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U.S. Per Capita Electricity Use By State In 2009

 

U.S. Per Capita Electricity Use By State In 2009

RankingStatePopulation (thousands)kWh (millions)kWh per capita
1Wyoming 544 16,556 30,418
2Kentucky 4,314 88,796 20,583
3North Dakota 647 12,594 19,470
4District of Columbia 600 11,434 19,068
5Alabama 4,709 83,250 17,680
6Louisiana 4,492 78,243 17,418
7South Carolina 4,561 76,559 16,785
8West Virginia 1,820 30,270 16,634
9Nebraska 1,797 28,343 15,776
10Montana 975 15,323 15,716
11Mississippi 2,952 46,020 15,589
12Indiana 6,423 98,820 15,385
13Tennessee 6,296 95,012 15,090
14Arkansas 2,889 43,173 14,942
15Oklahoma 3,687 54,254 14,715
16Idaho 1,546 22,738 14,710
17Iowa 3,008 42,703 14,197
18Virginia 7,883 108,247 13,732
19North Carolina 9,381 127,187 13,558
20Texas 24,782 334,924 13,515
21Kansas 2,819 37,876 13,437
22South Dakota 812 10,908 13,427
23Washington 6,664 89,214 13,387
24Georgia 9,829 131,013 13,329
25Missouri 5,988 79,456 13,270
26Nevada 2,643 34,262 12,963
27Ohio 11,543 145,846 12,635
28Delaware 885 11,163 12,612
29Oregon 3,826 47,481 12,411
30Florida 18,538 223,705 12,067
31Minnesota 5,266 62,539 11,875
32Wisconsin 5,655 65,917 11,657
 United States 307,007 3,575,450 11,646
33Pennsylvania 12,605 143,521 11,386
34Arizona 6,596 73,329 11,118
35Maryland 5,699 62,403 10,949
36New Mexico 2,010 21,484 10,690
37Illinois 12,910 136,681 10,587
38Colorado 5,025 50,176 9,986
39Utah 2,785 27,485 9,871
40Michigan 9,970 97,848 9,815
41Maine 1,318 12,433 9,431
42Alaska 698 6,265 8,969
43Vermont 622 5,478 8,811
44New Jersey 8,708 75,591 8,681
45Connecticut 3,518 29,566 8,403
46Massachusetts 6,594 53,844 8,166
47New Hampshire 1,325 10,591 7,996
48Hawaii 1,295 10,126 7,818
49Rhode Island 1,053 7,800 7,406
50New York 19,541 139,729 7,150
51California 36,962 257,275 6,961
Sources:
Population: http://www.census.gov/popest/states/tables/NST-EST2009-01.xls
Kilowatt-hour: http://www.eia.doe.gov/Ftproot/pub/electricity/f8262009.xls