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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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2021
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2021
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U.S.

$0.137 $0.143 $0.144 $1.031 $1.241 $1.267

Northeast(1)

0.165 0.174 0.175 1.088 1.210 1.239

New England

0.195 0.205 0.207 1.259 1.431 1.524

Boston

0.209 0.225 0.228 1.047 1.258 1.286

Middle Atlantic

0.151 0.160 0.160 1.030 1.135 1.142

New York

0.209 0.216 0.226 1.196 1.311 1.321

Philadelphia

0.154 0.156 0.156 1.087 1.124 1.123

Midwest(2)

0.137 0.141 0.140 0.798 1.074 1.103

East North Central

0.138 0.144 0.142 0.793 1.053 1.081

Chicago

0.146 0.147 0.148 0.763 1.101 1.120

Detroit

0.175 0.183 0.183 0.864 0.981 0.998

West North Central

0.134 0.136 0.136 0.809 1.127 1.161

Minneapolis

0.167 0.169 0.168 0.726 0.914 0.960

St. Louis

0.138 0.144 0.144 0.973 1.114 1.116

South(3)

0.123 0.128 0.129 1.203 1.445 1.472

South Atlantic

0.126 0.127 0.127 1.245 1.510 1.501

Atlanta

           

Baltimore

0.123 0.130 0.129 1.372 1.502 1.543

Miami

0.115 0.121 0.122 2.363 2.488 2.503

Tampa

0.118 0.129 0.129        

Washington, D.C.

0.133 0.138 0.138 1.130 1.607 1.553

East South Central

0.127 0.129 0.129 1.224 1.382 1.407

West South Central

0.116 0.129 0.133 1.152 1.411 1.475

Dallas

0.133 0.133 0.144 1.340 1.650 1.695

Houston

0.125 0.147 0.152 1.096 1.169 1.271

West(4)

0.157 0.169 0.169 1.278 1.432 1.449

Mountain

0.127 0.131 0.131 0.952 1.213 1.217

Denver

0.137 0.140 0.140      

Phoenix

0.151 0.154 0.153 1.536 1.994 2.008

Pacific

0.175 0.191 0.191 1.397 1.504 1.525

Los Angeles

0.200 0.221 0.221 1.466 1.680 1.705

Riverside

0.179 0.204 0.205 1.409 1.615 1.635

San Diego

0.291 0.350 0.350 1.754 1.974 1.994

San Francisco

0.240 0.261 0.263 1.679 1.678 1.712

Seattle

0.114 0.117 0.117 1.090 1.186 1.186

Urban Alaska

0.204 0.199 0.199 1.126 1.106 1.106

Urban Hawaii

0.266 0.330 0.324 4.846 5.746 5.904

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
Regular
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Premium
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U.S.

$2.245 $3.326 $3.351 $2.177 $3.233 $3.255 $2.522 $3.582 $3.616 $2.795 $3.897 $3.938

Northeast(1)

2.244 3.227 3.260 2.186 3.155 3.187 2.531 3.455 3.494 2.725 3.678 3.717

New England

2.085 3.109 3.136 2.028 3.039 3.065 2.368 3.333 3.365 2.546 3.543 3.576

Boston

2.144 3.091 3.123 2.072 3.023 3.053 2.480 3.303 3.340 2.683 3.517 3.556

Middle Atlantic

2.349 3.274 3.309 2.290 3.200 3.234 2.638 3.503 3.544 2.847 3.731 3.773

New York

2.245 3.286 3.314 2.175 3.215 3.242 2.658 3.536 3.570 2.833 3.726 3.760

Philadelphia

2.369 3.259 3.303 2.312 3.180 3.223 2.688 3.530 3.585 2.834 3.739 3.795

Midwest(2)

