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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.

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.

Did you know?

In the U.S., electricity plants use more than 900 million short tons of coal to produce electricity every year.

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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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