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New Jersey Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in NJ

^ The average residential electricity rate in New Jersey is 15.78¢/kWh, which ranks 7th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in NJ

^ Electricity consumption by New Jersey residents averages 691 kWh per month, which ranks 40th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in New Jersey

Residential electricity bills in New Jersey


  • Residential electricity bills in NJ [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in New Jersey is $109, which ranks 17th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in New Jersey is 1.87% 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 New Jersey


  • Residential electricity rates in NJ [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in New Jersey average 15.78¢/kWh, which ranks the state 7th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 15.78¢/kWh in NJ is 32.83% 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 New Jersey


  • Residential electricity consumption in NJ [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in New Jersey averages 691 kWh/month, which ranks 40th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in NJ is
    • Monthly residential electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 531 kWh/mo. to 1,254 kWh/mo.

Commercial Electricity Rates & Consumption in New Jersey

Commercial electricity bills in New Jersey


  • Commercial electricity bills in NJ [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in New Jersey is $833, which ranks 6th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in New Jersey is 32.43% greater 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 New Jersey


  • Commercial electricity rates in NJ [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in New Jersey average 12.78¢/kWh, which ranks the state 9th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 12.78¢/kWh in NJ is 26.66% 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 New Jersey


  • Commercial electricity consumption in NJ [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in New Jersey averages 6,521 kWh/month, which ranks 17th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in NJ is 4.54% greater 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 New Jersey

Industrial electricity bills in New Jersey


  • Industrial electricity bills in NJ [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in New Jersey is $5,344, which ranks 36th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in New Jersey is 28.58% less 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 New Jersey


  • Industrial electricity rates in NJ [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in New Jersey average 10.52¢/kWh, which ranks the state 7th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 10.52¢/kWh in NJ is 57.72% 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 New Jersey


  • Industrial electricity consumption in NJ [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in New Jersey averages 50,818 kWh/month, which ranks 42nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in NJ is 54.69% 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 New Jersey

Income Breakdown in New Jersey [4]


Income Summary for New Jersey


    • Household income: The state of New Jersey has a median household income is $78,080, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in New Jersey is approximately 33 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 10 percent of households in NJ have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in New Jersey is about $109/month, ranking 17th in the U.S. and 1.87% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: New Jersey vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about New Jersey

About New Jersey

The state of New Jersey has a population of approximately 8,791,894, ranking 12th in the nation.[6]

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More about New Jersey utilities

For more information about New Jersey 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