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Massachusetts Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in MA

^ The average residential electricity rate in Massachusetts is 14.91¢/kWh, which ranks 9th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in MA

^ Electricity consumption by Massachusetts residents averages 627 kWh per month, which ranks 44th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Massachusetts

Residential electricity bills in Massachusetts


  • Residential electricity bills in MA [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Massachusetts is $94, which ranks 37th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Massachusetts is 12.15% 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 Massachusetts


  • Residential electricity rates in MA [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Massachusetts average 14.91¢/kWh, which ranks the state 9th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 14.91¢/kWh in MA is 25.51% 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 Massachusetts


  • Residential electricity consumption in MA [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Massachusetts averages 627 kWh/month, which ranks 44th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in MA is 30.56% 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 Massachusetts

Commercial electricity bills in Massachusetts


  • Commercial electricity bills in MA [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Massachusetts is $525, which ranks 29th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Massachusetts is 16.53% 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 Massachusetts


  • Commercial electricity rates in MA [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Massachusetts average 13.84¢/kWh, which ranks the state 6th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 13.84¢/kWh in MA is 37.17% 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 Massachusetts


  • Commercial electricity consumption in MA [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Massachusetts averages 3,794 kWh/month, which ranks 48th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in MA is 39.18% 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 Massachusetts

Industrial electricity bills in Massachusetts


  • Industrial electricity bills in MA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Massachusetts is $8,383, which ranks 26th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Massachusetts is 12.03% 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 Massachusetts


  • Industrial electricity rates in MA [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Massachusetts average 12.57¢/kWh, which ranks the state 4th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 12.57¢/kWh in MA is 88.46% 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 Massachusetts


  • Industrial electricity consumption in MA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Massachusetts averages 66,711 kWh/month, which ranks 39th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in MA is 40.52% 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 Massachusetts

Income Breakdown in Massachusetts [4]


Income Summary for Massachusetts


    • Household income: The state of Massachusetts has a median household income is $71,336, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Massachusetts is approximately 22 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 12 percent of households in MA have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Massachusetts is about $94/month, ranking 37th in the U.S. and 12.15% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Massachusetts vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Massachusetts

About Massachusetts

The state of Massachusetts has a population of approximately 6,547,629, ranking 16th in the nation.[6]

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More about Massachusetts utilities

For more information about Massachusetts 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