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Average energy prices for the United States, regions, census divisions, and selected metropolitan areas

Household energy
Area Electricity, price per kWh
Utility (piped) gas, price per therm
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2020
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U.S.

$0.134 $0.139 $0.140 $1.037 $1.166 $1.201

Northeast(1)

0.166 0.169 0.171 1.105 1.205 1.175

New England

0.205 0.213 0.210 1.282 1.540 1.422

Boston

0.220 0.238 0.227 1.108 1.578 1.258

Middle Atlantic

0.148 0.149 0.152 1.046 1.092 1.091

New York

0.199 0.208 0.214 1.210 1.276 1.250

Philadelphia

0.151 0.153 0.152 1.115 1.082 1.082

Midwest(2)

0.129 0.130 0.132 0.806 0.982 1.032

East North Central

0.136 0.137 0.140 0.794 0.976 1.029

Chicago

0.150 0.143 0.146 0.753 1.037 1.068

Detroit

0.172 0.175 0.175 0.846 0.964  

West North Central

0.118 0.117 0.119 0.839 0.996 1.038

Minneapolis

0.154 0.145 0.149 0.734 0.764 0.831

St. Louis

0.105 0.106 0.106 0.968 1.115 1.111

South(3)

0.120 0.123 0.124 1.201 1.356 1.385

South Atlantic

0.120 0.124 0.125 1.294 1.435 1.438

Atlanta

           

Baltimore

0.132 0.124 0.131 1.367 1.424 1.446

Miami

0.093 0.117 0.121 2.372 2.498 2.494

Tampa

0.111 0.128 0.128        

Washington, D.C.

0.125 0.127 0.126 1.255 1.465 1.478

East South Central

0.124 0.127 0.126 1.198 1.288 1.333

West South Central

0.115 0.119 0.121 1.111 1.315 1.361

Dallas

0.136 0.127 0.128 1.226 1.586 1.626

Houston

0.124 0.141 0.138 1.098 1.168 1.140

West(4)

0.156 0.169 0.172 1.275 1.333 1.427

Mountain

0.125 0.125 0.133 0.983 1.188 1.221

Denver

0.137 0.141 0.141      

Phoenix

0.146 0.126 0.148 1.522 1.856 1.965

Pacific

0.175 0.191 0.191 1.381 1.369 1.478

Los Angeles

0.199 0.220 0.220 1.456 1.331 1.609

Riverside

0.186 0.214 0.213 1.403 1.316 1.548

San Diego

0.279 0.346 0.346 1.748 1.729 1.907

San Francisco

0.236 0.257 0.257 1.627 1.707 1.695

Seattle

0.114 0.116 0.116 1.090 1.175 1.186

Urban Alaska

0.199 0.200 0.200 1.145 1.126 1.126

Urban Hawaii

0.297 0.291 0.304 4.287 5.836 5.394

Footnotes
(1) The Northeast region includes the New England and Middle Atlantic divisions.
The New England division includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
The Middle Atlantic division includes New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
(2) The Midwest region includes the East North Central and West North Central divisions.
The East North Central division includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
The West North Central division includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
(3) The South region includes the South Atlantic, East South Central, and West South Central divisions.
The South Atlantic division includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The East South Central division includes Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
The West South Central division includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.
(4) The West region includes the Mountain and Pacific divisions.
The Mountain division includes Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
The Pacific division includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

Note: Empty cells indicate data are not available.
The average price per kilowatt-hour represents the total bill divided by the kilowatt-hour usage. The total bill is the sum of all items applicable to all consumers appearing on an electricity bill including, but not limited to, variable rates per kWh, fixed costs, taxes, surcharges, and credits. This calculation also applies to the average price per therm for utility (piped) gas.

Gasoline, price per gallon
Area Average price, all grades
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U.S.

$1.946 $2.907 $3.041 $1.879 $2.839 $2.972 $2.222 $3.184 $3.315 $2.490 $3.455 $3.596

Northeast(1)

2.053 2.866 3.001 1.994 2.810 2.944 2.349 3.146 3.269 2.543 3.330 3.460

New England

1.887 2.755 2.910 1.826 2.703 2.860 2.198 3.027 3.168 2.384 3.174 3.320

Boston

2.025 2.830 2.925 1.946 2.773 2.860 2.416 3.083 3.210 2.612 3.261 3.411

Middle Atlantic

2.162 2.940 3.066 2.104 2.881 3.006 2.448 3.224 3.342 2.651 3.435 3.561

New York

2.151 2.911 3.038 2.082 2.852 2.980 2.555 3.238 3.356 2.730 3.414 3.531

Philadelphia

2.086 2.929 3.093 2.032 2.865 3.030 2.391 3.292 3.432 2.531 3.456 3.613

Midwest(2)

