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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.

$0.138 $0.139 $0.139 $1.030 $1.034 $1.019

Northeast(1)

0.166 0.163 0.162 1.121 1.135 1.118

New England

0.193 0.194 0.194 1.241 1.314 1.296

Boston

0.216 0.214 0.214 1.128 1.132 1.117

Middle Atlantic

0.151 0.147 0.147 1.075 1.064 1.048

New York

0.212 0.202 0.205 1.183 1.188 1.187

Philadelphia

0.152 0.155 0.154 1.096 1.199 1.173

Midwest(2)

0.137 0.140 0.136 0.841 0.794 0.789

East North Central

0.138 0.141 0.137 0.815 0.787 0.787

Chicago

0.157 0.164 0.161 0.853 0.792 0.756

Detroit

0.156 0.172 0.173 0.852 0.882 0.860

West North Central

0.137 0.138 0.134 0.916 0.815 0.794

Minneapolis

0.172 0.163 0.160 0.843 0.731 0.683

St. Louis

0.139 0.139 0.139 1.026 0.999 1.001

South(3)

0.123 0.126 0.126 1.147 1.268 1.235

South Atlantic

0.125 0.129 0.130 1.192 1.427 1.355

Atlanta

0.126 0.143 0.145 1.713 1.736 1.744

Baltimore

0.127 0.116 0.116 1.025 1.130 1.031

Miami

0.118 0.120        

Tampa

0.127 0.129 0.129      

Washington, D.C.

0.132 0.131 0.134 0.592 1.337 1.126

East South Central

0.125 0.128 0.128 1.089 1.141 1.141

West South Central

0.120 0.118 0.120 1.119 1.139 1.137

Dallas

0.136 0.142 0.143 1.343 1.281 1.313

Houston

0.127 0.118 0.124 1.140 1.094 1.094

West(4)

0.153 0.157 0.155 1.193 1.169 1.157

Mountain

0.131 0.132 0.131 0.941 0.931 0.928

Denver

0.126 0.121 0.127 0.800 0.734 0.734

Phoenix

0.149 0.151 0.147 1.759 1.593 1.577

Pacific

0.163 0.169 0.169 1.306 1.275 1.258

Los Angeles

0.170 0.187 0.188 1.369 1.296 1.284

Riverside

0.177 0.186 0.186 1.354 1.349 1.338

San Diego

0.321 0.313 0.313 1.366 1.371 1.361

San Francisco

0.214 0.222 0.222 1.547 1.571 1.527

Seattle

0.111 0.111 0.111 1.083 0.999 0.999

Urban Alaska

0.203 0.219 0.219 1.088 1.146 1.146

Urban Hawaii

0.338 0.321 0.310 5.300 5.266 5.181

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.

$2.930 $2.716 $2.694 $2.873 $2.655 $2.630 $3.165 $2.995 $2.980 $3.400 $3.222 $3.214

Northeast(1)

2.965 2.726 2.650 2.915 2.672 2.595 3.203 2.982 2.916 3.380 3.177 3.111

New England

2.886 2.606 2.538 2.840 2.556 2.487 3.116 2.865 2.799 3.260 3.019 2.965

Boston

2.891 2.699 2.614 2.845 2.651 2.560 3.116 2.930 2.882 3.264 3.098 3.051

Middle Atlantic

3.018 2.804 2.722 2.966 2.747 2.665 3.264 3.057 2.992 3.462 3.278 3.205

New York

2.975 2.844 2.706 2.922 2.784 2.644 3.252 3.153 3.042 3.416 3.343 3.225

Philadelphia

2.977 2.746 2.668 2.920 2.688 2.610 3.266 3.050 2.975 3.445 3.228 3.145

Midwest(2)

2.863 2.685 2.636 2.818 2.639 2.590 3.096 2.955 2.919 3.409 3.262 3.203

East North Central

2.884 2.711 2.653 2.834 2.661 2.601 3.141 2.983 2.942 3.486 3.325 3.266

Chicago

2.990 2.863 2.796 2.936 2.806 2.742 3.259 3.163 3.076 3.667 3.570 3.471

Detroit

2.923 2.776 2.724 2.873 2.724 2.671 3.226 3.102 3.061 3.550 3.423 3.379

West North Central

2.813 2.610 2.590 2.780 2.576 2.558 2.942 2.786 2.771 3.235 3.084 3.029

Minneapolis

2.824 2.582 2.613 2.787 2.544 2.574 2.985     3.251 3.022 3.069

St. Louis

2.617 2.538 2.446 2.580 2.499 2.408 2.863 2.796 2.703 2.980 2.945 2.831

South(3)

2.666 2.393 2.366 2.612 2.337 2.309 2.928 2.671 2.653 3.174 2.923 2.901

South Atlantic

2.764 2.482 2.451 2.709 2.424 2.394 3.056 2.792 2.765 3.272 3.023 2.986

Atlanta

2.762 2.514 2.541 2.706 2.461 2.490 3.011 2.768 2.810 3.238 3.009 3.016

Baltimore

2.802 2.539 2.425 2.749 2.480 2.367 3.209 2.966 2.838 3.276 3.063 2.948

Miami

2.838 2.534 2.523 2.781 2.472 2.462 3.138 2.906 2.885 3.388 3.108 3.090

Tampa

2.763 2.412 2.392 2.705 2.351 2.330 3.050 2.809 2.785 3.379 3.028 3.031

Washington, D.C.

2.907 2.722 2.605 2.850 2.660 2.541 3.277 3.137 3.040 3.432 3.288 3.191

East South Central

2.607 2.335 2.346 2.552 2.282 2.291 2.847 2.582 2.591 3.129 2.858 2.880

West South Central

2.580 2.303 2.258 2.528 2.249 2.202 2.822 2.557 2.535 3.078 2.820 2.794

Dallas

2.636 2.335 2.348 2.590 2.287 2.300 2.871 2.559 2.592 3.092 2.814 2.830

Houston

2.559 2.405 2.242 2.502 2.344 2.178 2.861 2.721 2.594 3.109 2.992 2.861

West(4)

3.343 3.234 3.275 3.295 3.182 3.222 3.509 3.432 3.468 3.602 3.505 3.552

Mountain

2.993 2.794 2.815 2.938 2.740 2.760 3.162 2.987 2.996 3.302 3.100 3.124

Denver

2.937 2.438 2.533 2.849 2.363 2.459 3.170 2.628 2.718 3.431 2.877 2.965

Phoenix

2.878 2.802 2.950 2.816 2.739 2.888 3.082 3.011 3.143 3.257 3.185 3.332

Pacific

3.503 3.423 3.472 3.459 3.374 3.423 3.672 3.619 3.666 3.735 3.670 3.726

Los Angeles

3.676 3.563 3.769 3.638 3.521 3.726 3.797 3.717 3.925 3.883 3.791 4.006

Riverside

3.455 3.416 3.553 3.411 3.368 3.506 3.623 3.621 3.756 3.676 3.652 3.788

San Diego

3.668 3.687 3.713 3.631 3.646 3.673 3.851 3.905 3.918 3.860 3.893 3.923

San Francisco

3.766 3.599 3.659 3.724 3.545 3.604 3.920 3.796 3.867 3.988 3.823 3.885

Seattle

3.248 3.175 3.114 3.197 3.117 3.055 3.512 3.461 3.413 3.510 3.475 3.419

Urban Alaska

3.223 2.962 2.860                  

Urban Hawaii

3.506 3.387 3.445                  

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.