Affordabiity Gap Data
Issued April, 2018
Historical data for calendar year 2017 is available. This data was released in April, 2018 and is available on a no-charge basis.
NOTE: These files were revised in June, 2020.
2017 Historical State Data
Click on the map to download the 2017 historical Home Energy Affordability Gap data for the selected state. Each download consists of a single zip file that contains the following elements:
2017 Historical Summary Data
Summary-level Fact Sheets were compiled for the Total US and for each of the nine geographic regions defined by the US Census. Download this pdf file.
Historical Data 2nd Series
Access prior year 2nd Series Home Energy Affordability Gap data by selecting the desired year below. 2nd Series Affordability Gap data is not available for years prior to 2012.
Historical Affordability Gap Data 1st Series
2002 through 2011
The 2012 Home Energy Affordability Gap introduces the 2nd Series of FSC's annual Affordability Gap analysis. The data for 2012 and forward cannot be directly compared to the Affordability Gap (1st Series) data for 2011 and earlier years. While remaining fundamentally the same, several improvements have been introduced in both data and methodology.
With that caution, Affordability Gap (1st Series) data is still available through the following link:
Historical 1st Series data