1.829 2.815 2.914 1.786 2.774 2.873 2.081 3.054 3.164 2.357 3.330 3.421

East North Central

1.879 2.842 2.938 1.831 2.794 2.891 2.137 3.117 3.218 2.465 3.437 3.518

Chicago

2.166 3.072 3.223 2.114 3.019 3.169 2.443 3.336 3.493 2.806 3.725 3.882

Detroit

1.800 2.778 2.927 1.756 2.728 2.877 2.050 3.104 3.272 2.356 3.377 3.515

West North Central

1.721 2.766 2.866 1.690 2.739 2.838 1.852 2.857 2.989 2.141 3.144 3.235

Minneapolis

1.704 2.649 2.705 1.672 2.616 2.671       2.073 3.050 3.125

St. Louis

1.702 2.650 2.785 1.663 2.611 2.748 1.942 2.910 3.030 2.112 3.039 3.158

South(3)

1.684 2.671 2.787 1.624 2.612 2.729 2.001 2.967 3.079 2.244 3.220 3.327

South Atlantic

1.797 2.750 2.875 1.736 2.690 2.815 2.147 3.072 3.199 2.356 3.298 3.409

Atlanta

1.620 2.674 2.869 1.567 2.620 2.816 1.885 2.918 3.138 2.107 3.172 3.353

Baltimore

1.858 2.757 2.925 1.795 2.695 2.868 2.397 3.247 3.376 2.398 3.301 3.424

Miami

1.921 2.933 2.951 1.853 2.870 2.890 2.361 3.294 3.294 2.551 3.521 3.524

Tampa

1.781 2.802 2.891 1.707 2.725 2.817 2.323 3.132 3.194 2.517 3.457 3.517

Washington, D.C.

2.064 2.822 2.967 1.998 2.752 2.896 2.548 3.193 3.342 2.654 3.383 3.541

East South Central

1.610 2.658 2.749 1.546 2.599 2.691 1.920 2.908 2.997 2.214 3.231 3.317

West South Central

1.559 2.560 2.679 1.502 2.503 2.625 1.828 2.848 2.952 2.098 3.092 3.203

Dallas

1.406 2.485 2.737 1.359 2.437 2.693 1.626 2.732 2.964 1.885 2.966 3.184

Houston

1.564 2.555 2.590 1.503 2.495 2.525 1.918 2.910   2.150 3.129 3.205

West(4)

2.435 3.473 3.657 2.370 3.403 3.589 2.640 3.679 3.855 2.749 3.807 3.980

Mountain

2.007 3.098 3.218 1.945 3.033 3.153 2.225 3.323 3.408 2.350 3.464 3.575

Denver

1.797 2.908 3.010 1.720 2.827 2.933 2.037 3.123 3.201 2.239 3.379 3.463

Phoenix

2.121 3.073 3.133 2.053 2.999 3.059 2.390 3.306 3.374 2.534 3.530 3.588

Pacific

2.619 3.618 3.811 2.558 3.553 3.747 2.825 3.820 4.014 2.892 3.917 4.100

Los Angeles

2.802 3.900 4.055 2.740 3.838 3.995 3.020 4.130 4.283 3.033 4.130 4.276

Riverside

2.633 3.781 3.929 2.581 3.732 3.882 2.861 4.056 4.173 2.889 4.011 4.152

San Diego

2.814 3.955 4.090 2.756 3.890 4.024 3.023 4.194 4.339 3.052 4.222 4.364

San Francisco

2.835 3.943 4.117 2.774 3.882 4.056 3.054 4.128 4.320 3.084 4.198 4.368

Seattle

2.374 3.321 3.448 2.304 3.254 3.376 2.657 3.493 3.708 2.672 3.616 3.750

Urban Alaska

1.996 3.129 3.307                        

Urban Hawaii

2.922 3.636 3.748                        

Footnotes
(1) The Northeast region includes the New England and Middle Atlantic divisions.
The New England division includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
The Middle Atlantic division includes New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
(2) The Midwest region includes the East North Central and West North Central divisions.
The East North Central division includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
The West North Central division includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
(3) The South region includes the South Atlantic, East South Central, and West South Central divisions.
The South Atlantic division includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The East South Central division includes Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
The West South Central division includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.
(4) The West region includes the Mountain and Pacific divisions.
The Mountain division includes Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
The Pacific division includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.

Note: Empty cells indicate data are not available.