With gas prices rising, electric vehicles continue to become more popular than ever for drivers within the United States. There are more EV charging stations being built, and these electric vehicles are even now becoming more affordable. Using data from the U.S. Department of Energy, Alan’s Factory Outlet has a new infographic that analyzes which states have the most electric cars per person.
According to the research from the team at Alan’s Factory Outlet Garages, it was found that by a very wide margin, California has the most registered electric vehicles with 425,800. There are so many electric vehicle registrations in California, that the state has more than 350,000 more than second-ranked Florida with 58,160 electric vehicle registrations.
States ranked for having the most electric vehicle registrations
Other states ranked for having the most electric vehicle registrations include;
- Texas (52,190)
- Washington (50,520)
- New York (32,590)
- New Jersey (30,420)
- Arizona (28,770)
- Illinois (26,000)
- Colorado (24,670)
- Georgia (23,530)
This infographic also shares data on which states have the lowest total electric vehicle registrations. The three states with the lowest amount of electric vehicle registrations were found to be North Dakota with 220, Wyoming with 330 and South Dakota with 410. Other states with a low amount of electric vehicle registrations (under 1,000 total) includes West Virginia (600), Mississippi (780), Montana (940) and Alaska (940).
This infographic also features fascinating information as it pertains to the rate of electric vehicle registration per 100,000 people in these states.
The three states with the highest rates of electric vehicle registration within their population is a list that includes;
- California (1,083.90 per 100,000 residents)
- Hawaii (733.20 per 100,000 residents)
- Washington (652.82 per 100,000 residents)
The three states with the lowest rates of electric vehicle registration were found to be Mississippi (26.34 per 100,000 residents), North Dakota (28.24 per 100,000 residents) and West Virginia (33.45 per 100,000 residents).