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Louisiana Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in LA

^ The average residential electricity rate in Louisiana is 8.37¢/kWh, which ranks 51st in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in LA

^ Electricity consumption by Louisiana residents averages 1254 kWh per month, which ranks 1st in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Louisiana

Residential electricity bills in Louisiana


  • Residential electricity bills in LA [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Louisiana is $105, which ranks 26th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Louisiana is 1.87% 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 Louisiana


  • Residential electricity rates in LA [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Louisiana average 8.37¢/kWh, which ranks the state 51st in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 8.37¢/kWh in LA is 29.55% 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 Louisiana


  • Residential electricity consumption in LA [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Louisiana averages 1,254 kWh/month, which ranks 1st in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in LA is 38.87% 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 Louisiana

Commercial electricity bills in Louisiana


  • Commercial electricity bills in LA [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Louisiana is $560, which ranks 22nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Louisiana is 10.97% 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 Louisiana


  • Commercial electricity rates in LA [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Louisiana average 7.75¢/kWh, which ranks the state 47th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 7.75¢/kWh in LA is 23.19% 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 Louisiana


  • Commercial electricity consumption in LA [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Louisiana averages 7,226 kWh/month, which ranks 7th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in LA is 15.84% 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 Louisiana

Industrial electricity bills in Louisiana


  • Industrial electricity bills in LA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Louisiana is $6,655, which ranks 29th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Louisiana is 11.07% less 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 Louisiana


  • Industrial electricity rates in LA [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Louisiana average 4.76¢/kWh, which ranks the state 50th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 4.76¢/kWh in LA is 28.64% 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 Louisiana


  • Industrial electricity consumption in LA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Louisiana averages 139,856 kWh/month, which ranks 24th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in LA is 24.7% 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 Louisiana

Income Breakdown in Louisiana [4]


Income Summary for Louisiana


    • Household income: The state of Louisiana has a median household income is $47,874, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Louisiana is approximately 18 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 19 percent of households in LA have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Louisiana is about $105/month, ranking 26th in the U.S. and 1.87% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Louisiana vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Louisiana

About Louisiana

The state of Louisiana has a population of approximately 4,533,372, ranking 26th in the nation.[6]

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More about Louisiana utilities

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

Did you know?

The U.S. produces nearly half of its electricity from coal. In China, the percenttage is nearly three-fourths.

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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