Gas & EV Stations in the US


The number of gasoline filling stations in the US and the number of electric vehicle charging stations over time, preferably the last decade.

Early Findings



  • Between 1989 to 2000, there were no public electric vehicle stations in the US.
  • By 2002 to 2009, there were less than 500 public electric vehicle charging stations in the US.
  • In 2012, the US had about 2,000 electric vehicle charging stations. In 2014, it rapidly increased to over 6,000 public electric vehicle stations.
  • In 2017, the US had only 15,949 public electric vehicle charging stations with 43,000 connectors
  • By the end of 2018, the US had 20,021 electric vehicle charging stations and 57,187 charging outlets.
  • California, Florida, Texas, New York, and Washington have the highest number of public electric vehicle charging stations.
  • A chart with the above figures can be found here or here.

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