Electricity prices in the United States

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Hawaii had the highest electricity and natural gas prices in 2013. The following top four highest electricity prices are in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York and Arkansas. Across these states the average electricity price was 19.27 cents per kilowatt in 2013. The following four highest natural gas prices were found in Florida, Maine, Alabama and Vermont. Across these states the average natural gas price was $14.94 per thousand cubic foot in 2013.

Below are electricity prices in the United States as of October 2013. This information comes from the United States Energy Information Administration.[1]

Prices by state

October 2013

Electricity Prices in the United States by State
State Average Retail Price of Electricity to Residential Sector Natural Gas Residential Prices
Cents per kWh Rank Dollars per thousand cubic foot Rank
Alaska 17.93 4 8.79 42
Alabama 11.8 23 20.67 4
Arkansas 9.54 50 17.16 13
Arizona 12.02 21 17.67 11
California 15.71 7 10.36 36
Colorado 11.69 27 8.72 43
Connecticut 18.61 3 16.35 15
District of Columbia 13.03 17 17.78 10
Delaware 14.04 13 20.77 3
Florida 11.33 31 22.52 2
Georgia 11.02 33 20.57 5
Hawaii 37.27 1 46.92 1
Iowa 11.7 25 12.17 30
Idaho 9.93 44 8.62 45
Illinois 10.86 36 9.65 39
Indiana 11.55 30 8.44 47
Kansas 11.62 28 16.18 18
Kentucky 9.83 46 14.11 26
Louisiana 9.64 48 14.93 23
Massachusetts 15.63 8 13.24 27
Maryland 13.67 15 14.78 25
Maine 14.45 12 15.31 21
Michigan 14.99 10 9.4 40
Minnesota 12.2 20 8.64 44
Mississippi 10.15 41 -- 50
Missouri 10.97 34 -- 50
Montana 10.69 37 8.54 46
North Carolina 11.78 24 17 14
North Dakota 9.72 47 8.34 48
Nebraska 10.47 40 12.39 29
New Hampshire 16.73 6 17.49 12
New Jersey 15.54 9 12.5 28
New Mexico 11.58 29 11.87 31
Nevada 12.98 18 11.83 32
New York 18.89 2 16.35 15
Ohio 11.99 22 15.42 20
Oklahoma 10.59 38 19.85 7
Oregon 10.13 42 11.2 35
Pennsylvania 13.14 16 15.59 19
Rhode Island 14.55 11 14.94 22
South Carolina 12.24 19 19.53 8
South Dakota 10.9 35 9.82 38
Tennessee 9.92 45 14.89 24
Texas 11.7 25 18.55 9
Utah 10.1 43 8.9 41
Virginia 11.22 32 16.22 17
Vermont 17.66 5 19.87 6
Washington 8.81 51 11.63 33
Wisconsin 13.92 14 8.27 49
West Virginia 9.59 49 11.25 34
Wyoming 10.58 39 10.28 37

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