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Wilmington Electricity Rates

Commercial Electricity in Wilmington

^ The average commercial electricity rate in Wilmington, DE is 4.35¢/kWh.[1]

Residential Electricity in Wilmington

^ The average residential electricity rate in Wilmington, DE is 13.65¢/kWh.[1]

Industrial Electricity in Wilmington

^ The average industrial electricity rate in Wilmington, DE is 0.99¢/kWh.[1]

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Wilmington, DE Electricity Statistics

Commercial electricity rates in Wilmington


  • Commercial Electricity in Wilmington
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Wilmington is 4.35¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (commercial) electricity rate in Wilmington is 57.06% less than the Delaware average rate of 10.13¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (commercial) electricity rate in Wilmington is 56.89% less 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 Wilmington


  • Residential Electricity in Wilmington
    • The average residential electricity rate in Wilmington is 13.65¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (residential) electricity rate in Wilmington is 0.52% greater than the Delaware average rate of 13.58¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (residential) electricity rate in Wilmington is 14.9% 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 Wilmington


  • Industrial Electricity in Wilmington
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Wilmington is 0.99¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (industrial) electricity rate in Wilmington is 88.16% less than the Delaware average rate of 8.36¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (industrial) electricity rate in Wilmington is 85.16% less 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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Delaware Electricity Rates & Consumption

Commercial electricity in Delaware


  • Commercial electricity rates in DE [3]
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Delaware is 10.13¢/kWh, which ranks 18th in the nation and is 0.4% greater than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh.[3]
  • Commercial electricity consumption in DE [3]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Delaware averages 6,925 kWh/month, which ranks 11th in the nation and is 11.01% greater than the national average of 6,238 kWh/month.
  • Commercial electricity bills in DE [3]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Delaware is $702, which ranks 11th in the nation and is 11.61% greater than the national average of $629.
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Residential electricity in Delaware


  • Residential electricity rates in Delaware [3]
    • The average residential electricity rate in Delaware is 13.58¢/kWh, which ranks 13th in the nation and is 14.31% greater than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
  • Residential electricity consumption in DE [3]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Delaware averages 942 kWh/month, which ranks 26th in the nation and is 4.32% greater than the national average of 903 kWh/month.
  • Residential electricity bills in DE [3]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Delaware is $128, which ranks 6th in the nation and is 19.63% greater than the national average of $107 per month.
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Industrial electricity in Delaware


  • Industrial electricity rates in Delaware [3]
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Delaware is 8.36¢/kWh, which ranks 10th in the nation and is 25.34% greater than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
  • Industrial electricity consumption in DE [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Delaware averages 268,796 kWh/month, which ranks 12th in the nation and is 139.66% greater than the national average of 112,158 kWh/month.
  • Industrial electricity bills in DE [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Delaware is $22,464, which ranks 11th in the nation and is 200.2% greater than the national average of $7,483.
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Household Income in Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, DE Income Breakdown [4]


Income Summary for Wilmington, DE


    • Household income: The city of Wilmington has a median household income of $23,109, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Wilmington is approximately 61 percent less than the median income for the entire United States.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 11 percent of Wilmington households have incomes below 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]

Income: Wilmington vs. Nation [4]


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Additional information about Wilmington

About Wilmington

Wilmington is a city located in New Castle County in the state of Delaware, and has a population of approximately 70,851.[6]

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More about Wilmington utilities

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

Did you know?

The world’s largest source for producing electricity is coal. Coal generates nearly half of the electricity in the U.S.

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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