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Washington Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in WA

^ The average residential electricity rate in Washington is 8.53¢/kWh, which ranks 50th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in WA

^ Electricity consumption by Washington residents averages 1037 kWh per month, which ranks 18th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Washington

Residential electricity bills in Washington


  • Residential electricity bills in WA [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Washington is $88, which ranks 41st in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Washington is 17.76% 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 Washington


  • Residential electricity rates in WA [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Washington average 8.53¢/kWh, which ranks the state 50th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 8.53¢/kWh in WA is 28.2% 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 Washington


  • Residential electricity consumption in WA [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Washington averages 1,037 kWh/month, which ranks 18th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in WA is 14.84% 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 Washington

Commercial electricity bills in Washington


  • Commercial electricity bills in WA [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Washington is $525, which ranks 28th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Washington is 16.53% 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 Washington


  • Commercial electricity rates in WA [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Washington average 7.68¢/kWh, which ranks the state 49th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 7.68¢/kWh in WA is 23.89% 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 Washington


  • Commercial electricity consumption in WA [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Washington averages 6,844 kWh/month, which ranks 12th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in WA is 9.71% 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 Washington

Industrial electricity bills in Washington


  • Industrial electricity bills in WA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Washington is $3,427, which ranks 44th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Washington is 54.2% less 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 Washington


  • Industrial electricity rates in WA [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Washington average 4.13¢/kWh, which ranks the state 51st in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 4.13¢/kWh in WA is 38.08% 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 Washington


  • Industrial electricity consumption in WA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Washington averages 82,999 kWh/month, which ranks 32nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in WA is 26% 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 Washington

Income Breakdown in Washington [4]


Income Summary for Washington


    • Household income: The state of Washington has a median household income is $62,902, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Washington is approximately 7 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 13 percent of households in WA have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Washington is about $88/month, ranking 41st in the U.S. and 17.76% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Washington vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Washington

About Washington

The state of Washington has a population of approximately 6,724,540, ranking 13th in the nation.[6]

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More about Washington utilities

For more information about Washington 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

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