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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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U.S.

$0.135 $0.133 $0.134 $1.082 $1.057 $1.066

Northeast(1)

0.164 0.163 0.167 1.251 1.187 1.173

New England

0.205 0.198 0.208 1.593 1.446 1.458

Boston

0.233 0.225 0.232 1.538 1.473 1.471

Middle Atlantic

0.143 0.146 0.148 1.118 1.096 1.073

New York

0.202 0.193 0.199 1.337 1.282 1.270

Philadelphia

0.118 0.153 0.153 1.152 1.120 1.110

Midwest(2)

0.129 0.126 0.127 0.880 0.850 0.850

East North Central

0.135 0.131 0.132 0.860 0.844 0.847

Chicago

0.161 0.141 0.145 0.852 0.760 0.772

Detroit

0.147 0.165 0.163 0.864 0.879 0.886

West North Central

0.118 0.116 0.116 0.936 0.865 0.857

Minneapolis

0.152 0.141 0.144 0.853 0.755 0.743

St. Louis

0.107 0.105 0.106 1.017 1.002 0.977

South(3)

0.123 0.122 0.122 1.259 1.248 1.249

South Atlantic

0.123 0.125 0.124 1.421 1.313 1.315

Atlanta

0.109 0.119 0.124 1.826    

Baltimore

0.125 0.125 0.127 1.149 1.268 1.347

Miami

0.120 0.118 0.114   2.659 2.703

Tampa

0.127 0.129 0.126      

Washington, D.C.

0.126 0.127 0.128 1.260 1.240 1.246

East South Central

0.127 0.128 0.127 1.207 1.272 1.279

West South Central

0.121 0.115 0.115 1.089 1.174 1.170

Dallas

0.141 0.142 0.141 1.260 1.338 1.286

Houston

0.144 0.127 0.123 1.140 1.110 1.099

West(4)

0.151 0.148 0.151 1.136 1.143 1.215

Mountain

0.122 0.112 0.118 0.927 0.972 1.033

Denver

0.112 0.114 0.137   0.713  

Phoenix

0.128 0.115 0.123 1.694 1.577 1.577

Pacific

0.164 0.168 0.172 1.230 1.219 1.281

Los Angeles

0.183 0.190 0.193 1.337 1.215 1.326

Riverside

0.211 0.171 0.176 1.368 1.205 1.300

San Diego

0.265 0.287 0.280 1.448 1.379 1.652

San Francisco

0.206 0.223 0.229 1.381 1.408 1.439

Seattle

0.110 0.109 0.111 0.987 1.137 1.137

Urban Alaska

0.231 0.223 0.217 1.088 1.145 1.145

Urban Hawaii

0.323 0.297 0.312 4.830 4.875 4.864

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 Mid Premium
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$2.352 $2.652 $2.631 $2.289 $2.587 $2.567 $2.600 $2.922 $2.901 $2.874 $3.190 $3.157

Northeast(1)

2.411 2.627 2.648 2.356 2.572 2.593 2.677 2.884 2.901 2.870 3.088 3.098

New England

2.313 2.518 2.540 2.260 2.464 2.488 2.582 2.757 2.771 2.750 2.963 2.965

Boston

2.477 2.597 2.594 2.427 2.534 2.531 2.725 2.855 2.843 2.885 3.085 3.075

Middle Atlantic

2.475 2.699 2.719 2.419 2.643 2.663 2.740 2.967 2.987 2.949 3.171 3.188

New York

2.507 2.674 2.705 2.446 2.613 2.644 2.825 3.011 3.038 3.007 3.191 3.220

Philadelphia

2.411 2.620 2.660 2.354 2.564 2.604 2.708 2.934 2.974 2.881 3.077 3.114

Midwest(2)

2.100 2.518 2.500 2.055 2.472 2.454 2.334 2.779 2.764 2.661 3.082 3.058

East North Central

2.099 2.573 2.552 2.050 2.523 2.502 2.358 2.842 2.831 2.689 3.193 3.168

Chicago

2.216 2.638 2.682 2.161 2.584 2.628 2.498 2.908 2.952 2.893 3.314 3.348

Detroit

2.032 2.574 2.569 1.981 2.522 2.515 2.343 2.898 2.903 2.667 3.222 3.235

West North Central

2.102 2.373 2.363 2.068 2.339 2.330 2.207 2.544 2.513 2.586 2.811 2.793

Minneapolis

2.124 2.407 2.379 2.087 2.366 2.342 2.250     2.585 2.882 2.824

St. Louis

1.906 2.272 2.278 1.869 2.237 2.242 2.145 2.497 2.511 2.298 2.631 2.655

South(3)

2.057 2.355 2.368 2.001 2.298 2.312 2.347 2.632 2.652 2.589 2.887 2.905

South Atlantic

2.161 2.462 2.458 2.103 2.406 2.401 2.481 2.770 2.777 2.696 2.987 2.994

Atlanta

2.130 2.396 2.378 2.077 2.343 2.325 2.389 2.645 2.629 2.620 2.879 2.865

Baltimore

2.173 2.444 2.501 2.116 2.387 2.443 2.563 2.856 2.926 2.683 2.956 3.013

Miami

2.312 2.548 2.565 2.247 2.486 2.507 2.696 2.916 2.912 2.922 3.123 3.101

Tampa

2.137 2.512 2.446 2.063 2.460 2.387 2.646 2.816 2.822 2.879 3.049 3.054

Washington, D.C.

2.399 2.610 2.652 2.337 2.547 2.589 2.834 3.039 3.075 2.972 3.187 3.227

East South Central

2.050 2.324 2.354 1.995 2.266 2.297 2.309 2.574 2.610 2.587 2.879 2.910

West South Central

1.911 2.225 2.252 1.857 2.169 2.197 2.180 2.480 2.509 2.433 2.755 2.779

Dallas

1.892 2.214 2.235 1.847 2.167 2.185 2.113 2.446 2.471 2.346 2.683 2.733

Houston

1.935 2.167 2.250 1.873 2.103 2.189 2.286 2.502 2.571 2.533 2.790 2.839

West(4)

2.944 3.290 3.182 2.896 3.234 3.126 3.145 3.493 3.392 3.201 3.574 3.469

Mountain

2.438 2.862 2.735 2.383 2.801 2.675 2.644 3.073 2.947 2.746 3.210 3.073

Denver

2.089 2.709 2.518 2.010 2.629 2.438 2.296 2.942 2.744 2.545 3.169 2.983

Phoenix

2.594 2.953 2.921 2.531 2.887 2.855 2.821 3.162 3.129 2.980 3.359 3.327

Pacific

3.158 3.441 3.341 3.114 3.391 3.288 3.348 3.640 3.549 3.386 3.690 3.595

Los Angeles

3.277 3.641 3.553 3.239 3.597 3.510 3.405 3.792 3.699 3.485 3.879 3.786

Riverside

3.131 3.517 3.390 3.090 3.466 3.337 3.303 3.724 3.605 3.333 3.768 3.649

San Diego

3.254 3.645 3.528 3.218 3.589 3.464 3.423 3.827 3.743 3.442 3.878 3.793

San Francisco

3.543 3.568 3.473 3.502 3.509 3.414 3.727 3.798 3.696 3.752 3.807 3.713

Seattle

2.944 3.079 2.964 2.891 3.013 2.899 3.268 3.440 3.268 3.205 3.341 3.235

Urban Alaska

2.857 2.992 2.946                  

Urban Hawaii

2.983 3.523 3.556                  

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.