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25 Best Cities in the US to Own an Electric Car

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25. San Bernardino, California
> Overall score (0-100): 63.76
> Charging stations: 19.0 per 100K — #78 out of 200 cities (total: 41)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $142.30 — tied for #143 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 216,089

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24. Des Moines, Iowa
> Overall score (0-100): 63.85
> Charging stations: 7.9 per 100K — #132 out of 200 cities (total: 17)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $137.97 — #163 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 215,636

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23. Santa Clarita, California
> Overall score (0-100): 64.06
> Charging stations: 13.6 per 100K — #94 out of 200 cities (total: 29)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $184.11 — #58 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 213,411

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22. Elk Grove, California
> Overall score (0-100): 64.27
> Charging stations: 10.5 per 100K — #110 out of 200 cities (total: 18)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $171.58 — #85 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 170,825

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21. Lancaster, California
> Overall score (0-100): 64.40
> Charging stations: 25.2 per 100K — #55 out of 200 cities (total: 40)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $184.11 — #58 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 159,028

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