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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.

$0.139 $0.137 $0.137 $1.034 $1.027 $1.031

Northeast(1)

0.163 0.169 0.165 1.135 1.076 1.088

New England

0.194 0.204 0.195 1.314 1.221 1.259

Boston

0.214 0.213 0.209 1.132 1.055 1.047

Middle Atlantic

0.147 0.152 0.151 1.064 1.027 1.030

New York

0.202 0.218 0.209 1.188 1.194 1.196

Philadelphia

0.155 0.155 0.154 1.199 1.088 1.087

Midwest(2)

0.140 0.137 0.137 0.794 0.786 0.798

East North Central

0.141 0.138 0.138 0.787 0.782 0.793

Chicago

0.164 0.145 0.146 0.792 0.762 0.763

Detroit

0.172 0.175 0.175 0.882 0.857 0.864

West North Central

0.138 0.134 0.134 0.815 0.796 0.809

Minneapolis

0.163 0.167 0.167 0.731 0.703 0.726

St. Louis

0.139 0.138 0.138 0.999 0.965 0.973

South(3)

0.126 0.123 0.123 1.268 1.225 1.203

South Atlantic

0.129 0.126 0.126 1.427 1.328 1.245

Atlanta

0.143     1.736    

Baltimore

0.116 0.129 0.123 1.130 1.343 1.372

Miami

0.120 0.114 0.115   2.363 2.363

Tampa

0.129 0.118 0.118      

Washington, D.C.

0.131 0.134 0.133 1.337 1.333 1.130

East South Central

0.128 0.127 0.127 1.141 1.204 1.224

West South Central

0.118 0.116 0.116 1.139 1.135 1.152

Dallas

0.142 0.135 0.133 1.281 1.320 1.340

Houston

0.118 0.121 0.125 1.094 1.096 1.096

West(4)

0.157 0.157 0.157 1.169 1.272 1.278

Mountain

0.132 0.127 0.127 0.931 0.952 0.952

Denver

0.121 0.137 0.137 0.734    

Phoenix

0.151 0.151 0.151 1.593 1.535 1.536

Pacific

0.169 0.175 0.175 1.275 1.388 1.397

Los Angeles

0.187 0.200 0.200 1.296 1.471 1.466

Riverside

0.186 0.179 0.179 1.349 1.414 1.409

San Diego

0.313 0.291 0.291 1.371 1.759 1.754

San Francisco

0.222 0.240 0.240 1.571 1.634 1.679

Seattle

0.111 0.114 0.114 0.999 1.090 1.090

Urban Alaska

0.219 0.204 0.204 1.146 1.126 1.126

Urban Hawaii

0.321 0.276 0.266 5.266 4.591 4.846

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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U.S.

$2.716 $2.243 $2.245 $2.655 $2.176 $2.177 $2.995 $2.520 $2.522 $3.222 $2.783 $2.795

Northeast(1)

2.726 2.246 2.244 2.672 2.187 2.186 2.982 2.536 2.531 3.177 2.730 2.725

New England

2.606 2.084 2.085 2.556 2.026 2.028 2.865 2.386 2.368 3.019 2.551 2.546

Boston

2.699 2.127 2.144 2.651 2.053 2.072 2.930 2.476 2.480 3.098 2.679 2.683

Middle Atlantic

2.804 2.353 2.349 2.747 2.294 2.290 3.057 2.635 2.638 3.278 2.852 2.847

New York

2.844 2.258 2.245 2.784 2.190 2.175 3.153 2.652 2.658 3.343 2.825 2.833

Philadelphia

2.746 2.369 2.369 2.688 2.311 2.312 3.050 2.701 2.688 3.228 2.844 2.834

Midwest(2)

2.685 2.161 2.142 2.639 2.117 2.098 2.955 2.426 2.400 3.262 2.696 2.672

East North Central

2.711 2.200 2.171 2.661 2.150 2.121 2.983 2.470 2.444 3.325 2.806 2.778

Chicago

2.863 2.370 2.357 2.806 2.317 2.303 3.163 2.640 2.625 3.570 3.036 3.023

Detroit

2.776 2.222 2.189 2.724 2.173 2.139 3.102 2.537 2.488 3.423 2.821 2.812

West North Central

2.610 2.074 2.077 2.576 2.043 2.049 2.786 2.250 2.222 3.084 2.467 2.451

Minneapolis

2.582 2.004 1.973 2.544 1.968 1.938       3.022 2.425 2.392

St. Louis

2.538 2.011 1.995 2.499 1.973 1.958 2.796 2.257 2.223 2.945 2.406 2.390

South(3)

2.393 1.999 1.986 2.337 1.939 1.926 2.671 2.288 2.278 2.923 2.556 2.549

South Atlantic

2.482 2.090 2.095 2.424 2.030 2.035 2.792 2.402 2.404 3.023 2.642 2.650

Atlanta

2.514 1.990 1.939 2.461 1.939 1.884 2.768 2.250 2.232 3.009 2.461 2.449

Baltimore

2.539 2.234 2.255 2.480 2.177 2.198 2.966 2.757 2.767 3.063 2.722 2.746

Miami

2.534 2.167 2.180 2.472 2.106 2.120 2.906 2.537 2.534 3.108 2.739 2.742

Tampa

2.412 2.124 2.117 2.351 2.057 2.050 2.809 2.405 2.396 3.028 2.725 2.735

Washington, D.C.

2.722 2.186 2.204 2.660 2.115 2.133 3.137 2.560 2.595 3.288 2.752 2.768

East South Central

2.335 1.928 1.908 2.282 1.865 1.846 2.582 2.204 2.171 2.858 2.536 2.510

West South Central

2.303 1.891 1.853 2.249 1.835 1.795 2.557 2.156 2.139 2.820 2.426 2.405

Dallas

2.335 1.903 1.869 2.287 1.855 1.822 2.559 2.139 2.098 2.814 2.395 2.341

Houston

2.405 1.851 1.794 2.344 1.787 1.727 2.721 2.195 2.167 2.992 2.468 2.441

West(4)

3.234 2.756 2.808 3.182 2.693 2.744 3.432 2.954 3.011 3.505 3.065 3.115

Mountain

2.794 2.380 2.397 2.740 2.318 2.338 2.987 2.595 2.618 3.100 2.725 2.730

Denver

2.438 2.516 2.378 2.363 2.440 2.301 2.628 2.733 2.578 2.877 2.959 2.825

Phoenix

2.802 2.400 2.366 2.739 2.328 2.296 3.011 2.606 2.598 3.185 2.848 2.796

Pacific

3.423 2.918 2.983 3.374 2.859 2.924 3.619 3.113 3.184 3.670 3.187 3.251

Los Angeles

3.563 3.089 3.156 3.521 3.026 3.094 3.717 3.291 3.361 3.791 3.323 3.384

Riverside

3.416 2.984 3.047 3.368 2.935 2.997 3.621 3.189 3.277 3.652 3.224 3.290

San Diego

3.687 3.115 3.116 3.646 3.055 3.044 3.905 3.309 3.364 3.893 3.362 3.414

San Francisco

3.599 3.126 3.230 3.545 3.068 3.172 3.796 3.315 3.422 3.823 3.362 3.473

Seattle

3.175 2.621 2.667 3.117 2.551 2.602 3.461 2.903 2.943 3.475 2.916 2.936

Urban Alaska

2.962 2.450 2.452                  

Urban Hawaii

3.387 3.021 3.023                  

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.