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Salem Electricity Rates

Commercial Electricity in Salem

^ The average commercial electricity rate in Salem, MA is 7.38¢/kWh.[1]

Residential Electricity in Salem

^ The average residential electricity rate in Salem, MA is 13.13¢/kWh.[1]

Industrial Electricity in Salem

^ The average industrial electricity rate in Salem, MA is 5.14¢/kWh.[1]

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Salem, MA Electricity Statistics

Commercial electricity rates in Salem


  • Commercial Electricity in Salem
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Salem is 7.38¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (commercial) electricity rate in Salem is 46.68% less than the Massachusetts average rate of 13.84¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (commercial) electricity rate in Salem is 26.86% 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 Salem


  • Residential Electricity in Salem
    • The average residential electricity rate in Salem is 13.13¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (residential) electricity rate in Salem is 11.94% less than the Massachusetts average rate of 14.91¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (residential) electricity rate in Salem is 10.52% greater 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 Salem


  • Industrial Electricity in Salem
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Salem is 5.14¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (industrial) electricity rate in Salem is 59.11% less than the Massachusetts average rate of 12.57¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (industrial) electricity rate in Salem is 22.94% 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]

Massachusetts Electricity Rates & Consumption

Commercial electricity in Massachusetts


  • Commercial electricity rates in MA [3]
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Massachusetts is 13.84¢/kWh, which ranks 6th in the nation and is 37.17% greater than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh.[3]
  • Commercial electricity consumption in MA [3]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Massachusetts averages 3,794 kWh/month, which ranks 48th in the nation and is 39.18% less than the national average of 6,238 kWh/month.
  • Commercial electricity bills in MA [3]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Massachusetts is $525, which ranks 29th in the nation and is 16.53% less than the national average of $629.
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Residential electricity in Massachusetts


  • Residential electricity rates in Massachusetts [3]
    • The average residential electricity rate in Massachusetts is 14.91¢/kWh, which ranks 9th in the nation and is 25.51% greater than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
  • Residential electricity consumption in MA [3]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Massachusetts averages 627 kWh/month, which ranks 44th in the nation and is 30.56% less than the national average of 903 kWh/month.
  • Residential electricity bills in MA [3]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Massachusetts is $94, which ranks 37th in the nation and is 12.15% less than the national average of $107 per month.
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Industrial electricity in Massachusetts


  • Industrial electricity rates in Massachusetts [3]
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Massachusetts is 12.57¢/kWh, which ranks 4th in the nation and is 88.46% greater than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
  • Industrial electricity consumption in MA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Massachusetts averages 66,711 kWh/month, which ranks 39th in the nation and is 40.52% less than the national average of 112,158 kWh/month.
  • Industrial electricity bills in MA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Massachusetts is $8,383, which ranks 26th in the nation and is 12.03% greater than the national average of $7,483.
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Household Income in Salem, MA

Salem, MA Income Breakdown [4]


Income Summary for Salem, MA


    • Household income: The city of Salem has a median household income of $56,619, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Salem is approximately 3 percent less than the median income for the entire United States.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 10 percent of Salem households have incomes below 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]

Income: Salem vs. Nation [4]


Additional information about Salem

About Salem

Salem is a city located in Essex County in the state of Massachusetts, and has a population of approximately 41,340.[6]

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More about Salem utilities

For more information about Salem 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. ^ 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