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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 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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