Does everyone in America own a car?
American households own a car, and most Americans get to work by car (85 percent). Until World War II and into the late 1940s, many Americans did not own cars. People lived in cit- ies and towns, and 40 percent did not own cars but used public buses, trolleys and trains.
How many car owners are in the US?
U.S. vehicle registration statistics from registration databases
|Number of Registered Vehicles in US||Car Ownership Statistic|
|Number of registered vehicles in U.S., 2017||270.4 million|
|Number of registered vehicles in U.S., 2016||264.0 million|
|Number of registered vehicles in U.S., 2015||257.9 million|
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How many cars does the average American own?
What percentage of American families owned a car in 1930?
In 1980, 87.2 percent of American households owned one or more motor vehicles, 51.5 percent owned more than one, and fully 95 percent of domestic car sales were for replacement. Americans have become truly auto-dependent.