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Washington Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in WA

^ The average residential electricity rate in Washington is 8.53¢/kWh, which ranks 50th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in WA

^ Electricity consumption by Washington residents averages 1037 kWh per month, which ranks 18th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Washington

Residential electricity bills in Washington


  • Residential electricity bills in WA [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Washington is $88, which ranks 41st in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Washington is 17.76% less 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 Washington


  • Residential electricity rates in WA [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Washington average 8.53¢/kWh, which ranks the state 50th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 8.53¢/kWh in WA is 28.2% 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 Washington


  • Residential electricity consumption in WA [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Washington averages 1,037 kWh/month, which ranks 18th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in WA is 14.84% 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 Washington

Commercial electricity bills in Washington


  • Commercial electricity bills in WA [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Washington is $525, which ranks 28th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Washington is 16.53% 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 Washington


  • Commercial electricity rates in WA [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Washington average 7.68¢/kWh, which ranks the state 49th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 7.68¢/kWh in WA is 23.89% 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 Washington


  • Commercial electricity consumption in WA [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Washington averages 6,844 kWh/month, which ranks 12th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in WA is 9.71% 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 Washington

Industrial electricity bills in Washington


  • Industrial electricity bills in WA [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Washington is $3,427, which ranks 44th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Washington is 54.2% 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 Washington


  • Industrial electricity rates in WA [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Washington average 4.13¢/kWh, which ranks the state 51st in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 4.13¢/kWh in WA is 38.08% 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 Washington


  • Industrial electricity consumption in WA [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Washington averages 82,999 kWh/month, which ranks 32nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in WA is 26% 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 Washington

Income Breakdown in Washington [4]


Income Summary for Washington


    • Household income: The state of Washington has a median household income is $62,902, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Washington is approximately 7 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 13 percent of households in WA have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Washington is about $88/month, ranking 41st in the U.S. and 17.76% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Washington vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Washington

About Washington

The state of Washington has a population of approximately 6,724,540, ranking 13th in the nation.[6]

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More about Washington utilities

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

Did you know?

The U.S. produces nearly half of its electricity from coal. In China, the percenttage is nearly three-fourths.

Washington 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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