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Average Per Capita Natural Gas Consumption by State 2006*

Ranking State 2006 Population Cubic Feet
(millions)
Cubic Feet
Per Capita
(thousands)
1 Hawaii 1,285,498 2,792 2.2
2 Vermont 623,908 8,358 13.4
3 North Carolina 8,856,505 225,392 25.4
4 Maryland 5,615,727 199,737 35.6
5 Tennessee 6,038,803 221,067 36.6
6 Virginia 7,642,884 291,885 38.2
7 South Carolina 4,321,249 169,599 39.2
8 Washington 6,395,798 256,054 40.0
9 Florida 18,089,888 767,357 42.4
10 Maine 1,321,574 57,250 43.3
11 Georgia 9,363,941 405,931 43.4
12 Missouri 5,842,713 265,406 45.4
13 South Dakota 781,919 36,259 46.4
14 Connecticut 3,504,809 164,643 47.0
15 Idaho 1,466,465 69,111 47.1
16 Arizona 6,166,318 302,115 49.0
17 West Virginia 1,818,470 90,429 49.7
18 North Dakota 635,867 32,438 51.0
19 Utah 2,550,063 130,099 51.0
20 Pennsylvania 12,440,621 655,714 52.7
21 Kentucky 4,206,074 222,222 52.8
22 New Hampshire 1,314,895 70,452 53.6
23 District of Columbia 581,530 31,535 54.2
24 Delaware 853,476 46,854 54.9
25 New York 19,306,183 1,066,637 55.2
26 Massachusetts 6,437,193 375,486 58.3
27 Montana 944,632 55,196 58.4
28 California 36,457,549 2,187,330 60.0
29 Oregon 3,700,758 225,079 60.8
30 New Mexico 1,954,599 123,457 63.2
31 Nebraska 1,768,331 114,378 64.7
32 Minnesota 5,167,101 345,554 66.9
  United States 299,398,484 20,315,054 67.9
33 New Jersey 8,724,560 600,878 68.9
34 Alabama 4,599,030 322,990 70.2
35 Ohio 11,478,006 811,315 70.7
36 Arkansas 2,810,872 202,935 72.2
37 Wisconsin 5,556,506 406,491 73.2
38 Illinois 12,831,970 958,409 74.7
39 Kansas 2,764,075 206,524 74.7
40 Rhode Island 1,067,610 79,935 74.9
41 Iowa 2,982,085 229,715 77.0
42 Indiana 6,313,520 524,268 83.0
43 Colorado 4,753,377 405,343 85.3
44 Michigan 10,095,643 875,388 86.7
45 Nevada 2,495,529 224,444 89.9
46 Mississippi 2,910,540 274,426 94.3
47 Wyoming 515,004 64,725 125.7
48 Texas 23,507,783 3,152,821 134.1
49 Oklahoma 3,579,212 487,502 136.2
50 Alaska 670,053 127,102 189.7
51 Louisiana 4,287,768 1,121,145 261.5

* Total volume delivered to all sources, including electricity production.
Sources:
Population: U.S. Census Bureau - 1/1/2006 estimate - www.census.gov/popest/states/tables/NST-EST2006-01.xls
Gas Consumption: U.S. Energy Information Administration - http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/dnav/ng/ng_cons_sum_a_EPG0_vgt_mmcf_a.htm