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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?

The world’s largest source for producing electricity is coal. Coal generates nearly half of the electricity in the U.S.

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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