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Cities In New Jersey with Local Oil Delivery Deals

New Jersey Heating Oil Trends

Last year, New Jersey homeowners purchased a total of 170 million gallons of heating oil.

Short Term Trends

New Jersey’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 Jersey, the average outside temperature was 6.0° F warmer than the prior winter's average outside temperature.

New Jersey Average Winter Temperature

Heating SeasonAverage Temperature
Winter 2022 - 202346.2° F
Winter 2021 - 202240.2° F

New Jersey Heating Oil Delivery Overview

241,763 households in New Jersey heat their homes with fuel oil. This makes oil delivery essential when New Jersey thermometers drop as low as 42.5° F each winter.

7% of New Jersey Households Rely On Heating Oil Delivery Each Winter

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51 New Jersey Oil Companies Go the Distance

With 170 million gallons of heating oil delivered to New Jersey homeowners during the winter of 2023, the New Jersey community relies on its 51 oil companies to keep warm.

Oil delivery is a two step process: First, an oil truck picks up oil at the nearest bulk fuel terminal. In the case of New Jersey, two of the closest terminals are Buckeye in Buckeye, NJ and Meenan in Tullytown, PA. Then, the truck delivers the #2 heating oil to homes and businesses in New Jersey.