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Illinois Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in IL

^ The average residential electricity rate in Illinois is 11.38¢/kWh, which ranks 24th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in IL

^ Electricity consumption by Illinois residents averages 767 kWh per month, which ranks 35th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Illinois

Residential electricity bills in Illinois


  • Residential electricity bills in IL [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Illinois is $87, which ranks 44th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Illinois is 18.69% less 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 Illinois


  • Residential electricity rates in IL [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Illinois average 11.38¢/kWh, which ranks the state 24th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 11.38¢/kWh in IL is 4.21% less 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 Illinois


  • Residential electricity consumption in IL [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Illinois averages 767 kWh/month, which ranks 35th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in IL 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 Illinois

Commercial electricity bills in Illinois


  • Commercial electricity bills in IL [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Illinois is $573, which ranks 21st in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Illinois is 8.9% less 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 Illinois


  • Commercial electricity rates in IL [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Illinois average 7.99¢/kWh, which ranks the state 46th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 7.99¢/kWh in IL is 20.81% less 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 Illinois


  • Commercial electricity consumption in IL [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Illinois averages 7,175 kWh/month, which ranks 9th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in IL is 15.02% 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 Illinois

Industrial electricity bills in Illinois


  • Industrial electricity bills in IL [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Illinois is $36,206, which ranks 5th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Illinois is 383.84% 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 Illinois


  • Industrial electricity rates in IL [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Illinois average 5.8¢/kWh, which ranks the state 39th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 5.8¢/kWh in IL is 13.04% less 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 Illinois


  • Industrial electricity consumption in IL [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Illinois averages 624,482 kWh/month, which ranks 3rd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in IL is 456.79% 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.

Household Income in Illinois

Income Breakdown in Illinois [4]


Income Summary for Illinois


    • Household income: The state of Illinois has a median household income is $61,782, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Illinois is approximately 6 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 14 percent of households in IL have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Illinois is about $87/month, ranking 44th in the U.S. and 18.69% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Illinois vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Illinois

About Illinois

The state of Illinois has a population of approximately 12,830,632, ranking 7th in the nation.[6]

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More about Illinois utilities

For more information about Illinois 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. ^ 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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