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Alaska Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in AK

^ The average residential electricity rate in Alaska is 17.88¢/kWh, which ranks 2nd in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in AK

^ Electricity consumption by Alaska residents averages 654 kWh per month, which ranks 43rd in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Alaska

Residential electricity bills in Alaska


  • Residential electricity bills in AK [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Alaska is $117, which ranks 15th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Alaska is 9.35% 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 Alaska


  • Residential electricity rates in AK [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Alaska average 17.88¢/kWh, which ranks the state 2nd in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 17.88¢/kWh in AK is 50.51% greater 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 Alaska


  • Residential electricity consumption in AK [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Alaska averages 654 kWh/month, which ranks 43rd in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in AK is 27.57% less 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 Alaska

Commercial electricity bills in Alaska


  • Commercial electricity bills in AK [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Alaska is $733, which ranks 10th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Alaska is 16.53% greater 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 Alaska


  • Commercial electricity rates in AK [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Alaska average 14.93¢/kWh, which ranks the state 3rd in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 14.93¢/kWh in AK is 47.97% 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 Alaska


  • Commercial electricity consumption in AK [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Alaska averages 4,911 kWh/month, which ranks 41st in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in AK is 21.27% 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 Alaska

Industrial electricity bills in Alaska


  • Industrial electricity bills in AK [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Alaska is $15,329, which ranks 14th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Alaska is 104.85% 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 Alaska


  • Industrial electricity rates in AK [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Alaska average 16.82¢/kWh, which ranks the state 2nd in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 16.82¢/kWh in AK is 152.17% greater 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 Alaska


  • Industrial electricity consumption in AK [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Alaska averages 91,131 kWh/month, which ranks 27th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in AK is 18.75% less 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 Alaska

Income Breakdown in Alaska [4]


Income Summary for Alaska


    • Household income: The state of Alaska has a median household income is $68,691, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Alaska is approximately 17 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 11 percent of households in AK have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Alaska is about $117/month, ranking 15th in the U.S. and 9.35% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Alaska vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Alaska

About Alaska

The state of Alaska has a population of approximately 710,231, ranking 50th in the nation.[6]

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More about Alaska utilities

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

Did you know?

Seven southern states (AL, FL, GA, SC, TN, TX & VA) are often in the top ten in electricity consumption due to high cooling demand.

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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