Special Report

25 Best Cities in the US to Own an Electric Car

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15. Rochester, New York
> Overall score (0-100): 65.57
> Charging stations: 53.2 per 100K — #15 out of 200 cities (total: 110)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $151.11 — #132 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 206,848

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14. Bakersfield, California
> Overall score (0-100): 65.99
> Charging stations: 7.9 per 100K — #130 out of 200 cities (total: 30)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $312.56 — #2 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 377,917

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13. Huntington Beach, California
> Overall score (0-100): 66.16
> Charging stations: 23.0 per 100K — #61 out of 200 cities (total: 46)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $142.30 — tied for #143 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 200,259

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12. Ontario, California
> Overall score (0-100): 66.25
> Charging stations: 20.9 per 100K — #70 out of 200 cities (total: 37)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $142.30 — tied for #143 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 176,760

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11. San Jose, California
> Overall score (0-100): 66.67
> Charging stations: 47.3 per 100K — #20 out of 200 cities (total: 486)
> Average monthly electricity cost (MSA): $228.47 — #16 out of 200 cities
> Population in 2019: 1,027,690