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State Rankings features comprehensive state statistics across key measures in education, health, crime, transportation, taxes, government finance, and so much more. The editors compile useful statistics that otherwise take an enormous amount of time to research, making it a favorite resource on reference shelves throughout the United States and around the world. Overall state rankings are provided as well as a complete list of all sources used to compile the tables. The rankings have been updated using specific methodology explained in the introduction with the most current available data at publication. Explanatory notes on the source and data are also included to provide context to each statistical table. State Rankings compares every state and Washington, D.C. in the following areas:  • Agriculture  • Population  • Economy  • Environment  • Government finance  • Crime  • Education  • Geography  • Social welfare  • Defense

Energy and Environment
Energy and Environment
Energy Consumption in 2017
National Total = 97,621,500,000,000,000 BTUs*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

BTUs

% of USA

RANK

STATE

BTUs

% of USA

17

Alabama

1,900,900,000,000,000

1.9%

1

Texas

13,365,900,000,000,000

13.7%

40

Alaska

608,100,000,000,000

0.6%

2

California

7,881,300,000,000,000

8.1%

25

Arizona

1,475,400,000,000,000

1.5%

3

Louisiana

4,481,800,000,000,000

4.6%

31

Arkansas

1,057,600,000,000,000

1.1%

4

Florida

4,208,500,000,000,000

4.3%

2

California

7,881,300,000,000,000

8.1%

5

Illinois

3,871,500,000,000,000

4.0%

26

Colorado

1,462,900,000,000,000

1.5%

6

Pennsylvania

3,807,700,000,000,000

3.9%

36

Connecticut

726,400,000,000,000

0.7%

7

New York

3,684,100,000,000,000

3.8%

48

Delaware

269,800,000,000,000

0.3%

8

Ohio

3,643,700,000,000,000

3.7%

4

Florida

4,208,500,000,000,000

4.3%

9

Georgia

2,802,200,000,000,000

2.9%

9

Georgia

2,802,200,000,000,000

2.9%

10

Michigan

2,774,500,000,000,000

2.8%

47

Hawaii

283,400,000,000,000

0.3%

11

Indiana

2,700,500,000,000,000

2.8%

41

Idaho

553,900,000,000,000

0.6%

12

North Carolina

2,503,100,000,000,000

2.6%

5

Illinois

3,871,500,000,000,000

4.0%

13

Virginia

2,302,600,000,000,000

2.4%

11

Indiana

2,700,500,000,000,000

2.8%

14

Tennessee

2,166,500,000,000,000

2.2%

24

Iowa

1,559,000,000,000,000

1.6%

15

New Jersey

2,134,900,000,000,000

2.2%

30

Kansas

1,073,200,000,000,000

1.1%

16

Washington

2,096,900,000,000,000

2.1%

21

Kentucky

1,658,200,000,000,000

1.7%

17

Alabama

1,900,900,000,000,000

1.9%

3

Louisiana

4,481,800,000,000,000

4.6%

18

Minnesota

1,832,300,000,000,000

1.9%

44

Maine

392,000,000,000,000

0.4%

19

Wisconsin

1,805,800,000,000,000

1.8%

28

Maryland

1,314,700,000,000,000

1.3%

20

Missouri

1,726,100,000,000,000

1.8%

27

Massachusetts

1,424,200,000,000,000

1.5%

21

Kentucky

1,658,200,000,000,000

1.7%

10

Michigan

2,774,500,000,000,000

2.8%

22

Oklahoma

1,643,800,000,000,000

1.7%

18

Minnesota

1,832,300,000,000,000

1.9%

23

South Carolina

1,643,600,000,000,000

1.7%

29

Mississippi

1,176,400,000,000,000

1.2%

24

Iowa

1,559,000,000,000,000

1.6%

20

Missouri

1,726,100,000,000,000

1.8%

25

Arizona

1,475,400,000,000,000

1.5%

43

Montana

420,600,000,000,000

0.4%

26

Colorado

1,462,900,000,000,000

1.5%

33

Nebraska

876,000,000,000,000

0.9%

27

Massachusetts

1,424,200,000,000,000

1.5%

37

Nevada

707,200,000,000,000

0.7%

28

Maryland

1,314,700,000,000,000

1.3%

46

New Hampshire

317,500,000,000,000

0.3%

29

Mississippi

1,176,400,000,000,000

1.2%

15

New Jersey

2,134,900,000,000,000

2.2%

30

Kansas

1,073,200,000,000,000

1.1%

38

New Mexico

683,400,000,000,000

0.7%

31

Arkansas

1,057,600,000,000,000

1.1%

7

New York

3,684,100,000,000,000

3.8%

32

Oregon

1,032,200,000,000,000

1.1%

12

North Carolina

2,503,100,000,000,000

2.6%

33

Nebraska

876,000,000,000,000

0.9%

39

North Dakota

631,100,000,000,000

0.6%

34

Utah

828,700,000,000,000

0.8%

8

Ohio

3,643,700,000,000,000

3.7%

35

West Virginia

756,400,000,000,000

0.8%

22

Oklahoma

1,643,800,000,000,000

1.7%

36

Connecticut

726,400,000,000,000

0.7%

32

Oregon

