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New York Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in NY

^ The average residential electricity rate in New York is 17.62¢/kWh, which ranks 3rd in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in NY

^ Electricity consumption by New York residents averages 603 kWh per month, which ranks 46th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in New York

Residential electricity bills in New York


  • Residential electricity bills in NY [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in New York is $106, which ranks 24th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in New York is 0.93% 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 New York


  • Residential electricity rates in NY [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in New York average 17.62¢/kWh, which ranks the state 3rd in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 17.62¢/kWh in NY is 48.32% 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 York


  • Residential electricity consumption in NY [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in New York averages 603 kWh/month, which ranks 46th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in NY is 33.22% less 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 New York

Commercial electricity bills in New York


  • Commercial electricity bills in NY [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in New York is $919, which ranks 5th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in New York is 46.1% 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 York


  • Commercial electricity rates in NY [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in New York average 15.06¢/kWh, which ranks the state 2nd in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 15.06¢/kWh in NY is 49.26% 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 York


  • Commercial electricity consumption in NY [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in New York averages 6,101 kWh/month, which ranks 21st in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in NY is 2.2% 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 New York

Industrial electricity bills in New York


  • Industrial electricity bills in NY [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in New York is $9,390, which ranks 23rd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in New York is 25.48% 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 New York


  • Industrial electricity rates in NY [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in New York average 6.7¢/kWh, which ranks the state 22nd in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 6.7¢/kWh in NY is 0.45% 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 York


  • Industrial electricity consumption in NY [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in New York averages 140,240 kWh/month, which ranks 23rd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in NY is 25.04% 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.

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Household Income in New York

Income Breakdown in New York [4]


Income Summary for New York


    • Household income: The state of New York has a median household income is $64,767, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in New York is approximately 11 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 15 percent of households in NY have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in New York is about $106/month, ranking 24th in the U.S. and 0.93% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: New York vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about New York

About New York

The state of New York has a population of approximately 19,378,102, ranking 4th in the nation.[6]

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More about New York utilities

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

Did you know?

In 2011, space cooling accounted for approximately 19 percent of total U.S. residential electricity consumption.

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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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