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Mississippi Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in MS

^ The average residential electricity rate in Mississippi is 10.26¢/kWh, which ranks 35th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in MS

^ Electricity consumption by Mississippi residents averages 1193 kWh per month, which ranks 3rd in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Mississippi

Residential electricity bills in Mississippi


  • Residential electricity bills in MS [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Mississippi is $122, which ranks 12th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Mississippi is 14.02% 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 Mississippi


  • Residential electricity rates in MS [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Mississippi average 10.26¢/kWh, which ranks the state 35th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 10.26¢/kWh in MS is 13.64% 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 Mississippi


  • Residential electricity consumption in MS [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Mississippi averages 1,193 kWh/month, which ranks 3rd in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in MS is 32.12% 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 Mississippi

Commercial electricity bills in Mississippi


  • Commercial electricity bills in MS [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Mississippi is $464, which ranks 38th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Mississippi is 26.23% 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 Mississippi


  • Commercial electricity rates in MS [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Mississippi average 9.33¢/kWh, which ranks the state 26th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 9.33¢/kWh in MS is 7.53% less 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 Mississippi


  • Commercial electricity consumption in MS [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Mississippi averages 4,979 kWh/month, which ranks 39th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in MS is 20.18% 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 Mississippi

Industrial electricity bills in Mississippi


  • Industrial electricity bills in MS [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Mississippi is $12,267, which ranks 18th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Mississippi is 63.93% 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 Mississippi


  • Industrial electricity rates in MS [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Mississippi average 6.24¢/kWh, which ranks the state 31st in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 6.24¢/kWh in MS is 6.45% 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 Mississippi


  • Industrial electricity consumption in MS [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Mississippi averages 196,612 kWh/month, which ranks 18th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in MS is 75.3% 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 Mississippi

Income Breakdown in Mississippi [4]


Income Summary for Mississippi


    • Household income: The state of Mississippi has a median household income is $42,099, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Mississippi is approximately 28 percent less than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 22 percent of households in MS have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Mississippi is about $122/month, ranking 12th in the U.S. and 14.02% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Mississippi vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Mississippi

About Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has a population of approximately 2,967,297, ranking 33rd in the nation.[6]

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More about Mississippi utilities

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

Did you know?

The world’s largest source for producing electricity is coal. Coal generates nearly half of the electricity in the U.S.

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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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