What Is the Average Amount Billed for Electricity for One Person Per Month?


Quick Answer

The national average electricity bill for a one bedroom apartment is $60 per month. However, this depends on location, the amount of electricity used, the price per kilowatt and the time of the year.

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The amount of electricity used in a day depends on how the user heats and cools the home, as well as how she heats the water.

The national average paid per kilowatt is 12.13 cents, as of 2015. Iowa averages the lowest at 8.7 cents per kilowatt, and Hawaii the highest at 36.98 cents per kilowatt.

In the midwest and the northwest of the United States, the average bill is $60 a month, in the southeast $71, in the southwest $84 and in the northeast $116.

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