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

Gasoline, price per gallon
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$2.545 $2.930 $2.945 $2.484 $2.873 $2.887 $2.772 $3.165 $3.172 $2.996 $3.400 $3.431

Northeast(1)

2.654 2.965 2.931 2.599 2.915 2.880 2.867 3.203 3.172 3.076 3.380 3.356

New England

  2.886 2.831   2.840 2.782   3.116 3.080   3.260 3.234

Boston

2.602 2.891 2.862 2.560 2.845 2.816 2.789 3.116 3.080 2.957 3.264 3.248

Middle Atlantic

  3.018 2.997   2.966 2.944   3.264 3.237   3.462 3.438

New York

2.652 2.975 2.974 2.597 2.922 2.919 2.935 3.252 3.253 3.110 3.416 3.426

Philadelphia

2.622 2.977 2.922 2.552 2.920 2.865 2.862 3.266 3.203 3.034 3.445 3.400

Midwest(2)

2.473 2.863 2.803 2.404 2.818 2.758 2.753 3.096 3.033 3.054 3.409 3.354

East North Central

  2.884 2.807   2.834 2.756   3.141 3.072   3.486 3.412

Chicago

2.650 2.990 2.904 2.542 2.936 2.850 2.967 3.259 3.183 3.363 3.667 3.571

Detroit

2.597 2.923 2.891 2.496 2.873 2.840 2.882 3.226 3.199 3.201 3.550 3.522

West North Central

  2.813 2.795   2.780 2.764   2.942 2.899   3.235 3.220

Minneapolis

  2.824 2.838   2.787 2.802   2.985 2.982   3.251 3.264

St. Louis

  2.617 2.604   2.580 2.568   2.863 2.836   2.980 2.966

South(3)

2.366 2.666 2.697 2.307 2.612 2.645 2.627 2.928 2.953 2.864 3.174 3.197

South Atlantic

  2.764 2.781   2.709 2.727   3.056 3.071   3.272 3.284

Atlanta

2.472 2.762 2.769 2.414 2.706 2.712 2.727 3.011 3.037 2.971 3.238 3.252

Baltimore

2.351 2.802 2.789 2.290 2.749 2.732 2.709 3.209 3.194 2.854 3.276 3.298

Miami

2.584 2.838 2.881 2.529 2.781 2.824 2.893 3.138 3.179 3.046 3.388 3.418

Tampa

  2.763 2.820   2.705 2.767   3.050 3.052   3.379 3.385

Washington, D.C.

2.598 2.907 2.915 2.540 2.850 2.857 2.963 3.277 3.293 3.152 3.432 3.446

East South Central

  2.607 2.670   2.552 2.618   2.847 2.896   3.129 3.172

West South Central

  2.580 2.612   2.528 2.560   2.822 2.842   3.078 3.106

Dallas

2.256 2.636 2.621 2.213 2.590 2.575 2.461 2.871 2.848 2.695 3.092 3.079

Houston

2.327 2.559 2.594 2.236 2.502 2.538 2.622 2.861 2.877 2.857 3.109 3.139

West(4)

2.806 3.343 3.442 2.759 3.295 3.394 2.952 3.509 3.614 3.057 3.602 3.701

Mountain

  2.993 2.989   2.938 2.935   3.162 3.159   3.302 3.294

Denver

  2.937 2.878   2.849 2.801   3.170 3.072   3.431 3.331

Phoenix

  2.878 2.937   2.816 2.876   3.082 3.146   3.257 3.310

Pacific

  3.503 3.634   3.459 3.590   3.672 3.799   3.735 3.866

Los Angeles

3.017 3.676 3.844 2.978 3.638 3.806 3.161 3.797 3.966 3.220 3.883 4.050

Riverside

  3.455 3.689   3.411 3.646   3.623 3.846   3.676 3.902

San Diego

  3.668 3.798   3.631 3.760   3.851 3.968   3.860 3.994

San Francisco

3.111 3.766 3.911 3.077 3.724 3.870 3.241 3.920 4.048 3.293 3.988 4.132

Seattle

2.809 3.248 3.406 2.761 3.197 3.357 3.046 3.512 3.662 3.054 3.510 3.659

Urban Alaska

  3.223 3.312                  

Urban Hawaii

  3.506 3.566                  

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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$0.137 $0.138 $0.136 $1.020 $1.030 $1.023

Northeast(1)

0.168 0.166 0.165 1.078 1.121 1.109

New England

  0.193 0.194   1.241 1.239

Boston

0.204 0.216 0.216 1.075 1.128 1.128

Middle Atlantic

  0.151 0.150   1.075 1.058

New York

0.190 0.212 0.206 1.089 1.183 1.154

Philadelphia

0.145 0.152 0.149 1.034 1.096 1.108

Midwest(2)

0.132 0.137 0.131 0.812 0.841 0.846

East North Central

  0.138 0.135   0.815 0.817

Chicago

0.136 0.157 0.156 0.830 0.853 0.818

Detroit

0.154 0.156 0.157 0.774 0.852 0.858

West North Central

  0.137 0.121   0.916 0.928

Minneapolis

  0.172 0.152   0.843 0.866

St. Louis

  0.139 0.106   1.026 1.027

South(3)

0.119 0.123 0.122 1.251 1.147 1.179

South Atlantic

  0.125 0.122   1.192 1.286

Atlanta

0.113 0.126 0.095 1.589 1.713 1.709

Baltimore

0.135 0.127 0.128 1.214 1.025 1.031

Miami

0.119 0.118 0.118 1.436    

Tampa

  0.127 0.127      

Washington, D.C.

0.131 0.132 0.132 1.206 0.592 0.918

East South Central

  0.125 0.123   1.089 1.163

West South Central

  0.120 0.121   1.119 1.058

Dallas

0.128 0.136 0.136 1.548 1.343 1.287

Houston

0.126 0.127 0.138 0.979 1.140 1.009

West(4)

0.158 0.153 0.155 1.203 1.193 1.130

Mountain

  0.131 0.129   0.941 0.910

Denver

  0.126 0.118   0.800 0.794

Phoenix

  0.149 0.148   1.759 1.746

Pacific

  0.163 0.167   1.306 1.228

Los Angeles

0.187 0.170 0.184 1.290 1.369 1.279

Riverside

  0.177 0.211   1.354 1.267

San Diego

  0.321 0.292   1.366 1.282

San Francisco

0.210 0.214 0.214 1.525 1.547 1.415

Seattle

0.109 0.111 0.108 1.150 1.083 1.081

Urban Alaska

  0.203 0.225   1.088 1.088

Urban Hawaii

  0.338 0.336   5.300 5.422

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.