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Mississippi Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in MS

^ The average residential electricity rate in Mississippi is 10.26¢/kWh, which ranks 35th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in MS

^ Electricity consumption by Mississippi residents averages 1193 kWh per month, which ranks 3rd in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Mississippi

Residential electricity bills in Mississippi


  • Residential electricity bills in MS [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Mississippi is $122, which ranks 12th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Mississippi is 14.02% 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 Mississippi


  • Residential electricity rates in MS [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Mississippi average 10.26¢/kWh, which ranks the state 35th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 10.26¢/kWh in MS is 13.64% 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 Mississippi


  • Residential electricity consumption in MS [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Mississippi averages 1,193 kWh/month, which ranks 3rd in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in MS is 32.12% 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 Mississippi

Commercial electricity bills in Mississippi


  • Commercial electricity bills in MS [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Mississippi is $464, which ranks 38th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Mississippi is 26.23% 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 Mississippi


  • Commercial electricity rates in MS [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Mississippi average 9.33¢/kWh, which ranks the state 26th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 9.33¢/kWh in MS is 7.53% 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 Mississippi


  • Commercial electricity consumption in MS [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Mississippi averages 4,979 kWh/month, which ranks 39th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in MS is 20.18% 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 Mississippi

Industrial electricity bills in Mississippi


  • Industrial electricity bills in MS [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Mississippi is $12,267, which ranks 18th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Mississippi is 63.93% 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 Mississippi


  • Industrial electricity rates in MS [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Mississippi average 6.24¢/kWh, which ranks the state 31st in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 6.24¢/kWh in MS is 6.45% 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 Mississippi


  • Industrial electricity consumption in MS [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Mississippi averages 196,612 kWh/month, which ranks 18th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in MS is 75.3% 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 Mississippi

Income Breakdown in Mississippi [4]


Income Summary for Mississippi


    • Household income: The state of Mississippi has a median household income is $42,099, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Mississippi is approximately 28 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 22 percent of households in MS have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Mississippi is about $122/month, ranking 12th in the U.S. and 14.02% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Mississippi vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Mississippi

About Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has a population of approximately 2,967,297, ranking 33rd in the nation.[6]

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More about Mississippi utilities

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

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Mississippi Cities

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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