To determine how much gas is in your propane tank, multiply the outage reading by the capacity of the tank. For example: A 500 gallon propane tank at 40% = 500 x 0.4 = 200 gallons remaining in the tank. These figures are approximate and can only be used to determine estimated gallons in the tank.

## How can I tell the size of my propane tank?

Compare your measurements to the known measurements for consumer propane tanks to determine the size of tank you have. According to the Propane 101 website, a **20-pound propane tank measures 18 inches high and 12.5 inches in diameter**. A 30-pound propane tank measures 24 inches high and 12.5 inches in diameter.

## What is the size of a 250 gallon propane tank?

This type of propane storage tank is **about 30-31 inches in diameter and up to 94 inches in length**.

## How many gallons is a residential propane tank?

A standard 120 gallon tank holds **96 gallons** of propane and is generally installed for residential hot water or space heating with sufficient storage if you add a range or clothes dryer. Each tank is 54.5” in height and 30” in diameter. Also known as a 420 lb.

## How long will 100 gallons of propane last?

A 100-pound propane tank holds 23.6 pounds of propane when it’s full. If your fireplace is 20,000 BTU and you use it 12 hours a day, the 100-gallon propane tank will last you **around nine days**.

## How much does it cost to fill up a 500 gallon propane tank?

Cost To Fill

You can expect to pay an **average of $600, or even more**, to fill your 500 gallon propane tank. The total cost can vary based on the market price of propane at any given time. Many homeowners realize that this cost is worth it as a 500 gallon tank is enough to power all home appliances.

## What is the cost of a 250 gallon propane tank?

New vs. Used Propane Tank Prices

Tank Sizes | Used Price | Cost New |
---|---|---|

1,000 gallon | $1,850 | $2,500 |

500 gallon | $950 | $,1,700 |

330 gallon | $800 | $1,400 |

250 gallon | $649 |
$1,199 |

## How long should a 500 gallon propane tank last?

While 500 gallons of propane can get you through **several months**, the tank itself will last much longer. On average, a propane tank can keep fueling your appliances for over 30 years.