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Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in WI

^ The average residential electricity rate in Wisconsin is 13.19¢/kWh, which ranks 14th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in WI

^ Electricity consumption by Wisconsin residents averages 703 kWh per month, which ranks 39th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Wisconsin

Residential electricity bills in Wisconsin


  • Residential electricity bills in WI [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Wisconsin is $93, which ranks 38th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Wisconsin is 13.08% 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 Wisconsin


  • Residential electricity rates in WI [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Wisconsin average 13.19¢/kWh, which ranks the state 14th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in WI is 11.03% greater 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 Wisconsin


  • Residential electricity consumption in WI [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Wisconsin averages 703 kWh/month, which ranks 39th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in WI is 22.15% less 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 Wisconsin

Commercial electricity bills in Wisconsin


  • Commercial electricity bills in WI [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Wisconsin is $595, which ranks 19th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Wisconsin is 5.41% 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 Wisconsin


  • Commercial electricity rates in WI [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Wisconsin average 10.51¢/kWh, which ranks the state 15th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 10.51¢/kWh in WI is 4.16% greater 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 Wisconsin


  • Commercial electricity consumption in WI [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Wisconsin averages 5,663 kWh/month, which ranks 26th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in WI is 9.22% 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 Wisconsin

Industrial electricity bills in Wisconsin


  • Industrial electricity bills in WI [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Wisconsin is $31,542, which ranks 7th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Wisconsin is 321.52% 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 Wisconsin


  • Industrial electricity rates in WI [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Wisconsin average 7.34¢/kWh, which ranks the state 15th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 7.34¢/kWh in WI is 10.04% 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 Wisconsin


  • Industrial electricity consumption in WI [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Wisconsin averages 429,442 kWh/month, which ranks 8th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in WI is 282.89% 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 Wisconsin

Income Breakdown in Wisconsin [4]


Income Summary for Wisconsin


    • Household income: The state of Wisconsin has a median household income is $54,289, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Wisconsin is approximately 7 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 13 percent of households in WI have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Wisconsin is about $93/month, ranking 38th in the U.S. and 13.08% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Wisconsin vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Wisconsin

About Wisconsin

The state of Wisconsin has a population of approximately 5,686,986, ranking 19th in the nation.[6]

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More about Wisconsin utilities

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

Did you know?

Benjamin Franklin researched electricity extensively in the 18th century. The lightning rod was among his inventions.

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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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