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Kentucky Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in KY

^ The average residential electricity rate in Kentucky is 9.43¢/kWh, which ranks 46th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in KY

^ Electricity consumption by Kentucky residents averages 1130 kWh per month, which ranks 7th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Kentucky

Residential electricity bills in Kentucky


  • Residential electricity bills in KY [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Kentucky is $107, which ranks 21st in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Kentucky is equal to the national average monthly bill of $629.
    • Average monthly residential electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $75 to $203.

Residential electricity rates in Kentucky


  • Residential electricity rates in KY [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Kentucky average 9.43¢/kWh, which ranks the state 46th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 9.43¢/kWh in KY is 20.62% 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 Kentucky


  • Residential electricity consumption in KY [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Kentucky averages 1,130 kWh/month, which ranks 7th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in KY is 25.14% 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 Kentucky

Commercial electricity bills in Kentucky


  • Commercial electricity bills in KY [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Kentucky is $458, which ranks 40th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Kentucky is 27.19% 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 Kentucky


  • Commercial electricity rates in KY [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Kentucky average 8.73¢/kWh, which ranks the state 33rd in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 8.73¢/kWh in KY is 13.48% 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 Kentucky


  • Commercial electricity consumption in KY [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Kentucky averages 5,241 kWh/month, which ranks 33rd in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in KY is 15.98% less 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 Kentucky

Industrial electricity bills in Kentucky


  • Industrial electricity bills in KY [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Kentucky is $27,621, which ranks 8th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Kentucky is 269.12% 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 Kentucky


  • Industrial electricity rates in KY [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Kentucky average 5.35¢/kWh, which ranks the state 46th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 5.35¢/kWh in KY is 19.79% 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 Kentucky


  • Industrial electricity consumption in KY [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Kentucky averages 516,259 kWh/month, which ranks 6th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in KY is 360.3% 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 Kentucky

Income Breakdown in Kentucky [4]


Income Summary for Kentucky


    • Household income: The state of Kentucky has a median household income is $45,409, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Kentucky is approximately 22 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 19 percent of households in KY have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Kentucky is about $107/month, ranking 21st in the U.S. and exactly equal to the national average of $629.[5]

Household Income: Kentucky vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Kentucky

About Kentucky

The state of Kentucky has a population of approximately 4,339,367, ranking 25th in the nation.[6]

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More about Kentucky utilities

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

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One way to produce electricity is by hydropower, where electricity is generated by water spinning turbines attached to generators.

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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