5,567,518 127,562
Maryland 28,253,992 3,808,774 2,102,592
Massachusetts 73,783,030 12,272,222 2,726,908
Michigan 96,519,935 8,362,344 10,488,228
Minnesota 69,858,956 7,626,531 1,178,205
Mississippi 12,943,222 901,208 69,222
Missouri 40,796,025 2,957,449 6,899,463
Montana 10,982,095 870,335 681,897
Nebraska 16,203,953 1,230,905 1,560,603
Nevada 3,434,814 263,451 240,236
New Hampshire 13,971,211 2,951,570 353,850
New Jersey 68,352,159 10,330,192 6,689,000
New Mexico 8,469,606 583,707 746,698
New York 223,409,992 36,711,213 7,463,513
North Carolina 32,808,048 4,651,264 1,519,191
North Dakota 11,340,928 1,270,000 1,274,311
Ohio 90,352,162 7,797,095 8,246,320
Oklahoma 12,729,045 871,518 996,365
Oregon 21,757,435 2,021,690 1,511,462
Pennsylvania 120,181,131 16,469,576 3,977,293
Rhode Island 12,115,542 2,046,693 0
South Carolina 12,010,060 1,367,982 882,636
South Dakota 9,387,799 989,821 1,037,762
Tennessee 24,377,072 2,007,525 1,591,806
Texas 39,807,774 2,735,094 0
Utah 12,906,413 942,294 1,061,824
Vermont 10,471,920 2,128,885 0
Virginia 34,416,521 4,653,087 3,896,961
Washington 34,597,075 3,060,200 646,258
West Virginia 15,925,469 1,429,584 1,323,299
Wisconsin 62,883,091 6,661,621 0
Wyoming 5,185,974 360,809 371,685
SOURCE: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, U.S. Administration for Children and Families' administrative data.
a. Net of set-asides to direct-grant Indian tribes and tribal organizations and the insular areas.
CONTACT: Leon Litow (202) 401-5304.
Table 9.J2.1 Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program funds: Federal net allocations and amounts carried over, fiscal years 1982–2003 (in dollars)
Year Regular
federal
allocation
Supplemental
federal
allocation
Carry-over
to following
fiscal year
1982 1,855,265,713 123,000,000 167,622,219
1983 1,954,327,406 0 126,734,742
1984 2,052,395,279 2,200,000 160,512,007
1985 2,078,044,805 0 103,191,230
1986 1,988,842,779 0 100,034,095
1987 1,804,751,604 0 128,664,885
1988 1,516,388,203 0 76,987,683
1989 1,369,642,868 0 68,307,592
1990 1,379,023,013 49,700,470 53,923,488
1991 1,400,498,244 193,443,923 73,292,715
1992 1,460,448,621 24,431,796 78,189,483
1993 1,307,182,655 23,663,576 36,828,086
1994 1,397,090,175 322,170,703 91,639,371
1995 1,855,265,713 123,000,000 167,622,219
1996 867,303,740 178,061,574 81,479,264
1997 964,896,037 211,876,438 59,564,206
1998 964,167,635 150,896,688 55,654,317
1999 1,060,819,242 174,599,382 42,151,190
2000 1,059,828,175 731,648,623 58,888,497
2001 1,357,793,477 451,391,311 70,117,647
2002 1,653,568,175 99,387,492 59,061,927
2003 a 1,740,699,610 198,128,175 79,322,683
SOURCE: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, U.S. Administration for Children and Families' administrative data.
a. Net of set-asides to direct-grant Indian tribes and tribal organizations and the insular areas.
CONTACT: Leon Litow (202) 401-5304.
Table 9.J3 Estimated home energy assistance obligations, by state and type of assistance, fiscal year 2003 (in dollars)
State Heating Cooling Energy
crisis
intervention
Weatherization
United States 1,142,206,816 a 73,305,309 b 378,285,174 222,380,683
Alabama 6,661,172 2,952,081 3,839,707 714,234
Alaska 4,616,333 . . . 700,155 1,400,000
Arizona 5,763,520 a b 330,218 1,264,563
Arkansas 5,044,363 . . . 3,862,397 1,849,894
California 29,913,604 a b 25,137,333 d 20,359,653 c
Colorado 22,316,236 . . . 1,088,686 4,559,299 c
Connecticut 33,984,977 . . . 10,562,969 e . . .
Delaware 3,972,598 356,926 1,204,896 140,000
District of Columbia 4,040,751 a b 325,000 970,288
Florida 3,506,107 5,040,028 13,367,032 3,067,127
Georgia 16,097,563 . . . . . . 2,179,008
Hawaii 1,784,043 a b 45,919 . . .
Idaho 8,150,358 . . . 1,100,462 1,613,607
Illinois 69,803,795 6,779,916 10,556,974 13,466,928
Indiana 38,727,392 4,247,903 4,417,750 f 3,604,000
Iowa 23,605,876 . . . 1,382,267 5,327,400
Kansas 13,763,344 . . . 171,139 g 2,143,300
Kentucky 11,417,031 . . . 8,180,442 3,926,246
Louisiana 5,376,420 7,424,580 243,967 g 2,087,109
Maine 20,643,290 . . . 734,576 4,521,330
Maryland 29,827,590 h . . . g . . .
Massachusetts 69,458,858 . . . 6,135,936 5,411,455
Michigan 71,811,295 . . . 19,862,905 6,977,522
Minnesota 50,009,871 . . . 14,753,791 i 3,178,312
Mississippi 5,422,568 5,643,898 . . . 1,000,000
Missouri 19,487,776 . . . 19,274,943 . . .
Montana 7,038,252 . . . 310,969 2,780,026 c
Nebraska 4,951,475 458,702 9,523,068 2,278,962
Nevada 4,240,049 . . . 41,000 . . .
