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West Virginia Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in WV

^ The average residential electricity rate in West Virginia is 9.85¢/kWh, which ranks 42nd in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in WV

^ Electricity consumption by West Virginia residents averages 1078 kWh per month, which ranks 14th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in West Virginia

Residential electricity bills in West Virginia


  • Residential electricity bills in WV [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in West Virginia is $106, which ranks 23rd in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in West Virginia is 0.93% 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 West Virginia


  • Residential electricity rates in WV [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in West Virginia average 9.85¢/kWh, which ranks the state 42nd in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 9.85¢/kWh in WV is 17.09% 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 West Virginia


  • Residential electricity consumption in WV [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in West Virginia averages 1,078 kWh/month, which ranks 14th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in WV is 19.38% 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 West Virginia

Commercial electricity bills in West Virginia


  • Commercial electricity bills in WV [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in West Virginia is $393, which ranks 48th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in West Virginia is 37.52% 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 West Virginia


  • Commercial electricity rates in WV [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in West Virginia average 8.42¢/kWh, which ranks the state 35th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 8.42¢/kWh in WV is 16.55% 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 West Virginia


  • Commercial electricity consumption in WV [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in West Virginia averages 4,664 kWh/month, which ranks 44th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in WV is 25.23% 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 West Virginia

Industrial electricity bills in West Virginia


  • Industrial electricity bills in WV [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in West Virginia is $5,013, which ranks 38th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in West Virginia is 33.01% 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 West Virginia


  • Industrial electricity rates in WV [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in West Virginia average 6.33¢/kWh, which ranks the state 30th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 6.33¢/kWh in WV is 5.1% 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 West Virginia


  • Industrial electricity consumption in WV [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in West Virginia averages 79,215 kWh/month, which ranks 34th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in WV is 29.37% 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 West Virginia

Income Breakdown in West Virginia [4]


Income Summary for West Virginia


    • Household income: The state of West Virginia has a median household income is $41,173, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in West Virginia is approximately 30 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 18 percent of households in WV have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in West Virginia is about $106/month, ranking 23rd in the U.S. and 0.93% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: West Virginia vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about West Virginia

About West Virginia

The state of West Virginia has a population of approximately 1,852,994, ranking 38th in the nation.[6]

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More about West Virginia utilities

For more information about West Virginia 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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