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Alabama Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in AL

^ The average residential electricity rate in Alabama is 11.4¢/kWh, which ranks 23rd in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in AL

^ Electricity consumption by Alabama residents averages 1187 kWh per month, which ranks 4th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Alabama

Residential electricity bills in Alabama


  • Residential electricity bills in AL [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Alabama is $135, which ranks 2nd in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Alabama is 26.17% greater 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 Alabama


  • Residential electricity rates in AL [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Alabama average 11.4¢/kWh, which ranks the state 23rd in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 11.4¢/kWh in AL is 4.04% 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 Alabama


  • Residential electricity consumption in AL [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Alabama averages 1,187 kWh/month, which ranks 4th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in AL is 31.45% 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 Alabama

Commercial electricity bills in Alabama


  • Commercial electricity bills in AL [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Alabama is $541, which ranks 25th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Alabama is 13.99% 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 Alabama


  • Commercial electricity rates in AL [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Alabama average 10.63¢/kWh, which ranks the state 14th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 10.63¢/kWh in AL is 5.35% 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 Alabama


  • Commercial electricity consumption in AL [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Alabama averages 5,083 kWh/month, which ranks 37th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in AL is 18.52% 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 Alabama

Industrial electricity bills in Alabama


  • Industrial electricity bills in AL [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Alabama is $24,425, which ranks 9th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Alabama is 226.41% 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 Alabama


  • Industrial electricity rates in AL [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Alabama average 6.22¢/kWh, which ranks the state 33rd in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 6.22¢/kWh in AL is 6.75% 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 Alabama


  • Industrial electricity consumption in AL [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Alabama averages 392,382 kWh/month, which ranks 9th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in AL is 249.85% 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 Alabama

Income Breakdown in Alabama [4]


Income Summary for Alabama


    • Household income: The state of Alabama has a median household income is $47,282, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Alabama is approximately 19 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 19 percent of households in AL have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Alabama is about $135/month, ranking 2nd in the U.S. and 26.17% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Alabama vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Alabama

About Alabama

The state of Alabama has a population of approximately 4,779,736, ranking 23rd in the nation.[6]

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More about Alabama utilities

For more information about Alabama 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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