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Philadelphia Electricity Rates

Commercial Electricity in Philadelphia

^ The average commercial electricity rate in Philadelphia, PA is 6.04¢/kWh.[1]

Residential Electricity in Philadelphia

^ The average residential electricity rate in Philadelphia, PA is 12.9¢/kWh.[1]

Industrial Electricity in Philadelphia

^ The average industrial electricity rate in Philadelphia, PA is 1.52¢/kWh.[1]

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Philadelphia, PA Electricity Statistics

Commercial electricity rates in Philadelphia


  • Commercial Electricity in Philadelphia
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Philadelphia is 6.04¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (commercial) electricity rate in Philadelphia is 36.02% less than the Pennsylvania average rate of 9.44¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (commercial) electricity rate in Philadelphia is 40.14% 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 Philadelphia


  • Residential Electricity in Philadelphia
    • The average residential electricity rate in Philadelphia is 12.9¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (residential) electricity rate in Philadelphia is 1.18% greater than the Pennsylvania average rate of 12.75¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (residential) electricity rate in Philadelphia is 8.59% 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 Philadelphia


  • Industrial Electricity in Philadelphia
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Philadelphia is 1.52¢/kWh.[1]
    • This average (industrial) electricity rate in Philadelphia is 78.98% less than the Pennsylvania average rate of 7.23¢/kWh.[2]
    • The average (industrial) electricity rate in Philadelphia is 77.21% 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]

Pennsylvania Electricity Rates & Consumption

Commercial electricity in Pennsylvania


  • Commercial electricity rates in PA [3]
    • The average commercial electricity rate in Pennsylvania is 9.44¢/kWh, which ranks 24th in the nation and is 6.44% less than the national average rate of 10.09¢/kWh.[3]
  • Commercial electricity consumption in PA [3]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Pennsylvania averages 5,201 kWh/month, which ranks 35th in the nation and is 16.62% less than the national average of 6,238 kWh/month.
  • Commercial electricity bills in PA [3]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Pennsylvania is $491, which ranks 35th in the nation and is 21.94% less than the national average of $629.
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Residential electricity in Pennsylvania


  • Residential electricity rates in Pennsylvania [3]
    • The average residential electricity rate in Pennsylvania is 12.75¢/kWh, which ranks 16th in the nation and is 7.32% greater than the national average rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
  • Residential electricity consumption in PA [3]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Pennsylvania averages 837 kWh/month, which ranks 32nd in the nation and is 7.31% less than the national average of 903 kWh/month.
  • Residential electricity bills in PA [3]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Pennsylvania is $107, which ranks 20th in the nation and is exactly equal to the national average of $629 per month.
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Industrial electricity in Pennsylvania


  • Industrial electricity rates in Pennsylvania [3]
    • The average industrial electricity rate in Pennsylvania is 7.23¢/kWh, which ranks 16th in the nation and is 8.4% greater than the national average rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
  • Industrial electricity consumption in PA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Pennsylvania averages 160,367 kWh/month, which ranks 21st in the nation and is 42.98% greater than the national average of 112,158 kWh/month.
  • Industrial electricity bills in PA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Pennsylvania is $11,591, which ranks 20th in the nation and is 54.9% greater than the national average of $7,483.
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Household Income in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA Income Breakdown [4]


Income Summary for Philadelphia, PA


    • Household income: The city of Philadelphia has a median household income of $47,833, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Philadelphia is approximately 18 percent less than the median income for the entire United States.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 26 percent of Philadelphia households have incomes below poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Pennsylvania is about $107/month, ranking 20th in the U.S. and exactly equal to the national average of $629.[5]

Income: Philadelphia vs. Nation [4]


Additional information about Philadelphia

About Philadelphia

Philadelphia is a city located in Philadelphia County in the state of Pennsylvania, and has a population of approximately 1,526,006.[6]

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More about Philadelphia utilities

For more information about Philadelphia 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