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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.
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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.
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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?

Electricity fact: Appliances like televisions & toasters draw a small current even when they're off.

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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