Iowa Motor Fuel Sales by County and Year

data.iowa.gov | Last Updated 26 Mar 2018

This dataset provides total non-ethanol gasoline gallons, ethanol blends E10-E85, diesel, and biodiesel gallons sold by county for all retail locations that completed the Retailers Motor Fuel Gallons Annual Report. The State of Iowa has a goal to replace 25 percent of petroleum in Iowa with biofuel by 2020. The biofuel distribution percentage measures how the state is doing toward meeting that goal. The formula for determining the biofuel distribution percentage is as follows: Biofuel Distribution Percentage = (Pure Ethanol Gallons + Pure Biodiesel Gallons) / Total Gasoline Gallons .

Tags: motor fuel, fuel, gas, revenue, taxes, biofuel, biofuel distribution percentage

This dataset has the following 8 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Calendar Yearcalendar_yearnumberCalendar year when fuel was sold
CountycountytextCounty where fuel was sold
Number of Retail Locationsnumber_of_retail_locationsnumberNumber of retail fuel locations within the county
Non-Ethanol Gas Sales (in gallons)non_ethanol_gas_salesnumberGallons of non-ethanol gas sold
Ethanol Gas Sales (in gallons)ethanol_gas_salesnumberGallons of ethanol gas sold
Clear and Dyed Diesel Sales (in gallons)clear_and_dyed_diesel_salesnumberGallons of clear and dyed diesel sold
Biodiesel Sales (in gallons)biodiesel_salesnumberGallons of biodiesel sold
Biofuel Distribution Percentagebiofuel_distributionnumberBiofuel Distribution Percentage = (Pure Ethanol Gallons + Pure Biodiesel Gallons) / Total Gasoline Gallons