New Hampshire 14,690,560 . . . g 300,000
New Jersey 57,860,247 3,452,000 11,729,000 3,246,000
New Mexico 4,620,120 . . . 1,731,340 1,050,000
New York 147,375,410 . . . 58,407,779 39,018,180
North Carolina 11,249,788 . . . 21,218,907 5,618,897
North Dakota 6,919,966 . . . 2,394,609 j 1,891,639
Ohio 46,186,452 . . . 35,459,961 13,250,150
Oklahoma 7,394,296 2,378,420 920,808 1,045,955
Oregon 15,714,218 . . . 1,055,956 4,505,686 c
Pennsylvania 72,734,252 6,920,876 48,591,699 17,094,000
Rhode Island 10,346,647 . . . 738,958 1,343,406
South Carolina 3,603,018 2,402,012 6,046,626 1,201,006
South Dakota 6,745,453 . . . 386,447 k 1,556,643
Tennessee 13,361,589 3,720,714 2,343,960 2,189,197
Texas 9,828,410 15,705,624 4,513,076 6,729,600
Utah 8,606,973 . . . 2,289,000 l 2,077,306
Vermont 9,688,455 . . . 1,680,661 593,000
Virginia 18,476,549 5,821,629 6,036,063 m 5,376,205
Washington 26,573,363 . . . 616,219 5,505,686 c
West Virginia 10,549,746 . . . 3,172,673 2,149,938
Wisconsin 45,057,340 . . . 11,340,670 10,431,606
Wyoming 3,187,457 . . . 456,261 1,386,695 c
SOURCE: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, U.S. Administration for Children and Families' administrative data.
NOTES: Includes federal LIHEAP appropriated funds and nonfederal funds operated through the LIHEAP program.
. . . = not applicable.
a. Includes funds for households that received combined heating and cooling assistance in Arizona, California, and the District of Columbia and households that received energy assistance in Hawaii with no differentiation made between heating and cooling assistance. States reported those households under heating assistance.
b. Excludes funds for households that received combined heating and cooling assistance in Arizona, California, and the District of Columbia and households that received energy assistance in Hawaii with no differentiation made between heating and cooling assistance. States reported those households under heating assistance.
c. California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming received waivers for fiscal year 2003 that increased from 15 percent to up to 25 percent the maximum amount of LIHEAP funds allotted or available for weatherization or other energy-related home repair. Some states may appear to exceed the 15 percent limit by using leveraging incentive awards for weatherization activities.
d. Crisis assistance includes $9,592,205 for emergency furnace repair and replacement.
e. Crisis assistance includes $6,490,316 for Safety Net Benefits of up to $200 per authorization to households that had exhausted their heating assistance and winter crisis benefits, were in a life-threatening situation, and were unable to secure shelter with adequate heat.
f. Crisis assistance includes $870,053 for Summer Fill program.
g. Households in crisis situations received expedited fuel assistance.
h. Heating assistance includes $314,939 for state's shelter program.
i. Crisis assistance includes $5,742,447 for energy emergency related repairs, the Reach Out For Warmth Program, and flood disaster. Total funds includes $1,870,442 used for state's eHeat Project to develop a management information system for LIHEAP program.
j. Crisis assistance includes $2,008,361 for emergency repairs and replacements, and purchase of air conditioners.
k. Crisis assistance includes $57,967 for emergency repairs and weatherization, and purchase of air conditioners.
l. Crisis assistance includes $1,000,000 for emergency repairs and replacements.
m. Crisis assistance includes $10,927 for General Assistance households' energy crises.
CONTACT: Leon Litow (202) 401-5304.
Table 9.J3.1 Estimated home energy assistance obligations, by type of assistance, fiscal years 1982–2003 (in dollars)
Year Heating a Cooling a Energy
intervention
crisis
Weatherization
1982 1,124,476,630 51,498,572 138,941,133 136,195,046
1983 1,343,267,155 33,020,830 191,771,756 195,463,612
1984 1,372,772,591 32,374,067 225,795,893 186,662,906
1985 1,466,721,924 29,135,118 191,407,205 227,096,051
1986 1,351,903,078 35,620,945 199,178,003 193,420,839
1987 1,280,302,113 29,581,262 197,719,071 220,419,633
1988 1,145,560,993 21,151,405 190,046,023 170,292,505
1989 1,017,024,757 12,341,113 187,442,779 147,952,928
1990 1,030,150,903 25,007,676 188,844,316 133,479,484
1991 1,098,583,280 27,416,776 220,795,517 129,279,737
1992 990,903,081 22,645,002 197,218,623 134,816,010
1993 948,596,196 22,274,975 183,189,522 146,444,590
1994 1,062,552,111 24,862,635 225,583,805 214,342,289
1995 884,846,144 43,883,481 212,713,182 159,076,150
1996 696,801,144 17,597,204 167,622,219 135,835,358
1997 749,704,757 18,755,118 176,095,176 153,589,045
1998 633,618,243 62,178,981 212,043,081 138,217,577
1999 684,600,568 72,294,009 210,175,301 145,039,987
2000 818,811,085 72,445,852 249,906,169 158,628,023
2001 1,302,453,006 54,735,350 474,281,110 234,197,220
2002 1,039,287,196 77,732,865 268,262,280 213,987,850
2003 1,142,206,816 73,305,309 378,285,174 222,380,683
SOURCE: Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, U.S. Administration for Children and Families' administrative data.
NOTE: Includes federal LIHEAP appropriated funds and nonfederal funds operated through the LIHEAP program.
a. Several states either provide combined heating and cooling assistance or do not differentiate between heating and cooling assistance. The data for those states are included only in the Heating category.
CONTACT: Leon Litow (202) 401-5304.