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Arkansas Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in AR

^ The average residential electricity rate in Arkansas is 9.3¢/kWh, which ranks 47th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in AR

^ Electricity consumption by Arkansas residents averages 1120 kWh per month, which ranks 8th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Arkansas

Residential electricity bills in Arkansas


  • Residential electricity bills in AR [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Arkansas is $104, which ranks 28th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Arkansas is 2.8% less 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 Arkansas


  • Residential electricity rates in AR [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Arkansas average 9.3¢/kWh, which ranks the state 47th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 9.3¢/kWh in AR is 21.72% 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 Arkansas


  • Residential electricity consumption in AR [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Arkansas averages 1,120 kWh/month, which ranks 8th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in AR is 24.03% 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 Arkansas

Commercial electricity bills in Arkansas


  • Commercial electricity bills in AR [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Arkansas is $428, which ranks 47th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Arkansas is 31.96% 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 Arkansas


  • Commercial electricity rates in AR [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Arkansas average 7.71¢/kWh, which ranks the state 48th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 7.71¢/kWh in AR is 23.59% less 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 Arkansas


  • Commercial electricity consumption in AR [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Arkansas averages 5,547 kWh/month, which ranks 28th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in AR is 11.08% 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 Arkansas

Industrial electricity bills in Arkansas


  • Industrial electricity bills in AR [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Arkansas is $2,386, which ranks 49th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Arkansas is 68.11% less 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 Arkansas


  • Industrial electricity rates in AR [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Arkansas average 5.76¢/kWh, which ranks the state 40th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 5.76¢/kWh in AR is 13.64% 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 Arkansas


  • Industrial electricity consumption in AR [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Arkansas averages 41,384 kWh/month, which ranks 47th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in AR is 63.1% 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 Arkansas

Income Breakdown in Arkansas [4]


Income Summary for Arkansas


    • Household income: The state of Arkansas has a median household income is $42,825, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Arkansas is approximately 27 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 19 percent of households in AR have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Arkansas is about $104/month, ranking 28th in the U.S. and 2.8% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Arkansas vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Arkansas

About Arkansas

The state of Arkansas has a population of approximately 2,915,918, ranking 32nd in the nation.[6]

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More about Arkansas utilities

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

Did you know?

One way to produce electricity is by hydropower, where electricity is generated by water spinning turbines attached to generators.

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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