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At the end of September 2009, there were just 465 electric vehicle charging stations nationwide. By the end of January 2012, the number of charging stations had grown to 6,033. California has continued to be the leader in electric charging stations; other states like Texas, Florida, Michigan, Washington, Oregon and many states along the East Coast and in the Midwest have also shown remarkable growth. By January 2012, there were just 9 states without any electric charging stations, primarily in the northern regions of the country.

Electric Charging Stations, September 2009
Graphic map of the United States showing the number of electric charging stations per state in September 2009. For more detailed information, see supporting information below.

 

Electric Charging Stations, January 2012
Graphic map of the United States showing the number of electric charging stations per state in January 2012. See supporting information below.

 

Supporting Information

Electric Charging Stations by State, September 2009 and January 2012
State September 2009 January 2012
Alaska 0 0
Alabama 0 4
Arkansas 0 11
Arizona 5 43
California 401 1,541
Colorado 0 71
Connecticut 0 44
Dist. of Columbia 0 65
Delaware 0 0
Florida 2 435
Georgia 1 45
Hawaii 3 59
Iowa 0 24
Idaho 5 19
Illinois 6 218
Indiana 0 37
Kansas 0 13
Kentucky 0 0
Louisiana 0 16
Massachusetts 2 127
Maryland 0 242
Maine 0 0
Michigan 0 402
Minnesota 2 72
Missouri 0 46
Mississippi 0 6
Montana 0 0
North Carolina 2 176
North Dakota 0 0
Nebraska 0 0
New Hampshire 2 23
New Jersey 2 82
New Mexico 0 6
Nevada 0 28
New York 0 231
Ohio 0 58
Oklahoma 0 4
Oregon 23 371
Pennsylvania 0 38
Rhode Island 0 7
South Carolina 0 82
South Dakota 0 0
Tennessee 0 136
Texas 3 511
Utah 0 13
Virginia 1 112
Vermont 2 8
Washington 3 510
Wisconsin 0 91
West Virginia 0 6
Wyoming 0 0
Total 465 6,033

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center.

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