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Propane vs. Natural Gas vs. Heating Oil: New Hampshire Home Heating Fuel Comparison

Homeowners have a variety of home heating fuels to choose from. Heating oil is the most popular choice in New Hampshire, used by 199,201 or 40.68% of homes. The 2nd most popular choice for New Hampshire homeowners is natural gas, used by 116,398 homes (23.77%). The remaining homes are heated with propane (86,154), electricity (53,706), wood (26,906), and other fuels (14,611).

New Hampshire Primary Home Heating Fuel Popularity by Number of Households

FuelNew Hampshire Households % of Households
Heating Oil199,20140.68%
Natural Gas116,39823.77%
Propane86,15417.59%
Electricity53,70610.97%
Wood26,9065.49%
Other Fuels9,1131.86%
No Fuel4,3530.89%
Coal5960.12%
Solar5490.11%

Heating oil (40.68)

Natural gas (23.77)

Propane (17.59)

Electricity (10.97)

Wood (5.49)

Other fuels (1.86)

No fuel (0.89)

Coal (0.12)

Solar (0.11)

#2 Heating Oil (Fuel Oil) Use in New Hampshire

Heating oil has become less popular in New Hampshire. In the 2 years since 2020, the number of heating oil homes fell from 204,949 to 199,201, a 2.80% drop.

New Hampshire Heating Oil Households (2011 - 2022)

YearHeating Oil Households
2011228,537
2012224,820
2013219,493
2014214,277
2015211,487
2016208,537
2017206,562
2018205,597
2019205,560
2020204,949
2021201,643
2022199,201

Propane vs. Natural Gas use for home heating in New Hampshire

Between 2020 and today, the number of homes using propane as the primary space heating fuel rose from 77,939 to 86,154.

Between 2020 and today, the number of homes using natural gas as the primary space heating fuel rose from 109,666 to 116,398.

Electricity use for home heating in New Hampshire

Electric space heating systems are becoming more popular in New Hampshire. Since 2020, the number of homes heating with electricity rose from 49,817 to 53,706, a 7.81% increase.

Solar use for home heating in New Hampshire

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, 549 homes in New Hampshire are heated with active solar arrays. This is a 2.14% decrease from 2020, when only 561 homes had installed active solar heating.

New Hampshire Heating Oil Trends

Last year, New Hampshire homeowners purchased a total of 177 million gallons of heating oil.

Short Term Trends

New Hampshire’s overall heating oil use varies from year to year, primarily depending on how cold each winter is. As the temperature outside gets colder, homes’ heating systems need to burn more and more oil to keep homes warm. Last winter in New Hampshire, the average outside temperature was 12.5° F warmer than the prior winter's average outside temperature.

New Hampshire Average Winter Temperature

Heating SeasonAverage Temperature
Winter 2022 - 202342° F
Winter 2021 - 202229.5° F

New Hampshire Homeowner’s Guide to Selecting an Oil Company

For New Hampshire homeowners heating with oil, selecting which of the 120 heating oil companies that serve New Hampshire is an important decision.

Full Service Oil Companies: Homeowners willing to pay a premium for a “set-it-and-forget-it” heating system choose one of the 11 “full-service” oil companies that serve New Hampshire. Full service companies such as Absco Heating or Discount Oil Of Keene offer automatic fuel delivery and furnace repair under a single roof.

Discount Oil Companies: Also known by the names “COD Fuel Companies” or “Cash Heating Oil Companies”, these companies are for the budget-conscious New Hampshire homeowner. In return for better prices, you monitor the oil level in your tank and place an order when you run low on oil. Examples of cash heating oil companies that serve New Hampshire include City Fuel Co Inc and Rockingham Oil LLC.

New Hampshire Heating Oil Company Fast Facts

Heating Oil Companies Serving New Hampshire: 120 companies

Average Number Of New Hampshire Homes Served Per Company: 1,660 homes

Average Gallons Delivered per New Hampshire Oil Company: 1,662,182 gallons per year

New Hampshire Heating Oil FAQ's

How much is home heating oil in New Hampshire?

Home heating oil is $3.38 per gallon right now, on average in New Hampshire. Today's oil prices in New Hampshire range from the cheapest price of $3.20 to the most expensive price of $3.65 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 New Hampshire?

Heating oil costs $98.19 per month in New Hampshire (averaged over 12 months), totalling $1276.49 per year. On a cost per delivery basis, this equates to 4 deliveries of $319.12 per delivery.

How much heating oil will a home in New Hampshire use in the upcoming week?

In the upcoming week, the temperature in New Hampshire is expected to drop to a low of 50.2°F. The average 1,500 square foot house will burn 7.67123 gallons of heating oil.

How does the price per gallon of heating oil in New Hampshire compare to the national average?

Today, The New Hampshire average heating oil price is $0.03/gal cheaper than the U.S. average.

How many gallons of heating oil does a home in New Hampshire burn annually?

A 1,500 square foot home in New Hampshire uses an average of 398.90 gallons each year.

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