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Propane vs. Natural Gas vs. Heating Oil: Central Maine Home Heating Fuel Comparison

Homeowners have a variety of home heating fuels to choose from. Heating oil is the most popular choice in Central Maine, used by 46,614 or 64.10% of homes. The 2nd most popular choice for Central Maine homeowners is wood, used by 9,189 homes (12.64%). The remaining homes are heated with propane (8,300), electricity (6,098), natural gas (2,716), and other fuels (1,408).

Central Maine Primary Home Heating Fuel Popularity by Number of Households

FuelCentral Maine Households % of Households
Heating Oil46,61464.10%
Wood9,18912.64%
Propane8,30011.41%
Electricity6,0988.39%
Natural Gas2,7163.73%
Other Fuels9871.36%
Solar2580.35%
No Fuel1460.20%
Coal170.02%

Heating oil (64.10)

Wood (12.64)

Propane (11.41)

Electricity (8.39)

Natural gas (3.73)

Other fuels (1.36)

Solar (0.35)

No fuel (0.20)

Coal (0.02)

#2 Heating Oil (Fuel Oil) Use in Central Maine

Heating oil has become more popular in Central Maine. In the 5 years since 2017, the number of heating oil homes rose from 46,122 to 46,614, a 1.07% lift.

Central Maine Heating Oil Households (2011 - 2022)

YearHeating Oil Households
201154,209
201252,966
201351,276
201450,086
201548,841
201646,754
201746,122
201846,332
201946,680
202047,234
202146,637
202246,614

Propane vs. Natural Gas use for home heating in Central Maine

Between 2017 and today, the number of homes using propane as the primary space heating fuel rose from 5,772 to 8,300.

Between 2017 and today, the number of homes using natural gas as the primary space heating fuel rose from 1,470 to 2,716.

Electricity use for home heating in Central Maine

Electric space heating systems are becoming more popular in Central Maine. Since 2017, the number of homes heating with electricity rose from 3,220 to 6,098, a 89.38% increase.

Solar use for home heating in Central Maine

Solar is the most environmentally friendly of all space heating fuels. With an “active” solar heating system, liquid is circulated between solar panels on a home’s roof and a heat energy storage tank in the basement.

Currently, 258 homes in Central Maine are heated with active solar arrays. This is a 290.91% increase from 2017, when only 66 homes had installed active solar heating.

Central Maine Heating Oil FAQ's

How much is home heating oil in Central Maine?

Home heating oil is $3.63 per gallon right now, on average in Central Maine. Today's oil prices in Central Maine range from the cheapest price of $3.39 to the most expensive price of $3.99 right now per gallon for a 100-gallon heating oil delivery, depending on the oil company you use and the delivery address.

How much does heating oil cost per month in Central Maine?

Heating oil costs $627.01 per month in Central Maine (averaged over 12 months), totalling $8151.19 per year. On a cost per delivery basis, this equates to 4 deliveries of $2037.80 per delivery.

How much heating oil will a home in Central Maine use in the upcoming week?

In the upcoming week, the temperature in Central Maine is expected to drop to a low of 10.8°F. The average 1,500 square foot house will burn 46.24 gallons of heating oil.

How does the price per gallon of heating oil in Central Maine compare to the national average?

Today, The Central Maine average heating oil price is $0.00/gal cheaper than the U.S. average.

How many gallons of heating oil does a home in Central Maine burn annually?

A 1,500 square foot home in Central Maine uses an average of 2404.48 gallons each year.