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Pennsylvania Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in PA

^ The average residential electricity rate in Pennsylvania is 12.75¢/kWh, which ranks 16th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in PA

^ Electricity consumption by Pennsylvania residents averages 837 kWh per month, which ranks 32nd in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Pennsylvania

Residential electricity bills in Pennsylvania


  • Residential electricity bills in PA [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Pennsylvania is $107, which ranks 20th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Pennsylvania is equal to the national average monthly bill of $629.
    • Average monthly residential electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $75 to $203.

Residential electricity rates in Pennsylvania


  • Residential electricity rates in PA [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Pennsylvania average 12.75¢/kWh, which ranks the state 16th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 12.75¢/kWh in PA is 7.32% 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 Pennsylvania


  • Residential electricity consumption in PA [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Pennsylvania averages 837 kWh/month, which ranks 32nd in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in PA is 7.31% 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 Pennsylvania

Commercial electricity bills in Pennsylvania


  • Commercial electricity bills in PA [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Pennsylvania is $491, which ranks 35th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Pennsylvania is 21.94% 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 Pennsylvania


  • Commercial electricity rates in PA [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Pennsylvania average 9.44¢/kWh, which ranks the state 24th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 9.44¢/kWh in PA is 6.44% 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 Pennsylvania


  • Commercial electricity consumption in PA [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Pennsylvania averages 5,201 kWh/month, which ranks 35th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in PA is 16.62% 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 Pennsylvania

Industrial electricity bills in Pennsylvania


  • Industrial electricity bills in PA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Pennsylvania is $11,591, which ranks 20th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Pennsylvania is 54.9% 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 Pennsylvania


  • Industrial electricity rates in PA [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Pennsylvania average 7.23¢/kWh, which ranks the state 16th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 7.23¢/kWh in PA is 8.4% 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 Pennsylvania


  • Industrial electricity consumption in PA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Pennsylvania averages 160,367 kWh/month, which ranks 21st in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in PA is 42.98% 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 Pennsylvania

Income Breakdown in Pennsylvania [4]


Income Summary for Pennsylvania


    • Household income: The state of Pennsylvania has a median household income is $55,452, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Pennsylvania is approximately 5 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 14 percent of households in PA have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Pennsylvania is about $107/month, ranking 20th in the U.S. and exactly equal to the national average of $629.[5]

Household Income: Pennsylvania vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Pennsylvania

About Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania has a population of approximately 12,702,379, ranking 5th in the nation.[6]

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More about Pennsylvania utilities

For more information about Pennsylvania 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

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