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Maryland Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in MD

^ The average residential electricity rate in Maryland is 12.84¢/kWh, which ranks 15th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in MD

^ Electricity consumption by Maryland residents averages 1005 kWh per month, which ranks 20th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Maryland

Residential electricity bills in Maryland


  • Residential electricity bills in MD [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Maryland is $129, which ranks 4th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Maryland is 20.56% greater 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 Maryland


  • Residential electricity rates in MD [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Maryland average 12.84¢/kWh, which ranks the state 15th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 12.84¢/kWh in MD is 8.08% greater 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 Maryland


  • Residential electricity consumption in MD [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Maryland averages 1,005 kWh/month, which ranks 20th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in MD is 11.3% 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.

Commercial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Maryland

Commercial electricity bills in Maryland


  • Commercial electricity bills in MD [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Maryland is $1,060, which ranks 3rd in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Maryland is 68.52% greater 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 Maryland


  • Commercial electricity rates in MD [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Maryland average 10.43¢/kWh, which ranks the state 16th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 10.43¢/kWh in MD is 3.37% greater 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 Maryland


  • Commercial electricity consumption in MD [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Maryland averages 10,163 kWh/month, which ranks 2nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in MD is 62.92% 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 Maryland

Industrial electricity bills in Maryland


  • Industrial electricity bills in MD [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Maryland is $3,393, which ranks 45th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Maryland is
    • Average monthly industrial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $1,285 to $993,225.

Industrial electricity rates in Maryland


  • Industrial electricity rates in MD [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Maryland average 8.09¢/kWh, which ranks the state 11th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 8.09¢/kWh in MD is 21.29% greater 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 Maryland


  • Industrial electricity consumption in MD [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Maryland averages 41,940 kWh/month, which ranks 46th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in MD is 62.61% less 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 Maryland

Income Breakdown in Maryland [4]


Income Summary for Maryland


    • Household income: The state of Maryland has a median household income is $77,924, versus $58,283 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Maryland is approximately 34 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 10 percent of households in MD have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Maryland is about $129/month, ranking 4th in the U.S. and 20.56% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Maryland vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Maryland

About Maryland

The state of Maryland has a population of approximately 5,773,552, ranking 20th in the nation.[6]

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More about Maryland utilities

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

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Compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs use a fraction of the electricity as incandescent light bulbs.

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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