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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
4,515,690 4,573,047 4,633,561 4,702,609 4,787,135 4,889,732 1987-2020
Sales
4,515,624 4,572,975 4,633,244 4,702,285 4,786,829 4,889,437 1997-2020
Transported
66 72 317 324 306 295 1997-2020
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
318,845 321,795 323,355 326,594 331,757 331,522 1987-2020
Sales
315,883 318,674 320,129 323,231 327,336 326,843 1998-2020
Transported
2,962 3,121 3,228 3,363 4,421 4,679 1998-2020
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
552 511 510 656 597 520 1967-2020
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,545 6,548 6,059 6,967 6,019 6,026 1987-2020
Sales
4,586 4,508 4,383 5,244 4,285 4,265 1998-2020
Transported
1,959 2,040 1,677 1,723 1,734 1,761 1998-2020
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
245,378 251,949 277,027 263,873 298,940 300,957 1973-2020
- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Notes: Sales consumers buy their gas from the company that delivered it to them. Transported consumers buy their gas from a company other than the one that delivered it to them.

Beginning in 1996, consumption of natural gas for agricultural use was classified as industrial use. In 1995 and earlier years, agricultural use was classified as commercial use.  See Definitions, Sources, and Notes link above for more information on this table.
Release Date: 4/29/2022
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