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Texas Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in TX

^ The average residential electricity rate in Texas is 10.98¢/kWh, which ranks 31st in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in TX

^ Electricity consumption by Texas residents averages 1168 kWh per month, which ranks 5th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Texas

Residential electricity bills in Texas


  • Residential electricity bills in TX [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Texas is $128, which ranks 5th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Texas is 19.63% 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 Texas


  • Residential electricity rates in TX [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Texas average 10.98¢/kWh, which ranks the state 31st in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 10.98¢/kWh in TX is 7.58% 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 Texas


  • Residential electricity consumption in TX [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Texas averages 1,168 kWh/month, which ranks 5th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in TX is 29.35% 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 Texas

Commercial electricity bills in Texas


  • Commercial electricity bills in TX [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Texas is $668, which ranks 14th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Texas is 6.2% 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 Texas


  • Commercial electricity rates in TX [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Texas average 8.16¢/kWh, which ranks the state 40th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 8.16¢/kWh in TX is 19.13% 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 Texas


  • Commercial electricity consumption in TX [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Texas averages 8,185 kWh/month, which ranks 4th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in TX is 31.21% 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 Texas

Industrial electricity bills in Texas


  • Industrial electricity bills in TX [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Texas is $4,750, which ranks 40th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Texas is
    • Average monthly industrial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $1,285 to $993,225.

Industrial electricity rates in Texas


  • Industrial electricity rates in TX [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Texas average 5.57¢/kWh, which ranks the state 43rd in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 5.57¢/kWh in TX is 16.49% 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 Texas


  • Industrial electricity consumption in TX [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Texas averages 85,264 kWh/month, which ranks 31st in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in TX is 23.98% 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.

Household Income in Texas

Income Breakdown in Texas [4]


Income Summary for Texas


    • Household income: The state of Texas has a median household income is $57,144, versus $58,283 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Texas is approximately 2 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 18 percent of households in TX have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Texas is about $128/month, ranking 5th in the U.S. and 19.63% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Texas vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Texas

About Texas

The state of Texas has a population of approximately 25,145,561, ranking 2nd in the nation.[6]

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More about Texas utilities

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

Did you know?

The U.S. produces nearly half of its electricity from coal. In China, the percenttage is nearly three-fourths.

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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