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Connecticut Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in CT

^ The average residential electricity rate in Connecticut is 17.34¢/kWh, which ranks 4th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in CT

^ Electricity consumption by Connecticut residents averages 731 kWh per month, which ranks 36th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Connecticut

Residential electricity bills in Connecticut


  • Residential electricity bills in CT [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Connecticut is $127, which ranks 7th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Connecticut is 18.69% 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 Connecticut


  • Residential electricity rates in CT [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Connecticut average 17.34¢/kWh, which ranks the state 4th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 17.34¢/kWh in CT is 45.96% 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 Connecticut


  • Residential electricity consumption in CT [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Connecticut averages 731 kWh/month, which ranks 36th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in CT is
    • Monthly residential electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 531 kWh/mo. to 1,254 kWh/mo.

Commercial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Connecticut

Commercial electricity bills in Connecticut


  • Commercial electricity bills in CT [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Connecticut is $1,053, which ranks 4th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Connecticut is 67.41% 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 Connecticut


  • Commercial electricity rates in CT [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Connecticut average 14.65¢/kWh, which ranks the state 4th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 14.65¢/kWh in CT is 45.19% 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 Connecticut


  • Commercial electricity consumption in CT [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Connecticut averages 7,188 kWh/month, which ranks 8th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in CT is 15.23% greater 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 Connecticut

Industrial electricity bills in Connecticut


  • Industrial electricity bills in CT [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Connecticut is $8,104, which ranks 27th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Connecticut is 8.3% 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 Connecticut


  • Industrial electricity rates in CT [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Connecticut average 12.67¢/kWh, which ranks the state 3rd in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 12.67¢/kWh in CT is 89.96% 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 Connecticut


  • Industrial electricity consumption in CT [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Connecticut averages 63,947 kWh/month, which ranks 40th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in CT is 42.98% 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.

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Household Income in Connecticut

Income Breakdown in Connecticut [4]


Income Summary for Connecticut


    • Household income: The state of Connecticut has a median household income is $76,542, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Connecticut is approximately 31 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 10 percent of households in CT have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Connecticut is about $127/month, ranking 7th in the U.S. and 18.69% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Connecticut vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Connecticut

About Connecticut

The state of Connecticut has a population of approximately 3,574,097, ranking 29th in the nation.[6]

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More about Connecticut utilities

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

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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

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