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Virginia Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in VA

^ The average residential electricity rate in Virginia is 11.08¢/kWh, which ranks 30th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in VA

^ Electricity consumption by Virginia residents averages 1117 kWh per month, which ranks 10th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Virginia

Residential electricity bills in Virginia


  • Residential electricity bills in VA [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Virginia is $124, which ranks 8th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Virginia is 15.89% 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 Virginia


  • Residential electricity rates in VA [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Virginia average 11.08¢/kWh, which ranks the state 30th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 11.08¢/kWh in VA is 6.73% 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 Virginia


  • Residential electricity consumption in VA [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Virginia averages 1,117 kWh/month, which ranks 10th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in VA is 23.7% 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 Virginia

Commercial electricity bills in Virginia


  • Commercial electricity bills in VA [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Virginia is $751, which ranks 8th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Virginia is 19.4% 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 Virginia


  • Commercial electricity rates in VA [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Virginia average 8.08¢/kWh, which ranks the state 42nd in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 8.08¢/kWh in VA is 19.92% 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 Virginia


  • Commercial electricity consumption in VA [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Virginia averages 9,298 kWh/month, which ranks 3rd in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in VA is 49.05% 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 Virginia

Industrial electricity bills in Virginia


  • Industrial electricity bills in VA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Virginia is $24,389, which ranks 10th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Virginia is 225.93% 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 Virginia


  • Industrial electricity rates in VA [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Virginia average 6.72¢/kWh, which ranks the state 21st in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 6.72¢/kWh in VA is 0.75% 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 Virginia


  • Industrial electricity consumption in VA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Virginia averages 363,196 kWh/month, which ranks 10th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in VA is 223.83% 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 Virginia

Income Breakdown in Virginia [4]


Income Summary for Virginia


    • Household income: The state of Virginia has a median household income is $70,719, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Virginia is approximately 21 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 12 percent of households in VA have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Virginia is about $124/month, ranking 8th in the U.S. and 15.89% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Virginia vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Virginia

About Virginia

The state of Virginia has a population of approximately 8,001,024, ranking 11th in the nation.[6]

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More about Virginia utilities

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

Did you know?

One way to produce electricity is by hydropower, where electricity is generated by water spinning turbines attached to generators.

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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