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Bakersfield Electricity Rates

Commercial Electricity in Bakersfield

^ The average commercial electricity rate in Bakersfield, CA is 14.08¢/kWh.[1]

Residential Electricity in Bakersfield

^ The average residential electricity rate in Bakersfield, CA is 15.59¢/kWh.[1]

Industrial Electricity in Bakersfield

^ The average industrial electricity rate in Bakersfield, CA is 8.98¢/kWh.[1]

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Bakersfield, CA Electricity Statistics

Commercial electricity rates in Bakersfield


  • Commercial Electricity in Bakersfield
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Bakersfield is 14.08¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (commercial) electricity rate in Bakersfield is 5% greater than the California average rate of 13.41¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (commercial) electricity rate in Bakersfield is 39.54% greater than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh. Commercial rates in the U.S. range from 6.86¢/kWh to 34.88¢/kWh.[2]

Residential electricity rates in Bakersfield


  • Residential Electricity in Bakersfield
    • The average residential electricity rate in Bakersfield is 15.59¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (residential) electricity rate in Bakersfield is 1.63% greater than the California average rate of 15.34¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (residential) electricity rate in Bakersfield is 31.23% greater than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh. Residential rates in the U.S. range from 8.37¢/kWh to 37.34¢/kWh.[2]

Industrial electricity rates in Bakersfield


  • Industrial Electricity in Bakersfield
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Bakersfield is 8.98¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (industrial) electricity rate in Bakersfield is 14.39% less than the California average rate of 10.49¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (industrial) electricity rate in Bakersfield is 34.63% greater than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh. Industrial rates in the U.S. range from 4.13¢/kWh to 30.82¢/kWh.[2]
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California Electricity Rates & Consumption

Commercial electricity in California


  • Commercial electricity rates in CA [3]
    • The average commercial electricity rate in California is 13.41¢/kWh, which ranks 7th in the nation and is 32.9% greater than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh.[3]
  • Commercial electricity consumption in CA [3]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in California averages 5,532 kWh/month, which ranks 30th in the nation and is 11.32% less than the national average of 6,238 kWh/month.
  • Commercial electricity bills in CA [3]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in California is $742, which ranks 9th in the nation and is 17.97% greater than the national average of $629.
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Residential electricity in California


  • Residential electricity rates in California [3]
    • The average residential electricity rate in California is 15.34¢/kWh, which ranks 8th in the nation and is 29.12% greater than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
  • Residential electricity consumption in CA [3]
    • Residential electricity consumption in California averages 573 kWh/month, which ranks 48th in the nation and is 36.54% less than the national average of 903 kWh/month.
  • Residential electricity bills in CA [3]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in California is $88, which ranks 42nd in the nation and is 17.76% less than the national average of $107 per month.
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Industrial electricity in California


  • Industrial electricity rates in California [3]
    • The average industrial electricity rate in California is 10.49¢/kWh, which ranks 8th in the nation and is 57.27% greater than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
  • Industrial electricity consumption in CA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in California averages 53,013 kWh/month, which ranks 41st in the nation and is 52.73% less than the national average of 112,158 kWh/month.
  • Industrial electricity bills in CA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in California is $5,561, which ranks 34th in the nation and is 25.68% less than the national average of $7,483.
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Household Income in Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield, CA Income Breakdown [4]


Income Summary for Bakersfield, CA


    • Household income: The city of Bakersfield has a median household income of $14,948, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Bakersfield is approximately 74 percent less than the median income for the entire United States.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 21 percent of Bakersfield households have incomes below poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in California is about $88/month, ranking 42nd in the U.S. and 17.76% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Income: Bakersfield vs. Nation [4]


Additional information about Bakersfield

About Bakersfield

Bakersfield is a city located in Kern County in the state of California, and has a population of approximately 347,483.[6]

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More about Bakersfield utilities

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

Did you know?

Benjamin Franklin researched electricity extensively in the 18th century. The lightning rod was among his inventions.

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References

1. ^ National Renewable Energy Laboratory

2. ^ U.S. Department of Energy

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

4. ^ United States Census Bureau

5. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau