Car ownership: number of vehicles per U.S. household 2006-2016

Number of vehicles per household in the United States from 2006 to 2016

Car ownership: number of vehicles per U.S. household 2006-2016 This statistic portrays the number of vehicles per household in the United States from 2006 to 2016. In 2006, the number of vehicles per U.S. household stood at 2.05. This figure fell to 1.93 in 2012, reflecting the millennial generation's dwindling interest in car ownership, as well as the high gas prices and high unemployment rates of 2012. Vehicle ownership per household was back to 1.97 in 2016.
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Number of vehicles per household in the United States from 2006 to 2016

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Number of vehicles per household
20161.97
20151.95
20141.95
20131.93
20121.93
20111.95
20101.96
20092
20082.03
20072.03
20062.05
Number of vehicles per household
20161.97
20151.95
20141.95
20131.93
20121.93
20111.95
20101.96
20092
20082.03
20072.03
20062.05
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This statistic portrays the number of vehicles per household in the United States from 2006 to 2016. In 2006, the number of vehicles per U.S. household stood at 2.05. This figure fell to 1.93 in 2012, reflecting the millennial generation's dwindling interest in car ownership, as well as the high gas prices and high unemployment rates of 2012. Vehicle ownership per household was back to 1.97 in 2016.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2006 to 2016
Supplementary notes
This figure includes all vehicles (light and heavy).
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