1,032,200,000,000,000

1.1%

37

Nevada

707,200,000,000,000

0.7%

6

Pennsylvania

3,807,700,000,000,000

3.9%

38

New Mexico

683,400,000,000,000

0.7%

49

Rhode Island

183,900,000,000,000

0.2%

39

North Dakota

631,100,000,000,000

0.6%

23

South Carolina

1,643,600,000,000,000

1.7%

40

Alaska

608,100,000,000,000

0.6%

45

South Dakota

384,900,000,000,000

0.4%

41

Idaho

553,900,000,000,000

0.6%

14

Tennessee

2,166,500,000,000,000

2.2%

42

Wyoming

512,200,000,000,000

0.5%

1

Texas

13,365,900,000,000,000

13.7%

43

Montana

420,600,000,000,000

0.4%

34

Utah

828,700,000,000,000

0.8%

44

Maine

392,000,000,000,000

0.4%

50

Vermont

134,800,000,000,000

0.1%

45

South Dakota

384,900,000,000,000

0.4%

13

Virginia

2,302,600,000,000,000

2.4%

46

New Hampshire

317,500,000,000,000

0.3%

16

Washington

2,096,900,000,000,000

2.1%

47

Hawaii

283,400,000,000,000

0.3%

35

West Virginia

756,400,000,000,000

0.8%

48

Delaware

269,800,000,000,000

0.3%

19

Wisconsin

1,805,800,000,000,000

1.8%

49

Rhode Island

183,900,000,000,000

0.2%

42

Wyoming

512,200,000,000,000

0.5%

50

Vermont

134,800,000,000,000

0.1%

District of Columbia

167,600,000,000,000

0.2%

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration “State Energy Data 2017: Consumption” (https://www.eia.gov/state/seds/)

*British Thermal Units: The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree. National total includes 19.1 trillion BTU of net imports of coal coke that are not allocated to the states.

Per Capita Energy Consumption in 2017
National Per Capita = 300,387,212 BTUs*

ALPHA ORDER

RANK ORDER

RANK

STATE

PER CAPITA

RANk

STATE

PER CAPITA

14

Alabama

389,969,322

1

Louisiana

959,585,146

4

Alaska

822,090,037

2

Wyoming

884,734,105

43

Arizona

209,454,617

3

North Dakota

835,958,259

17

Arkansas

352,375,352

4

Alaska

822,090,037

47

California

200,243,927

5

Iowa

496,251,850

35

Colorado

260,678,898

6

Texas

472,372,187

45

Connecticut

203,285,649

7

Nebraska

457,215,153

30

Delaware

281,974,827

8

South Dakota

440,960,145

46

Florida

200,752,609

9

Oklahoma

418,129,705

33

Georgia

269,174,945

10

West Virginia

416,289,672

48

Hawaii

198,961,944

11

Indiana

405,597,531

22

Idaho

322,463,272

12

Montana

399,626,787

25

Illinois

302,962,056

13

Mississippi

393,640,978

11

Indiana

405,597,531

14

Alabama

389,969,322

5

Iowa

496,251,850

15

Kentucky

372,439,395

16

Kansas

368,959,796

16

Kansas

368,959,796

15

Kentucky

372,439,395

17

Arkansas

352,375,352

1

Louisiana

959,585,146

18

Minnesota

329,181,511

27

Maine

293,718,324

19

South Carolina

327,327,679

41

Maryland

218,248,474

20

New Mexico

326,706,773

44

Massachusetts

207,615,715

21

Tennessee

322,934,105

31

Michigan

278,197,963

22

Idaho

322,463,272

18

Minnesota

329,181,511

23

Ohio

312,505,092

13

Mississippi

393,640,978

24

Wisconsin

311,872,537

28

Missouri

282,658,143

25

Illinois

302,962,056

12

Montana

399,626,787

26

Pennsylvania

297,764,068

7

Nebraska

457,215,153

27

Maine

293,718,324

39

Nevada

238,122,095

28

Missouri

282,658,143

40

New Hampshire

235,396,693

29

Washington

282,473,090

38

New Jersey

240,267,176

30

Delaware

281,974,827

20

New Mexico

326,706,773

31

Michigan

278,197,963

49

New York

188,064,344

32

Virginia

272,059,589

37

North Carolina

243,771,251

33

Georgia

269,174,945

3

North Dakota

835,958,259

34

Utah

267,232,756

23

Ohio

312,505,092

35

Colorado

260,678,898

9

Oklahoma

418,129,705

36

Oregon

249,105,554

36

Oregon

249,105,554

37

North Carolina

243,771,251

26

Pennsylvania

297,764,068

38

New Jersey

240,267,176

50

Rhode Island

174,201,670

39

Nevada

238,122,095

19

South Carolina

327,327,679

40

New Hampshire

235,396,693

8

South Dakota

440,960,145

41

Maryland

218,248,474

21

Tennessee

322,934,105

42

Vermont

215,906,616

6

Texas

472,372,187

43

Arizona

209,454,617

34

Utah

267,232,756

44

Massachusetts

207,615,715

42

Vermont

215,906,616

45

Connecticut

203,285,649

32

Virginia

272,059,589

46

Florida

200,752,609

29

Washington

282,473,090

47

California

200,243,927

10

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