Electricity costs vary widely across state
The United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) keeps track of electricity costs. Their April statistics show that Mississippi homeowners paid 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour for electricity. This is lower than the U.S. average of 12.31.
When commercial and industrial is included, Mississippi averaged 9.06 compared to the national average of 9.67.
Mississippi’s 11.87 is 4.8 percent higher than the 11.33 average of eight southern states.