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Delaware Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in DE

^ The average residential electricity rate in Delaware is 13.58¢/kWh, which ranks 13th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in DE

^ Electricity consumption by Delaware residents averages 942 kWh per month, which ranks 26th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Delaware

Residential electricity bills in Delaware


  • Residential electricity bills in DE [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Delaware is $128, which ranks 6th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Delaware is 19.63% 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 Delaware


  • Residential electricity rates in DE [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Delaware average 13.58¢/kWh, which ranks the state 13th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 13.58¢/kWh in DE is 14.31% 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 Delaware


  • Residential electricity consumption in DE [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Delaware averages 942 kWh/month, which ranks 26th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in DE is 4.32% 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 Delaware

Commercial electricity bills in Delaware


  • Commercial electricity bills in DE [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Delaware is $702, which ranks 11th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Delaware is 11.61% 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 Delaware


  • Commercial electricity rates in DE [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Delaware average 10.13¢/kWh, which ranks the state 18th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 10.13¢/kWh in DE is 0.4% 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 Delaware


  • Commercial electricity consumption in DE [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Delaware averages 6,925 kWh/month, which ranks 11th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in DE is 11.01% 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 Delaware

Industrial electricity bills in Delaware


  • Industrial electricity bills in DE [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Delaware is $22,464, which ranks 11th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Delaware is 200.2% 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 Delaware


  • Industrial electricity rates in DE [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Delaware average 8.36¢/kWh, which ranks the state 10th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 8.36¢/kWh in DE is 25.34% 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 Delaware


  • Industrial electricity consumption in DE [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Delaware averages 268,796 kWh/month, which ranks 12th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in DE is 139.66% greater 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 Delaware

Income Breakdown in Delaware [4]


Income Summary for Delaware


    • Household income: The state of Delaware has a median household income is $62,871, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Delaware is approximately 7 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 12 percent of households in DE have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Delaware is about $128/month, ranking 6th in the U.S. and 19.63% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Delaware vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Delaware

About Delaware

The state of Delaware has a population of approximately 897,934, ranking 47th in the nation.[6]

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More about Delaware utilities

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

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Lighting accounted for approximately 13 percent of total U.S. residential electricity consumption in 2011.

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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