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

Household energy
Area Electricity, price per kWh Utility (piped) gas, price per therm
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$0.136 $0.134 $0.135 $1.042 $1.020 $1.085

Northeast(1)

0.175 0.164 0.165 1.191 1.182 1.227

New England

  0.196 0.197   1.445 1.542

Boston

0.214 0.225 0.225 1.455 1.499 1.538

Middle Atlantic

  0.146 0.147   1.079 1.104

New York

0.208 0.194 0.193 1.188 1.226 1.294

Philadelphia

0.150 0.151 0.150 1.108 1.116 1.134

Midwest(2)

0.131 0.128 0.128 0.830 0.820 0.909

East North Central

  0.133 0.133   0.839 0.898

Chicago

0.158 0.156 0.156 0.854 0.828 0.876

Detroit

0.156 0.150   0.772 0.868 0.852

West North Central

  0.117 0.117   0.766 0.940

Minneapolis

  0.150 0.151   0.386 0.903

St. Louis

  0.105 0.105   1.027 1.030

South(3)

0.118 0.122 0.123 1.265 1.212 1.252

South Atlantic

  0.122 0.122   1.336 1.393

Atlanta

0.106 0.108 0.105 1.610 1.785 1.872

Baltimore

0.135 0.128 0.127 1.235 1.095 1.151

Miami

0.119 0.118 0.118 1.436    

Tampa

  0.127        

Washington, D.C.

0.127 0.125 0.125 1.184 1.040 1.156

East South Central

  0.126 0.126   1.168 1.221

West South Central

  0.119 0.123   1.083 1.096

Dallas

0.126 0.136 0.136 1.565 1.283 1.312

Houston

0.129 0.138 0.157 0.980 1.140 1.140

West(4)

0.153 0.152 0.152 1.132 1.065 1.124

Mountain

  0.122 0.122   0.925 0.923

Denver

  0.118 0.118   0.794 0.794

Phoenix

  0.128 0.128   1.726 1.708

Pacific

  0.165 0.165   1.127 1.214

Los Angeles

0.187 0.184 0.184 1.154 1.182 1.350

Riverside

  0.208 0.208   1.214 1.360

San Diego

  0.270 0.270   1.274 1.414

San Francisco

0.204 0.209 0.209 1.372 1.240 1.313

Seattle

0.109 0.108 0.108 1.078 0.983 0.983

Urban Alaska

  0.225 0.225   1.088 1.088

Urban Hawaii

  0.335 0.340   5.690 4.992

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
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$2.521 $2.733 $2.479 $2.459 $2.671 $2.414 $2.776 $2.975 $2.736 $2.985 $3.251 $3.015

Northeast(1)

2.629 2.749 2.567 2.573 2.697 2.513 2.881 3.006 2.835 3.066 3.186 3.021

New England

  2.641 2.479   2.592 2.426   2.899 2.758   3.040 2.911

Boston

2.532 2.790 2.651 2.485 2.743 2.603 2.749 3.028 2.889 2.923 3.175 3.049

Middle Atlantic

  2.821 2.625   2.766 2.570   3.078 2.885   3.282 3.093

New York

2.623 2.845 2.655 2.568 2.789 2.597 2.911 3.141 2.968 3.083 3.311 3.139

Philadelphia

2.596 2.658 2.509 2.540 2.598 2.449 2.905 2.967 2.810 3.055 3.155 3.002

Midwest(2)

2.482 2.513 2.221 2.418 2.467 2.174 2.755 2.760 2.469 3.072 3.071 2.810

East North Central

  2.524 2.221   2.472 2.170   2.798 2.486   3.130 2.815

Chicago

2.690 2.541 2.309 2.580 2.487 2.257 3.012 2.819 2.582 3.413 3.207 2.954

Detroit

2.533 2.661 2.295 2.480 2.608 2.242 2.838 3.008 2.624 3.173 3.314 2.945

West North Central

  2.488 2.223   2.454 2.183   2.627 2.376   2.934 2.796

Minneapolis

  2.627 2.339   2.588 2.302   2.774 2.464   3.091 2.784

St. Louis

  2.312 2.008   2.276 1.971   2.538 2.248   2.697 2.385

South(3)

2.297 2.449 2.135 2.239 2.394 2.079 2.585 2.723 2.435 2.802 2.972 2.674

South Atlantic

  2.539 2.272   2.482 2.214   2.846 2.613   3.073 2.811

Atlanta

2.296 2.429 2.171 2.239 2.376 2.118 2.545 2.674 2.434 2.777 2.919 2.658

Baltimore

2.389 2.480 2.225 2.330 2.422 2.170 2.754 2.884 2.616 2.873 3.009 2.716

Miami

2.487 2.673 2.453 2.430 2.608 2.390 2.805 3.047 2.806 2.963 3.284 3.049

Tampa

  2.546 2.211   2.473 2.120   2.960 2.805   3.301 3.128

Washington, D.C.

2.556 2.715 2.507 2.500 2.655 2.447 2.928 3.127 2.920 3.076 3.267 3.061

East South Central

  2.453 2.044   2.402 1.986   2.682 2.319   2.954 2.599

West South Central

  2.327 1.993   2.273 1.938   2.591 2.253   2.846 2.515

Dallas

2.210 2.267 1.961 2.164 2.222 1.915 2.430 2.496 2.186 2.665 2.724 2.420

Houston

2.173 2.385 2.050 2.116 2.324 1.989 2.481 2.708 2.394 2.726 2.978 2.639

West(4)

2.818 3.349 3.128 2.770 3.300 3.080 2.985 3.541 3.330 3.076 3.605 3.387

Mountain

  2.914 2.679   2.860 2.624   3.097 2.877   3.215 2.985

Denver

  2.692 2.407   2.613 2.329   2.911 2.624   3.153 2.860

Phoenix

  2.881 2.774   2.818 2.712   3.122 3.016   3.261 3.154

Pacific

  3.533 3.319   3.488 3.274   3.721 3.514   3.764 3.551

Los Angeles

3.078 3.640 3.410 3.039 3.602 3.373 3.214 3.768 3.538 3.283 3.845 3.615

Riverside

  3.533 3.269   3.486 3.221   3.762 3.497   3.762 3.499

San Diego

  3.653 3.415   3.617 3.378   3.843 3.609   3.836 3.605

San Francisco

3.164 3.829 3.674 3.129 3.788 3.632 3.308 3.984 3.854 3.342 4.038 3.886

Seattle

2.838 3.374 3.143 2.790 3.324 3.091 3.072 3.630 3.405 3.090 3.633 3.407

Urban Alaska

  3.243 3.002                  

Urban Hawaii

  3.453 3.207                  

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.