Special Report

25 Best Cities in the US to Own an Electric Car

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20. Sunnyvale, California
> Overall score (0-100): 64.49
> Charging stations: 73.3 per 100K — #10 out of 200 cities (total: 112)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $228.47 — #16 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 152,770

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19. Long Beach, California
> Overall score (0-100): 64.91
> Charging stations: 45.0 per 100K — #23 out of 200 cities (total: 210)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $142.30 — tied for #143 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 466,776

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18. Santa Ana, California
> Overall score (0-100): 65.05
> Charging stations: 15.3 per 100K — #87 out of 200 cities (total: 51)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $142.30 — tied for #143 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 332,794

17. Orange, California
> Overall score (0-100): 65.27
> Charging stations: 63.6 per 100K — #11 out of 200 cities (total: 89)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $142.30 — tied for #143 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 139,887

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16. Fontana, California
> Overall score (0-100): 65.54
> Charging stations: 9.0 per 100K — #121 out of 200 cities (total: 19)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $142.30 — tied for #143 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 210,759