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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.

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