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Alabama Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in AL

^ The average residential electricity rate in Alabama is 11.4¢/kWh, which ranks 23rd in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in AL

^ Electricity consumption by Alabama residents averages 1187 kWh per month, which ranks 4th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Alabama

Residential electricity bills in Alabama


  • Residential electricity bills in AL [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Alabama is $135, which ranks 2nd in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Alabama is 26.17% greater than the national average monthly bill of $107.
    • Average monthly residential electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $75 to $203.

Residential electricity rates in Alabama


  • Residential electricity rates in AL [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Alabama average 11.4¢/kWh, which ranks the state 23rd in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 11.4¢/kWh in AL is 4.04% less than the national average residential rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of residential electricity rates in the U.S. is 8.37¢/kWh to 37.34¢/kWh.

Residential electricity consumption in Alabama


  • Residential electricity consumption in AL [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Alabama averages 1,187 kWh/month, which ranks 4th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in AL is 31.45% greater than the national average monthly consumption of 903 kWh/month.
    • Monthly residential electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 531 kWh/mo. to 1,254 kWh/mo.
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Commercial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Alabama

Commercial electricity bills in Alabama


  • Commercial electricity bills in AL [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Alabama is $541, which ranks 25th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Alabama is 13.99% less than the national average monthly bill of $629.
    • Average monthly commercial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $334 to $3,288.

Commercial electricity rates in Alabama


  • Commercial electricity rates in AL [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Alabama average 10.63¢/kWh, which ranks the state 14th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 10.63¢/kWh in AL is 5.35% greater than the national average commercial rate of 10.09¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of commercial electricity rates in the U.S. is 6.86¢/kWh to 34.88¢/kWh.

Commercial electricity consumption in Alabama


  • Commercial electricity consumption in AL [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Alabama averages 5,083 kWh/month, which ranks 37th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in AL is 18.52% less than the national average consumption of 6,238 kWh/month.
    • Monthly commercial electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 3,244 kWh/mo. to 27,352 kWh/mo.

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Industrial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Alabama

Industrial electricity bills in Alabama


  • Industrial electricity bills in AL [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Alabama is $24,425, which ranks 9th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Alabama is 226.41% greater than the national average monthly bill of $7,483.
    • Average monthly industrial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $1,285 to $993,225.

Industrial electricity rates in Alabama


  • Industrial electricity rates in AL [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Alabama average 6.22¢/kWh, which ranks the state 33rd in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 6.22¢/kWh in AL is 6.75% less than the national average industrial rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of industrial electricity rates in the U.S. is 4.13¢/kWh to 30.82¢/kWh.

Industrial electricity consumption in Alabama


  • Industrial electricity consumption in AL [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Alabama averages 392,382 kWh/month, which ranks 9th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in AL is 249.85% greater than the national average consumption of 112,158 kWh/month.
    • Monthly industrial electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 18,333 kWh/mo. to 18,198,000 kWh/mo.

Household Income in Alabama

Income Breakdown in Alabama [4]


Income Summary for Alabama


    • Household income: The state of Alabama has a median household income is $47,282, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Alabama is approximately 19 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 19 percent of households in AL have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Alabama is about $135/month, ranking 2nd in the U.S. and 26.17% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Alabama vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Alabama

About Alabama

The state of Alabama has a population of approximately 4,779,736, ranking 23rd in the nation.[6]

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More about Alabama utilities

For more information about Alabama electricity, or for additional resources regarding electricity & utilities in your state, visit the Energy Information Administration.

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Electricity fact: Appliances like televisions & toasters draw a small current even when they're off.

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References

1. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration (2012)

2. ^ U.S. Department of Energy

3. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

4. ^ United States Census Bureau

5. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau