Average Energy Prices for the U.S., regions, census divisions, and selected metropolitan areas

Gasoline, price per gallon
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U.S.

$2.479 $2.631 $2.795 $2.418 $2.572 $2.737 $2.693 $2.874 $3.029 $2.909 $3.101 $3.258

Northeast(1)

2.520 2.659 2.812 2.462 2.608 2.764 2.742 2.886 3.013 2.926 3.076 3.209

New England

  2.553 2.726   2.507 2.685   2.774 2.897   2.936 3.073

Boston

2.346 2.592 2.731 2.298 2.545 2.688 2.565 2.819 2.921 2.744 2.975 3.086

Middle Atlantic

  2.723 2.863   2.671 2.811   2.954 3.083   3.160 3.290

New York

2.516 2.682 2.814 2.456 2.629 2.762 2.789 2.955 3.070 2.934 3.126 3.251

Philadelphia

2.564 2.660 2.884 2.495 2.605 2.832 2.809 2.944 3.156 2.970 3.116 3.316

Midwest(2)

2.454 2.565 2.710 2.387 2.507 2.652 2.704 2.843 2.993 3.002 3.145 3.285

East North Central

  2.578 2.738   2.509 2.670   2.891 3.050   3.221 3.378

Chicago

2.653 2.742 2.953 2.548 2.636 2.850 2.978 3.054 3.251 3.330 3.452 3.645

Detroit

2.623 2.573 2.718 2.527 2.524 2.671 2.892 2.850 2.974 3.197 3.199 3.320

West North Central

  2.530 2.637   2.501 2.608   2.604 2.708   2.941 3.030

Minneapolis

  2.558 2.556   2.528 2.526   2.634 2.641   2.941 2.938

St. Louis

  2.316 2.585   2.279 2.548   2.535 2.822   2.698 2.964

South(3)

2.288 2.404 2.557 2.229 2.350 2.505 2.535 2.673 2.812 2.758 2.906 3.043

South Atlantic

  2.496 2.652   2.441 2.599   2.792 2.930   2.991 3.136

Atlanta

2.296 2.472 2.623 2.245 2.417 2.569 2.521 2.715 2.845 2.736 2.939 3.094

Baltimore

2.375 2.498 2.693 2.323 2.442 2.642 2.693 2.832 2.961 2.804 2.965 3.126

Miami

2.461 2.566 2.725 2.408 2.509 2.673 2.778 2.899 3.000 2.895 3.040 3.164

Tampa

  2.498 2.609   2.435 2.553   2.947 3.001   3.128 3.169

Washington, D.C.

2.461 2.635 2.777 2.406 2.577 2.723 2.808 3.002 3.122 2.972 3.168 3.282

East South Central

  2.368 2.515   2.312 2.460   2.618 2.760   2.892 3.024

West South Central

  2.310 2.462   2.257 2.412   2.550 2.689   2.804 2.934

Dallas

2.290 2.332 2.509 2.248 2.288 2.466 2.499 2.541 2.719 2.713 2.783 2.948

Houston

2.274 2.284 2.481 2.194 2.226 2.427 2.534 2.571 2.734 2.750 2.847 3.009

West(4)

2.764 3.020 3.227 2.718 2.973 3.181 2.885 3.177 3.376 3.007 3.278 3.474

Mountain

  2.491 2.803   2.436 2.753   2.661 2.964   2.804 3.080

Denver

  2.458 2.626   2.377 2.543   2.678 2.857   2.917 3.084

Phoenix

  2.396 2.692   2.336 2.634   2.594 2.877   2.765 3.051

Pacific

  3.257 3.417   3.214 3.374   3.418 3.569   3.483 3.646

Los Angeles

3.003 3.469 3.594 2.966 3.431 3.556 3.123 3.588 3.710 3.197 3.677 3.802

Riverside

  3.436 3.566   3.396 3.526   3.605 3.731   3.636 3.766

San Diego

  3.428 3.573   3.394 3.540   3.578 3.725   3.603 3.748

San Francisco

3.066 3.494 3.624 3.029 3.456 3.586 3.198 3.628 3.747 3.264 3.694 3.824

Seattle

2.790 3.023 3.197 2.742 2.979 3.150 3.003 3.240 3.418 3.042 3.246 3.442

Urban Alaska

  2.980 3.151                  

Urban Hawaii

  3.226 3.294                  

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.

Household energy
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$0.135 $0.135 $0.134 $1.000 $1.054 $1.044

Northeast(1)

0.169 0.165 0.162 1.104 1.252 1.245

New England

  0.194 0.194   1.610 1.600

Boston

0.205 0.228 0.225 1.294 1.720 1.720

Middle Atlantic

  0.148 0.144   1.083 1.077

New York

0.189 0.206 0.203 1.146 1.225 1.212

Philadelphia

0.151 0.145 0.145 1.061 1.138 1.112

Midwest(2)

0.133 0.129 0.129 0.792 0.841 0.823

East North Central

  0.135 0.134   0.806 0.788

Chicago

0.151 0.157 0.155 0.861 0.811 0.824

Detroit

0.161 0.164 0.165 0.775 0.757 0.733

West North Central

  0.117 0.118   0.939 0.923

Minneapolis

  0.146 0.148   0.824 0.771

St. Louis

  0.110 0.109   1.096 1.088

South(3)

0.116 0.121 0.120 1.206 1.262 1.225

South Atlantic

  0.122 0.122   1.346 1.347

Atlanta

0.109 0.109 0.108 1.570 1.648 1.641

Baltimore

0.146 0.129 0.130 1.234 1.088 1.152

Miami

0.119 0.119 0.119 1.525    

Tampa

  0.126 0.126      

Washington, D.C.

0.125 0.125 0.126 1.281 1.139 1.159

East South Central

  0.126 0.124   1.241 1.153

West South Central

  0.115 0.114   1.163 1.105

Dallas

0.112 0.124 0.132 0.962 1.498 1.420

Houston

0.111 0.118 0.119 0.936 0.971 0.986

West(4)

0.153 0.153 0.153 1.172 1.107 1.132

Mountain

  0.122 0.126   1.012 0.975

Denver

  0.120 0.122   0.846 0.776

Phoenix

  0.130 0.130   1.832 1.830

Pacific

  0.167 0.165   1.149 1.201

Los Angeles

0.186 0.181 0.180 1.150 1.096 1.024

Riverside

  0.212 0.211   1.133 1.062

San Diego

  0.274 0.273   1.202 1.134

San Francisco

0.204 0.212 0.205 1.632 1.339 1.615

Seattle

0.111 0.111 0.114 1.122 1.078 1.078

Urban Alaska

  0.188 0.174   1.135 1.135

Urban Hawaii

  0.304 0.302   3.988 5.018

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.