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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.

Did you know?

In the U.S., electricity plants use more than 900 million short tons of coal to produce electricity every year.

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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