Hybrid Car Statistics By State

By dancurranjr On August 21st, 2008

Hybrid vehicles get a lot of attention, but they still make up less than 3 percent of the U.S. automotive market.
States with highest hybrid sales*
  • California: 39,830
  • New York: 8,810
  • Florida: 8,612
  • Texas: 8,255
  • Illinois: 6,107

States with most new hybrids per 1,000 population*

  • District of Columbia: 1.173
  • California 1.102
  • Oregon: 0.883
  • Washington: 0.872
  • Vermont: 0.825

Metropolitan areas with highest hybrid sales*

  • Los Angeles: 17,638
  • San Francisco: 11,155
  • New York: 10,419
  • Washington: 5,828
  • Chicago: 4,862

Metropolitan areas with most new hybrids per 1,000 population*

  • Portland, Ore.: 6.751
  • San Francisco: 4.735
  • Monterey, Calif.: 3.811
  • Santa Barbara, Calif.: 3.776
  • San Diego: 3.430

* Based on 2008 new car registrations through May

Source: R.L. Polk & Co.

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