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When looking at the rate of change from 2016 to 2017 for plug-in vehicle (PEV) registrations per capita, Vermont had a growth rate of 56.4%. Maryland, Massachusetts, and Alaska also had growth rates of 50% or higher. The U.S. average growth rate for PEV per capita is 30.2%.

Growth rate for PEV registrations per capita by state, 2016-2017

Note: PEV includes both all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Sources: PEV registrations – Department of Energy analysis of IHS Automotive data.

Population: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, Annual Estimates of the Resident Population.

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