Where Maryland stands

April 16, 2002|By SUN STAFF

Marylanders use less gasoline per capita than people in most other states - 551 gallons. The national average is 586 gallons. Residents of Wyoming use the most gas per capita - 1,244 gallons. Data are from 2000. They include gasohol but exclude "special fuels" such as diesel.

....State.... Lowest gas usage

................per capita, in gallons....Rank

New York......349............................1

Hawaii......355................................2

Rhode Island......435.....................3

Massachusetts......499...................4

California......506..........................5

Illinois......513................................6

Connecticut......516.......................7

Pennsylvania......520.....................8

Maryland......551...........................9

Washington......551.......................9

SOURCE: Morgan Quitno Press using data from U.S. Department of Transportation

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