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Virginia Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in VA

^ The average residential electricity rate in Virginia is 11.08¢/kWh, which ranks 30th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in VA

^ Electricity consumption by Virginia residents averages 1117 kWh per month, which ranks 10th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Virginia

Residential electricity bills in Virginia


  • Residential electricity bills in VA [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Virginia is $124, which ranks 8th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Virginia is 15.89% 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 Virginia


  • Residential electricity rates in VA [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Virginia average 11.08¢/kWh, which ranks the state 30th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 11.08¢/kWh in VA is 6.73% 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 Virginia


  • Residential electricity consumption in VA [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Virginia averages 1,117 kWh/month, which ranks 10th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in VA is 23.7% 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 Virginia

Commercial electricity bills in Virginia


  • Commercial electricity bills in VA [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Virginia is $751, which ranks 8th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Virginia is 19.4% 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 Virginia


  • Commercial electricity rates in VA [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Virginia average 8.08¢/kWh, which ranks the state 42nd in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 8.08¢/kWh in VA is 19.92% 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 Virginia


  • Commercial electricity consumption in VA [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Virginia averages 9,298 kWh/month, which ranks 3rd in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in VA is 49.05% 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 Virginia

Industrial electricity bills in Virginia


  • Industrial electricity bills in VA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Virginia is $24,389, which ranks 10th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Virginia is 225.93% 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 Virginia


  • Industrial electricity rates in VA [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Virginia average 6.72¢/kWh, which ranks the state 21st in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 6.72¢/kWh in VA is 0.75% 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 Virginia


  • Industrial electricity consumption in VA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Virginia averages 363,196 kWh/month, which ranks 10th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in VA is 223.83% 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 Virginia

Income Breakdown in Virginia [4]


Income Summary for Virginia


    • Household income: The state of Virginia has a median household income is $70,719, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Virginia is approximately 21 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 12 percent of households in VA have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Virginia is about $124/month, ranking 8th in the U.S. and 15.89% greater than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Virginia vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Virginia

About Virginia

The state of Virginia has a population of approximately 8,001,024, ranking 11th in the nation.[6]

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More about Virginia utilities

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

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Electricity rates in Hawaii are typically more than three times the national average rate.

Virginia Cities

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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