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Natural Gas Rates by State

See what residential and industrial users pay and where your state ranks


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 (Last updated February, 2024)

The Choose Energy® October Natural Gas Rates Report shows natural gas rates by state using the most recent data from November 2023, sourced from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). All rates are shown in dollars per thousand cubic feet.

There’s another side to that coin, of course. Here are the states with the highest residential natural gas prices in November 2023.

Explore where your state ranks for residential natural gas prices.

How do prices compare with the previous month?

Nationally, residential natural gas rates decreased 20% from October to November. Of the states that reported natural gas rates to the EIA for November 2023, prices increased in only 2 states and decreased in all others. Oklahoma experienced the biggest decrease in residential natural gas prices, with rates falling 45.2% from October to November. Meanwhile, rates in California increased the most, with natural gas prices rising 10.1% from October to November.

Where is natural gas the cheapest for industrial users?

In November, industrial natural gas prices were lowest in Texas $2.71 per 1,000 cubic feet. The average price for the U.S. in November was $4.13, about 6.5% higher than the national price in October, which was $4.13.

Again, there’s another side to industrial natural gas.

Check industrial natural gas rates in your state for November and the percentage increase or decrease from October.

Where does the most U.S. natural gas originate?

Texas generates the most natural gas out of all the states. Following are the top 10 states that produce the most natural gas in the U.S., their November production (in million cubic feet), and the amount production changed from October to November:

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