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How Much Electricity on Average Do Homes in Your State Use? Test

Homeowners across the country pay electricity bills as part of their monthly expenses. However, the amount they pay varies by state depending on rates, climate, and usage.

In some places—including Hawaii, Alaska, California, and New England states—electricity rates are quite high due to either being quite remote or densely populated. High rates encourage homeowners to consume less electricity to reduce their monthly expenses.

The typical American household devotes 41% of its energy use to space heating and cooling. As a result, climate is a significant contributor to electricity bills. This means that areas with mild seasons, which don’t rely as heavily on heating and cooling, tend to use less electricity.

Residential electricity rates are measured in cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), which is a unit of measurement equivalent to the amount of energy used if you kept a 1,000-watt appliance running for one hour. On the whole, US residents consume around 900 kWh per month. That’s a higher usage rate per capita than any other country in the world. The average rate across all states is 10.48 cents per kWh.

Here’s a breakdown of how much electricity homes use, on average, ranked by state.

 

AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY DC

 

31. Montana

Usage in kWh per month: 813

Rate in cents per kWh: 10.94 (40th)

Bill per month: $88.95 (47th)

32. Washington, DC

Usage in kWh per month: 804

Rate in cents per kWh: 12.29 (22nd)

Bill per month: 98.79 (37th)

33. Minnesota

Usage in kWh per month: 764

Rate in cents per kWh: 12.67 (18th)

Bill per month: $96.79 (38th)

34. Utah

Usage in kWh per month: 750

Rate in cents per kWh: 11.02 (37th)

Bill per month: $82.57 (50th)

35. Illinois

Usage in kWh per month: 733

Rate in cents per kWh: 12.54 (20th)

Bill per month: $91.83 (45th)

36. Connecticut

Usage in kWh per month: 711

Rate in cents per kWh: 20.01 (3rd)

Bill per month: $142.19 (3rd)

37. Colorado

Usage in kWh per month: 694

Rate in cents per kWh: 12.07 (24th)

Bill per month: $83.85 (49th)

38. New Jersey

Usage in kWh per month: 691

Rate in cents per kWh: 15.72 (11th)

Bill per month: $108.58 (29th)

39. Wisconsin

Usage in kWh per month: 683

Rate in cents per kWh: 14.07 (14th)

Bill per month: $96.08 (40th)

 

As a New York resident, you’ll notice we have one of the highest electricity rates in the country. To keep your bills down, you need efficient appliances, lighting, and wiring. At Lon Lockwood Electric, we can help Webster, New York residents maintain a safe, efficient, and reliable system for lower electricity usage.

To schedule residential electrical services in the eastern Rochester area, please contact us today at 585-766-4702.