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Wilmington Electricity Rates

Commercial Electricity in Wilmington

^ The average commercial electricity rate in Wilmington, NC is 8.5¢/kWh.[1]

Residential Electricity in Wilmington

^ The average residential electricity rate in Wilmington, NC is 10.43¢/kWh.[1]

Industrial Electricity in Wilmington

^ The average industrial electricity rate in Wilmington, NC is 6.64¢/kWh.[1]

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Wilmington, NC Electricity Statistics

Commercial electricity rates in Wilmington


  • Commercial Electricity in Wilmington
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Wilmington is 8.5¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (commercial) electricity rate in Wilmington is 1.85% less than the North Carolina average rate of 8.66¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (commercial) electricity rate in Wilmington is 15.76% 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 Wilmington


  • Residential Electricity in Wilmington
    • The average residential electricity rate in Wilmington is 10.43¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (residential) electricity rate in Wilmington is 4.4% less than the North Carolina average rate of 10.91¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (residential) electricity rate in Wilmington is 12.21% less 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 Wilmington


  • Industrial Electricity in Wilmington
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Wilmington is 6.64¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (industrial) electricity rate in Wilmington is 3.43% greater than the North Carolina average rate of 6.42¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (industrial) electricity rate in Wilmington is 0.45% 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]
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North Carolina Electricity Rates & Consumption

Commercial electricity in North Carolina


  • Commercial electricity rates in NC [3]
    • The average commercial electricity rate in North Carolina is 8.66¢/kWh, which ranks 34th in the nation and is 14.17% less than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh.[3]
  • Commercial electricity consumption in NC [3]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in North Carolina averages 5,941 kWh/month, which ranks 23rd in the nation and is 4.76% less than the national average of 6,238 kWh/month.
  • Commercial electricity bills in NC [3]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in North Carolina is $515, which ranks 32nd in the nation and is 18.12% less than the national average of $629.
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Residential electricity in North Carolina


  • Residential electricity rates in North Carolina [3]
    • The average residential electricity rate in North Carolina is 10.91¢/kWh, which ranks 32nd in the nation and is 8.16% less than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
  • Residential electricity consumption in NC [3]
    • Residential electricity consumption in North Carolina averages 1,077 kWh/month, which ranks 15th in the nation and is 19.27% greater than the national average of 903 kWh/month.
  • Residential electricity bills in NC [3]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in North Carolina is $117, which ranks 14th in the nation and is 9.35% greater than the national average of $107 per month.
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Industrial electricity in North Carolina


  • Industrial electricity rates in North Carolina [3]
    • The average industrial electricity rate in North Carolina is 6.42¢/kWh, which ranks 28th in the nation and is 3.75% less than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
  • Industrial electricity consumption in NC [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in North Carolina averages 215,535 kWh/month, which ranks 16th in the nation and is 92.17% greater than the national average of 112,158 kWh/month.
  • Industrial electricity bills in NC [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in North Carolina is $13,843, which ranks 16th in the nation and is 84.99% greater than the national average of $7,483.
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Household Income in Wilmington, NC

Wilmington, NC Income Breakdown [4]


Income Summary for Wilmington, NC


    • Household income: The city of Wilmington has a median household income of $23,924, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Wilmington is approximately 59 percent less than the median income for the entire United States.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 18 percent of Wilmington households have incomes below poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in North Carolina is about $117/month, ranking 14th in the U.S. and 9.35% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Income: Wilmington vs. Nation [4]


Additional information about Wilmington

About Wilmington

Wilmington is a city located in New Hanover County in the state of North Carolina, and has a population of approximately 106,476.[6]

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More about Wilmington utilities

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

Did you know?

In 2011, space cooling accounted for approximately 19 percent of total U.S. residential electricity consumption.

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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

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