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New Jersey Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in NJ

^ The average residential electricity rate in New Jersey is 15.78¢/kWh, which ranks 7th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in NJ

^ Electricity consumption by New Jersey residents averages 691 kWh per month, which ranks 40th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in New Jersey

Residential electricity bills in New Jersey


  • Residential electricity bills in NJ [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in New Jersey is $109, which ranks 17th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in New Jersey is 1.87% 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 New Jersey


  • Residential electricity rates in NJ [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in New Jersey average 15.78¢/kWh, which ranks the state 7th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 15.78¢/kWh in NJ is 32.83% 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 New Jersey


  • Residential electricity consumption in NJ [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in New Jersey averages 691 kWh/month, which ranks 40th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in NJ is
    • 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 New Jersey

Commercial electricity bills in New Jersey


  • Commercial electricity bills in NJ [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in New Jersey is $833, which ranks 6th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in New Jersey is 32.43% 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 New Jersey


  • Commercial electricity rates in NJ [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in New Jersey average 12.78¢/kWh, which ranks the state 9th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 12.78¢/kWh in NJ is 26.66% 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 New Jersey


  • Commercial electricity consumption in NJ [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in New Jersey averages 6,521 kWh/month, which ranks 17th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in NJ is 4.54% 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 New Jersey

Industrial electricity bills in New Jersey


  • Industrial electricity bills in NJ [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in New Jersey is $5,344, which ranks 36th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in New Jersey is 28.58% 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 New Jersey


  • Industrial electricity rates in NJ [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in New Jersey average 10.52¢/kWh, which ranks the state 7th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 10.52¢/kWh in NJ is 57.72% 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 New Jersey


  • Industrial electricity consumption in NJ [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in New Jersey averages 50,818 kWh/month, which ranks 42nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in NJ is 54.69% 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.
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Household Income in New Jersey

Income Breakdown in New Jersey [4]


Income Summary for New Jersey


    • Household income: The state of New Jersey has a median household income is $78,080, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in New Jersey is approximately 33 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 10 percent of households in NJ have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in New Jersey is about $109/month, ranking 17th in the U.S. and 1.87% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: New Jersey vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about New Jersey

About New Jersey

The state of New Jersey has a population of approximately 8,791,894, ranking 12th in the nation.[6]

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More about New Jersey utilities

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

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Electricity fact: Appliances like televisions & toasters draw a small current even when they're off.

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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