2.142 3.145 3.137 2.098 3.092 3.083 2.400 3.379 3.375 2.672 3.724 3.723

East North Central

2.171 3.204 3.187 2.121 3.146 3.127 2.444 3.486 3.475 2.778 3.836 3.826

Chicago

2.357 3.543 3.531 2.303 3.475 3.462 2.625 3.854 3.848 3.023 4.271 4.267

Detroit

2.189 3.328 3.368 2.139 3.270 3.308 2.488 3.613 3.670 2.812 3.946 4.006

West North Central

2.077 3.007 3.020 2.049 2.966 2.978 2.222 3.128 3.143 2.451 3.462 3.482

Minneapolis

1.973 3.022 3.070 1.938 2.979 3.026   3.215 3.269 2.392 3.489 3.552

St. Louis

1.995 2.981 3.011 1.958 2.940 2.969 2.223 3.173 3.208 2.390 3.422 3.457

South(3)

1.986 2.971 2.971 1.926 2.891 2.891 2.278 3.235 3.241 2.549 3.538 3.545

South Atlantic

2.095 3.037 3.045 2.035 2.954 2.961 2.404 3.323 3.337 2.650 3.627 3.640

Atlanta

1.939 3.040 3.066 1.884 2.958 2.984 2.232 3.305 3.332 2.449 3.623 3.652

Baltimore

2.255 3.077 3.105 2.198 2.992 3.020 2.767 3.422 3.453 2.746 3.676 3.704

Miami

2.180 3.096 3.113 2.120 3.020 3.036 2.534 3.373 3.392 2.742 3.640 3.663

Tampa

2.117 3.035 3.025 2.050 2.952 2.941 2.396 3.311 3.307 2.735 3.626 3.629

Washington, D.C.

2.204 3.190 3.204 2.133 3.102 3.115 2.595 3.558 3.582 2.768 3.810 3.830

East South Central

1.908 2.995 2.976 1.846 2.917 2.896 2.171 3.237 3.227 2.510 3.563 3.553

West South Central

1.853 2.850 2.847 1.795 2.776 2.773 2.139 3.088 3.090 2.405 3.379 3.382

Dallas

1.869 2.882 2.894 1.822 2.809 2.821 2.098 3.115 3.132 2.341 3.406 3.422

Houston

1.794 2.836 2.852 1.727 2.757 2.771 2.167 3.091 3.109 2.441 3.403 3.427

West(4)

2.808 4.046 4.125 2.744 3.969 4.047 3.011 4.173 4.256 3.115 4.331 4.413

Mountain

2.397 3.719 3.842 2.338 3.619 3.742 2.618 3.873 4.001 2.730 4.088 4.215

Denver

2.378 3.614 3.728 2.301 3.476 3.589 2.578 3.827 3.941 2.825 4.126 4.243

Phoenix

2.366 3.226 3.219 2.296 3.103 3.096 2.598 3.419 3.414 2.796 3.683 3.676

Pacific

2.983 4.165 4.228 2.924 4.096 4.159 3.184 4.283 4.348 3.251 4.420 4.485

Los Angeles

3.156 4.384 4.429 3.094 4.320 4.365 3.361 4.511 4.558 3.384 4.616 4.664

Riverside

3.047 4.320 4.366 2.997 4.254 4.299 3.277 4.445 4.491 3.290 4.567 4.614

San Diego

3.116 4.351 4.398 3.044 4.286 4.333 3.364 4.470 4.517 3.414 4.588 4.637

San Francisco

3.230 4.472 4.572 3.172 4.405 4.505 3.422 4.585 4.686 3.473 4.721 4.819

Seattle

2.667 4.013 4.077 2.602 3.936 3.999 2.943 4.137 4.205 2.936 4.297 4.367

Urban Alaska

2.452 3.651 3.737 3.655   3.570 3.655 3.851   3.768 3.851 4.043   3.956 4.043

Urban Hawaii

3.023 4.075 4.091 3.989   3.973 3.989 4.224   4.205 4.224 4.474   4.455 4.474

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.