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Tennessee Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in TN

^ The average residential electricity rate in Tennessee is 10.1¢/kWh, which ranks 37th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in TN

^ Electricity consumption by Tennessee residents averages 1217 kWh per month, which ranks 2nd in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Tennessee

Residential electricity bills in Tennessee


  • Residential electricity bills in TN [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Tennessee is $123, which ranks 10th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Tennessee is 14.95% 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 Tennessee


  • Residential electricity rates in TN [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Tennessee average 10.1¢/kWh, which ranks the state 37th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 10.1¢/kWh in TN is 14.98% 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 Tennessee


  • Residential electricity consumption in TN [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Tennessee averages 1,217 kWh/month, which ranks 2nd in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in TN is 34.77% 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.
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Commercial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Tennessee

Commercial electricity bills in Tennessee


  • Commercial electricity bills in TN [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Tennessee is $518, which ranks 30th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Tennessee is 17.65% 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 Tennessee


  • Commercial electricity rates in TN [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Tennessee average 10.31¢/kWh, which ranks the state 17th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 10.31¢/kWh in TN is 2.18% 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 Tennessee


  • Commercial electricity consumption in TN [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Tennessee averages 5,028 kWh/month, which ranks 38th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in TN is 19.4% 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 Tennessee

Industrial electricity bills in Tennessee


  • Industrial electricity bills in TN [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Tennessee is $85,815, which ranks 3rd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Tennessee is 1046.8% 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 Tennessee


  • Industrial electricity rates in TN [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Tennessee average 7.08¢/kWh, which ranks the state 18th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 7.08¢/kWh in TN is 6.15% 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 Tennessee


  • Industrial electricity consumption in TN [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Tennessee averages 1,212,568 kWh/month, which ranks 2nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in TN is 981.12% 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 Tennessee

Income Breakdown in Tennessee [4]


Income Summary for Tennessee


    • Household income: The state of Tennessee has a median household income is $48,319, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Tennessee is approximately 17 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 18 percent of households in TN have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Tennessee is about $123/month, ranking 10th in the U.S. and 14.95% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Tennessee vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Tennessee

About Tennessee

The state of Tennessee has a population of approximately 6,346,105, ranking 15th in the nation.[6]

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More about Tennessee utilities

For more information about Tennessee 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