Table 45
STATE PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION BY RANK
1995 - 1997 (in gallons)
1997
Rank
State Per Capita
Consumption
1996
Rank
Per Capita
Consumption
1995
Rank
Per Capita
Consumption
1 Nevada 34.4 1 35.2 1 34.3
2 New Hampshire 31.3 2 31.1 2 31.0
3 Wisconsin 28.6 3* 27.6 4 28.0
4 District of Columbia 27.8 3* 27.6 3 29.0
5* New Mexico 27.0 6 27.2 5* 27.4
5* Texas 27.0 7 27.1 7 27.1
5* Montana 27.0 8 26.7 8 26.5
8 Arizona 26.9 5 27.5 5* 27.4
9 Louisiana 26.7 10 26.5 9 26.1
10 North Dakota 26.4 9 26.6 10 25.5
11 South Carolina 25.6 11* 25.4 13 24.9
12 Florida 25.2 13 25.3 11 25.4
13* Hawaii 24.9 11* 25.4 12 25.3
13* Delaware 24.9 15* 24.6 11 24.6
15 Wyoming 24.6 15* 24.6 20 23.6
16* Nebraska 24.4 17 24.4 17 24.1
16* Mississippi 24.4 18* 24.3 18 24.0
18 South Dakota 24.1 18* 24.3 19 23.7
19 Colorado 24.0 14 24.8 16 24.4
20* Missouri 23.5 20 23.6 21 23.5
20* Alaska 23.5 25* 22.4 15 24.5
22 Iowa 23.3 23 23.1 25 22.7
23 Ohio 23.0 21* 23.3 23* 22.8
24* Illinois 22.9 24 22.9 22 23.2
24* Rhode Island 22.9 30 21.7 27 22.2
26 Vermont 22.5 21* 23.3 23* 22.8
27 Minnesota 22.2 25* 22.4 28 22.1
28 Pennsylvania 22.1 25* 22.4 26 22.4
29 Oregon 21.8 28 22.3 29 22.0
30 Georgia 21.6 29 22.0 30* 21.5
31* Tennessee 21.3 32 21.5 32* 21.4
31* North Carolina 21.3 34 21.1 38 20.5
33* Maine 21.0 33 21.3 33 21.1
33* West Virginia 21.0 35* 21.0 34 20.9
35 Alabama 20.8 35* 21.0 36* 20.6
36* Massachusetts 20.7 37 20.9 36* 20.6
36* Michigan 20.7 31 21.6 30* 21.5
38 Virginia 20.5 38* 20.6 35 20.7
39 Indiana 20.3 40 20.3 40* 20.1
40* Idaho 20.1 38* 20.6 40* 20.1
40* Oklahoma 20.1 43 19.9 42 20.0
42 Washington 20.0 41* 20.1 39 20.4
43 Arkansas 19.8 41* 20.1 44 19.5
44 Kansas 19.7 46 18.9 45 19.1
45 California 19.5 44* 19.1 43 19.7
46 Kentucky 19.3 44* 19.1 46* 18.9
47 Maryland 18.8 47 18.7 46* 18.9
48 New Jersey 17.9 48 18.3 48 18.7
49 Connecticut 17.5 50 17.2 50 17.6
50 New York 17.3 49 17.6 49 17.9
51 Utah 13.0 51 13.2 51 12.8
 
  U. S. Average 22.0 22.1 22.1
*tied