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Charleston Electricity Rates

Commercial Electricity in Charleston

^ The average commercial electricity rate in Charleston, WV is 8.47¢/kWh.[1]

Residential Electricity in Charleston

^ The average residential electricity rate in Charleston, WV is 9.57¢/kWh.[1]

Industrial Electricity in Charleston

^ The average industrial electricity rate in Charleston, WV is 6.49¢/kWh.[1]

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Charleston, WV Electricity Statistics

Commercial electricity rates in Charleston


  • Commercial Electricity in Charleston
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Charleston is 8.47¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (commercial) electricity rate in Charleston is 0.59% greater than the West Virginia average rate of 8.42¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (commercial) electricity rate in Charleston is 16.06% less than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh. Commercial rates in the U.S. range from 6.86¢/kWh to 34.88¢/kWh.[2]

Residential electricity rates in Charleston


  • Residential Electricity in Charleston
    • The average residential electricity rate in Charleston is 9.57¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (residential) electricity rate in Charleston is 2.84% less than the West Virginia average rate of 9.85¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (residential) electricity rate in Charleston is 19.44% less than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh. Residential rates in the U.S. range from 8.37¢/kWh to 37.34¢/kWh.[2]

Industrial electricity rates in Charleston


  • Industrial Electricity in Charleston
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Charleston is 6.49¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (industrial) electricity rate in Charleston is 2.53% greater than the West Virginia average rate of 6.33¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (industrial) electricity rate in Charleston is 2.7% less than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh. Industrial rates in the U.S. range from 4.13¢/kWh to 30.82¢/kWh.[2]

West Virginia Electricity Rates & Consumption

Commercial electricity in West Virginia


  • Commercial electricity rates in WV [3]
    • The average commercial electricity rate in West Virginia is 8.42¢/kWh, which ranks 35th in the nation and is 16.55% less than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh.[3]
  • Commercial electricity consumption in WV [3]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in West Virginia averages 4,664 kWh/month, which ranks 44th in the nation and is 25.23% less than the national average of 6,238 kWh/month.
  • Commercial electricity bills in WV [3]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in West Virginia is $393, which ranks 48th in the nation and is 37.52% less than the national average of $629.
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Residential electricity in West Virginia


  • Residential electricity rates in West Virginia [3]
    • The average residential electricity rate in West Virginia is 9.85¢/kWh, which ranks 42nd in the nation and is 17.09% less than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
  • Residential electricity consumption in WV [3]
    • Residential electricity consumption in West Virginia averages 1,078 kWh/month, which ranks 14th in the nation and is 19.38% greater than the national average of 903 kWh/month.
  • Residential electricity bills in WV [3]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in West Virginia is $106, which ranks 23rd in the nation and is 0.93% less than the national average of $107 per month.
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Industrial electricity in West Virginia


  • Industrial electricity rates in West Virginia [3]
    • The average industrial electricity rate in West Virginia is 6.33¢/kWh, which ranks 30th in the nation and is 5.1% less than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
  • Industrial electricity consumption in WV [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in West Virginia averages 79,215 kWh/month, which ranks 34th in the nation and is 29.37% less than the national average of 112,158 kWh/month.
  • Industrial electricity bills in WV [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in West Virginia is $5,013, which ranks 38th in the nation and is 33.01% less than the national average of $7,483.
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Household Income in Charleston, WV

Charleston, WV Income Breakdown [4]


Income Summary for Charleston, WV


    • Household income: The city of Charleston has a median household income of $14,078, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Charleston is approximately 76 percent less than the median income for the entire United States.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 15 percent of Charleston households have incomes below 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]

Income: Charleston vs. Nation [4]


Additional information about Charleston

About Charleston

Charleston is a city located in Kanawha County in the state of West Virginia, and has a population of approximately 51,400.[6]

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More about Charleston utilities

For more information about Charleston 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. ^ National Renewable Energy Laboratory

2. ^ U.S. Department of Energy

3. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration (2012)

4. ^ United States Census Bureau

5. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau

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