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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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2021
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U.S.

$0.140 $0.151 $0.154 $1.201 $1.445 $1.565

Northeast(1)

0.171 0.196 0.198 1.175 1.504 1.527

New England

0.210 0.249 0.249 1.422 1.948 1.835

Boston

0.227 0.268 0.257 1.258 2.003 1.776

Middle Atlantic

0.152 0.171 0.174 1.091 1.355 1.422

New York

0.214 0.235 0.241 1.250 1.517 1.605

Philadelphia

0.152 0.173 0.175 1.082 1.344 1.356

Midwest(2)

0.132 0.138 0.141 1.032 1.241 1.434

East North Central

0.140 0.146 0.149 1.029 1.214 1.414

Chicago

0.146 0.157 0.159 1.068 1.256 1.634

Detroit

0.175 0.180 0.180   1.189  

West North Central

0.119 0.124 0.126 1.038 1.310 1.485

Minneapolis

0.149 0.162 0.165 0.831 1.161 1.537

St. Louis

0.106 0.115 0.122 1.111 1.322 1.324

South(3)

0.124 0.137 0.141 1.385 1.677 1.746

South Atlantic

0.125 0.137 0.139 1.438 1.677 1.718

Atlanta

           

Baltimore

0.131 0.149 0.151 1.446 1.640 1.783

Miami

0.121 0.162 0.162 2.494 2.778 2.783

Tampa

0.128 0.151 0.152        

Washington, D.C.

0.126 0.136 0.138 1.478 1.703 1.802

East South Central

0.126 0.131 0.131 1.333 1.552 1.693

West South Central

0.121 0.139 0.149 1.361 1.734 1.798

Dallas

0.128 0.162 0.164 1.626 1.971 2.067

Houston

0.138   0.188 1.140 1.445 1.416

West(4)

0.172 0.171 0.173 1.427 1.581 1.712

Mountain

0.133 0.133 0.137 1.221 1.387 1.411

Denver

0.141   0.149      

Phoenix

0.148 0.141 0.160 1.965 2.157 2.258

Pacific

0.191 0.190 0.191 1.478 1.643 1.810

Los Angeles

0.220 0.251 0.252 1.609 1.664 1.987

Riverside

0.213 0.253 0.252 1.548 1.580 1.900

San Diego

0.346 0.409 0.409 1.907 1.952 2.251

San Francisco

0.257 0.303 0.303 1.695 2.107 2.222

Seattle

0.116 0.119 0.118 1.186 1.263 1.261

Urban Alaska

0.200 0.191 0.191 1.126 1.106 1.106

Urban Hawaii

0.304 0.390 0.418 5.394 7.174 7.142

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.

$3.041 $4.369 $4.695 $2.972 $4.271 $4.604 $3.315 $4.606 $4.906 $3.596 $5.037 $5.318

Northeast(1)

3.001 4.234 4.689 2.944 4.156 4.614 3.269 4.518 4.939 3.460 4.760 5.198

New England

2.910 4.087 4.570 2.860 4.008 4.495 3.168 4.381 4.822 3.320 4.622 5.077

Boston

2.925 4.229 4.648 2.860 4.153 4.576 3.210 4.514 4.887 3.411 4.749 5.139

Middle Atlantic

3.066 4.297 4.740 3.006 4.220 4.665 3.342 4.577 4.989 3.561 4.819 5.250

New York

3.038 4.290 4.828 2.980 4.214 4.753 3.356 4.588 5.104 3.531 4.796 5.329

Philadelphia

3.093 4.256 4.728 3.030 4.172 4.651 3.432 4.600 5.012 3.613 4.820 5.252

Midwest(2)

2.914 4.005 4.403 2.873 3.952 4.352 3.164 4.265 4.632 3.421 4.629 4.997

East North Central

2.938 4.059 4.512 2.891 4.000 4.457 3.218 4.377 4.788 3.518 4.746 5.158

Chicago

3.223 4.546 5.027 3.169 4.480 4.965 3.493 4.887 5.333 3.882 5.306 5.748

Detroit

2.927 4.075 4.501 2.877 4.012 4.444 3.272 4.436 4.791 3.515 4.798 5.163

West North Central

2.866 3.882 4.153 2.838 3.842 4.113 2.989 4.009 4.277 3.235 4.363 4.630

Minneapolis

2.705 3.936 4.143 2.671 3.891 4.100   4.157 4.341 3.125 4.460 4.652

St. Louis

2.785 3.979 4.371 2.748 3.937 4.331 3.030 4.192 4.566 3.158 4.466 4.835

South(3)

2.787 3.965 4.299 2.729 3.888 4.226 3.079 4.273 4.573 3.327 4.591 4.893

South Atlantic

2.875 4.055 4.391 2.815 3.974 4.315 3.199 4.386 4.683 3.409 4.704 5.006

Atlanta

2.869 3.894 4.080 2.816 3.810 4.000 3.138 4.209 4.368 3.353 4.568 4.735

Baltimore

2.925 3.959 4.542 2.868 3.879 4.469 3.376 4.332 4.860 3.424 4.594 5.126

Miami

2.951 4.266 4.541 2.890 4.187 4.471 3.294 4.608 4.832 3.524 4.896 5.108

Tampa

2.891 4.171 4.479 2.817 4.089 4.402 3.194 4.500 4.773 3.517 4.828 5.102

Washington, D.C.

2.967 4.180 4.618 2.896 4.094 4.535 3.342 4.600 4.997 3.541 4.858 5.278

East South Central

2.749 3.990 4.279 2.691 3.912 4.207 2.997 4.267 4.525 3.317 4.618 4.871

West South Central

2.679 3.802 4.154 2.625 3.730 4.085 2.952 4.085 4.407 3.203 4.388 4.711

Dallas

2.737 3.816 4.271 2.693 3.745 4.203 2.964 4.083 4.513 3.184 4.391 4.825

Houston

2.590 3.856 4.191 2.525 3.780 4.117   4.139 4.462 3.205 4.475 4.795

West(4)

3.657 5.301 5.486 3.589 5.225 5.412 3.855 5.453 5.628 3.980 5.616 5.795

Mountain

3.218 4.886 4.957 3.153 4.792 4.865 3.408 5.059 5.119 3.575 5.277 5.343

Denver

3.010 4.051 4.190 2.933 3.916 4.057 3.201 4.300 4.436 3.463 4.618 4.751

Phoenix

3.133 4.733 5.057 3.059 4.620 4.946 3.374 4.945 5.244 3.588 5.209 5.523

Pacific

3.811 5.458 5.687 3.747 5.390 5.621 4.014 5.601 5.819 4.100 5.745 5.967

Los Angeles

4.055 5.893 6.044 3.995 5.832 5.983 4.283 6.034 6.182 4.276 6.150 6.298

Riverside

3.929 5.847 5.957 3.882 5.781 5.892 4.173 5.986 6.085 4.152 6.124 6.227

San Diego

4.090 5.865 5.994 4.024 5.801 5.932 4.339 5.998 6.118 4.364 6.132 6.253

San Francisco

4.117 5.843 6.149 4.056 5.778 6.085 4.320 5.972 6.271 4.368 6.116 6.418

Seattle

3.448 4.908 5.212 3.376 4.833 5.140 3.708 5.048 5.334 3.750 5.223 5.512

Urban Alaska

3.307 4.733 5.035 4.957   4.650 4.957 5.154   4.866 5.154 5.367   5.084 5.367

Urban Hawaii

3.748 5.218 5.312 5.217   5.127 5.217 5.449   5.345 5.449 5.710   5.605 5.710

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.